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iRobot Has Sold Its Defense And Security Business

The iRobot Roomba 650, which Dyson could be looking to one-up. In an effort to divest itself of the defense and security market, iRobot has sold its D&S assets to form another company dedicated to all things military. The new company is led by CEO Sean Bielat, a former Marine officer. From the release: The iRobot Defense & Security (D&S) organization is excited to announce that it will become a standalone, privately held Robotics… Read More

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John Biggs

February 4th

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Marc Dillon Takes CEO Role At Smarter Mobile Charger Startup, Asmo

Asmo Former Jolla co-founder Marc Dillon has a new job in hardware: Finnish startup Asmo, which has been crowdfunding a mobile charger that switches off automatically when the device is fully charged, has today named Dillon as its new CEO. Read More

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Natasha Lomas

February 4th

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iPhone 7 Could Have A Flush Rear Camera

iphone-6-plus-corner-macro Chances are you hate this protruding camera module pictured above on your current iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s. According to a new rumor on the iPhone 7 design (via Mac Rumors), the next iPhone could have a flush rear camera. The antenna bands across the back would also disappear. Read More

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Romain Dillet

February 3rd

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New Apple Patent Covers Hovering Gestures For iPhone Displays

Screen Shot 2016-02-03 at 3.16.45 PM 3D Touch was just a first step. AppleInsider has spotted a new patent that would add a proximity sensor layer into your iPhone display. It would open up a brand new field of interactions for your phone with new hovering gestures. Read More

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Romain Dillet

February 3rd

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New Apple Patent Covers Hovering Gestures For iPhone Displays

Screen Shot 2016-02-03 at 3.16.45 PM 3D Touch was just a first step. AppleInsider has spotted a new patent that would add a proximity sensor layer into your iPhone display. It would open up a brand new field of interactions for your phone with new hovering gestures. Read More

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Romain Dillet

February 3rd

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Apple Beefs Up Its Security Team By Hiring Zero-Day Exploit Team

MacBook Pro 2013 by PicJumbo Remember Thunderstrike 2? Last summer, Xeno Kovah and Trammell Hudson unveiled a serious zero-day vulnerability in OS X letting malware creators completely brick your Mac without any way to reset it to its factory status. And it looks like Apple didn’t just fix the vulnerability — it has also hired the team behind this exploit to work on security. Read More

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Romain Dillet

February 3rd

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This Semi-Automatic Gun Is “95 Percent” 3D Printed

Screen Shot 2016-02-03 at 12.24.34 PM Another day, another 3D-printed gun. This one comes to us from a carpenter from West Virginia who calls himself Derwood. His gun is “95 percent” 3D printed which means the important bits – springs, firing pins, etc. – are handmade or repurposed (the barrel comes from a Glock) while the stock, magazine, and upper and lower receivers are printed on a Fusion F306 3D… Read More

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John Biggs

February 3rd

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Review: Doppler Labs AR Listening System Signals The Future Is Here

IMG_0146 For years now, we’ve though of Augmented Reality in the context of our vision — Google Glass started the trend, and the Microsoft HoloLens enforced it. But the folks at Doppler Labs believe the future of augmented reality starts with the ears. It’s Here. The Doppler Labs Here buds, live in-ear audio tuners that let you tune and tweak your own hearing experience, have… Read More

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Jordan Crook

February 3rd

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Petcube Scoops Up $2.6 Million So You Can Entertain Your Pet From Anywhere

IMG_3627 Petcube, which is part of Y Combinator’s Winter 2016 class, is a young startup that wants to bring together pet care and the connected home to improve the lives of our pets. To do this, the company has raised $2.6 million for their first product, the Petcube Camera. Read More

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Anna Escher

February 3rd

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Das Keyboard Releases New Gaming Hardware For AWSD Jockeys

Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 11.42.04 AM Das Keyboard, makers of super-clicky, super-heavy keyboards for hacker ninja warriors has announced a new line of keyboards and mice for the gaming set. Called Division Zero, the new X40 keyboard has a metal top panel, LED-lit keys, and new gold-plated switch contacts. The top panel is removable and replaceable and n-key rollover for maximum badassery. They’ve also launched an M50 mouse… Read More

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John Biggs

February 2nd

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