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Visualized: VIA's versatile video wall signage solution (video) - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
VIA Technologies isn't a name that often pops up on Engadget, but its latest video wall signage solution deserves a shout-out. The idea's simple: you can output a 4K x 2K footage to an array of thin-bezel 1080p LCDs -- powered by S3 Graphics cards -- arranged in any way you like. While the Taiwanese ...
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Handie prosthetic uses 3D printing and smartphones for much cheaper bionic hands (video) - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
The main aim of Handie, already a James Dyson award nominee, was to develop an artificial hand that offered a large degree of functionality without the brutal prices associated with prosthetics. With the latest model, it apparently skirts below a $400 price tag, substituting a smartphone for ...
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Time Machines: The military sphere - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills. If you've ever played the arcade version of Missile Command or used a mechanical mouse, then you've sampled technology that originated in a ...
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Inhabitat's Week in Green: shape-shifting tires, modular smartphone and the burgeoning cockroach industry - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Elon Musk made headlines around the world this summer when he lifted the curtain on the "hyperloop" -- a concept for an ultra-fast train that could ...
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Android 4.4 KitKat comes with a deep, non-destructive photo editor (video) - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Google revealed many things about Android 4.4 KitKat on the software's launch day, but it glossed over one of the sweetest treats for shutterbugs: a much more advanced photo editor. As the company's Nicolas Roard demonstrates, creatives can now apply effects, filters and adjustments at very precise ...
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Flipboard refreshes iOS app interface, adds onscreen alerts - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Flipboard got an iOS 7 makeover from the get-go, but now its developers have polished its interface even further, made it faster and sprinkled in new features. While its changelog doesn't include anything huge, the updated aggregator now shows onscreen alerts for incoming feeds so you don't miss any ...
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Ask Engadget: best stepper motor and drive? - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Dylan, who has the rarest of all beasts: a question relating to engineering for us all to get our teeth into. If you're looking to ask one ...
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CyanogenMod 10.2 M1 release arrives with Android 4.3, 4.4 decisions likely weeks away - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
CyanogenMod is cranking out "Milestone 1" release builds for the 10.2 version of its software tonight, targeting a preview for over 70 devices if all goes well. Based on Android 4.3, the latest edition of the open source mobile OS project will bring a number of tweaks to the wide swath of hardware ...
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Eminem's 'The Marshall Mathers LP2' streams on iTunes Radio ahead of album's official release - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
The Real Slim Shady's back with another album, titled The Marshall Mathers LP2. And if you're a fan of Eminem and have iTunes Radio, then there's a way to listen to his latest work in full without going the, well, shady way. Starting today in the US, Eminem's MMLP2 (as it's known for short) can be ...
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AMD's graphics card comeback: the new R7 series, R9 series and Mantle - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
It's been a tricky couple of years for AMD's graphics card division. Not because the last batch of Radeon HDs were bad, but because the competition's offerings were often better -- and because improvements in integrated graphics have hurt demand for discrete GPUs in general. However, as was revealed ...
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Nikon's full-frame D610 DSLR is a minor step up from the D600, we go hands-on - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
It's been just over a year since Nikon announced the D600. The company's compact full-frame camera delivered a ton of power for $2,100, and it's still a top option for photographers looking for a new DSLR. Still, for one reason or another, Nikon's figured it's time to refresh its high-end body, with ...
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LG Chem has curved batteries in production, ready for 'phones, watches and glasses' - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Similar to LG's run up to the Optimus G last year, it's again demonstrating how each of its various units participate in building the next LG smartphone. Now that LG Display has confirmed production of "bendable and unbreakable" smartphone displays, it's LG Chem's turn to show off what it's doing. ...
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Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings launch with ABC's Scandal in the top spot this week - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Nielsen announced late last year that it would create a rating system to track how much engagement TV shows are getting on Twitter, and now the list is available. The system tracks the number of tweets about a particular TV episode (sports events are excluded) and the number of people posting about ...
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iTunes Radio could hit other English-speaking countries by early 2014 - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Rumors reported by Bloomberg indicate Apple's streaming music service could extend its reach beyond the United States just a few months. iTunes Radio launched in the US along with the iOS 7 / iTunes 11.1 update on September 18th, and if the "people with knowledge of the situation" are correct, it ...
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Pentax K-3 DSLR boasts web-based remote shooting, antialiasing control - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Pentax has focused most of its recent attention on entry-level photographers, but it's showing some renewed devotion to serious shutterbugs by launching the K-3. The new 24-megapixel DSLR supports a new WiFi-equipped SDHC card, FLU, that gives owners remote control of the camera through any device ...
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Must See HDTV (October 7th - 13th) - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
As the MLB playoffs continue to ratchet up the intensity, we'll also keep an eye on all of the new fall shows to see which ones die off first (ABC's Lucky 7 has the award for first new show cancelled). Appropriately, this weekend also marks the return of AMC's The Walking Dead and its Talking Dead ...
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Ballmer's last shareholder letter lays out Microsoft's devices and services future - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Sure, Steve Ballmer still has a few months left as Microsoft's CEO, but the last shareholder letter he'll pen while holding that title has just been posted online. The missive catches Redmond's head honcho in a reflective, yet forward-looking mood, highlighting the firm's future in devices and ...
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Daily Roundup: LG's bendable displays, Fox News' revamped newsroom, FiLIP smartwatch and more! - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on ...
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Researchers laugh in the face of flatness with new approaches to haptic displays (video) - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
If the future of haptic technology is your jam, then the symposium on User Interface Systems and Technology at the University of St. Andrews is the place to be this week. Teams from Disney Research and the University of Bristol will present two different approaches to adding 3D tactility to touch ...
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Microsoft's YouTube app for Windows Phone reverts to a web link - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
YouTube-loving Windows Phone fans just got some good news... sort of. Microsoft has pushed out an update to its self-developed YouTube app that restores playback. Unfortunately, it's a crude solution -- Microsoft has simply reverted its app to the web shortcut that Windows Phone users have known for ...
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Scientists calculate the speed of free-roaming dark matter - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
When dark matter is the most pervasive substance in the universe, it's important that we know how quickly it can move. Thankfully, Syracuse University scientists may have just found that speed. By comparing distribution in the early universe with what we see today, researchers now estimate that ...
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Google Glass update brings mass transit directions - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Google Glass owners have long had walking directions; as of an update rolling out today, they're getting mass transit directions as well. Commuters who've paired Glass with an Android phone can now see both the stops they'll need and the time it will take to reach their destination. While mass ...
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Fox News reinvents tablet journalism with 55-inch slates - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
We've got to hand it to Fox News. We've not seen anything quite like this since Will.i.am's short-lived career as a news-reporting hologram. And while the cable news station is sure that someone's bound to, erm, swipe the idea, it admits that things might be a little rocky at first with the new ...
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Microsoft brings Xbox Live rewards to Android with Wordament game - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Microsoft's plan to supercharge Xbox as an entertainment brand means that, no matter which ecosystem you live in, you'll have access to some of the company's first-party titles. In the same way that Kinectimals came to Android and iOS, today's free-to-play launch of Wordament sees another ...
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HTC One Max leaks out with Verizon badge front-and-center - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
When HTC launched the HTC Mini+, everyone wondered when the company would release a phone large enough to justify buying a companion device. These images, from Android Central's forums, makes the arrival of the 6-inch HTC One Max that much more of a foregone conclusion. The anonymous Verizon ...
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Samsung refreshes NX300M mirrorless camera with 180 degree rotatable display - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Samsung's original NX300 mirrorless camera came with little to shout about beyond its gimmicky 3D capability. This refreshed NX300M brings something more useful to the table, however: a 3.31-inch AMOLED touch display that can now flip around 180 degrees instead of just 90, making it possible to ...
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HoneyBee3D printing store opens in Oakland with rapid prototyping service - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
We're still a ways off from having a 3D print shop on every corner, but one Oakland neighborhood is getting a taste of that future. The city's Montclair district got a little craftier this weekend when HoneyBee3D opened its doors to offer rapid prototyping, printer tools and Type A Machines 3D ...
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Samsung's new 13MP phone camera promises twice the stability, brighter shots - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Optical image stabilization for current smartphone cameras leaves something to be desired; you still need a steady hand to avoid blurry photos. Samsung has just unveiled a new, extra-stable sensor that may be considerably more forgiving. The 13-megapixel unit corrects angular errors up to 1.5 ...
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How would you change LG's Optimus Vu? - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
When Samsung's Galaxy Note launched, it was treated as an enthusiast device, which would never gain mainstream popularity due to its hulking size. Of course, given the staggering popularity of the device (and its successors), it wasn't long before other companies sought to steal a piece of the ...
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Refresh Roundup: week of September 30th, 2013 - http://www.engadget.com/2013...
Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging for an update. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so many of them are floating around that it's easy for a sizable chunk to get lost in the mix. To make ...
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