TECHNOLOGY - 30 things being 3D printed right now (and none of them are guns)
From jet parts to unborn babies, icebergs to crime scenes, and houses to dolls: how new technology is shaking up making things. By Stuart DredgeStuart Dredg .. ...
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/29/3d-printin
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TECHNOLOGY - Beautiful headphones made with reclaimed wood help to fund hearing restoration
Not only are these headphones eye-catching, they're also helping to make the world a better place with their social good mission .. ...


TECHNOLOGY - Cisco Launches the Smart Grid Router as Apps Platform
Cisco has just made it a lot easier for third parties to write applications to run on its smart grid routers and networks -- and in doing so, it has staked its latest claim to capturing the potential of distributed intelligence at the edge of the grid. On Wednesday, the networking giant launched IOx, a version of its IOS networking software that allows partners and third-party developers to write applications for its industrial routers
http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/cisco-launches-t


TECHNOLOGY - Cisco Launches the Smart Grid Router as Apps Platform
Cisco has just made it a lot easier for third parties to write applications to run on its smart grid routers and networks, and staked its latest claim to capturing the potential of distributed intelligence at the edge of the grid. On Wednesday, the networking giant launched IOx, a version of its IOS networking software that allows partners and third-party developers to write applications for its industrial routers
http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/cisco-launches-t


TECHNOLOGY - Classic Science Fiction Wallpapers to Fill Your Desktop with Awe
You don't need the green hills of Windows on your desktop, and frankly we're sick of that one wallpaper you downloaded like three months ago. Gaze at one of these images on your desktop, and contemplate the weirdness and wonder of tomorrow.
http://io9.com/classic-science-fiction-wallpapers-will-fill-


TECHNOLOGY - Eco-Mobius is a modular, 'forever' smart phone
Phonebloks was a great idea - mix-and-match pieces means upgrading from a basic platform is forever. Now it has a first competitor - the Eco-Mobius .. ...


TECHNOLOGY - Google Nexus 7 tablet

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/fmdk45idg/google-nexus-7-tabl


TECHNOLOGY - Google selling Motorola phone business to Lenovo
Google is selling Motorola Mobility's smartphone business to Lenovo Group for $2.9 billion .. ...
http://phys.org/news/2014-01-google-motorola-business-lenovo


TECHNOLOGY - Infographic: Vampire Appliances That Devour Electricity While You Sleep
Did you know that the average television uses 10 watts of electricity when it’s switched off? Every night as you sleep vampire appliances are stalking your house, sucking up energy and raising your utility bill. Castlegate Lights just launched a new infographic that shows the biggest offenders – check it out after the break to see just how much energy your stereo, printer, and DVD player consume when they’re turned off but not unplugged.
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http://inhabitat.com/infographic-vampire-appliances-that-dev


TECHNOLOGY - Nearly everyone uses piezoelectrics: Be nice to know how they work
(Phys.org) —Piezoelectrics—materials that can change mechanical stress to electricity and back again—are everywhere in modern life. Computer hard drives. Loud speakers. Medical ultrasound. Sonar. Though piezoelectrics are a widely used technology, there are major gaps in our understanding of how they work. Now researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Canada's Simon Fraser University believe they've learned why ...
http://phys.org/news/2014-01-piezoelectrics-nice.htm


TECHNOLOGY - New app to monitor Meniere's Disease launched
A new mobile app has been launched this week to help researchers develop a better understanding of a rare condition affecting the inner ear .. ...
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-01-app-meniere-disease.ht


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