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Sep, 2014

Project Ara smartphones will allow module hot-swapping

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Finally the silence surrounding Google’s modular smartphone Project Ara has been broken at the Linaro Connect US 2014 conference. Paul Eremenko who is the Project Ara’s team-leader announced that users will be able to swap parts of the modular phone when it’s powered on, If the memory of the phone is full, you’ll be able to swap with another memory module and go on with your day. Swapping the battery is also possible without turning the phone off thanks to a power reserve. The only two parts that will not be […]

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Sep, 2014

Zero Motorcycles’ new e-bikes can last 185 miles on a single charge

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Zero Motorcycles is finally unveiling its 2015 lineup of e-motorbikes. Changes from the previous year model include improved seats, a slight increase in price, and larger batteries that extend the bikes’ range to a maximum of 185 miles with the $2,495 Power Tank accessory (a 14-mile boost from last year). The base Zero FX model now clocks in at $9,845, while the top-of-the-line Zero SR will set you back $17,345. These E-Bikes will not be available for purchase until end of the current year.

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Sep, 2014

Self-Destructing SSDs Will Nuke Themselves If You Text Them a Code Word

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This GSM equipped SSD is the answer to truly keeping your private data safe and secure. As soon as you realize a laptop or other hardware with the SecureDrives SSD installed has gone missing, all you need to do is send a pre-defined text message to its unique cellular number and the drive will be immediately destroyed. The SSD’s enclosure features built-in mechanisms that will physically destroy the flash memory chips inside, making the data completely unrecoverable. Truly innovative isnt it ?

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Sep, 2014

New Samsung Smartphone watch to have fingerprint scanner

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In terms of wearable devices the year 2014 has seen alot of gadgets from Samsung, starting from Gear 2 and going up Gear S but the year 2015 will bring even more promises. In 2015, we could see a new wearable that will come with a built-in fingerprint scanner. Aside from featuring that sensor and not relying on a smartphone for secure authentication purposes, this yet-unnamed smartwatch is also to sport some simple payments functionality. This will be developed by Samsung in partnership with PayPal. The two companies have already teamed up […]

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Sep, 2014

Tesla Model S update brings calendar integration and traffic-based navigation

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Today is one of those days that the Tesla just released a meaty update for the Model S. This update isn’t about just bug fixes but this is that those rare moments when an update brings new features to this luxury electric car. The company just released the version 6.0 of its software, which adds a built-in calendar that syncs with your smartphone, along with a remote-start feature and traffic-based navigation to help you avoid the busiest roadways.

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