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NYC starts turning pay phones into free Wi-Fi hotspots

07/11/2012, New York City already has tons of free Wi-Fi hotspots, but is going to add some more as well as make use of some of the outdated pay phone kiosks around the city. They are currently testing a pilot program to install free Wi-Fi hotspots into select pay...

Triboelectric generators can power touchscreens by touch

07/10/2012, Imagine a future where smartphones and tablets have awesome battery life without the addition of a larger, and bulkier battery. Well, it looks like we’re moving one step towards that dream. The researchers at Georgia Tech recently revealed a...

Vancouver hotel replaces old-fashioned room telephones with iPhones

07/09/2012, In April this year, we wrote to you about how iPads were used in the rooms of Hotel Bel-Air to place room service orders. Well, it looks like the Opus hotel in Vancouver is backing up the trend. The hotel has replaced its old-fashioned room telephones...

Firefox developer says everyone hates Firefox updates

07/09/2012, Mozilla’s own Jono DiCarlo has just made some very interesting comments regarding Firefox. In a very long blog post, DiCarlo talked about how the rapid release cycle for Firefox updates has been killing Firefox itself, something which has become an...

According to Physics, Batman’s cape is a death trap

07/09/2012,   Batman’s winged cape is essential to his capturing villains. It allows him to scout out Gotham city from skyscrapers and glide to lower distances at a high speed. Everyone whose played Batman Arkham City has definitely enjoyed the sensation...

Nike reveals GS Football boot, lightest cleat ever

07/09/2012, While trying to outrun the last defender and make it to the goal, a seasoned soccer player knows that lighter feet will make the difference on whether  you beat the defender or not. As time has gone on, competing soccer companies have sought to create...

Michael Fassbender to star in upcoming Assassin’s Creed movie

07/09/2012,   Ubisoft is looking to go against the belief that video games cannot be successfully made in movies with its own Assassin’s Creed movie. Ubisoft has decided that Michael Fassbender, who has recently risen to popularity with his roles...

New Robocop teaser video released

07/09/2012, If you’ve been keeping up with movie news, you probably know that there’s a new Robocop movie on the way. The well-loved cyborg policeman from 1994 will be coming back next year but this time with a brand-new all-star cast of Gary Oldman,...

Timbuk2 reveals new bag with internal storage

07/06/2012, Timbuk2, a popular manufacturer of travel bags made for all different occasions, although their tech bags happen to be their most popular options, has unveiled a new line of bags with the ability to charge gadgets. Timbuk2 teamed up with Joey Energy to...

Facebook and Yahoo! form new partnership, resolve patent dispute

07/06/2012, Facebook v. Yahoo! has officially come to an end today. The two tech giants have agreed upon a legal truce which will include a patent portfolio cross-license. Not only did they settle the patent issue, they also have formed a new advertising partnership....