Wild MinIon DNA Sequencer Needs a USB Port for Power

DNA sequencing sounds like something that needs a multimillion dollar machine and a major laboratory of a University or a government think tank lab. There might be some truth to that statement me, but later this year what may be the world’s smallest DNA sequencer is set to launch from a company called Oxford Nanopore.

MinIon DNA sequencer

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Pinterest NOPIN Code Aims to Avoid Copyright Issues

If you’re a huge fan of Pinterest, changes may be afoot. There has been a lot moaning and complaining that the site allows people to steal copyrighted materials when they pin images to their profile board. It seems Pinterest has decided to attack these supposed copyright issues head-on with unveiling of new code that blocks users from pinning things from a website.


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Taser and Looxcie Launch Axon Flex Camera

You might be familiar with the company called Looxie that makes the point of view video cameras. Looxie has teamed up with Taser, the people who make the non-lethal weapons for police officers and self-defense. The resulting product is called the Axon Flex and it is a small camera designed for police officers to wear.

Axion Flex

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New iPhone Controlled Stunt Car Launches

I’m sure I’m not the only geek that enjoys messing around with some remote control cars or helicopters every now and again. I’ve seen a number remote control helicopters that use the iPhone for control and tested some as well. The company behind one of those helicopters I have tested now has a new remote control stunt car that is controlled by the iPhone.

iPhone controlled stunt car

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spiderArm will Mount Your IPad 2 Just about Anywhere

There are a lot of people out there that like to have their iPad wherever they happen to be, but don’t want to have to hold it all the time. If you’re one of the sorts the spiderArm mount may be just what you’re looking for. It is designed to attach to a flat surface such as a table to hold your iPad at eye level for comfortable hands-free use.


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Japanese Gadget Hounds to Get New Tablet and Smartphone from NTT DoCoMo

NTT DoCoMo in Japan has a pair of new Android devices that will be coming in the next few months. In March the Japanese carrier will get a new smart phone running Android called the docomo NEXT series AQUOS PHONE SH-06D. In April, the carrier will get another device, this time a tablet called docomo Tablet MEDIAS TAB N-06D.

DoCoMo smartphone and tablet

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AMD launches Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition Video Card

If you’re a gamer on a budget looking for a new video card, you’ll want to check out the new card that AMD has unveiled today. The new card is called HD 7770 GHz edition and is the first video card in the world to ship with a 1 GHz clock speed on the reference design. There are other video cards out there running at 1 GHz, but those are overclocked cards from partners.

AMD Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition

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