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Monday, March 2, 2015

Technology

Lenovo unveils a camera-phone hybrid, a smartphone, and a pocket projector

8 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat Summit is invite-only -- apply here. Ticket prices increase on March 6 Pacific! BARCELONA, Spain — Lenovo announced a grab bag of products here at Mobile World Congress 2015 today, including a n... by Mark Sullivan

AT&T combines its connected car and home platforms to help automate your life

5 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat Summit is invite-only -- apply here. Ticket prices increase on March 6 Pacific! BARCELONA, Spain — With the so-called Internet of things now in full swing, U.S. telecoms giant AT&T has revealed th... by Paul Sawers

Cyanogen Goes Fancy

Less than a minute ago - Techcrunch
 Cyanogen, a “community” Android version that allowed users of older phones to get some of Android’s newer features, is going just a bit more corporate in the wake of its partnership with Qualcomm. The commercial Cyanogen OS and the more community-minded CyanogenMod will become Qualcomm’s Android of choice for its new Snapdragon processors... by John Biggs

Blackphone launches a new phone and tablet alongside its privacy platform

Less than a minute ago - Engadget
Silent Circle, the outfit behind the security-oriented Blackphone, has just revealed two new handsets and "the world's first enterprise privacy platform." The first Blackphone was unveiled last year for (understandably) paranoid entrepreneurs. It was by Steve Dent

Jolla takes on Android with a promise not to sell your data

Less than a minute ago - Engadget
When Jolla launched its tablet on Indiegogo, it was an instant success. Today that tablet is being shown to the media for the first time at MWC. But, that's not all that the plucky mobile start-up has to reveal. With the new tablet comes the second v by James Trew

Google Street View Now Lets You Explore The Amazon Jungle Via Zip-Line

3 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 If you’ve ever fancied flying through the Amazon jungle, then there’s good news because Google’s got your back. Virtually speaking. Read More by Jon Russell

Sony Does A Tablet With An Add On Bluetooth Keyboard

Less than a minute ago - Techcrunch
 Sony isn’t done with mobile hardware yet, despite its recent talk of an exit strategy from smartphones. Here at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow in Barcelona it’s showing off a new 10.1 inch Android tablet, the Xperia Z4, coming this June, and a new mid-tier 4G/LTE smartphone, the Xperia M4 Aqua — its first octa-core 64-bit smartphone... by Natasha Lomas

Jolla Partners To Build Secure Version Of Its Sailfish Mobile OS

8 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Another security-focused development in the European mobile space: Finnish mobile startup Jolla, which develops the Sailfish mobile OS and its own brand mobile hardware, has just announced it will be partnering to create a “security hardened” version of the platform, called Sailfish Secure. Read More by Natasha Lomas

A Biologist Gets Into 3D Printed Eyelash Curlers Custom-Made For Every Womans’ Eyes

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 This is an exhaustive solution to a (physically) small problem. Biologist Adele Bakhtiarova had never been able to find an eyelash curler that fit her. She struggled with finding one that could reach out to the very last eyelashes on the edges of her eyes. She tried dozens of eyelash curlers. But they would pinch her skin or crimp the lashes into... by Kim-Mai Cutler

Metaio’s Thermal Touch Gets A Little Bit Smaller At MWC 2015

36 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 We first reported on Metaio’s Thermal Touch concept for Augmented Reality (AR) interface control last spring. Still in its infancy, the concept relies on thermal imaging cameras to track residual heat your body leaves on surfaces that it touches and uses those heat signatures to control AR interfaces. The next concept version demoing this week... by Jay Donovan

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