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Beamer instead of a light bulp

The Californian startup Beam Labs Inc introduced a led beamer which can be used in a standard light bulp socket. This idea was so fascinating, that already more than 640.000 US Dollars have been earned instead of the expected 200.000 … Continue reading

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Google streams music now also in Germany

Google launches it music streaming service “All Access” under the new name “All-inclusive” also in Germany. This service was in the US already in May 2013 available, it competes with Spotify, Rdio and Napster. Quelle: Rainer Jensen / Google Germany … Continue reading

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Already 2013 tablets will overtake PCs

According to a forecast of IDC tablets will take over PCs already in 2013, and this world wide. In Germany this is already reality: in the second quarter of 2013 more tablets have been sold to consumers than PCs. According … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi to control camera system in order to protect rhinos

The company Cambridge Consultants uses a Raspberry Pi in order to control a robust Camerasystem which monitors rhinos in the Tsavo national park. The camera system sends its data in real time over satellites to the wild life service which … Continue reading

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360 degree TV

A new camera, Omnicam360, developed by the researcher Christian Weißig the Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (HHI) in Berlin allows the recording of a 360 degrees panorama. This camera placed e.g. in a soccer field enables the user to play camera man for himself. During a … Continue reading

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Microsoft decides to go alone on the smart phone market

Nokia sells its device and service business to Microsoft. Together with relevant patents Microsoft pays 5.4 billion US Dollars which corresponds to approximately one quarterly win of Microsoft. This is much less than Google had to pay for Motorola, which … Continue reading

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facebook starts with shared photo albums

facebook users will soon be able to use shared photo albums. The creator of an album can invite up to 50 friends, each of them can upload up to 200 pictures into it. Currently facebook only allows the creator himself … Continue reading

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