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A blind mother was able to see her newborn son for the first time thanks to a pair of special glasses. The eSight glasses capture an image and video and then present it in real time with enhancements for people with low vision. These enhancements make the eye perceive more than it would have otherwise been able to.

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The Nexus Player was the first retail device powered by Android TV. This set-top box has been manufactured by ASUS and it runs on the relatively new platform from Google that’s aimed at taking over your living room. This device has only been sold through the Google Play Store ever since it was launched but that changes today. The Nexus Player is now available through U.S. retailers. Amazon, Newegg and Best Buy have the device in stock.

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MakerBot Mobile has been around for iOS for some time now. The app lets users control various aspects of their 3D printer. MakerBot had said that it would release a version for Android and now it has. The MakerBot Mobile app for Android brings MakerBot Cloud Library as well as all of the features and options necessary to control supported 3D printers.

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Earlier this week it was confirmed that The Interview is going to arrive on Netflix. The online video streaming service has followed through on this promise and has started streaming The Interview. This controversial movie can now be streamed on demand by any and all Netflix subscribers. Its yet another move by Sony, relying on digital distribution, to get this movie out in front of as many people as possible.

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Last year Apple showed off its home automation technology aptly called HomeKit. Device manufacturers will build home automation products that use this technology. A new report suggests that it may take until spring 2015 for these devices to hit the market. That will mark one full year since the announcement of HomeKit to the launch of the very first products to use it. HomeKit was unveiled at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2014 in San Francisco.

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Snapchat is known around the world as an application that allows users to send pictures and videos to each other that disappear automatically after a few seconds. The company appears to be branching out to publishing original content. According to reports Snapchat is going to produce original content like videos and articles in-house. It has reportedly hired several journalists and video producers over the past few months for this effort.

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Mars rovers have collected a lot of data about the Red Planet but its not like they don’t run into problems up there. The surface of Mars is extremely tricky to navigate and this can make it tough for the rover to travel long distances in a Martian day. The solution being proposed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory involves using an autonomous drone dubbed as the Mars Helicopter. It would fly ahead of the rover and capture images while would then help the NASA engineers back on Earth to plan the best possible driving route for the rover.

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There are countless streaming sticks available in the market and all of them serve the same purpose more or less. Options include the Amazon Fire TV Stick, Google Chromecast, Roku Streaming Stick and more. There were rumors that Walmart might introduce one of its own and indeed it has. The retailer is now selling Vudu Spark streaming stick which intends to undercut its rivals on price as it only costs $25.

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Over Christmas you might have heard about PlayStation Network troubles but that was nothing compared to what happened back in 2011. Many of you would remember that back then PlayStation Network had been knocked offline for almost a month, and not only that, account information of more than 77 million users had also been compromised. Sony is making up for that ordeal by offering cheap old games and some other digital content.

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Last year Google made public a list of 34 cities in which it could potentially expand its Google Fiber service. An announcement from the company was expected before Christmas last year but at that time Google said that it would talk more about Fiber’s expansion in early 2015.  Even though an official word hasn’t come in yet it appears that the gigabit internet service might be coming to a handful of cities in North Carolina.

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