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GoClever R83, the Best Price-Performace Tablet You Can Get

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GoClever R83.2 is perhaps one of the best tablets you can get at a reasonable price. GoClever is an electronics company from EU, Poland, with its main factories in China, Shenzhen, of course, just like with all other Western companies. The R83 is not a single product but a series of three, R83, R83.2 and the R83.3 which is quite rare for some strange reason. We’ve only found a few models of... 

Microsoft reveals tens of thousands of users data disclosed to governments

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Microsoft received 75,378 government requests in 2012 to disclose user information, a report reveals. The company joins the likes of Google, which handed over troves of user data to governments last year, raising concerns over privacy violations. The software giant claims the requests come from the FBI and as such the disclosure of the information can be justified. Microsoft revealed in its transparency... 

Samsung Galaxy S4 Officially Launched, Prices Revealed

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Samsung has officially launched today in New York City its new Galaxy smartphone, the long anticipated Galaxy S4. The new Galaxy S4 brings new great features such as two Quad Core CPUs, oddly, at different speeds, a Quad Core CPU Cortex-A15 clocked at 1.6GHz, and a second Quad Core CPU Cortex-A7 running at 1.2GHz. The CPUs are running together with the Exynos 5 Octa chipset and the PowerVR SGX 544MP3... 

TV as we know it to become extinct pretty soon

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It is an open secret that people do not watch TV as much as they used to. Many say that there is nothing interesting to watch on TV today. This answer would be considered very strange ten or fifteen years ago. Nowadays, most people miss their favorite TV shows all the time. The main disadvantage of modern television is the lack of feedback. For this reason, more and more people prefer to switch to... 

World's first bionic eye approved by FDA, aims to treat blindness

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The world’s first bionic eye has been approved by America’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The futuristic retinal prosthesis will be used to treat a certain type of blindness. The product, which has been named Argus II, was designed by California-based Second Sight – which focuses on developing, manufacturing, and marketing implantable visual prosthetics. It’s a fitting name for a company... 

Iranian experts unveil new UAV, solar car

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Iranian researchers have produced an indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) which can be used for reconnaissance mission together with a domestically-designed and -developed solar car. The aircraft, named ‘Afar’ and developed by Iranian technicians at the Qazvin Branch of the Islamic Azad University, has a wingspan of three meters (about 10 feet) and a hull length of 1.5 meters (about 5 feet). The... 

Japanese giants Panasonic, Sharp post $11 billion losses

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A Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic showroom in Tokyo. Embattled Japanese consumer electronics giants Panasonic and Sharp have posted more than USD11 billion in combined losses over the nine-month period ending in December. On Friday, Sharp announced its losses had doubled in the nine months leading to December to USD4.6 billion. Panasonic, meanwhile, said it had lost about USD6.77 billion... 

Iran rolls out bold design for homemade fighter jets

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Iran has presented its first domestically designed defense fighter-bomber jet with limited stealth capabilities. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stressed that the plane was designed for defense purposes, and will not be used for aggression. Codenamed Qaher-313 (‘Conqueror’), the jet is an advanced single-seat single-engine military plane. It is reportedly capable of engaging targets... 

Belgium to build 'battery island' to store wind farm energy

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Belgium plans to build a horseshoe-shaped artificial island off its North Sea coast to store energy generated by its wind farms. The project will also double as attraction for sea birds (and possibly flocks of tourists). ­The ambitious undertaking was unveiled this week by Belgian North Sea Minister Johan Vande Lanotte, as he reported on the implementation of marine special planning. The island is... 

New York artist to debut 'drone-proof' anti-surveillance clothing line

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Some fashonistas strive for sexy when it comes to clothes, but one artist from New York is taking a rather utilitarian approach with outfits — he’s about to unveil a whole line of garments designed to make the wearer nearly invisible to drones. Brooklyn-based artist Adam Harvey used to work primarily with photography, but he undertakes an entirely different medium with his newest project. He says... 

Russia says next-gen spacecraft design ready

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Russia’s halting attempts to build a next generation spacecraft have received a boost after a leading constructor announced that it has completed the design of a new prototype. But seasoned space watchers await specifics before popping their corks. ­“We have finished the design of the new spaceship. We took into consideration that the new craft has to be able to travel not only to the International... 

Smart TVs can spy on their owners

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Viewers, beware: while you’re watching TV, your TV might be watching you back. A security firm discovered that Samsung’s Smart TV can give hackers access to the device’s built-in camera and microphones, allowing them to watch everything you do. The Malta-based firm ReVuln posted a video showing its team of researchers hacking into one of the Samsung TVs and accessing its settings, channel lists,... 

Russia shelves hypersonic aircraft project

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The work on the Russian aviation project of the hypersonic experimental aircraft, known for the Russian initials as GELA, has been shelved before 2014, RBC reports. According to sources at Rainbow design bureau and the Central Institute of AeroHydroDynamics, the works on the Russian hypersonic experimental aircraft (GELA), which were conducted in Dubna (a town near Moscow) were suspended at least... 

Hi-tech contact lenses show texts and maps

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Imagine texting while driving, or placing a call while showering, without holding your phone in your hands. It’s not sci-fi any more – a new technology allows information like text messages and driving directions to be projected onto a contact lens. The hardware behind this invention is a spherical curved LCD display that can fit into a contact lens, developed by Ghent University’s Centre... 

Russian scientists create world's best heart valve

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Heart surgeons have performed the first-ever implantation of the artificial heart valve, which was developed in Russia. The valve was produced in the Moscow-based Bakulev’s Center of Cardiac Surgery in cooperation with a company from Penza. The valve differs from all of its predecessors for better blood passability. For the time being, the Russian, full-flow valve is considered the best in the... 
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