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YotaPhone's second-gen handset, the YotaPhone 2, is powerful, well-built and makes legitimate use of its secondary E Ink screen. The only problem? It costs as much as an off-contract 16GB iPhone 6. That's not all we have on deck, though -- read on for the rest of our news highlights from the last...

December 3rd 2014 at 7:23pm 0 Comments
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Skype co-founder Janus Friis thinks the 11-year-old program's a liiittle outdated, that's why he now backs and advises its newest rival called Wire. "A lot has changed since then -- we are all used to free calls and texting, and we have taken to carrying our computers in our pockets," he said. The...

December 3rd 2014 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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There are certainly clothes and wires that can transmit electricity, but wouldn't it make sense if they could hold on to it as well? Researchers at the University of Central Florida certainly think so, since they've just developed technology that lets wires and threads store energy. Their approach...

June 2nd 2014 at 10:49pm 0 Comments
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Sure, it's just boring ol' component news but you can guarantee that this advance will affect the appearance of Sony (and Sony Ericsson) products some time soon. Sony just announced the development of a "single wire interface technology" that replaces the 22 or so cables (used for power, control si...

August 20th 2010 at 2:52am 0 Comments
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Just as Japan announces that it'll pretty much have an eye on every single cellphone user in the nation, Korea is going against the grain somewhat by offering up an anti-eavesdropping service on users' handsets. SK Telecom, KTF, and LG Telecom will all be offering private long code service, a digita...

January 16th 2007 at 3:35pm 0 Comments