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Newly Announced Motorola Defy is Rugged and Runs Android 2.1

Newly Announced Motorola Defy is Rugged and Runs Android 2.1

Who said rugged meant a phone had to actually look like a piece of military equipment? With the announcement of the Motorola Defy, Moto brings their second Android handset specced out to resist the elements and keep chugging under even the most hostile conditions. Taking a page from the Motoro

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Science Team Make Gut Bacteria Do Math: Living Computers On Way? [Slimy

Science Team Make Gut Bacteria Do Math: Living Computers On Way? [Slimy

Computers made by this method would be superfast no doubt replacing electrons with bateria at a microscopic level good small, efficient, but god, imagine when bateria & living cells form computers, medical companies will be having a good time producing "antibiotics" for feeding your computer too

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Putting Multiple Credit Card Accounts On the Same Plastic

Putting Multiple Credit Card Accounts On the Same Plastic

The worst part about getting your credit card declined? Reaching back into your wallet to find one that works. Embarrassing! The Dynamics Card 2.0 MultiAccount feature solves that by putting two different accounts on the same piece of plastic. Card 2.0, shown off today for the first time, feature

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Intel's 6-Core Gulftown Gets Tested, Blows Us Away

Intel's 6-Core Gulftown Gets Tested, Blows Us Away

Six cores. That's how many are in Intel's ridiculous new Core i7-980x. MaximumPC takes us deep inside the world's fastest CPU, with full, mind-searing benchmarks. Meet the world's fastest CPU. OK, so we just gave away the big reveal to our report before you even flipped one page, and without s

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Broadcom Launches 802.11n Wi-Fi Chip For Cellphones

Broadcom Launches 802.11n Wi-Fi Chip For Cellphones

The new chip, which also integrates Bluetooth and FM radios, can grab 802.11n data at speeds of up to 50Mbps, and Broadcom claims it can do it all without totally devastating your battery. While mobile browsers are far from fast enough to handle data coming in at draft-N speeds, this does op

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Nokia PC Suite 7.0 Release 8.2 Final

Nokia PC Suite 7.0 Release 8.2 Final

Nokia PC Suite is a package of Windows-based PC applications developed especially for use with Nokia phones. Depending on your phone model, Nokia PC Suite lets you edit, synchronize and back up many of your phone's files on a compatible PC through a cable or wireless connection. Key features

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Urine a candidate for energy independence

Urine a candidate for energy independence

We thought we were supposed to have fusion-power for our DeLorean by now but it perhaps urine-power is just around the corner instead. [Gerardine Botte] has been working on creating hydrogen from urine, the world’s most abundant waste product. The voltage needed to break apart the urea atoms

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Opera 9.6 Faster, Stronger, Available Now

Opera 9.6 Faster, Stronger, Available Now

Opera just popped out the latest version of their desktop browser, 9.6. Besides being just plain faster, it adds feature improvements all around, like a new low-bandwidth mode in the built-in email client, expanded syncing (speed dial, search engines and notes), and RSS feed previews, so you c

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Creme That Egg: Rube Goldberg Machine Destroys Easter In 8,000 Easy Steps

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrCb_fNmSTA[/youtube] I have to admit, this Rube Goldberg machine is pretty friggn' ingenious—even if it does result in a the gruesome death of a delicious Cadbury Egg. [Telegraph via Jezebel]

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This Woman Will Make Our Walls Breathe

Every single day we oooh and aahhh over the latest design concepts, but right now, let’s focus on one of the minds behind such designs and smile in awe of her motivations and inspirations. Meet MIT designer, Neri Oxman.

Oxman went through medical school, but abandoned that career path for a “mishmash of design, , art, and computer programming.”

She works out of MIT’s media lab and strives to bring about her vision of the future which consists of all objects living, breathing, and adapting as we interact with them. She imagines organic architecture designs, nanotube walls which change size, chairs that change shape as you sit, DNA-encoded clothing that grows with you. She explains that studying how human bones adjust, getting thicker when a woman is pregnant or thinner when individuals are in outer space, inspired that vision of hers.

As with many other designs that we see, Oxman’s are stunning in their intricate plays with textures and materials, but to me the dreamy vision that pushes her to create them adds so much more to the way I view her works. I expect them to draw breath. Maybe we should start taking closer looks at the minds behind the eye-candy we so enjoy. Are there any objects, maybe even gadgets, that truly made you want to know how they were inspired? [Materialecology Blog via Materialecology via Esquire]

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