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Google Maps Can Now Remember Where You Parked Your Car

Google Maps Can Now Remember Where You Parked Your Car

mag941 April 29, 2017 0

Good news for forgetful car owners worldwide: Google Maps can now remember where you parked your car. The feature was originally launched in a Google Maps beta for Android, but has now been officially rolled

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Apple Might Be Planning to Charge Your Future iPhone Using WiFi

Apple Might Be Planning to Charge Your Future iPhone Using WiFi

mag941 April 28, 2017 0

It has long been rumored that the iPhone 8 will have wireless charging in the form of wireless charging stations, but new Apple news, revealed yesterday, could completely blow that development out of the water

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Solar Sidewalks Could Power Our Cities

Solar Sidewalks Could Power Our Cities

mag941 April 27, 2017 0

This summer will see the planned opening of a solar-powered sidewalk on the campus of Thompson Rivers University in British Columbia. The 1,200-foot array should be able to generate about 15,000 kilowatt-hours a year

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This Robot Hunts Invasive Lionfish

This Robot Hunts Invasive Lionfish

mag941 April 25, 2017 0

An underwater robot developed to hunt invasive lionfish is being used in the deep waters of Bermuda. The fish species, which is breeding out of control, poses a huge threat to Bermuda’s marine ecosystem. The

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Why Facebook Put 10 Tips on ‘Fake News’ in Your News Feed

Why Facebook Put 10 Tips on ‘Fake News’ in Your News Feed

mag941 April 14, 2017 0

This week Facebook began inserting advisory pop-ups in the news feeds of users in 14 countries, including the USA, about how to spot fake news. It’s all in support of a new Facebook feature

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A Robot Magic Kingdom? Disney Wants Huggable Humanoids to Play Characters

A Robot Magic Kingdom? Disney Wants Huggable Humanoids to Play Characters

mag941 April 13, 2017 0

The signature characters who wander around Disney theme parks taking photos with kids and signing autographs may be played by huggable humanoid robots in the future. Disney Enterprises filed a U.S. patent application for

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Police Departments Are Buying Drones Like Crazy

Police Departments Are Buying Drones Like Crazy

mag941 April 12, 2017 0

Police officers, the stereotype goes, love coffee, donuts, and now perhaps drones. A new study from Bard College finds that an unprecedented number of law enforcement and emergency response departments purchased drones in 2016,

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This Fitness Tracker Wants to Tell You How Stressed You Are About Not Being Fit

This Fitness Tracker Wants to Tell You How Stressed You Are About Not Being Fit

mag941 April 12, 2017 0

Staying active is a big part of staying healthy, and that’s often the reason given for why you should wear a fitness tracker; they’re a constant reminder to get up off the couch. But

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Instagram Could Make Teens Less (Or Is It More?) Depressed

Instagram Could Make Teens Less (Or Is It More?) Depressed

mag941 April 10, 2017 0

A new study brings some welcome news for parents who are worried about their kids incessantly thumbing through glossy, filtered photos of their friends’ lives on Instagram. It turns out that adolescents’ use of

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Facebook’s New Tool Aims To Stop Revenge Porn

Facebook’s New Tool Aims To Stop Revenge Porn

mag941 April 5, 2017 0

With a set of new tools, Facebook is seeking to stop the spread of revenge porn on its network, the company said on Wednesday. To help stop intimate photos from being shared without a

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