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On Talk Android Deals you can gain access to thousands of courses to diversify your resume. Here’s what you get from the library of the Virtual Training Company: Get lifetime access to 1,026 courses on any topic available at the time of purchase Learn from industry experts in their respective fields Download work files to […]

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A 3D-printed bridge is being built using reinforced concrete

3D printing is a massive category that covers everything from small, DIY, plastic projects to metal meant to be used in Boeing's 787 airplane. Yet another usage has come to light, courtesy of the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands….
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MIT fires a rocket motor made using 3D-printed plastic

If you're going to 3D-print rocket parts, you'd want to make them out of metal to handle the stress, right? Not necessarily. MIT has successfully test-fired what it believes is the first completely 3D-printed rocket motor to be made with plastic casi…
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Scientists just proved your phone’s PIN can be cracked using its gyroscope data

Your PIN code might be frighteningly easy to crack. Researchers at Newcastle University showed how a phone’s gyroscope and other sensors, along with special software, could crack it.

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Computer says no: New Jersey is using an algorithm to make bail recommendations

If you get arrested in New Jersey, you could find yourself either approved or denied bail based on the recommendation of an algorithm. And, believe it or not, it could help banish bias.

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Everything you need to know about using a MicroSD card on Android

MicroSD cards can be super helpful in allowing you to store all your files locally and without using the cloud — but they can sometimes be a little complex, too. Here’s everything you need to know about using a MicroSD card with your Android phone.

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Hackers are now using WhatsApp to target unsuspecting users

WhatsApp users should tread carefully. Hackers are now using the messaging platform to send viruses through legit-looking Word documents. Two viruses have been identified in India, a hotbed of low-end Android devices.

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Got 200 friends? Video chat with them all at the same time using Line

Messaging app Line has launched a group video chat feature, where you and up to 200 of your friends can all chat together. Obviously, there won’t be 200 tiny windows on the screen though, and the view is restricted to four. And yes, there are face filters.

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Stop using plastic water bottles and check out smart water cooler Bevi

Staying hydrated may be good for you, but if that hydration involves using thousands of plastic bottles, it may not be so good for the planet. Luckily, there’s a solution that will keep you healthy without destroying the planet – meet Bevi.

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SpaceX wants to cover the globe with gigabit Wi-Fi using a fleet of satellites

An application filed with the Federal Communications Commission reveals that SpaceX wants to launch a fleet of satellites for global gigabit Wi-Fi. The service would first launch in the U.S., and go global once all satellites are in orbit.

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Google is using artificial intelligence to guide you around the Play Store

In a blog post published last week, Google announced that it has begun employing artificial intelligence to put Android apps into categories that, hopefully, make intuitive sense.

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More than 20 million students using Chromebooks

Today is World Teachers’ Day and Google is marking the event with a new hashtag – #ItTakesATeacher. The idea is to build excitement and interest around teachers who have inspired students by sharing stories of how that happened. This will all lead up to another Education on Air event on December 3rd. Until then, Google […]

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You can now buy and sell things on Facebook using its Marketplace feature

Sketched out by Craigslist? Overwhelmed by eBay? Try Facebook instead. On Tuesday, the social media site expanded its functionality once again, and has now dipped its toe into the waters of digital commerce.

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The eyes have it: Samsung Pay will let you purchase items using your retina

The latest update to Samsung Pay allows consumers to pay with nothing more than your retina (that is to say, your eye). But there’s a catch — this feature only works if you have a Galaxy Note 7.

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Fancy using Android on your computer? Android-86 released first build of Nougat for the PC

Android-86 has released its first build of Nougat for PC. What does that mean? You can now use the latest version of Android, great new multi-tasking features and all, on your computer.

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This guy is ‘cycling’ across the U.K. using just a stationary bike and VR

To prove just how rewarding a VR-based cycling trip can be, video game developer Aaron Puzey is looking to “ride” across all of the United Kingdom using a stationary bike, Google Maps Street View, and a Samsung Gear VR.

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It doesn’t get much cooler than using a VR viewer designed by a real life rock star

Tired of tech with no soul? How about a VR viewer for your phone with a design that’s inspired by Victorian technology, and designed by real life rock star Brian May? You’ll want the Owl Stereoscope, and we’ve tried it out.

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Refugees in Greece are using solar phone chargers for free

A group of Edinburgh University students may have a game-changer for refugees in Greece and beyond — a mobile phone charging station for their phones completely powered by the sun.

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Google and LG built a gesture-controlled smartwatch using Project Soli

Google has made some serious developments on Soli since it first showed off the tech at Google I/O last year. In fact, it made a smartwatch and speaker with Soli, able to be controlled with simple hand gestures.

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Non-invasive device monitors glucose levels using microwave

Researchers from Cardiff University's School of Engineering have developed a glucose monitor that doesn't require you to prick your finger. It doesn't even need blood after the initial calibration, because it uses microwave to keep track of your gluc…
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Microsoft is using synthetic DNA to store data

Microsoft's data might be intact for thousands of years to come, now that it's looking into DNA storage as an option. The company has purchased 10-million-long oligonucleotides (DNA or RNA molecules) from San Francisco startup Twist Bioscience. Accor…
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Report: AT&T wants to build its own smartphone using a forked version of Android

According to sources, AT&T might be developing its own smartphone. The carrier could be looking for ZTE to manufacture it and it would feature a forked version of Android developed by Cyanogen

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Feel like you’re flying in VR using these clever Samsung concept headphones

Samsung has flung the doors of its concept product lab open again, showing off three new projects, including a set of headphones that make VR a full-motion experience, and a pair of fun new apps.

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Pay your credit card bill using the Amazon Echo

Too busy whipping up a soufflé to check your bank balance online? You can now ask Amazon's Echo devices to give you the info, thanks to a partnership with Capital One. You just need to say "Alexa, ask Capital One for my Quicksilver card balanc…
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Twitter is hoping celebs can boost Moments by using exclusive apps

Twitter is helping celebrities on its platform create even more exclusive content by giving them access to a range of exclusive new apps, including a selfie camera. Twitter says the tweets generated will be featured on Moments.

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Volkswagen staff appear to be using Google Glass at work

It seems as if Volkswagen logistics staff are using Google Glass for work. It certainly looks that way, with the car company issuing what it describes as “3D smart glasses” to a number of employees following a successful three-month trial.

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Announce your arrival with a song using the Netatmo Welcome cam and a new IFTTT recipe

The Netatmo Welcome is a smart connected security camera that will recognize everyone who enters your house, using some very clever face recognition technology. It now has its own IFTTT channel, with custom recipes, for more versatility.

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BBC begins crackdown of iPlayer viewers using a VPN

BBC is blocking VPN users trying to access iPlayer through a VPN, in a new move to make sure only U.K. residents are able to view the content. It follows reports of a U.S. streaming service airing BBC content coming soon.

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Awesome Jony Ive soundboard lets you create soothing sentences using ‘aluminium’

Fans of Jony Ive’s dulcet tones can now have him say what they want thanks to a new soundboard that’s just hit the Web. The current list of vocabulary includes an abundance of Ive’s carefully selected adjectives and, of course, the word “aluminium.”

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