Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


HTC Desire 526 and 626 head to Verizon Wireless

HTC Desire 526 and 626 head to Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless has announced that it will have a couple new budget smartphone offerings landing online and in stores in the coming weeks. Exactly how many weeks we are talking about before the Desire 626 lands Verizon isn’t saying. The two new smartphones include the HTC Desire 526 and the HTC Desire 626. Both devices are 4G smartphones.

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TENAA shows off shots of the Huawei Mate 7s

TENAA shows off shots of the Huawei Mate 7s

In the US as a new smartphone prepares to come to market, it has to go through the FCC to get approvals it needs to be sold. China has a similar organization that gives approvals to devices being sold in the country, that organization is called TENAA. TENAA commonly tosses images of new smartphones that haven't gone official yet out to the public as it grants certifications and the latest smartphone to be spied getting certified is from Huawei.

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Dodge Charger and Challenger get Plum Crazy

Dodge Charger and Challenger get Plum Crazy

Back in the 60s and 70s, Dodge had some iconic colors that it used on its muscle cars with names like Panther Pink, Moulin Rouge, and Sublime. Dodge may have taken the name of some of those iconic muscle car names and grafted them onto boring econoboxes like the Dart, but it still has some cool cars in the Challenger and Charger.

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Xperia Z5 Plus tipped to get 4K display

Xperia Z5 Plus tipped to get 4K display

It's more than a bit odd to me that the resolution of many tablets and smartphones is higher than the resolution that many of us enjoy on our computers. Word is circulating that Sony Mobile might be among the first smartphone makers in the world to launch a smartphone that rocks a 4K UHD display. The smartphone rumored to be getting that 4K screen is the Xperia X5 Plus.

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MIT shows off trio of robots that work together to deliver meds and drinks

MIT shows off trio of robots that work together to deliver meds and drinks

One of the places that robots will eventually find themselves working is in the medical setting. There are shortages of qualified medical professionals around the world and that shortage leaves staff overworked at times. MIT researchers are showing off three robots that are designed to work closely together to get tasks done ranging from delivering medications to getting people drinks when they need them.

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McLaren brings custom MSO 570S coupe to Pebble Beach

McLaren brings custom MSO 570S coupe to Pebble Beach

McLaren has an arm for buyers who are not only fortunate enough to be able to buy a McLaren, but also for those that have the scratch to buy a completely custom McLaren and have it made to their specific tastes. That McLaren arm is called McLaren Special Operations or MSO. MSO will be showing off a couple customized McLaren 570S Coupes at the annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

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BedJet V2 controls the climate between the sheets

BedJet V2 controls the climate between the sheets

In winter months, you can always add more blankets or electric blankets to your bed to keep you nice and toasty. In summer months, things are more difficult. If its 106-degrees outside and your AC system can only cool your home to 80-degrees inside, it can be hard to sleep. BedJet v2 has debuted and the system promises to keep you comfortable in bed while you sleep.

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Google is indexing images from PDF files

Google is indexing images from PDF files

It’s no secret that Google wants to index everything that is attached to the internet. The search giant spends huge sums of money in an effort to optimize its indexing capabilities. It appears that Google is now indexing images that come from scanned PDF files.

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