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08.10.12
Cheap NFC-based chips run on your phone's radio waves, can be read and written
08.10.12

Cheap NFC-based chips run on your phone's radio waves, can be read and written

A new generation of cheaper, passively powered smart tags could accelerate NFC adoption very soon....

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12.12.11
Let the turkey power your Christmas tree lights
12.12.11

Let the turkey power your Christmas tree lights

No one's attempted this in a commercial product before, but Nihon Dengyo Kosaku Co has reportedly...

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10.19.09
Heat diodes give thermal computing a fighting chance
10.19.09

Heat diodes give thermal computing a fighting chance

Anyone who has tried their hand at overclocking recognizes just how evil waste heat is, and we're gu...

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