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Cameras in your car can tell when you’re on the phone

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The integration of cell phones and automobiles have now become a foregone conclusion, with even base models offering up instant bluetooth syncing, allowing drivers to make and take calls and even stream music through their automobile’s speakers.

But what if your car can tell when you’re using your phone while driving? A team from Santa Catarina University in Brazil have devised a way to do just that. Read more »

Crew members will have Nexus 7 tablets on Virgin America

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Nexus 7 tablets will now be on every Virgin America flight.

But don’t get too excited, because these Android slates will be for crew members only. Read more »

Go on a field trip, courtesy of Google Now

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Google Now is good at learning your routine and anticipating your search queries, but what about planning a field trip?

The latest Google Now feature from the search engine giant will help you to do just that. Read more »

Windows Phone has its own Snapchat-esque client

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So Snapchat isn’t officially available for Windows Phone, but that doesn’t mean that Microsoft-mobile loving users can’t enjoy some disposable messaging.

WindUp is an application that allows Windows Phone users to send temporary messages to one another. Read more »

SMS Audio’s BioSport earbuds can track your heart rate

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Want a pair of headphones that pack a biometric optical sensor?

Then keep an eye out for the SMS Audio BioSport earbuds, which help to monitor your heart rate. Read more »

Xbox One preview members get new features ahead of time

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Happen to be an Xbox One preview member?

Well then you’re going to be in luck, because you’ll be getting a slew of new features before the rest of the gaming public. Read more »

Chrome will protect you from dodgy file downloads

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Google, the internet’s good guy, wants to protect you against download links that lie. And they’re training Chrome to do this with the company’s new Safe Browsing initiative.

Google wants to safeguard Chrome users “against additional kinds of deceptive software.” What kind of deceptive software? Read more »

You can now ask follow up questions with Bing

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Although Bing’s far from being the king of the search engine roost, this hasn’t stopped Microsoft from adding features to try and lure users to use it to find what they’re looking for on the web.

The latest addition is giving users the ability to ask follow up questions in an attempt to narrow their searches even further. Read more »

Wearables are now being used for Parkinson’s research

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The Michael J. Fox Foundation is now using wearables for Parkinson’s research.

Intel has joined forces with MJFF to gather statistics that will aid in monitoring Parkinson’s symptoms. Read more »

Guess is planning its own stylish smartwatch line

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It seems that everyone is getting in on the smartwatch game, including Guess.

The designer has teamed up with Martian Watches for a line of wearables. Read more »

AT&T will soon stream LTE mediacasts straight to your phone

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So AT&T won’t be the first to introduce mobile LTE mediacast streaming, that honor belongs to Verizon, but the carrier doesn’t plan on leaving its customers out in the cold.

The streaming will roll out in stages, with the more robust LTE coverage areas enjoying the mediacasts first. Read more »

Meet Classroom: Google’s software for teachers

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Google has been trying to get more and more students using Chromebooks, and now, as part of that initiative, they’ve released Classroom.

It’s a teaching tool that is completely free to use, and should help teachers cut down on the amount of paper that is stacked on their desks. Read more »

White Xbox One is one of two special edition bundles

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Was the original, shiny black Xbox One not trendy enough for you?

Well you’ll soon be able to purchase a white edition of the system, as well as one that carries 1 terabyte of storage. Read more »

PC vs Mac turf wars are back

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Looks like Microsoft isn’t interested in taking the high road, and are launching a new set of PC vs Mac advertisements.

In the 3 ads, MS compares its Surface Pro 3 to the Macbook Air. Read more »

You can now download torrents on your iOS device

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Torrent apps have not been allowed on iOS devices for a while due to all of the stigma (usually due to piracy) associated with the downloading medium.

That is, until now. Blue Downloader is a bit torrent application for iOS that let’s users download torrent files right onto their device. Read more »