Electronics

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Yearning for a new smartphone? You might be suffering from ‘comparison neglect’

If you’re reading this on a shiny new iPhone 7, new research suggests you might not have given your old phone its due before...
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Scientists use drones to design future wireless networks

The development of mobile devices has set increasingly high requirements for wireless networks and the emission of radio frequencies. Researchers at Aalto University and Tampere...
Samsung announces voluntary recall of certain top-load washers

Samsung announces voluntary recall of certain top-load washers

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), today announced a voluntary recall of certain top-load washers manufactured...
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Virtual reality can bring immersive cinema feelings

On May 19, Paris's first virtual reality (VR) theatre opened its doors. It promises viewers an unparalleled experience using VR headsets and headphones that propel...
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Adding multimedia Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch blends distinctive design with enhanced connectivity

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced the forthcoming preorder availability of Gear S3 LTE and Bluetooth models, a striking and innovative smartwatch that further solidifies...
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Internet gaming is ‘not as addictive as gambling but more research is needed’, says...

A new Oxford University study suggests that playing internet games is not as addictive as gambling. It is the first research that has tried to...
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Scientists map Netflix’s content delivery network for the first time

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have revealed the network infrastructure used by Netflix for its content delivery. They achieved this by mimicking the...
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There’s money in your Fitbit and fitness tracker

Your wearable fitness tracker is great at counting the number of steps you took today, but it could also provide a new source of...
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Spinach leaves embedded with carbon nanotubes can detect explosives

Spinach is no longer just a super food. By embedding spinach leaves with carbon nanotubes, MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that...
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Smartphone apps can help reduce blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes

Diabetes management includes monitoring and managing blood glucose levels. This is done by controlling diet and knowing how foods affect blood sugar. For many people...