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optical

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Mio Link heart rate monitor

The $99 Mio Link uses its optical sensor to track your heart rate.

By Feb. 23, 2014

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Corephotonic dual-camera puts optical zoom on phones

This new dual-camera module combines images from a wide-angle and telephoto lens to create much-improved smartphone zoom, with no moving parts. Hit play to see a demo.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Corning's USB 3.0 optical cable aims for 5Gbps up to 30 meters

Corning says its new USB 3.0 cable is thinner, lighter, and bendable to your heart's desire.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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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 Mar. 14, 2014

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HDMI vs. optical: Which digital-audio connection to use?

When hooking up an audio system or sound bar, you generally have to choose an HDMI or optical digital-audio connection. Find out which one is better and why.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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I'm pretty sure the Mio Link's optical sensor is watching you (pictures)

The new Mio Link heart rate monitor uses an optical sensor monitor blood flow in your body to determine your pulse. And looks quite space-aged while doing it.

22 Images By Feb. 23, 2014

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LG G Pro 2 to offer optical image stabilization

The camera's OIS feature ensures focused photos even in shaky conditions.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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Say hello to a radically redesigned cello -- with optical effects

The Cello 2.0 from Bayer MaterialScience has a cutaway resin body that can display graphics or videos.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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Samsung Optical Smart Hub SE-208BW

The Samsung Optical Smart Hub SE-208BW makes a great digital hub for mobile devices, especially on the go. At home, it's rather limited and potentially confusing and hard to use.

By Feb. 24, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Feb. 24, 2012
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Optical drives not working with Mountain Lion for some

After installing OS X Mountain Lion, some people are finding their internal optical drives are no longer functioning.

By May. 21, 2013