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Motorola Skip: It’s no digital tattoo, but it should solve Moto X PIN-pain

Motorola Skip: It’s no digital tattoo, but it should solve Moto X PIN-pain

Motorola's Skip accessory for the Moto X is the first in the company's steps to "superpower-like" authentication options, a clip-on NFC dongle intended to preserve both security and simplicity from the context-aware smartphone. Skip - which will initially be bundled with all Moto X orders placed through the Moto Maker site - clings to a coat, jeans pocket, or bag, and instantly unlocks the Moto X whenever they're tapped together, streamlining the "Touchless Control" system where Google Now is always listening. It's the first sign of what Motorola's Advanced Technology and Projects Group chief Regina Dugan promised was in development back in May.

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What’s inside Motorola’s digital tattoo?

What’s inside Motorola’s digital tattoo?

Motorola dropped some jaws this week, when Advanced Technology and Projects Group chief Regina Dugan revealed the company's tinkering on digital tattoos, week-long implanted electronics that could free you from the tyranny of remembering passwords. Dugan - a former DARPA head - described the tattoo as perfect for a wearables market targeting users that don't actually bother wearing watches any more, instead turning the body into a walking authentication token. She also namechecked mc10, a company not unfamiliar to SlashGear, as the brains behind the flexible tattoo-tech, but just what's inside?

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Motorola developing digital tattoos and “smart pills” for next-gen wearables

Motorola developing digital tattoos and “smart pills” for next-gen wearables

Motorola's big vision for mobile isn't just the Moto X smartphone: the company also has wearable, tattoo-embedded, and even swallowable gadgets in the pipeline. Motorola's Advanced Technology and Projects Group chief Regina Dugan - former DARPA chief - showed up at D11 sporting an electronic tattoo that could be worn on the skin for a week at a time, and used to cut through the numerous authentication processes we go through every day.

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Nokia wants to patent haptic feedback tattoos

Nokia wants to patent haptic feedback tattoos

According to a recent patent application, Nokia wants to create tattoos that give you a tingly feeling when you receive a call or text on your smartphone. Simply getting haptic feedback on your phone isn't enough, apparently. Nokia now wants your skin to vibrate via a temporary or permanent tattoo using magnetic ink.

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Tattoo-form QR code generating random links

Tattoo-form QR code generating random links

QR codes are becoming increasingly popular in a variety of settings. In 2010, Calvin Klein introduced the QR code on Billboards in Downtown New York and L.A.Those with smartphones have been able to do a quick Google search to get the desired information on a product, for example, but there was that extra stop required to type our search into the browser and then trudge through websites to get what we were looking for. The use of these codes negate the middle steps and allow for quick, easy access of information. Well, that's not all these codes are good for.

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Woman gets 152 Facebook friends’ profile pics tattooed on arm

Woman gets 152 Facebook friends’ profile pics tattooed on arm

People are just plain weird sometimes. I like Facebook as much as the next guy. It's a great place to keep up with all those people you sort of know but don't want to spent time with in real life. It's also a great place to find things to mock your pals about since most tend to over share on the social network. One woman has taken her love of Facebook and the folks on her friends list to an extreme level.

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Guy gets 3DS Augmented Reality card tattoo

Guy gets 3DS Augmented Reality card tattoo

We have seen tech fans get some weird tattoos over the years. Back in December we talked about the guy who got the Verizon logo tattooed on his hand. That was certainly a geeky tattoo, and now we have a guy, who has had another even geekier tattoo drawn on his forearm. The tattoo in question is something that many Nintendo 3DS owners will recognize.

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Verizon Tattooed on Mans Hand, Forehead Next (Really!) [Video]

Verizon Tattooed on Mans Hand, Forehead Next (Really!) [Video]

The biggest fan of Verizon Wireless in the world is not it's CEO, not its founder, not even anyone who's won a contest that's brought them a lifetime supply of free phones, no! The biggest fan of Verizon Wireless in the world is a man by the name of Daniel Carrion, a man who is a professional tattoo artist who has decided to show his love for the company by tattooing their current logo on his left hand.

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HTC Tattoo Android smartphone review

HTC Tattoo Android smartphone review

Taking the software enhancements from your flagship Android smartphone and injecting it into the runt of the range might throw up warning signs for some, but that's exactly what HTC have done with the Tattoo. It may be smaller, pack fewer megapixels and a less fashionable touchscreen than the HTC Hero, but the Tattoo still totes the well-received HTC Sense along with Android 1.6. Are we looking at the bargain of the season, or is the Tattoo just playing dress-up? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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