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How one man built his own iPhone out of spare parts

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Simple phone repairs, like a battery or a screen unit, are easier than people think. Thanks to guides like iFixit and the magic of eBay, information and spare parts are cheap and plentiful, and arguably more convenient than fighting your way to the Genius Bar.

But building an entire phone out of replacement parts? That's a much harder task, especially when you're working in Shenzen and barely speak the local language.

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Chris Mills

April 16th

Mobile

Apple has a secret team of researchers trying to solve one of medicine’s biggest challenges

Apple

A fascinating new report from CNBC claims that Apple has a secret team of scientists, researchers, and biomedical engineers trying to develop a way to noninvasive measure a user's glucose levels. As it stands now, the only way for a diabetic to measure his or her glucose levels is to draw blood from a finger or to use an implanted sensor linked up to an external device. That said, if Apple is able to succeed where dozens of biotech firms have previously failed, it would mark one of the more significant medical breakthroughs of our time.

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Yoni Heisler

April 13th

Apple

goTenna Series B fuels vision to make local communication possible anywhere on the planet

 Founded in 2012 with the small goal of enabling connectivity-free communication, goTenna has ballooned to over 23 employees and delivered real hardware to market in the process. Today the startup is adding another $7.5 million to its coffers in the form of a Series B led by Union Square Ventures. goTenna’s full suite of products effectively convert phones into walkie-talkies, allowing… Read More

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John Mannes

April 13th

Gadgets

Amazon offers Echo’s excellent voice recognition tech to other device makers

 Amazon is making the technology that makes its Echo line of devices so good at picking up your voice commands available to third-party device makers. That includes the microphone array that helps Echo pick up speech even in a fairly noisy room, as well as Amazon’s own proprietary software for recognizing wake words, reducing background noise and cancelling out echoes in large open rooms.… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

April 13th

Gadgets

Inmates at Ohio prison secretly built a networked PC from old parts

Prison Crime

If you've ever seen MSNBC's Lockup or the oft-overlooked Investigative Reports series on A&E, you've undoubtedly seen how enterprising prisoners often come up with ingenious ways to sneak in or build items they're forbidden from possessing. Whether it's creating jailhouse alcohol or fashioning deadly weapons from seemingly benign objects, I've long been fascinated by the resourcefulness of prisoners who manage to seemingly create something out of nothing.

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Yoni Heisler

April 13th

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Inmates at Ohio prison secretly built a networked PC from old parts

Prison Crime

If you've ever seen MSNBC's Lockup or the oft-overlooked Investigative Reports series on A&E, you've undoubtedly seen how enterprising prisoners often come up with ingenious ways to sneak in or build items they're forbidden from possessing. Whether it's creating jailhouse alcohol or fashioning deadly weapons from seemingly benign objects, I've long been fascinated by the resourcefulness of prisoners who manage to seemingly create something out of nothing.

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Yoni Heisler

April 13th

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Inmates at Ohio prison secretly built a networked PC from old parts

Prison Crime

If you've ever seen MSNBC's Lockup or the oft-overlooked Investigative Reports series on A&E, you've undoubtedly seen how enterprising prisoners often come up with ingenious ways to sneak in or build items they're forbidden from possessing. Whether it's creating jailhouse alcohol or fashioning deadly weapons from seemingly benign objects, I've long been fascinated by the resourcefulness of prisoners who manage to seemingly create something out of nothing.

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Yoni Heisler

April 13th

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Inmates at Ohio prison secretly built a networked PC from old parts

Prison Crime

If you've ever seen MSNBC's Lockup or the oft-overlooked Investigative Reports series on A&E, you've undoubtedly seen how enterprising prisoners often come up with ingenious ways to sneak in or build items they're forbidden from possessing. Whether it's creating jailhouse alcohol or fashioning deadly weapons from seemingly benign objects, I've long been fascinated by the resourcefulness of prisoners who manage to seemingly create something out of nothing.

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Yoni Heisler

April 13th

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Inmates at Ohio prison secretly built a networked PC from old parts

Prison Crime

If you've ever seen MSNBC's Lockup or the oft-overlooked Investigative Reports series on A&E, you've undoubtedly seen how enterprising prisoners often come up with ingenious ways to sneak in or build items they're forbidden from possessing. Whether it's creating jailhouse alcohol or fashioning deadly weapons from seemingly benign objects, I've long been fascinated by the resourcefulness of prisoners who manage to seemingly create something out of nothing.

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Yoni Heisler

April 13th

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Inmates at Ohio prison secretly built a networked PC from old parts

Prison Crime

If you've ever seen MSNBC's Lockup or the oft-overlooked Investigative Reports series on A&E, you've undoubtedly seen how enterprising prisoners often come up with ingenious ways to sneak in or build items they're forbidden from possessing. Whether it's creating jailhouse alcohol or fashioning deadly weapons from seemingly benign objects, I've long been fascinated by the resourcefulness of prisoners who manage to seemingly create something out of nothing.

Continue reading...

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Yoni Heisler

April 13th

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