Magnets

12.10.13
The 12 Days of iMas, Day 2: Some refrigerator magnets to take you back in time
12.10.13

The 12 Days of iMas, Day 2: Some refrigerator magnets to take you back in time

Today is the second day of a 12-day feature where we'll show you the strangest Apple-flavored gift...

By Mike Wehner,   12.10.13
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08.09.12
Panasonic preps SD cards that survive heat, water and X-rays, will probably outlast you
08.09.12

Panasonic preps SD cards that survive heat, water and X-rays, will probably outlast you

Much ado has been made of weather-resistant cameras, but it's all a moot point if the memory card...

By J. Fingas,   08.09.12
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06.14.12
Microsoft applies to patent MagSafe-like magnetic power and data coupling
06.14.12

Microsoft applies to patent MagSafe-like magnetic power and data coupling

Microsoft has applied to patent a magnetic power and data coupling that's similar to the power-onl...

By D. Cooper,   06.14.12
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05.13.12
Inhabitat's Week in Green: self-driving cars, solar parasols and the ultimate DIY Iron Man suit
05.13.12

Inhabitat's Week in Green: self-driving cars, solar parasols and the ultimate DIY Iron Man suit

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean t...

By Inhabitat,   05.13.12
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03.20.12
Apple snags a patent for the Smart Cover's magnetic know-how
03.20.12

Apple snags a patent for the Smart Cover's magnetic know-how

No, it doesn't cover the totality of the Smart Cover itself (or any case that folds into a triangl...

By D. Melanson,   03.20.12
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02.09.12
That's hot: Heat-based recording could boost magnetic drive speed, performance
02.09.12

That's hot: Heat-based recording could boost magnetic drive speed, performance

Magnetic fields are pretty nifty for levitating stuff, carving sponge-like thingamajigs and, of cou...

By J. Hidalgo,   02.09.12
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01.28.12
Apple patent looks to create 'secure magnets' to unlock your device
01.28.12

Apple patent looks to create 'secure magnets' to unlock your device

It's an Apple patent application: please be aware this is unlikely to wind up in your next device,...

By D. Cooper,   01.28.12
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10.26.11
FingerFlux system uses magnets to add tactile feedback to touchscreens
10.26.11

FingerFlux system uses magnets to add tactile feedback to touchscreens

We've seen a number of efforts that promise to make touchscreens more tactile, but none quite lik...

By D. Melanson,   10.26.11
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10.21.11
Smart Cover can unlock password-protected iPads running iOS 5 (video)
10.21.11

Smart Cover can unlock password-protected iPads running iOS 5 (video)

Psst. Hey, do you carry a spare Smart Cover around with you? Well, if you're an unscrupulous so...

By M. Smith,   10.21.11
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