Mariella Moon

Mariella Moon

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Mariella loves working on both helpful and awe-inspiring science and technology stories. When she's not at her desk writing, you can find her in her room reading books, in front of the mirror trying to perfect her winged eyeliner, or crouched on the floor, giving her dog, Roco, a belly rub.
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Meet the Raspberry Pi-powered digital beer list

The affordable Raspberry Pi provides people the capacity to come up with great projects at a price they can afford. This swanky-looking digital beer list cost the developer only $35.
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Scientists design crash-proof computer based on nature’s chaos

Researchers designed a computer that never crashes by taking cues from nature. The crash-proof computer, which mimics nature's chaos, is currently in use at the University College London.
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How to use Bump to transfer files between your phone and your computer

If you find yourself always needing to transfer files to and from mobile devices and computers, you might want to look into getting the Bump app. It's very easy to use and works with different platforms.
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Computer program reconstructs dead languages

Scientists from Canada and California have come up with a computer program that will help linguists unearth dead languages. It's nowhere near perfect, but it could help us know more about human history in the long run.
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iFixit tears down the Surface Pro, gives lowest score possible for repairability

Unless you're an extremely patient individual with proven capability to tear electronics open for repair, don't try fixing a Surface Pro. iFixit, a website famous for tearing down devices, revealed its extremely low degree of repairability…
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Bill Gates talks Microsoft, cheeseburgers, and emerging tech on Reddit AMA

Bill Gates, a man whose name you'll always associate with Microsoft, visited social networking site Reddit to answer questions by the site's users. He not only talked about about his old company, but also showed us his more personal side.
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Website auto-resizes font by watching your face, makes it possible to read text from afar

Want to play with some auto-resizing font magic? Realtime Responsive Typography, an experimental website, adjusts the font size on screen for you, depending on how far away you are from your display's webcam.
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It’s not just the Surface Pro…MacBook Airs also suffer from storage issues

A report by Ed Bott of ZDNet reveals that Apple's MacBook Air might be just as deserving of all the criticism Microsoft has been getting over the Surface tablets' storage issues. The two devices' useable storage spaces are very close to…
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Google introduces bandwidth slider and audio-only option for Hangouts

Thanks to two new features that make Google's Hangouts video chat service a lot more user-friendly, you'll soon be able to use Hangouts in places around the globe with low or unreliable connectivity.
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Is Apple the world’s top PC maker? Sure, if you classify the iPad as a PC

Previous reports list HP as the top PC maker for 2012, but according to one research firm, Apple owned HP during the last quarter when it comes to PC shipments. But that's only if you add iPad sales to the mix.
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StormFly USB bracelet: Finally, an operating system you can wear on your wrist

The StormFly may look like one of those rubber LiveStrong bracelets, but if you plug it into a computer, it works its magic. This USB device comes with its own operating system, so you can turn any computer into your own.
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Raspberry Pi Foundation to release $25 camera module for the tiny computer

The Raspberry Pi Foundation previewed a tiny camera to go with its tiny computer. It will take a month or so before it becomes available, but when it does hit the market, you can get it for $25.