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Evan Blass / Engadget:
Anna Konda: the firefighting snakebot   —  So it looks like firefighters may be the next unlucky professionals replaced by cheap robotic labor, at least if a snakebot built by the Foundation for Industrial and Scientific Research in Norway (SINTEF) ever makes it into mass production.
Jul 24, 2006, 5:05 AMIn context
Evan Blass / Engadget:
CableLabs approves Motorola's multi-stream CableCARD   —  It's not really clear why the old CableCARD hasn't taken off as expected — consumers blame their cable providers, who blame the card manufacturers, who blame device makers — but nonetheless, the technology is far from dead …
Jul 23, 2006, 3:15 PMIn context
Evan Blass / Engadget:
Fujifilm's six megapixel F20 thrives at night   —  Besides the S6000fd that we just brought you, Fujifilm has another six megapixel shooter slated to hit stores in September, though this model is more at home in a pocket than a camera bag.  Being touted as the little brother …
Jul 13, 2006, 4:55 PMIn context
Evan Blass / Engadget:
Protein-coated discs could enable 50TB capacities   —  We know that it shouldn't come as a shock anymore when researchers announce new storage technologies that promise to hold tantalizingly large amounts of data, but we were still pretty stoked to learn that a recent breakthrough …
Jul 13, 2006, 12:40 AMIn context
Evan Blass / Engadget:
Orbitel, Siemens roll out WiMax in Colombia   —  Hot on the heels of last week's WiBro rollout in South Korea, Colombian long-distance operator Orbitel has teamed up with hardware manufacturer Siemens to deploy Latin America's first WiMax network in the city of Cali.
Jul 8, 2006, 12:30 AMIn context
Evan Blass / Engadget:
Lexar recalling 66,000 defective JumpDrives   —  Here's a new one for you: we've all seen product recalls stemming from overheating batteries, defective CCDs, and faulty power cords, but this is the first we've heard of a USB thumb drive being called back for “posing a risk of burns to consumers and property damage.”
Jul 7, 2006, 7:40 PMIn context
Evan Blass / Engadget:
iPod-equipped teen struck by lightning   —  Sporting an iPod isn't always the care-free, non-stop dance party that Apple's marketing department would like us to believe.  We already knew that the devices could cause accelerated hearing loss, get you mugged on the subway, and take away your free will …
Jul 7, 2006, 5:35 PMIn context
Evan Blass / Engadget:
iLuv i180 video recording dock for iPod   —  There are plenty of ways to get your favorite TV shows onto your iPod, but if for some reason you don't want to frequent the iTunes store or have to endure tedious conversion processes, iLuv has a new dock that takes your computer out of the equation altogether …
Jul 6, 2006, 5:25 AMIn context
Evan Blass / Engadget:
Jabra announces iPod Bluetooth adapter   —  Since Apple's still showing no sign of caving into consumer demand and releasing a Bluetooth-equipped iPod (even a proprietary solution would be a good start — anything to get rid of that annoying white cord), more and more manufacturers are looking …
Jul 2, 2006, 1:40 PMIn context
Evan Blass / Engadget:
Super-slim laser beams promise to boost optical disc capacity   —  Researchers at Japan's Kyoto University have recently announced a breakthrough method for shaping laser beams that could result in optical disc capacities up to ten times higher than what's current available from state-of-the-art HD DVD and Blu-ray discs.
Jun 30, 2006, 6:10 PMIn context

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