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Touch Bionics i-limb ultra revolution is controllable via a mobile app

Touch Bionics i-limb ultra revolution is controllable via a mobile app

Touch Bionics has just announced a new product in its inventory called the i-limb ultra revolution. It features a biosim mobile app that is usable through iOS devices. The i-limb ultra revolution features a powered rotating thumb, 24 Quick Grip options, and extra sensitive electrodes. Ian Stevens, the CEO of Touch Bionics, states that the i-limb ultra revolution will enable "wearers to more easily perform activities of daily living and thus increase their quality of life."

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Amputee climbs Willis Tower with mind-controlled bionic leg

Amputee climbs Willis Tower with mind-controlled bionic leg

Zac Vawter, a 31-year-old who lost his right leg in a motorcycle accident, became the first person to scale the 103-story Willis Tower in Chicago with a mind-controlled robotic leg. The artificial leg uses targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR), a technique that connects nerves severed in an amputation to other muscles. In this case, the nerves that would normally control Vawter's right leg have been rerouted to his hamstring, and electrical impulses are converted into signals that move the bionic leg.

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iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S II vs HTC Sensation vs DROID BIONIC vs G2x

iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S II vs HTC Sensation vs DROID BIONIC vs G2x

Now that we know what Apple is offering for this holiday season in the iPhone range, it's time we compare the device (the iPhone 4S) to the most comparable Android devices. This means, of course, that we've got to hit up each of the greatest dual-core processor creators for the platform, and with them the latest and best devices running on them. What follows is an exploration of what the best from both of these major players in mobile computing can offer. Let the fight begin!

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DROID BIONIC pumped up by Clay Matthews, Simon Cowell, faux Natalie Portman [Videos]

DROID BIONIC pumped up by Clay Matthews, Simon Cowell, faux Natalie Portman [Videos]

What you've got here is a couple of commercials straight off the cutting room floor at Verizon, both of them supporting the DROID BIONIC, aka the world's first dual-core smartphone that also supports their 4G LTE network. The first of these uses NFL player Clay Matthews and an NFL Mobile app and the second uses television personality Simon Cowell and his failing talent judgement show X Factor. Do these ads titillate you into wanting the BIONIC, or was it the Natalie Portman lookalike with the epic Lance Henriksen doing the background voice?

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DROID BIONIC Review

DROID BIONIC Review

Smartphone users are a demanding lot. Give them the latest version of Android, big displays and 4G LTE connectivity, and they ask for a dual-core processor as well. Until now it's been too much to ask of Verizon, but all that changed with the arrival of the much-anticipated DROID BIONIC by Motorola this week. Announced back at CES in January and then variously updated and delayed since, Verizon promises that this is the fastest 4G phone around. Is this finally the LTE Android to satisfy speed-freaks? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Droid Bionic now on sale at Verizon for $299, Amazon for $179

Droid Bionic now on sale at Verizon for $299, Amazon for $179

The long overdue Motorola Droid Bionic has finally gone on sale today and this powerful dual-core Android smartphone is heading to Verizon's 4G LTE network priced at $299.99. But before you run to your nearest Verizon store, you might like to know that the handset can be had for much less. As always, Amazon is offering a big discount, pricing the device at only $179.99 with a new two-year contract.

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