Video Friday: Google Delivery Drones, Strange Robot Game, and Humanoid Does Ice Bucket Challenge

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Fri 29 Aug 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Nintendo reveals new 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo has revealed a significant hardware revision for its popular 3DS and 3DS XL handheld gaming systems.The update adds several new physical controls to the device, while switching storage ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Gizmag

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MSN Messenger to shut down after 15 years of service

Microsoft's previously hugely popular MSN Messenger, or Windows Live Messenger as it is now known, will be shelved in October – bringing an end to the 15-year-old service.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from The Independent

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Samsung licenses HERE maps, still trying to escape the Google ecosystem

Samsung finally has a backup plan for the most important app in Google's arsenal.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Arstechnica

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Apple iWatch 'won't ship till 2015' claims report

Just when we were getting excited about Apple's smartwatch, someone goes and spoils the party. Well, a new report suggests that while the iWatch is set to be unveiled on September 9, it won't ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from The Independent

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Openmix puts mini mobile music mixing at your fingertips

Budding DJs grooving on the move who are looking a much less bulky crossfader for impromptu portable parties on the patio than the likes of the iRig MIX can provide may soon have their wishes ...

19 hours ago from Gizmag

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Review roundup: Intel's 8-core Haswell-E is the fastest desktop CPU ever

Since it was teased in March, enthusiasts have been itching to see how Intel's 8-core Haswell Extreme Edition processor (the i7-5960X) performs. It has now launched (along with two other Haswell-E ...

8 hours ago from Engadget

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Facebook tuning mobile search at social network

Facebook on Friday said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at the leading online social network.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from

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iPhone 6 could kickstart Apple's move into mobile payments with NFC technology

Apple could be looking to enter the mobile payment market in a big way by introducing NFC functionality to the iPhone 6.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from The Independent

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Your Bacterial 'Aura' Follows You From Place to Place

Housemates may share more than a Netflix subscription and a mortgage – they also host an abundance of shared microbes, which significantly shape a home's overall micro-environment, according ...

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Discover Magazine

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