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Astronaut Checks into Foursquare from Outer Space

The first of its kind “NASA Explorer” badge was awarded to astronaut Douglas Wheelock on Friday by the location-centric social network innovator Foursquare. Wheelock accomplished this feat by checking in to the service from outer space while on a flight mission at the international space station some 220 miles above Earth. “Check-ins from around the… Keep Reading

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New Tool for Celebrity Stalkers Announced

Finding out exactly what your favorite celebrities are up to in this modern age of Facebook status updates and Twitter tweets has just gotten easier with JustSpotted, a tool with the ability to track celebrities in real time. The app aims to give hardcore fans a look into their favourite celebrities’ personal lives and has… Keep Reading

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Apple Releases Anti-Sexting Technology

“Sexting”, the act of sending sexually explicit text messages via mobile phone , could very well be a thing of the past when Apple’s recently-awarded patent hits the market. The technology, which allows a phone’s administrator to prevent an iPhone from sending out or receiving an SMS harbouring a specified range of content, will either… Keep Reading

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Popular Paid Medical App Now Available for Android

Google Android smart phone users can now avail themselves of SigmaPhone’s popular iPharmacy app in the Apple Store online . The FDA-approved drug guide application has garnered widespread recommendations online and recently awarded at the 2010 SVCW Conference at Mountain View, CA. The app won the Best Mobile App Contest bronze award for its advanced… Keep Reading

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iPhone Glass Backs Increasing Incidents of Cracking

Apple’s love for using glass settings for nearly all of its stylish and innovative new products is starting to come back to haunt it. The  smart phone developer is experiencing many cases of cracked glass in its new iPhone4 series of mobile cell phones. Apparently third party slip-on cases, which are extremely popular among iPhone… Keep Reading

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Biometric Wallet Provides Hi-Tech Security

The makers of one of the world’s most famous brands of accessories, Dunhill, has just released an innovative new wallet set to change the way personal belongings are safeguarded. Dunhill’s new wallet is made from full carbon fiber and works on a biometric locking and opening system. This new high tech wallet ensures that pickpockets… Keep Reading

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Google Expects 15% Profit Gain on Android

Google stocks are set to rise over the course of the next few months as its new smart phone operation system, Android, continues to gain popularity in the United States. The market for smart phone software has become increasingly competitive with rising consumer demand for phones with internet capabilities. The market is currently being battled… Keep Reading

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Toshiba Announces 3-D TV that Doesn’t Require Glasses

A revolutionary innovation by Toshiba aims to change the way people view television in future. Last week, Toshiba unveiled the world’s first ever production 3D TV that did not require 3D glasses. The demonstration by Toshiba was held in a makeshift theatre on Sunday night and interested people were reported to have queued for as… Keep Reading

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Need 911 After a Car Crash? There’s an App for That

A recent smart phone innovation called My911 services may have On-Star looking over its shoulder. When installed on a smartphone, this new mobile app has the ability to recognize dangerously high G-forces in the case of a car crash and automatically calls a My911 operator, unless manually cancelled. In addition, up to 5 other numbers… Keep Reading

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Flame Thrower Bicycle Unveiled

A new bike that appears to have come from a James Bond film has recently been unveiled. Armed with a flame-thrower and an ejector seat, this newly designed bicycle appears to have been created  with the owner’s safety and protection in mind. Set to be officially presented at the Cycle Show at Earls Court in… Keep Reading

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