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Smartphone radiation detector app tests positive

The popularity of smartphones continues to grow with the availability of an ever-growing range of applications. The app, Radioactivity Counter, is designed to measure a person's exposure to radiation. It claims ...

Jun 30, 2014
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Mozilla at work: See the web evolve with VR

Virtual reality for the web is about to get a significant push forward from Mozilla developers, they are working on prototype support for Oculus Rift in the Firefox browser. Peter Bright, technology editor, ...

Jun 28, 2014 weblog
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Software renders Earth's atmosphere in 3-D splendor

As an atmospheric scientist, Martin Jucker found it frustrating that the Earth's atmosphere typically appears as a consistent, two-dimensional plane when scientists visualize atmospheric data. Horizontal ...

Jun 27, 2014
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Intel brings out the avatar in you with new app

Intel on Thursday announced Pocket Avatars, a messaging app that will allow you to send messages through video avatars. The app is available for free download in Google Play and App store in the United St ...

Jun 20, 2014 weblog
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A lack of leading ladies haunts game industry

Video game developers hyped upcoming titles featuring super-soldiers, assassins, bank robbers and secret agents at last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo. They all had one thing in common: They're men. ...

Jun 19, 2014
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