TECHNOLOGY - 3-D Printed Bio Shoes Would Repair Themselves
Keeping these running shoes in good condition would be like watering a house plant. Continue reading .. ...
http://news.discovery.com/tech/gear-and-gadgets/3-d-printed-


TECHNOLOGY - Amphibian-Like Synthetic Gel Could Repair Itself
Engineers step closer to the holy grail: complex self-healing materials. Continue reading .. ...
http://news.discovery.com/tech/amphibian-like-synthetic-gel-


TECHNOLOGY - Fully functional loudspeaker is 3-D printed
(Phys.org) —Cornell researchers have 3-D printed a working loudspeaker, seamlessly integrating the plastic, conductive and magnetic parts, and ready for use almost as soon as it comes out of the printer .. ...
http://phys.org/news/2013-12-fully-functional-loudspeaker-d.


TECHNOLOGY - Google Maps Navigation for Android makes its way to 25 more countries
Eager to go on a driving trip to an exotic locale? You'll be glad to hear that Google Maps Navigation is now available in 25 more countries. Most of the additions are in Africa, including Libya, Somalia and Tunisia. The rest of the coverage is .. .. ...
http://www.engadget.com/2013/12/13/google-maps-navigation-fo


TECHNOLOGY - Hackers Make Covert Networks With Sound
Hackers can now use a computer's microphone to transmit data using sounds only dogs can hear. Continue reading .. ...
http://news.discovery.com/tech/gear-and-gadgets/hackers-make


TECHNOLOGY - How Oculus Plans To Be Riding High When The Virtual Reality Wave Breaks
A company that was conceived less than a year ago today announced its Series B round of funding late last night, with a massive raise of $75 million to add to its existing $16 million Series A and $2.4 million in Kickstarter crowdfunding dollars. That company is Oculus Rift: A virtual reality headset dreamt up by Gaikai veteran Brendan Iribe and a team of other startup vets. With nearly $100 million invested, expectations are huge, but the compan ...
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http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/13/oculus-vr-oculus-rift-strat


TECHNOLOGY - Skype brings picture in picture video calls to Android tablets
For Skype's latest Android update, the company turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: parent company Microsoft's Windows 8.1 OS. Specifically, the Skype team wanted to achieve a Snap View-like feature for Android tablet users and that's just .. .. ...
http://www.engadget.com/2013/12/13/skype-brings-picture-in-p


TECHNOLOGY - Smart Shoes Could Help Runners Hit Their Stride
Sensors, wireless communications and smartphone apps are transforming the humble running shoe into a sophisticated monitoring device .. ...
http://news.discovery.com/tech/biotechnology/smart-shoes-cou


TECHNOLOGY - TIL that a British company made a laptop with a graphical user interface, a 60 hour battery life, SSD storage, and a touchpad. In 1989.
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TIL that a British company made a laptop with a graphical user interface, a 60 hour battery life, SSD storage, and a touchpad. In 1989.
http://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/1sslkf/til_th


TECHNOLOGY - Tech Companies Take Step Toward The 'Internet Of Things'
Few people have homes where smart appliances talk to each other. A group of companies hopes to develop a "common language" of software to change that. And the firms hope an open standard will address potential security and privacy issues that are bound to arise.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.u .. ...
http://www.npr.org/2013/12/13/250536995/tech-companies-take-


TECHNOLOGY - The best tablet deals of the week: 12.13.13
With Engadget's new tools, you can track price drops on thousands of devices every day, and once a week we feature some of the best deals right here. But act fast! Many of these are limited-time offers, and won't last long.Tablets may not be on .. .. ...
http://www.engadget.com/2013/12/13/the-best-tablet-deals-of-


TECHNOLOGY - This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Oculus VR, Smartphone Subsidies, And Home Automation
With the gaming world reinvigorated by the introduction of two new consoles, Occulus has announced $75 million in funding to bring virtual reality headsets to the masses. Meanwhile, AT&T’s CEO mentioned the end of smartphone subsidies, which ended up being a hot topic of debate this week. And as we open our homes to friends and loved ones over the holidays, it’s worth looking at the next generation of home automation gadgets. We discuss all t ...
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http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/13/this-week-on-the-tc-gadgets


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