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Just in time for Marvel’s Ant Man Movie

The BBC reports that tiny robots called “micro tugs” can pull 2000 times their own weight; the equivalent of a person lifting a blue whale! Thanks to feet designs based on the gecko, micro tugs are also capable of effortlessly climbing walls

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Best Phone Camera in the Galaxy?

If you are choosing your next phone based on the quality of the camera you might want to choose the Galaxy S6 by Samsung over the Apple 6. According to a recent article on CNET the Galaxy S6 has a

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Word Press 4.0 Released

  Version 4.0 of WordPress, named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman, is available for download or update  

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  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's new book is more business text than memoir - TechCrunch September 25, 2017
    TechCrunchMicrosoft CEO Satya Nadella's new book is more business text than memoirTechCrunchAny sitting CEO's book about his own company is likely to be a bit of a disappointment. It's no surprise then that Satya Nadella's Hit Refresh, which officially launched at Microsoft's Ignite conference today and which is now available from your ...19 minutes with […]
  • No, Apple iPhone X Isn't in Trouble - Fortune September 25, 2017
    FortuneNo, Apple iPhone X Isn't in TroubleFortuneOn Monday, investors became concerned about tepid demand for the upcoming smartphone following a seemingly negative report by Digitimes, a news site focused on the Asian tech industry. It said that Apple had told its iPhone X suppliers that it only ...Apple shares flirt with correction territoryThe Globe and MailGlass-Bodied […]
  • Ken Block's latest insane drifting video takes place on Pikes Peak - Ars Technica September 25, 2017
    Ars TechnicaKen Block's latest insane drifting video takes place on Pikes PeakArs TechnicaThat man Ken Block has another Gymkhana video out today. This time, instead of drifting his way through a city or abandoned factory, he's upped the stakes. You see, Mr. Block took his Ford Mustang up to the top of Pikes Peak in […]
  • GPS will be accurate within one foot in some phones next year - The Verge September 25, 2017
    The VergeGPS will be accurate within one foot in some phones next yearThe VergeSmartphones' GPS systems are going to start getting a lot more accurate. According to IEEE Spectrum, Broadcom is starting to make a mass-market GPS chip that can pinpoint a device's accuracy to within 30 centimeters, or just under one foot.Broadcom's newest chip […]
  • Levi's Commuter Trucker Jacket with Google ATAP tech announced - TalkAndroid (blog) September 25, 2017
    TalkAndroid (blog)Levi's Commuter Trucker Jacket with Google ATAP tech announcedTalkAndroid (blog)Way back in 2015 we were first introduced to Google's ATAP project to develop a digital technology that could be embedded in clothing. The concept was to produce a material that could be embedded in clothing to turn those articles into an input ...and more »
  • Plastic waste now polluting Arctic Ocean, scientists find - Telegraph.co.uk September 25, 2017
    Telegraph.co.ukPlastic waste now polluting Arctic Ocean, scientists findTelegraph.co.ukPlastic waste in the ocean is now so widespread it is polluting remote ice floes in the Arctic, scientists have discovered. A team from Exeter University discovered blocks of polystyrene in areas hundreds of miles from land which until recently were ...At 2017 minimum, scientists ask: Is Arctic […]
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