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The Navy announced plans today to deploy an electromagnetic railgun that can do some epic damage. Set to go into testing on one of Navy's joint high speed vessels (JHSV) in 2016, the gun uses Lorentz Force to "rapidly accelerate and launch a... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/kLCTUksg87E/ Tags: Dancing With the Stars... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
This is wild. Chasing the elusive dream of curing paralysis, a team of scientists used stem cells and optogenetics to circumvent the central motor system of lab mice whose nerves had been cut. This enabled them to blast individual motor neurons with a laser, triggering movement in the legs of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Technology is great but, when it comes to awesome, nothing can beat nature. Just look at Duncan Lou Who, the famous boxer who got his two back legs amputated because of a genetic malformation. He learned to walk with his two arms—and this video shows he's now running faster than... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
The winner of The Voice Season 5 wasn't much of a surprise. As Blake Shelton predicted, the victor turned out to be the season-long frontrunner, Jamaican singer Tessanne Chin -- who was coached by Adam Levine. But producers did have an actual surprise up their sleeves for the finale: A... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Keyboard adds over 500 emoji images, emoji prediction and optional number keys added in latest beta Popular Android keyboard app SwiftKey has rolled out a new beta version today with two frequently requested features. First up is emoji support, recently enabled in Google's own keyboard in the latest Android 4.4... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Apple didn't include voice memo, weather, calculator, phone, compass, and stocks apps on the iPad, but the App Store has great alternatives for each and every one! iPhone owners who pick up an iPad are often surprised to find that, while many things about iOS are the same, the built-in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
The Zagg Keys Folio for iPad Air by Zagg is their newest offering for Apple's newest iPad. This case features back illumination, a full, dedicated row of iPad specific function keys, a battery meter, and an elegant and attractive design. Overall, it looks great... but does it work just as... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Saddening fans who miss the old faithful dog, "Family Guy" debuted a new show intro without Brian. Instead of the plain white pooch, a brown and white dog with a New Jersey accent named Vinny appears in his place. Check it out in the player below. Earlier this season, Brian... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Those Mexican thieves that stole a truckload of cobalt-60? They're virtually sure to die, according to experts. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/GSug7aKnC0A/those-mexican-cobalt-60-thieves-will-die-of-radiation-e-1477018590 Tags: WWE American Music Awards 2013 veterans day nyc marathon Lane Kiffin Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Families heading out to the theaters over the Thanksgiving holiday are keeping "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" at the top of the box office for the weekend of November 29-December 1, 2013. The second film in the Hunger Games trilogy, which stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, scored... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
As the ancient proverb goes: a next-gen console ain't no next-gen console without next-gen mobile apps. We can't remember who said that exactly, but it's impossible to forget what's built into the new Xbox One SmartGlass app. After all, Microsoft's been hyping everything you'll be able to do with that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Verizon isn't going to let AT&T hog all the Lumia 2520 buyers this weekend -- it just announced that it will start selling Nokia's Windows RT tablet on November 21st, one day before the device is available at AT&T. Pricing will remain the same at $500 contract-free or $400 on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act,. The massive failure at healthcare.gov website is getting new criticism for lack of proper cybersecurity protections.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Credit: iStockphoto I love mobile technology. I've been traveling without a laptop for a couple years now, and there's little I can't do when on the road for as long as a week. My iPad and iPhone are usually nearby, even when I'm using my Mac. Typically, an Android or... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Scientists have unlocked the secrets of molten magma at a depth of 1400 kilometers using the most brilliant X-ray source in the planet. Their findings are crucial to understand the formation of Earth. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/Kl_hMO05VU8/@barrett Related Topics: russell brand big bang theory Emmys 2013 sports illustrated robin thicke Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Android 2.3 Gingerbread has become Google's Windows XP: the very popular but outdated OS version that just won't go away. Lots of older smartphones run Gingerbread, which debuted in December 2010, but unlike many older PCs that can be upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7, most Gingerbread-era smartphones can't... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Bashar al-Assad told U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on Wednesday that talks to end Syria's civil war would only succeed if foreign powers ended support for rebels fighting to overthrow him. Brahimi is in Damascus to met Syrian officials in an effort to shore up support for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
A Stanford MBA named Roy Raymond wants to buy his wife some lingerie but he's too embarrassed to shop for it at a department store. He comes up with an idea for a high-end place that doesn't make you feel like a pervert. He gets a $40,000 bank loan, borrows... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
This week, we'll explore the touchscreen generation. Alex Couros/Flickr This week, we'll explore the touchscreen generation. Alex Couros/Flickr We are really excited to start a new team-centered, theme-driven reporting effort. ("We" refers to your NPR tech reporting team — Steve Henn and Laura Sydell out in the Bay Area, and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
An attendee looks at the new Mac Pro during an Apple announcement event in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images An attendee looks at the new Mac Pro during an Apple announcement event in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images "Too big to succeed." That's how one of my sources described the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
SYDNEY (AP) — A military training exercise ignited the largest of the wildfires that have ravaged Australia's most populous state in the past week, investigators said Wednesday. More than 100 fires have killed one man and destroyed more than 200 homes in New South Wales state since Thursday. Fire investigators... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
The U.S. National Security Agency is collecting online address books from Yahoo, Hotmail, Facebook, Gmail, and other providers in order to map human relationships, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden supplied the newspaper with documents showing how the NSA gathers email contact lists and "buddy lists"... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
In an extensive interview with The New York Times, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says by the time he got to Russia, he had given all his classified files to journalists. Snowden did that to prevent the Russians from gaining access to secret American documents and "because it wouldn't serve... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
Chevy announced last week that it is expanding the number of its car models that will ship with Siri "Eyes Free" support. After making a successful debut on this year's models of the Chevy Spark, Spark EV and Sonic, Chevy is expanding support to include more models, according to a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog
BAGHDAD (AP) — First came the fireball, then the screams of the victims. The suicide bombing just outside a Baghdad graveyard knocked Nasser Waleed Ali over and peppered his back with shrapnel. Ali was one of the lucky ones. At least 51 died in the Oct. 5 attack, many of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at Elvisacevedo825's blog