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CES 2014: Gtech Air Ram Cordless Ultra Light Vacuum (video)

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At CES 2014, our Todd Townsend takes a look at the Gtech Air Ram cordless vacuum. It weighs under 8 pounds and looks pretty cool, too. Check out the video.
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On 4K Panel TVs: Great TVs, Rotten Monitors, Alfred Poor Deep Dive

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Here's our Alfred Poor's deep dive on 2K versus 4K displays, how 2K and 4K sets compare and why 4K panel sets make for rotten monitors. For now.
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MIT Creates Circuits from Living Cells: How It Works

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MIT creates circuits from living cells. They add, multiply, divide, calculate logs and square roots. It's called synthetic biology. WILD.
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Why Four Digit PINs Blow: How to Protect Your Data infographic

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Four digit PINs only result in 10,000 possible combos. How long do you think it takes a hacker to guess yours? Not long. Check out this eye-opening infographic and get some tips on how to protect your data if you're stuck with a four digit PIN.
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NASA DTN Protocol: Interplanetary Internet, How It Works, What LEGOS Have to To With It

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Vint Cerf, developer of the IP protocol, created the BP protocol driving the DTN protocol behind the Interplanetary Internet. Here's how BP differs from TCP/IP and why the Internet will benefit from developments of the Interplanetary Internet, all in the news now. Deep tech dive. Happy weekend!
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Erik Vlietinck: How the EU-funded Radar Sensor Works

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Our European correspondent Erik Vlietinck explains an EU-funded radar sensor -- what it is, how it works and possible applications.
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CrushFTP 6 Enterprise: FTP Server Packs Extra Punch (review)

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CrushFTP 6 is the newest version of Ben Spink's FTP server product for OS X, Linux and Windows. Our Erik Vlietinck took a look at the enterprise version.
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London Summer Olympics 2012: The Tech Behind the Torch

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Here's the tech explained behind this year's Summer Olympics 2012 torch -- it changes from year to year. Cool. Also, a video from London's receipt of the torch -- a royal welcome. Enjoy!
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How it Works: Fiber Optic Infographic

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How does fiber optic — aka optical fiber – technology work? Now you know. Here are all the basics — plus some — in this fiber optic infographic. Thanks to Technography for turning us on to it. It’s timely info in light of the Google Fiber announcement in Kansas City today…
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Larry Press: Aereo Antenna Tech Explainer, Patents and Why You Should Care

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I’ve been covering Aereo’s effort to stream local TV online since it launched — and, predictably, immediately got sued by broadcasters who want everyone to watch their broadcasts over the air. This week, Aereo won the first battle of what’s sure to be a nasty war. A New York  judge ruled against ABC TV and other media outlets […]
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SpaceX Dragon: How Does It Work, In-Depth (amazing infographic)

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Some things just don't work in words. So here's an infographic, courtesy the most excellent site space.com, on how the SpaceX Falcon rocket-powered Dragon works. It took off today at long last and after delays. But it's off, launched today to offload cargo to the ISS. Here's how it works. Source SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration
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