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Dick Mathison has 133 articles published.

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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

Science & Tech

Robot Archer Taught to Shoot with Bow and Arrow

Fear of the day AI run robots take over the world – popularized by many motion pictures including the Terminator series – recently took a step closer to reality. Aadvances in the field of robotics has finally created a robot which is capable of using a distance weapon, albeit with some help. The algorithm, termed… Keep Reading

Gadgets

RIM Unveils iPAD Competition with PlayBook Tablet

NEW YORK – Research in Motion, maker of the popular smart phone giant BlackBerry, recently announced the PlayBook – a tablet computer aimed at challenging the iPad in the that market. The tablet arena has so far been dominated by the Apple iPad, but due to its enormous growth potential many companies are slowly trying… Keep Reading

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iPhone 4 Launches in UAE and Qatar without FaceTime

The newest iPhone 4 has just launched over the weekend in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. However, buyers got a shock when they discovered that the popular FaceTime feature could not be performed on their iPhone’s front-facing cameras. According to local media, phones sold at UAE carriers Etisalat and Du, as well as those… Keep Reading

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$100K in Prizes for Texting Competition

The 2010 LG U.S. National Texting Championship, to be held in New York, will provide the opportunity for the country’s fastest fingers to show their mettle. The competition will feature $100k worth of prizes to be won. Participants endured a difficult gauntlet of preliminary and qualifying tournaments to reach the finals to be held in… Keep Reading

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S. African Twitterer Arrested for Defaming Police

Police have pressed charges against an anonymous Twitter user “@pigspotter” for defamation and impairing the dignity of another person. That Twitter user has been sending tweets to his massive followers of 17000 followers about the location of speed traps laid by South Africa’s traffic police, likely by mobile phone app and presumably in an attempt… Keep Reading

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