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Beats by Apple, Mis-Delivered Drones, Viral Fakes, and More

Well it’s been a busy week here at Gizmodo. We’ve been following the unexpected news around Apple and Beats by Dre, debunking more viral images that are totally fake, checking out awesome tech at Bell Labs, and so much more! … Continue reading

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Touch ID for iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3

There’s a story going around that Touch ID sensors are being manufactured in anticipation for the iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3. So what does that mean? Given the history of supply-chain reporting it’s hard to say. … Continue reading

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Earthling worms can be as disgusting as alien face huggers

Blood Worms. They look like gentle earthworms until they extend their mouths and show their teeth made of atacamite, "a copper-based chloride biomineral." Their poisonous bite is painful for humans and kills whatever prey they find in the shallow marine … Continue reading

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T-Mobile closes deal for 700MHz spectrum, reiterates commitment to LTE rollout

T-Mobile has finally closed a deal to acquire highly-valuable 700MHz spectrum from Verizon, enabling the next wave of network upgrades for the carrier. In the wireless world not all spectrum is created equal, with lower frequencies being more desirable because … Continue reading

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A Map of Who Doesn’t Have Indoor Plumbing in the United States

Did you know that 1.6 million Americans don’t have complete indoor plumbing? The American Community Survey published on Tuesday that says that nearly 630,000 occupied homes in the United States lack complete plumbing facilities*, and The Washington Post whipped it … Continue reading

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Magic material is both a reflecting mirror and a see through window

No, it’s not a one way mirror. It’s much cooler than that. MIT scientists have invented a new invisible mirror that can show reflections like a typical mirror but also be see through like a window. The magic is in … Continue reading

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Watch a tiny, magnetically powered robot construction crew go to work

A robot doesn’t have to big, powerful and terrifying to be worthwhile, and many people are working on miniature machines that are just as cool. Some of these endeavors show promise in medicine, but there are plenty of potential uses … Continue reading

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