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Yo is a notifications app where all it does is send the word "Yo" to your friends. That's it. Just "Yo." Of course, silly single-purpose apps like these are a dime a dozen -- remember those fart apps of old? -- but the thing that sets Yo apart is that it's actually attracted a whole lot of attenti...

July 22nd 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Jelly tries to get answers to the questions that keep you awake at night. A question we've had since its launch, however, was why it lacked any kind of comment or thread system. Fortunately, that's Jelly's new feature. Once you've got an answer, but you'd really like to hear some more detail, you...

June 17th 2014 at 2:01am 0 Comments
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They're some fairly bold claims, but a team of researchers at the University of Leeds say they've managed to develop a new type of polymer gel that could lead to batteries that are safer, cheaper to manufacture and more flexible than traditional lithium-ion batteries. That last detail could have...

September 13th 2011 at 1:08am 0 Comments
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Some robots may already look pretty lifelike, but it's still quite a different story when they're actually moving, when all the mechanical parts inside make themselves known with some unmistakable, robot-like movements. Some researchers at New Zealand's Auckland Bioengineering Institute now have on...

March 24th 2011 at 11:22am 0 Comments