Tech

Sparticl.org A New Site For Teens To Discover Science

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Twin Cities Public Televison and 3M launched a new website that offers science and technology served up for teens. TPT and 3M developed this idea in response to declining student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). So what is going to make this so different from any other science and technology website? Sparticl is a place where teens not only find and read information but they interact and can even contribute to the content.

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Prysm Brings On The Next Generation Of Video Walls

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Prysm designs and manufactures videowall systems and is introducing the next generation of videowalls that is supposed to help users with team collaboration presentations. Prysm video walls are available in two sizes eight feet wide by five feet wide and fifteen feet wide by five feet wide.

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Viewsonic VX52 Series Delivers Super-Fast 2ms Response Time

Viewsonic just announced a new “Entertainment Display” that delivers a 2ms response time, HDMI connectivity and comes in both 22″ and 24″ variants. The VX52 series is full HD and coupled with ClearMotiv II Technology is able to deliver detailed and blur-free graphics. Read on for more from Viewsonic’s press release.

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Leap Motion Controller Now Available On Newegg With Free App

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The Leap Motion Controller has hit the sales floor of Newegg.com and it comes with a free copy of GameWAVE, an app for mapping keyboard commands, macros, mouse clicks and movements to simple hand gestures to improve gaming and productivity. The Leap Motion is selling for $79.99 on Newegg and is available now. Here’s what Leap Motion and Newegg had to say about the announcement.

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Samsung And PowerbyProxi Form Partnership

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Samsung Electro-Mechanics has formed a partnership with PowerbyProxi to further research and develop of wireless charging and wireless power solutions for consumer electronics and home appliances. PowerbyProxi has also received $4 million in funding from Samsung Ventures Investment Corporation.

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Kia Quoris Slated For 2014 U.S. Release

Looks like Kia is going to make a run at the luxury market by introducing the Kia Quoris in 2014. The Quoris has only been available in Korea and the Middle East where it goes by the name K9. The exact specifications of the Quoris have not been released but it is aiming for the luxury slot so we would expect it to have quiet a few high end features.

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BluFit The Smart Water Bottle

Lack of water can lead to dehydration, a condition that occurs when you don’t have enough water in your body to carry out normal functions. Even mild dehydration can drain your energy and make you tired.

Infiniti Shows Us How An F1 Race Car Is Made

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I am a racing fan. No doubt about it. While I probably can not name drivers in the different series of racing, I love to watch racing. F1, Nascar, Indy, Motocross you name it. If it has wheels and an engine, most likely I will watch it. So I was pleasantly surprised this morning to find Infiniti showing us how an F1 race car is made.

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Structure Sensor By Occipital

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So how cool would it be to able to capture the things around you in 3D, all from your mobile device? The makers of the Structure Sensor (Occipital) claim their device can not only scan things in 3D, but it will allow you to “play augmented reality games, develop mobile applications and capture models of rooms.” Here’s just a little more of what the folks at Occipital had to say.

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Lenovo Starts A Trade In Program

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Lenovo, in partnership with NextWorth, announced today their Consumer Electronics Trade-In Program. Like any other trade-in program out there these days, Lenovo’s allows you to trade in used electronics like laptops, tablets and digital cameras towards a Lenovo gift card.

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Apple Updates The iMac

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Apple has announced a performance update to their all in one desktop line up, the iMac. With the fourth generation Intel quad-core processor, new graphics, next-gen Wi-Fi and faster flash storage. The bumped up specs will certainly entice any would be buyer. Here’s what Apple had to say about the improved specifications.

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Samsung Announces ISOCELL Image Sensor For Mobile

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Samsung announced a new leap forward for CMOS sensors in mobile cameras today dubbed, ISOCELL. The ISOCELL tech is supposed to increase the sensors light sensitivity which in turn would help control electron absorption giving the end result higher color fidelity even in low-light conditions.

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