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Blink, point, solve an equation: Introducing PhotoMath

"Ma, can I go now? My phone did my homework." PhotoMath, from the software development company MicroBlink, will make the student's phone do math homework. Just point the camera towards the mathematical ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Study shows more than half of peer-reviewed research articles published during 2007-2012 are now open access

(Phys.org) —A recent study paid for by the European Commission, and conducted and published by (the non-peer reviewed site) Science-Metrix, has found that more than half (approximately 55 percent) ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth: The Joystiq Review

Viewed through the idea that it's a standalone expansion to Sid Meier's Civilization 5, Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth streamlines gameplay in the long-running strategy series to enhance ...

7 hours ago from Engadget

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Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name in favour of its Lumia brand

For many of us it's a name synonymous with mobile phones, but Microsoft is now officially axing the Nokia brand in favour of its own Lumia range of Windows smartphones.

Wed 22 Oct 14 from The Independent

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It costs $50 to plug an Xbox One Kinect into your PC

What's stopping you from creating the first killer Kinect 2.0 hack? Well, now that Microsoft's released the do-all sensor's SDK to the public for free you don't have many more excuses. The ...

20 hours ago from Engadget

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Turn Playgrounds Into Game Controllers With This Motion-Sensing Clip

An afternoon spent playing on a smartphone or tablet isn't exactly the most healthiest way for a kid to spend their free time—but at this point mobile devices are a part of life and aren't ...

5 hours ago from Gizmodo

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How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview as a virtual machine

Microsoft's Windows 10 Technical Preview has been available for a few weeks now, and if you want to get a feel for what's coming but don't have an extra PC to install it on, installing it on ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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How to Ditch Your Big Shitty Bank

People don't talk about it quite as much as they did in 2008, but big banks are the worst. Aside from the fact that they're full of crooks , big banks provide terrible customer service, charge ...

1 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Peter Capaldi to voice new online Doctor Who game for the BBC

Peter Capaldi is set to voice a new online Doctor Who game for children, the BBC has announced.

Mon 20 Oct 14 from The Independent

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Hands-on with the Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Demo

In anticipation of the November launch of Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, the Nintendo eShop is going to offer up a demo. You’ll be able to grab codes from participating malls, ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Geek.com

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