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Motorola ATRIX 4G & DROID Bionic overheating in testing? [Updated]

Motorola ATRIX 4G & DROID Bionic overheating in testing? [Updated]

Concerns regarding the Motorola DROID Bionic and ATRIX 4G and their power management systems have leaked this week, with sources close to those testing the Android smartphones claiming that issues with Motorola's choice of power management unit (PMU) have led to overheating, RF interference and other problems. Established HowardForums source kbman first reported that the Bionic was prone to "severe overheating even while at idle" and later clarified that it was Motorola's choice of PMU rather than a generic chipset issue which was to blame.

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Verizon iPhone 4 vs HTC ThunderBolt vs Motorola Bionic

Verizon iPhone 4 vs HTC ThunderBolt vs Motorola Bionic

We've already compared the original AT&T iPhone 4 to the newly announced Verizon iPhone 4, but that's not the whole story. If you'll recall, Verizon had a press conference last week during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where the wireless carrier unveiled a plethora of new devices. Two of the bigger names were from HTC and Motorola, which unveiled the ThunderBolt and Bionic, respectively. But, how do they compare to the iPhone 4?

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Motorola Bionic for Verizon Unveiled at CES 2011

Motorola Bionic for Verizon Unveiled at CES 2011

Motorola has taken the stage at CES 2011, and they've got a few tricks still left up their sleeve. Mainly, some heavy hitters in the smartphone area, as well as the tablet. The company has officially unveiled a previously unannounced device, now lovingly known as the Motorola Bionic, with plenty of features under the hood, and Verizon's brand right on the front.

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Bionic Ballerina Features 17 Lasers and LEDs, Dances the Night Away [Video]

Bionic Ballerina Features 17 Lasers and LEDs, Dances the Night Away [Video]

While LEDs can be used in as something as small as as round, magnet-rich flashlight that looks like a deep-water mine, they are better equipped to make normal things, like dancing, look ridiculously awesome in the right situations. The Bionic Ballerina is a classically trained ballerina from Russia named Milena, who has been training to dance since she was only five years old.

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Festo Bionic Handling Assistant Shows Humans and Machines Can Work Together [Video]

Festo Bionic Handling Assistant Shows Humans and Machines Can Work Together [Video]

Until they become sentient and ultimately lead to the destruction of human kind. Oh, wait, that's a movie. Anyway, we'd love to introduce you to the Bionic Handling Assitant, and the crazy mechanical arms that they are. And yes, those are pincers at the end of those long metallic trunks. The company behind the pair of arms believes these will improve some integral pieces of the machine/human equation, but we think they may terrify some folks.

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Touch Bionics unveils world’s first bionic finger

Touch Bionics unveils world’s first bionic finger

For many years, losing a limb or a finger meant that you simply went the rest of your life with a ridged non-articulating prosthetic limb at best. If a finger was lost the person never really had a chance to get the dexterity lost back, which could mean a significant impact to the quality of life the person lived.

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Bionic Eye AR app for iPhone 3GS [Video]

Bionic Eye AR app for iPhone 3GS [Video]

It's not quite as exciting as a motorized head-up display, but Bionic Eye for the iPhone 3GS does at least save you from squeezing into some Lycra and leaping aboard the nearest push-bike.  Currently available in the App Store, Bionic Eye is another augmented reality (AR) app which overlays information about the immediate environment onto a real-time camera view.  In this case, it uses a POI database including restaurants, WiFi hotspots, subway stations and more.

Video demo after the cut

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