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Improved iPod Nano gets Multitouch

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Just when you thought the iPod Nano has already come to the end of the line, think again! The hardware refresh this week adds a multi-touch capability to the iPod family. The nano sports a 1.54” color TFT display with a resolution of 240 x 240 (220 ppi).

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$40 Heat Harvesting Material for Electrical Devices Discovered

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We all know that most devices which use electricity and all the industrial processes create heat while in their operation and this heat is usually put into waste. And we all know that for several years already, different thermoelectric technologies have been created and developed to resolve this problem but to no avail. Experts say that the perfect material is one with high electrical conductivity and at the same time, with a low thermal conductivity so that it can carry a lot of electricity without overheating.

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Microsoft, HTC and Orange lend brand new phones to customers

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Whenever you decide it's time for a new phone, whether because it's not working or you want the latest and fastest, there are likely some basic things you do. For example, you might do a ton of research on various phones before settling for a specific one. Then you might talk to the customer service reps at the mall to see what else they can tell you. While that's all fine and dandy and will help you in your quest, Microsoft, HTC and Orange are trying something a little different in Poland.

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RainBallet waterproof case protects your iPhone from getting soaked

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The RainBallet waterproof case is meant to protect your iPhone, and is considered to be highly shock resistant and waterproof. The shock resistant feature is important because the phone would be very slippery after it has been soaked with water, thus, there is a great probability that you might drop it. The makers of this cell phone case claim that RainBallet can withstand a 1.2 meter fall without getting any scratch and it can also be submerged in water with a depth of one meter for thirty minutes before the water can seep into the case.

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Social media being used to rob your home

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You may enjoy posting your exact location at any given moment, sharing them with friends, family, and the cloud. What you are doing, where you live or where you work, among others, but one thing you should keep in mind is that this could be seen by everyone, including the people who may be plotting to rob your entire home.

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Samsung to Pay Microsoft for every Android device sold

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Samsung will now have to pay Microsoft for every Android device sold. Though this set-up is called a "partnership," Google is calling it extortion. Look back in history and you will recall that this kind of “partnership’ has transpired before—with Microsoft and HTC entering an agreement and Microsoft taking part of the profit for every unit of the HTC Android sold.

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