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Blood moon eclipse marks Google’s first weekly search trends report

A rare lunar eclipse, Easter, Passover and a new twist in Game of Thrones dominated the search landscape this week, as Google starts a weekly write-up of the world's most popular queries.
Mobile

Wireless charging is coming: Researchers juice up 40 smartphones from 5 meters away

Researchers from KAIST in Daejeon, South Korea have managed to extend the reach of wireless power transfer technology, bringing us closer to a world where phone and tablet chargers are as obsolete as MC Hammer pants.
Mobile

Paper 1.1 continues Facebook’s evolution on mobile

Facebook's alternative mobile app — still US only, for the time being — has been given a significant upgrade. Birthdays, events and photo comments are all now enabled alongside many other tweaks.
Mobile

Report: Nike may kill the FuelBand, fires most of the hardware team

Potentially bad news if you were interested in the next revision of the Nike FuelBand, the sports retailer is laying off the majority of the Digital Sport hardware team and could end hardware production soon.
Music

Spotify to shut down its old P2P network to prevent music from eating your bandwidth

According to TorrentFreak, Spotify will soon move away from using P2P networks, and will instead stream music from its own servers. This means less hassle for you if you're worried about bandwidth.
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Honeywell’s smart air purifier pulls pollen alerts from the web, adjusts fan accordingly

Honeywell just beat everyone to the punch and released a smart air purifier this week that can pull allergen alerts from the web and automatically adjust it's fan speed/filtration settings accordingly
Photography

LifePrint mobile printer partners with ZINK Imaging, has one week left for funding

LifePrint is an adorably small portable printer that lets you print pictures no matter where you are and no matter what connection you have. You can print using WiFi or your cellular network. The company recently announced a partnership…
Mobile

Is the Heartbleed bug in your Android? 80 phones/tablets that could be vulnerable

We've compiled a bunch of lists to figure out which Android phones and tablets are vulnerable to the Heartbleed OpenSSL Bug. We've. Gone through the List and have found 80 devices. What to do if you're vulnerable.
Mobile

Xiaomi teases Android tablet, looks a lot like the Lenovo Yoga Tablet

Xiaomi posted a teaser image of a possible upcoming product. The product shown sports a similar design to that of the Lenovo Yoga Tablet, but it looks nothing like recent leaks of a reported Xiaomi tablet.
Gaming

Two classic Silent Hill games heading to the PS Vita

Silent Hill: Origins and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories are both heading to the PS Vita, and will soon be available on the PlayStation Network in Europe – no word yet on a U.S. release.
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Toshiba’s U3 MicroSD cards are fast enough to handle 4K video, still tiny and easy to lose

Toshiba has unveiled the world's fastest MicroSD card. Coming in 32GB and 64GB capacities, these U3-designated cards can support 4K, 2K, and live video broadcast recordings, as well as faster data transfers in smart devices and digital…
Gaming

Plans surface for Nintendo’s mystery new video player

Nintendo applied for and received certification in Korea for a new and unknown product that is described in the certification listing as a “small video player.”