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Larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may sport a faster processor than the 4.7-inch model

New reports hint that Apple may give the rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 a slightly faster A8 processor, with more graphics processing cores, than the chip destined for use in the 4.7-inch model.

Google spots child porn in man’s Gmail account, tips off police

If you have unsavory and/or illegal stuff in your Gmail account, Google just might give the cops a heads up. Recently, the tech giant alerted police to a case of child pornography in a Gmail account.

Lytro’s interactive ‘Living Gallery’ shows off new Illum camera’s capabilities

Lytro upcoming Illum is the company's next-generation (and expensive) light-field camera. A Web gallery showcases photos that have been shot with the Illum's "40 megaray" resolution, with all of them featuring the refocusing capability.

Got enemies? Mercedes’ grenade-proof S600 Guard may be the safest ride to work

The Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard is an armored version of Mercedes' flagship, V12-powered S600 sedan. It adds bullet-resistant glass and steel plate to the S-Class' long list of features.
Movies & TV

The Strain weekly recap: Vampire-slaying is ‘Not For Everyone’

A growing sense of danger pervades the fourth episode of The Strain as some major characters struggle with a rapidly deteriorating situation in New York City.

BioShock heads to iOS with controller support in August 2014

Irrational Games' 2007 hit BioShock is coming to select iOS devices with MFi game controller support as a "premium" release in August 2014.

UK spy agency approves new degrees for badly needed cyber cops

With cyber attacks on government institutions and critical industries expected to increase in the coming years, a UK spy agency has approved of new graduate degree courses in cyber security in the hope of building a new and effective army…
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Panasonic turns to growing leafy greens in Singapore food project

Panasonic is the latest in a string of tech companies to explore the potential of indoor farming. The firm on Sunday announced a Singapore-based project where it's growing a range of leafy greens to help the island state reduce its…

6 smart devices that make Google Glass look downright normal

From smart socks to a ring that reads your gestures in thin air, smart devices get a whole lot weirder than the smartwatches and glasses we’re accustomed to. Here are some of our favorites.

SFO trials beacon-based navigation system to help blind visitors explore terminal

Visually impaired visitors to San Francisco airport will soon be able to make use of a new beacon-based system that works with their handset to offer information on points of interest within the terminal building, as well as directions to…
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Giant floating duck could provide solar energy for Copenhagen

Copenhagen wants to become the world's first carbon-neutral capital by 2025, and could use the services of a giant, solar-panel-covered duck to help it achieve the ambitious goal.