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Iridium brings Wi-Fi to remote corners of the world

Satellite communications provider Iridium has introduced a new Wi-Fi hot spot that will allow iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry users to access the Net in the remotest parts of the world.

By Sep. 7, 2011

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New 9555 Iridium handset released

The Iridium satellite network releases its third-generation handset. It is smaller, lighter, and more functional than any of its predecessors.

By Dec. 1, 2008

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This chemical iris could revolutionize smartphone camera design

A new chemical iris design developed by researchers in Germany could mean that smaller camera modules for smartphones are on the way.

By Jun. 24, 2014

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Yaliny hopes crowdfunding will launch its business -- and its 135 satellites

Enough with the gizmos and doodads on Indiegogo and Kickstarter. A Moscow startup is looking for $1 million to start its $10-per-month global phone and Net service.

By Apr. 25, 2014

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Satellite tech, app connect your iPhone anywhere in the world

Iridium technology now lets iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch owners connect to the Web on 90 percent of the planet, where wireless networks aren't available.

By Nov. 22, 2011

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Antarctica penguin pics beamed by satellite

In honor of World Penguin Day, tech firm Cambridge Consultants announces a plan to use Raspberry-Pi-equipped cameras to help labs keep an eye on penguins in real time.

By Apr. 25, 2014

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High-end audio amplifiers, born in the U.S.A.

Indy Audio Labs is reviving two famed American brands, Aragon and Acurus, and still builds them here in the U.S.A.

By Aug. 1, 2012

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Pop music finally put to good use tracking space junk

Australia's Murchison Widefield Array was built to probe intergalactic gas, but it can also use FM radio waves to determine the orbits of space junk.

By Nov. 30, 2013

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$250 gadget helps you stay InReach when off the grid

A relatively small portion of our planet has mobile coverage. DeLorme's InReach keeps you in touch from anywhere.

By Nov. 22, 2011

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$2,000 Zafirro Titanium razor has sapphire blades

Super-sturdy razor is blasting the competition out of the water with titanium construction, sapphire blades, and a hefty price tag. It will make disposable razors whimper and go hide.

By Sep. 12, 2011