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Samsung launches ultrasonic Galaxy Core Advance cover, optical stand

Samsung says the ultrasonic smartphone cover, which was designed to aid disabled and visually impaired people, can sense the presence of a person or object up to 6 feet away.

By 15 March 2014

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How to skirt Twitter's restriction on links in DMs

Tired of being told you can't send a link via direct message on Twitter? Me too!

By 8 August 2014

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'TurboRoo' puppy gets wheels thanks to 3D printing

A puppy who was born without his front legs is zipping around thanks to a caring vet and the owner of a 3D-printing company.

By 11 August 2014

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Researcher posts Facebook bug report to Mark Zuckerberg's wall

An IT expert takes to the social network CEO's timeline to demonstrate the vulnerability, which allowed anyone to post to other users' walls even if they aren't friends on the network.

By 19 August 2013

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Soundhawk hearing amplifier is a 'wearable with a purpose'

An in-ear gadget that doubles as a Bluetooth headset can be customized to your distinct hearing profile to amplify sound and drown out background noise.

By 24 June 2014

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Adobe promises access to Lightroom photos even after subscription ends

After a course correction in the newest Lightroom version, people who cancel Creative Cloud subscriptions still will be able to manage, print, and export photos.

By 13 July 2014

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Tortoise gets Lego-wheel prosthetic for missing leg

An abandoned and severely injured tortoise gets a mobility enhancement with a new Lego-wheel leg.

By 12 November 2013

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FCC releases Android app to test mobile broadband speeds

Crowdsourced Android program will collect various information about data speeds and signal strength achieved on users' smartphones to present a performance comparison for consumers.

By 15 November 2013

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Dimple NFC sticker adds physical buttons to your Android device

A newly developed device uses NFC to add four programmable physical buttons to your Android devices.

By 1 May 2014

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Robotics students build automated locker for special-needs peer

A student with muscular dystrophy could not open his own school locker, so two robotics students stepped up to build an automated opener to give him a hand.

By 7 May 2013