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Homemade iPhone 4 Costume Brings Retina Display to the Big Screen

Last year, John Savio, Apple fanboy and avid Halloween fan, created an iPhone 3GS costume that impressed the geek community. It was both a thing of beauty and yet somehow aesthetically ‘off.’ He incorporated a display that made the costume look like a functioning device, but the form factor was all wrong. The corners were too squared… the width too ...

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Scientists Master Facial Recognition on Cellphones

Facial recognition has been standing on the edge of relevance to the average man for a while now, yet it hasn’t quite made the jump from security science to mainstream integration. Scientists at The University of Manchester have been covertly mastering the function of facial recognition from mobile phones with MoBio, and their results are impressive. Existing mobile face trackers ...

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Turn Your iPhone 4 Into a Sony Walkman

Are you already missing the Walkman since Sony’s announcement of its official retirement this week? You’re not alone. It gets better. One day, the Walkman will truly be remembered as the first true portable media player, and the most recent renditions will be forgotten. Lucky for us, we already know the truth, which is how we can get a head ...

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Gramophone iPhone Amplifier Case Also Functions as a Stand

Batteries are not included because they are not needed. The Bone Horn Stand is an unpowered phonograph-inspired iPhone case and stand which amplifies your device’s sound up to 12 decibels, simply by channeling the audio through the horn. The silicon-based amp slips over your iPhone like any other case, but gives it an audio boost and a dash of old-timey ...

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If Classic Movies Featured Smartphones…

Imagine a world where Citizen Kane, Casablanca, The Usual Suspects and Back to the Future featured smartphones. Watching classic cinema would be a hell of a different experience. Maybe the lack of smartphones is the reason they’re so classic in the first place? So sure, maybe Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart get a few more hours together, and yeah, Chuck ...

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Science Proves That Cellphones Don’t Cause Cancer

And neither do radios, TVs, power outlets or microwave ovens. Was the radiation emitted from cellphones ever a real threat to our health or was it yet just another example of media scare tactics? An article in Scientific American proves that cellphones not only don’t, but can’t cause cancer, despite what you might have heard. Cell phones cannot cause cancer, ...

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