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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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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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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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Cellphone Screens Are Dirtier Than A Men’s Room Toilet

A Stanford University study determined that if a virus is placed on the screen of a cellphone, 30% of it will be transmitted to other people’s hands, which soon enough make it into other people’s orifices; eyes, mouths, anuses, whatever. But that’s the least of my worries. What I’m more concerned about is that cellphones hold 18 times more bacteria ...

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iPhone Umbilical Cord Charger

Our iPhone’s remind us of our own children. They love playing games. They usually abide to our every whim, but occasionally rebel, in which case, much like with our kids, we throw them as hard as we can against the wall and then stomp on them repeatedly. But one thing we can’t provide our iPhone is a proper nutrition. No, ...

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GEARDeals: Amazon Offering Verizon’s Samsung Fascinate for $0.01

Just as they did for AT&T’s Galaxy S release, the Samsung Captivate, Amazon.com is offering Verizon’s adaptation of the Android device, the Samsung Fascinate, for only $0.01, yes, one-cent, with a two-year contract. No other strings attached. I ordered a Captivate thorough Amazon when that sale was going on and saved myself a few hundred bucks. The Fascinate is equipped ...

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MiBeerAge iPhone App Tells You Exactly How Old Your Beer Is

You might not have known this but to the beer connoisseur, the finest brews are best served within 30 days of their bottling. So those three year old bottles of Heineken collecting dust in your fridge garage? Yeah, slightly past their prime. But hey, at least the caps are still usable. The MiBeerAge iOS application tells you exactly how old ...

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Holiday Inn Starts Testing Smartphones as Room Keys

A few months ago, Holiday Inn announced that they would be initiating a program that will turn your smartphone into a hotel room key. Over the last few weeks Holiday Inn hotels in Chicago and Houston have started to roll out the trial program which they call “MobileKey.” Participation in MobileKey, where available, is still optional, so it does allow ...

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