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Thermaltake Core P5 ATX Wall-Mounted Chassis Review

Introduction Before I started in this industry, I thought that most PC cases were created fairly equally. For the most part, you could get a lot of wildly varying designs, but for the most part, the…

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Scientists Create Glass That’s Almost as Strong as Steel

Glass, by its very nature, is known to be quite easy to break. Of course, this much can be changed by altering the thickness of it, as we’ve seen with everything from bullet-proof glass to bridges…

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A Clearer Picture For Utilizing Transparent Glass Within a 3D Printer

I recently wrote an article concerning a new technique of using a 3D printer to build up layers upon layers with pre-existing materials to create “glass” based objects. The accompanied video looked stunning and the potential…

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You Can Now Drink Whisky in Space With This Glass!

Ballantine’s is infamous for its blended Scotch whiskies which date back to 1827 and have won various accolades over the years. As one of the finest purveyors of Scotch Whisky, the company enlisted the help of Open Space…

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Glass 3D Printing Technique Is Stunning

Recent years have seen the technique of 3D printing evolve from a niche concept to a mainstream phenomenon, which in turn has opened up a whole new horizon for product manufacturing. If you thought this was…

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Google Glass Might Face Heavy Competition in the Enterprise Market

We haven’t heard much about Google’s Glass Project in a while, but not because it is dying, but more that it is now focusing on the enterprise side of things. Everyone went nuts when Google cancelled…

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Watch: Solar-Powered Ray Can Melt Metal

Kevin Moore and Grant Reynolds from the Science Channel looked at one of their favourite childhood pastimes – burning things with the rays from a magnifying glass – and wanted to magnify it. They wanted to magnify the ray so much…

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Corning ‘Project Phire’ – Screens With Similar Scratch Resistance to Sapphire

Corning, the makers of the famous Gorilla Glass that covers most major smartphones, has announced their latest product – ‘Project Phire’, their attempt to make a form of Gorilla Glass that has a scratch resistance “approaching sapphire”. Corning…

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Microsoft HoloLens: Everything You Need to Know

Yesterday Microsoft had their massive Windows 10 event. In it they announced a great deal about Windows 10 and a great deal about many things we weren’t expecting. One of those things was the HoloLens – a…

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Apple’s Phil Schiller: Nobody “Normal” Will Wear Google Glass

Apple has never said very much about Google’s wearable efforts with Glass. Apart from Tim Cook’s quip a few years back at the All Things D conference, the company has been quiet about whether it would…

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Google Kills Glass Explorer Programme

Google has pulled the plug on the Glass Explorer programme, but insists the product isn’t dead. Google is ending support for the device “in its current form”. Glass will no longer be managed under the extravagant “blue sky”…

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Toshiba to Unveil Wide Range of Next-Generation Innovations at CES

Toshiba will celebrate their 50th anniversary in the US market next year, and they’re starting that out with showcasing their newest products and vision for the future at the Consumers Electronics Show (CES), January 6th to…

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iPhone to Protect Itself from Falls by Shifting Weight

According to the International Business Times, Apple has filed a patent that uses the vibration motor inside an iPhone to shift the device’s weight when falling – saving it from serious damage. “A patent awarded to Apple by…

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Google Glass to Use Intel Processor

The Wall Street Journal reports that the next version of Google Glass will use Intel Processors. The Journal says that Google has formed a deal with the chip maker, meaning Google’s yet-to-be widely released wearable will…

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Corning Announces Gorilla Glass 4

Corning has announced its next ‘version’ of Gorilla Glass that supposedly “survives up to 80 percent of the time”. The new glass is touted to be 2 times stronger than any other competing glass product, and…

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Why Didn’t The iPhone 6 Ship with a Sapphire Screen?

For those of you who follow the tech news heavily, you’ll remember that over a year ago Apple signed on an agreement with GT Advanced Technologies – who were at the time a niche sapphire glass…

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New Report Suggests Google Glass is Losing Support

Reuters reports that Google Glass, Google’s foray into wearables, is apparently losing the interest of developers, customers and even Google itself. Google revealed its Glass wearable device in 2012 as a prototype that was to eventually…

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$1,500 Google Glass Explorer Edition Now Available through Google Play

After a long run of invite-only availability for Google’s Glass – earlier this year Google started selling its Glass “Explorer Edition” to anyone who was willing to fork out $1,500 back in May. But now it…

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Patent Document Shows New Google Glass Design

Looks like Google is planning to change their Glass design, as glassalmanac has discovered a new patent for just that. And it’s not surprising as most people wouldn’t be caught dead wearing the current version according…

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Revolutionary Chemical Iris Could Bring Smaller Cameras to Smartphones

A normal iris has physical blades which move in order to change the amount of light entering the lens. More light enters when wider and less when closing down. The same principle is applied to cameras…

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Google Glass Could Soon Make Its Way Into The Doctors Exam Room

Nashvill based startup Octovis, Inc. are looking to bring Google’s $1500 Glass into the examination room and operating theatre. Their intention is to make it easier for doctors to take notes, access patient information, check MRI…

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Google Glass Banned in UK Cinemas Due to Piracy Fears

It was just one week ago when Google Glass was opened up to UK residents, and it didn’t take long before there was a bit of fallout regarding the popular wearable. Due to increased concern of…

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Apple Might be Facing Problems with New Tech for the iPhone 6

It appears that even giant companies such as Apple are facing problems this year, having been rumoured that the iPhone manufacturer is currently facing some problems with key components for the upcoming iPhone 6. The good…

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Google Glass on Sale in the UK, So Residents Can Become ‘Glassholes’

Google Glass is now available in the UK with a whopping £1,000 price tag, but the device is still in the prototype phase, and is currently aimed towards developers. Any UK resident at least 18 years…

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New Flexible Displays Unveiled by Nokia

It appears that Nokia has unveiled its new folding display technology at the Society for Information Display 2014 conference, having on display two types of high-resolution OLED folding displays. Though the technology is at its early…

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Google Loses Lead Glass Engineer To Oculus Rift

Googles Lead Electrical Engineer for Google Glass, Adrian Wong, has left the Mountain View based company in favour of the now Facebook owned Oculus VR. His experience in working with the Google technology will no doubt…

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Google Glass Available to Everyone in the U.S.A…For One Day

According to news leaked out today, Google will be making the sought after wearable available for one day to the open public. Google Glass has definitely seen its fair share of public scrutiny, but that hasn’t…