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Toshiba Recalls Batteries Amongst Fears of Melting

Toshiba is a company known for their laptops and SSD’s, offering hardware to hundreds of people. If you are one of those people it may be best to double-check your laptop as Toshiba recalls batteries amongst…

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Battlefront Glitch Gives Gamers a Massive Advantage

If you’ve been Star Wars: Battlefront, one of the most eagerly awaited games released this year, you may have noticed a slight glitch in the system. Recently there have been a lot of players crashing their…

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Xiaomi Announces $16 Heart Rate Monitoring Fitness Watch

The fitness market is booming as people try to lose weight through calorie controlled diets, and rigorous exercise. Technological advancements have allowed consumers to better understand their eating habits and even track sleep deprivation through fitness…

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Amazon Web Services Goes Down Before Getting Up Again

Bit of Tubthumping play on words in the title there, readers who remember the 90s will get this, surely, oh come on I am not that old! Anyway, many web services are intrinsically integrated with each…

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Google Health Now Contains Over 900 Illnesses Information

Google is developing a lot of tools and technologies that are said to be shaping the future. From their AR glasses, Google Glass, to their self driving cars, Google is not staying with just the internet…

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Almost ‘Fully Formed’ Human Brain Grown in a Lab for the First Time

Researchers from Ohio State University have come tantalizingly close to cultivating a human brain for the very first time. This technological breakthrough is designed to monitor brain activity to help understand neurological conditions such as Alzheimers…

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E-Cigarettes Could be Prescribed by NHS to Wean Smokers Off Cigarettes

Smoking is one of the major health risks of modern society and contains over 4000 chemicals including nicotine, tar, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, ammonia, hydrogen cyanide, arsenic, and DDT. A recent technological alternative is the E-Cigarette, which offers…

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First Details Emerge About Nintendo’s “Quality of Life” Device

There has been a great deal of contrasting theories regarding Nintendo’s “Quality of Life” device and its possible relation to the Codename NX project. Recently, a NeoGAF user stumbled upon Nintendo’s WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/107747 which…

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Can Depression be Detected by Analyzing Smartphone Data?

When I first stumbled upon this story I became interested for two reasons, firstly, sufferers all too often hide this illness from view, the “yes I’m fine” is a mantra which all too often covers a…

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66-Year-Old Man’s Rare Heart Condition Cured by 3D Printing

A specialized team of Doctors at UCLA recently performed a medical marvel thanks to the capabilities of 3D printing. One of their patients, Richard Whitaker had been suffering from a rare long-term heart condition and conventional procedures…

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Prosthetics Get a Huge Leap Forward with Brain-Powered Technology

A lot of research has been made in terms of prosthetic and the technology to use them as naturally as possible. So far, we’ve seen some pretty amazing ways advanced prosthetics make use of hydraulics and…

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Microsoft’s Band Gadget Finally Lands on the UK Market

Having a desk job is extremely stressing and messes with your body, this is why doctors recommend a minimum of 30 minutes workout per day. This helps relieve stress and keep you in shape both physically…

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HIV Can Now Be Detected in Just 15 Minutes – With A Smartphone!

Researchers from Columbia University have apparently created a $34 plastic smartphone STD scanner which would “accurately” identify HIV and syphilis antibodies. The scanner is said to be compatible with Google Android and Apple iPhone smartphones. In…

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Twitter Could be Used to Predict Chances of Heart Attack

Twitter could save your life. Using the micro-blogging site as a diagnostic tool, the chances of someone succumbing to coronary heart disease can be plotted using their tweets, according to researchers at Pennsylvania State University. The…

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Finalwire Released AIDA64 v5.00

FinalWire announced the release of version 5.0 in all the AIDA64 software products: Engineer, Extreme, Business and Network Audit. AIDA64 is a very popular piece of software that offers a wide variety of tools for monitoring and benchmarking…

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Fitbit Walks Off Apple’s Online Stores

Fitbit’s fitness tracking device has been removed from Apple’s retail website, though is still currently available in Apple stores for the time being. This follows the removal of Fitbit’s Apps for Health from the App Store…

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Apple Unveil Their New Smart Watch

Apple’s live event is over and we’ve been presented with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and they look great. The live event-stream had some trouble with blackouts and the wrong audio, but the…

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Apple Alter their Health App Privacy Policy

Apple has recently changed it’s privacy guidelines for developers wishing to utilize its own HealthKit framework. Some are taking this change as another sign that Apple’s iWatch release may be coming sooner rather than later. This update…

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Apple Bans Two Chemicals Used in Overseas Factories

Apple have many overseas factories, that’s for sure, 22 to be exact! Some of the factories have been using very harsh chemicals during production of Apple products, the chemicals in question are benzene and n-hexane, extremely harsh…

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Foxconn CEO Says Employee Suicides Due to Personal Problems, Not the Company

Chinese technology manufacturer Foxconn is essentially denying responsibility for worker deaths, saying 90 percent of the problems were related to personal and family problems. Foxconn produces products and hardware for Apple, Nintendo, Hewlett-Packard, and other major…

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People Who Watch Too Much TV Are Twice As Likely To Die Early

I think just about everyone knows by now that watching TV for extended periods of time is not good for you. That is from a mental perspective, because a lot of things on TV are hardly stimulating…

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Nestle Working on Nespresso Style Replicator for Nutrients

It’s never long before another piece of technology from Star Trek becomes more and more like reality, we’ve seen it before with tablets and mobile phones, there are even people tinkering with teleportation technologies and warp…

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Delaying Death? Suspended Animation Trials To Begin This Month

Suspended Animation may seem like something found only in Sci-Fi and futuristic movies but the concept is about to get a lot more real than people might have thought. In the USA the FDA (Food and Drug…

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Computer Chips Could Keep You Slim In The Future

According to an article from Fudzilla, Swiss researchers have developed a computer chip implant which can keep you slim. The chip constantly checks for fat in the blood and, when someone has eaten too much, release…

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Google Rolling Out An App For Live Video Lessons From Experts Named Helpouts

Google is launching a new product it’s calling “Helpouts.” It’s a new website that allows users to get in touch with experts and pay them for “services” over video chat. Google is imagining that it will…

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Derbyshire’s Toxic-As-Bleach “Blue Lagoon” Is Dyed Black To Prevent Swimmers

According to a story reported by the Daily Mail the so called “Blue Lagoon” of Derbyshire has just been dyed black by the local authorities to prevent swimmers. This is because government authorities say that this…

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Soda Can Be As Bad As Meth And Crack For Your Teeth, Study Shows

We are always told about how bad canned drinks like Soda are for us. Dentists always tell us how we should avoid drinking excessive amounts of fizzy drinks and just googling the phrase “other uses for…