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New battery could mean the Samsung Galaxy S8 only charges once a week

New battery could mean the Samsung Galaxy S8 only charges once a week

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Current lithium-ion batteries may be about to get a much-needed upgrade thanks to a new development for fuel cells. The new batteries should be able to keep smartphones and drones going for over double the time they currently last. It could even be applied... >>

NSFW: Are naked, no holds barred 3D printed action figures the next big thing?

NSFW: Are naked, no holds barred 3D printed action figures the next big thing?

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Following on from the success of its 3D printed superhero action figures, which sport your own face, Firebox has taken the idea one step further. Now you can get a 3D printed model of yourself in the buff, letting it all hang on out for the world to see.... >>

Virtuali-Tee AR t-shirts not for the squeamish, will take your kids on a fun, bloody ride

Virtuali-Tee AR t-shirts not for the squeamish, will take your kids on a fun, bloody ride

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Engaging children in educational pursuits is a fickle old game. A popular route to success has been with edgy content from shows like Horrible Histories. Based on the books of the same name these highlight the gruesome side of life in the past, in a way... >>

Don't just watch BBC's Robot Wars, fight your own Hexbug Battlebots at home

Don't just watch BBC's Robot Wars, fight your own Hexbug Battlebots at home

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Robot Wars is no longer confined the the sentimental memories of parents. A new generation of British youngsters will be able to enjoy enjoy the carnage of metal, flywheels and pistons doing battle in a relaunched BBC 2 Robot Wars series coming later... >>

Oculus founder Luckey slams Apple, no Mac Oculus Rift support for now

Oculus founder Luckey slams Apple, no Mac Oculus Rift support for now

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Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has explained why there won't be support for Mac with the consumer release of Oculus Rift and, in the process, cheekily criticised Apple. He does leave the door open though, with a hint that Mac support could come in the future.... >>

Stop thieves getting your valuables using these smart security gadgets

Stop thieves getting your valuables using these smart security gadgets

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As gadgets become more valuable and we carry even more of them around with us daily, theft is a big problem. But those smart gadgets, and even people, that need to be protected are starting to benefit from a growing smart security tech front-line. From... >>

Pull anything into the virtual world for super cheap with this $99 3D laser scanner

Pull anything into the virtual world for super cheap with this $99 3D laser scanner

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Being able to 3D scan objects from the real world into the virtual one has been a relatively expensive process, until now. CowTech Ciclop is a new laser 3D scanner that will cost you only $99. One of the ways this scanner has been able to remain so affordable... >>

Nasa funding quiet supersonic jet, a friendly Concorde for everyone

Nasa funding quiet supersonic jet, a friendly Concorde for everyone

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Nasa has set its sights a little closer to earth for once as it begins plans to help make supersonic airliners a reality once again. The world famous and now retired Concorde was the last supersonic jet to take paying passengers into the air. But it wasn't... >>

HP Colour LaserJet Pro MFP M477FNW: 7 ways it reinvents the office

HP Colour LaserJet Pro MFP M477FNW: 7 ways it reinvents the office

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Small businesses searching for a printer need look no further than HP's Colour LaserJet Pro line. We've recently spent some time with the HP Colour LaserJet Pro MFP M477FNW model, a compact multifunction printer that comes with a strong feature set to... >>

McDonald's turned its Happy Meal Box into a Cardboard-like VR headset

McDonald's turned its Happy Meal Box into a Cardboard-like VR headset

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Yep. You read that right. McDonald's Happy Meal Boxes have been made into virtual-reality headsets. But don't go rushing over to your nearest Mickey D's just yet, as this promo is limited to one country at the moment (and it's not the US or the UK). Oddly,... >>