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X-Tel 7500 Waterproof Rugged Smartphone Wants to Join on Your Adventures

Living an outdoor lifestyles or working with a heavy-duty job and wanting a smartphone that can survive the elements and one that will match your tough outdoor profession or live ? Have a look at the X-Tel 7500, one of the ‘rugged’ smartphones of X-Systems boasting resistance against water, dust, mud and scratches, or pretty […]

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Mobile Gaming Live-Streaming Service Mobcrush Raises $11M

Mobcrush, which live-streams mobile games like Twitch does for PC games, said today that it has raised $11 million in a new financing round led by Kleiner Perkins. TechCrunch previously reported that the company had raised around $10 million. As we noted before, the company’s bet — along with investors — is that mobile game […]

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Nextbit’s Robin is an Android phone that never runs out of storage

No matter what smartphone you have, all of them work within some concrete limitations. The battery can only last so long, the screen can only be so big, and the internal storage can only hold so…

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Woman who claimed she was ‘allergic to Wi-Fi’ gets disability allowance from French court

She complained that she was ‘sensitive’ to Wi-Fi and therefore has to live in a barn away from society. Marine Richard has managed to score £500 a month in disability allowance from French courts after claiming that she was ‘allergic to Wi-Fi’. She claimed that she suffers from electromagnetic sensitivity and sufferers say that exposure […]

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The new Xbox One Elite comes with a 1TB SSHD and Elite controller

The all-new Xbox One Elite Console, announced today, is for the most serious console gamers out there. It features a 1TB solid state hybrid hard drive and the new customizable Elite controller for $499 in the US. Microsoft says the new SSHD hard drive means you’ll get into games 20 percent faster than the original […]

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Windows 10 Worst Feature Installed On Windows 7 And Windows 8

Laughing at Microsoft controversial data mining and privacy invasions within Windows 10? Well Windows 7 and Windows 8 users should laugh no longer as this most hated spying is now headed your way… Software specialist site gHacks has discovered that Microsoft has pushed four new updates to both Windows 7 and Windows 8 which introduce […]

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Amazon’s Gadget Lab Is Secretly Building These Three Things

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon’s Lab126—makers of the Kindle, Fire Phone, and Amazon Echo—is laying off dozens of engineers. That’s a shame. Some consolation: now we can hear about the gadgets they were secretly building! Nearly as interesting are the devices that Amazon’s Silicon Valley gadget lab is no longer building, according […]

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Google Chrome will block auto-playing Flash ads from September 1

Video players will still work, but non-essential Flash content, like ads, will be blocked. Google has a set a date of September 1 for when its Chrome browser will block all Flash content that isn’t “central to the webpage.” Flash content, such as ads or auto-playing videos on non-video websites, will be automatically paused by […]

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YouTube Gaming launches today to challenge Twitch’s livestreaming dominance

YouTube’s hoping to reverse its livestream woes today with the official launch of YouTube Gaming, its video games-focused sub-brand. Both the site and app will go live later today with YouTube boasting “over 25,000 game pages and even more gaming channels.” In other words, it’s a more focused way to access the gaming content you […]

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Portable Gaming Has Never Been This Beautiful

Thanks to designer Love Hultén, it’s now painfully clear that Nintendo missed a golden opportunity with the Game Boy Advance SP. There were many different colors and styles of the console available, but never a wooden version as beautiful as Hultén’s PE358. The custom-made PE358’s American walnut housing folds in half just like the GBA […]

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Microsoft wants you to scan in 3D using only your phone

If you want to do some 3D scanning, you usually have to get either a dedicated scanner or a less-than-elegant add-on. Microsoft Research and the University of Oxford think there’s a better way, though. Their MobileFusion project captures 3D models using only an app on your smartphone. The software scans objects by comparing image frames […]

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