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signals

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New devices run on Wi-Fi signals alone

Engineers at University of Washington are working on a new type of tech called "Wi-Fi backscatter" that only needs a signal from a router to power up and communicate.

By August 7, 2014

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Battery for rumored iPhone 6 signals thinnest Apple phone yet

All signs point to a very thin next-generation iPhone. But that also means plenty of headaches for parts suppliers.

By July 16, 2014

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Signal-jamming coat hides your devices from prying eyes

This isn't the first time a garment has promised to protect our privacy, but to an Austrian design team's credit, this one looks a lot cozier.

By June 17, 2014

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With FuelBand exit, Nike signals the limits of tech's appeal

The sportswear giant was hailed as an innovative force in wearable tech. But with the scaling back of its hardware team, Nike reminds us that it’s all about the best ways to sell shoes.

By April 22, 2014

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Turn signal gloves light up your lefts and rights

Let the world know you're planning to turn with Zackees Turn Signal Gloves, a bright idea in bike safety.

By December 9, 2013

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Adobe's Aviary acquisition signals broader ambitions

Adobe swoops in on Aviary, but it seems the interest wasn't in the photo-editing app the startup offers for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices.

By September 23, 2014

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Jennifer Lawrence, failed by the Web

We've all been naive to believe that there is any sort of true security on the Web. The case of the mass leaking of naked celebrity pictures is just one example.

By September 1, 2014

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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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BOT Home Automation Doorbot

Doorbot is an excellent idea poorly executed -- hold off for now and hope that this glitchy device improves with time.

August 1, 2014

2.5 stars Editors' rating August 1, 2014
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Drunk people know what they're doing (and don't care), says research

Researchers are the University of Missouri College of Arts and Science conclude that alcohol merely cuts out our natural "alarm signals."

By August 13, 2014