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The 404 Show 1,547: iPhone 6 predictions, NFL Surface-gate, Jack the Ripper DNA test (podcast)

Today's the calm before the iPhone 6 storm so we're getting our predictions out early! Plus, we'll talk about identifying Jack the Ripper 126 years too late and the developing NFL Microsoft Surface-gate!

By September 8, 2014

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Earth-buzzing asteroid may have dropped meteorite on Nicaragua

Daredevil asteroid 2014 RC slid by close to Earth Sunday, but it may have left a parting gift in the form of a meteorite crater in Nicaragua.

By September 8, 2014

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Unlike Siri, Cortana plays well with others

Commentary: Microsoft's virtual assistant has the ability to hand off voice commands to mobile apps, a welcome compromise that could benefit users and developers.

By September 2, 2014

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 2014

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Synaptics: Get ready for more smartphones with fingerprint readers

In an interview, Synaptics CEO Rick Bergman talks about the opportunities that stem from the Internet of Things and describes his idea of the holy grail of biometric sensors.

By August 31, 2014

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Apple patent: Flexible displays that do more than bend

Company gets patent for flexible display tech that allows for layering of components like microphones or speakers -- taking screen real estate on mobile devices to the next level.

By August 26, 2014

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Apple said to start building bigger iPads in early 2015

Production on the company's new 12.9-inch tablet should start by the first quarter, Bloomberg reported.

By August 26, 2014

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Robo Brain is learning from the internet

Cornell University is creating a repository of robot knowledge to be shared among robots using YouTube videos, images and manuals from the internet.

By August 25, 2014

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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,539: HTC One M8 for Windows pass/fail, Ant-Man, how to rebrand a movie (podcast)

Is the HTC One M8 for Windows a big deal? Plus we'll get a first look at Paul Rudd as Ant-Man and talk about a new cryptocurrency for porn.

By August 19, 2014