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Michael Kwan

A freelance writer and tech geek from Vancouver. Find me at michaelkwan.com and follow me on Twitter @michaelkwan.

UBR-1 Mobile Workhorse Robot Now 11 Times Cheaper

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Would you like to have your own personal robot servant to handle the mundane tasks in your life? That dream will soon be a much more affordable reality.

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US Military Mounts M-240 Machine Gun on “Protector” Robot

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Wars are not going to be fought by people; they’re going to be fought by our robot overlords. While the US military has been using drones and robots for some time, they have now taken the next logical step and outfitted one of their land robots with a machine gun. The so-called “Protector” robot had been used in the past ...

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Sales of Nokia Lumia Phones Continue to Rise, 8 Million Sold in Q3

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The sales figures have come in for the third quarter of this year, encompassing the period of June to September, and it appears that Nokia has sold "at least" eight million Lumia smartphones during those three months.

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New iPad 5 Keyboard Case Inspired by Surface Touch Cover?

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What we are hearing, though, is that Apple will also be announcing a brand new keyboard case for the iPad 5, along with the new iPad itself.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 16MP Camera Coming from Sony or Samsung

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Word on the online street is that Samsung plans on outfitting the Galaxy S5 with an impressive 16-megapixel camera, but they have not yet decided who will be the supplier.

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Virgin Galactic Wants to Fly You From London to Australia in 2.5 Hours

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We already know about the space flight ambitions of Virgin Galactic, but the same kind of technology could be parlayed in far faster flights around the world too.

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Video: Aeromobil Version 2.5 Flying Car Brings Us Closer to Jetsons Territory

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Way back in 1940, Henry Ford predicted this day: "Mark my word: A combination airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile, but it will come." And now it's here, in the form of the Aeromobil by Slovak designer Stefan Klein.

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Lenovo A10 Android Laptop Announced for $249

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Previously leaked and now confirmed, what you see here is the Lenovo A10 Android laptop and it'll presumably be marketed under the IdeaPad umbrella.

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Tablet Owners Offered $5 LTE Day Pass from AT&T

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Do you own a tablet rocking AT&T-friendly 4G LTE and you're dying to get connected for just one day at a time? AT&T has just announced a new $5 "day pass" for tablet owners, allowing them to hop online via the company's 4G LTE network.

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October 24: A Night Out with Google Play (and Nexus 5?)

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Google is sending out some special invitations to a special event on October 24 in New York City and, as cryptic as it sounds, they say it's going to be a "night out with Google Play."

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The Future: Call in Military Air Strikes with ATAK Smartphone App

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Continuing with this trend, a smartphone app is being developed wherein troops can effectively initiate a full-blown air strike with a few simple taps of the screen.

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Android 4.3 Update Rolls Out for Galaxy S4 LTE

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As much as you might like your Samsung Galaxy S4, you may have been disappointed that you didn't get the latest version of Android to go with it. Well, Samsung has finally come forward and it's starting to release an official build of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE.

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Massive Asteroid Could Wipe Out Mankind in 2032

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Astronomers based out of Ukraine have detected a giant asteroid that could be on a catastrophic collision course with the Earth. The projected date, at this point, is August 26, 2032.

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LG G Pad 8.3 Tablet Finally Comes to America

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The LG G Pad 8.3 made its official debut in their home country of Korea on October 14 and now they've expanded the distribution to also include the United States.

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Windows 8.1 Now Available for Download

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Well, Microsoft heard your cries and your old friend, the Start button, is back with Windows 8.1. And this newest version of Windows is now available for download.

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