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Tech Sightings, December 31, 2013

Posted December 31st, 2013 at 4:27 pm (UTC-5)
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How to Get the Most Battery Life from your Android Device If your Android device is powered on all of the time, you may well find that you run out of juice before the end of the day. Though batteries in such devices are getting more powerful, so are the features and apps that run […]

Tech Sightings, December 25, 2013

Posted December 25th, 2013 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A New Use for Coal: Glowing Nanodots All that coal found in the stockings of naughty children today could be a source of cheap, nontoxic fluorescent nanoparticles useful for biomedicine. Apple Fined $670,000 In Taiwan For Price Fixing Another one of these little stories that show the difficulty that multinationals have around the world. What […]

Tech Sightings, December 24, 2013

Posted December 24th, 2013 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Apple Still Has a China Problem Apple’s landmark deal with China Mobile gives it access to more than 700 million new cell phone customers – a staggering number. But it still has a long way to go before it’s a power player in the world’s biggest market for smartphones. Bill Gates Invests In The Urine […]

Tech Sightings, December 5, 2013

Posted December 5th, 2013 at 8:01 pm (UTC-5)
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How Your Game Can Change the World A piece that explores a number of social impact games to see what they might teach about designing games to have a more positive impact on the world. Four Reasons Why Video Games are Good for Your Health (According to American Psychological Association) A new paper in American […]