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The Best Wireless Headphones Of 2016

The release of the iPhone 7 signals the world’s continuous shift towards a more wireless world. According to some insiders, the latest flagship phone of the Cupertino-based tech giant will feature (or “un-feature”) the loss of the standard audio jack. The days of tripping over those pesky cords and the need for serious boy scout […]

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SanDisk’s Wireless USB Flash Drive Can Bring More Storage For Your Phone

We’ve made a significant amount of progress in technology. Today, we have one of the fastest processors and the brightest of displays. However, something as basic as transferring files between your mobile and a desktop hasn’t seen much change and still revolves around medieval technology. By this time, we’ve tried all sorts of dongles, adapters […]

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Video: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Gets Easy Qi Wireless Charging

Even though wireless charging has been around for a little while now, it’s still not really the mainstream way to recharge your mobile devices. And as much as you might like the rugged waterproof nature of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, it’s missing wireless charging capabilities. That is, until Monster Watts came along.

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Verizon Wireless Looking to Buy Mobilicity and Wind Mobile

The spectrum auction that eventually saw the launch of Wind Mobile and Mobilicity was supposed to do that, but the two new entrants have faced a lot of growing pains and they’re both reportedly on the market. And a big possible buyer for both Wind and Mobilicity is none other than Verizon Wireless.

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Infrared Wireless Capable of Delivering 1Gbps Data Transfer Rates

1Gbps; that is the data transfer speed Researchers at Fraunhofer say they are capable of achieving by using a new infrared wireless communication module. It sounds a bit far-fetched, especially when infrared was mainly regarded as an ineffective data transfer method back when Bluetooth and wireless came into play. But Fraunhofer researchers believe they can transfer data 46 times faster than Wifi and an outstanding 1,430 times faster than Bluetooth.

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Verizon Wireless Rumored To Carry Windows Phone 8 Devices

Verizon hasn’t been very receptive of Microsoft ever since the huge failure that was the Microsoft Kin, not to mention that even Verizon’s WP efforts have proven to be less than profitable. Good news for those that like Windows, Verizon Wireless might be giving the boys at Redmond another chance with Windows Phone 8.

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Parrot Zik Are the Most Advanced Wireless Headphones Ever Created

In a headphone industry first, the Parrot Zik comes with integrated NFC (near field technology) communication. The key advantage here is that you can pair up the headphones with a compatible NFC and Bluetooth-touting device simply by tapping them together. You no longer have to deal with “discovering” new devices and entering passcodes. The NFC tag is in the left ear cup.

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LG D1L Rumored To Have Built-In Wireless Charging

Korean website DDaily says that the handset boasts built-in wireless charging, a feature that will also be available with the Galaxy S III, if rumors are to be believed. According to the website, the D1L will be available in South Korea at the end of May via all the three major carriers, but no hints regarding its global availability.

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Scientists Wirelessly Power Super Miniature Implants Capable Of Travelling Through Blood Stream

The 1966 Sci-fi movie Fantastic Voyage was something wasn’t it? A shrink ray let a CIA agent and a pilot enter the human body to perform a life saving procedure to remove a clot. Miniature rays and pilots willing to get shrunk to get inside the human body are likely to remain in science fiction, but electronic implants, tiny enough to be able to travel through the blood stream, may become a common thing in the near future.

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Panasonic WiGig Tablet Allows Multi-Gigabit Wireless Transmissions

As early as 2009, we’ve been promised a potentially game-changing short-range wireless technology, called WiGig. This amazing mult-gigabit speed wireless technology sounds great, but its has taken a while to really see any major devices that take advantage of the possible technology. Panasonic is changing all that.

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Republic Wireless Goes Fully Unlimited

Although Republic Wireless’ announcement of their $19 per month unlimited plan last month made everyone jump through the roof with joy at first, the rest of the deal seemed to be a downfall. But now, the upstart carrier has made another announcement which will allow you to fix your roof once again. From now on, the promised unlimited will be truly unlimited.

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Rohm Creates 30 Gbps Wireless Technology

Japanese electronic parts maker, Rohm, announced yesterday that it has developed a tunnel effect diode capable of working at mind boggling frequency of 300 GHz which translates to a wireless data transmission speed of 1.5 Gigabits per second in experiments.

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Military grenade launcher shoots wireless camera

Civilians don’t normally get to experience military-class devices, but there are times when such devices inspire civilian enforcement equipment. An Israeli surveillance device has been such inspiration for hackers Vlad Gostom and Joshua Marpet, the duo have come up with a DIY launchable camera that was unveild at this year’s Defcon.

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IEEE 802.22 wireless network standard completed, offers 62 mile range

Time to add another series of numbers and letters to your growing roster of acronyms. Most people know about 802.11 as the standard for Wi-Fi and some people might know that 802.15 as Bluetooth. Well, the folks at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers have completed the new IEEE 802.22 wireless network standard.

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Sony patents interactive wireless talking PlayStation Doll, children rejoice everywhere

Patent applications often help us get a clue of what tech giants are up to, even if their ideas may or may not be applied to use and end up being thrown out in the wild to shake competitors. Anyhow, if a recent Sony patent is to be made in to reality, it could reveal what the company is cooking up in its R&D lab; a Play Station controlled interactive doll. Strange for us, sure, but I bet it would be welcomed by many young boys and girls who already don’t have enough talking computer controlled toys. It may be the excuse you are looking for to convince your significant other to get that PS3.