Line brings bacon, avocado and thousands of other emoji to iPhone with new keyboard app

June 17, 2015 Mashable

Line, the company behind the massively popular messaging app of the same name, is breaking its signature stickers and emoji outside of its main app. The company released a new keyboard app Wednesday called Emoji Line that makes thousands of its emoji and animated stickers available directly in the i...

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Stretchy batteries – made with origami technique – could power wearable electronics

June 17, 2015 Mashable

Stretchy batteries inspired by origami could power smartwatches and other wearable electronics, researchers say. Increasingly, scientists worldwide are developing flexible electronics, such as video displays and solar panels, that could one day make their way into clothing and even human bodies. But...

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Massive security flaw may threaten millions of Samsung Galaxy phones

June 17, 2015 Mashable

Have a Samsung Galaxy device? Chances are it has a security flaw that lets attackers install malware on it or eavesdrop on your calls, and there's nothing you can do about it Chicago-based security firm NowSecure has published a report claiming that a bug in the Swift keyboard software, preinstalled...

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TexMoji lets you express your inner Texan, love of Tex-Mex

June 17, 2015 Mashable

We already know things are bigger in Texas. Now, that includes the emoji. TexMoji is a $2 keyboard app with Texas-themed emoji, meaning you can rep the Longhorns and show your love for cowboy boots in digital form. The emoji are a bit bigger than what people are used to,… Please click the ...

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These wireless gloves let you pew pew pew things in VR with your fingers

June 17, 2015 Mashable

LOS ANGELES — What's the best virtual reality input? Some say traditional game controllers are the way to go and Oculus is working on its futuristic Oculus Touch, but the startup Manus thinks wireless gloves are the way to go. The company showed off a prototype of its wireless VR… Pl...

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From Wednesday, order your Apple Watch online and pick up in store

June 17, 2015 Mashable

Apple fans can finally reserve their Apple Watch online and pick it up in store. Because of the beauty of the international date line, this new feature is launching first in Australia but will roll out globally on Wednesday, June 17. Before the Apple Watch's April 24 launch day in… Please ...

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From zombies to the Somme: 5 VR apps to try on Google Cardboard

June 17, 2015 Mashable

So, you've put together your Google Cardboard headset. What's next? Google Cardboard, first introduced at Google's I/O developers conference in 2014 and now released widely, is a simple box structure that uses lenses and magnets to deliver a virtual reality (VR) experience from A$10 online. And you ...

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Military drones to fly in Australian civilian airspace for the first time

June 16, 2015 Mashable

Over the coming months, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will fly military drones in civilian airspace for the first time. Leased to the RAAF by Israel Aerospace Industries, the two Heron remotely piloted Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) will be flown out of Rockhampton Airport in Queensland in ...

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Amazon working on delivery service app, report says

June 16, 2015 Mashable

The growing market for app-powered delivery service may be about to get some competition from one of the big guys: Amazon Much like services such as TaskRabbit and Postmates, users would be able to open an app and connect with individual people ready to deliver their package, according to a… ...

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A plan for a 3D-printed steel bridge in Amsterdam could reduce speed and cost

June 16, 2015 Mashable

While 3D printing has endless possibilities, we have yet to see many applications in everyday use. That might change, however, with the creation of a 3D-printed steel bridge in Amsterdam. The city is working with Dutch robot company MX3D and engineering software company Autodesk to create a 3D-print...

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