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Will the next iPhone have a fingerprint scanner?

  Most of us have lots of personal information on our mobile devices we’d rather wasn’t made public. Whether it’s for legitimate or more illicit reasons, smartphone security has become next to paramount. Until now, a personal identification number has been the only obstacle lying between a thief and your...

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Facebook unveils Video for Instagram

At the recent Facebook press conference, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom unveiled Video on Instagram. The service has been rumoured for a few weeks and puts the company in direct competition with Twitter, who offer the wildly popular video sharing app Vine. The last time we heard from Instagram, they announced...

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Pick of the Week 6/26

Batman/Superman #1 Batman/Superman #1 is a seminal work that juxtaposes the different backgrounds and ideologies of the DC’s two most famous heroes. The first interaction between the characters doesn’t occur face-to-face but through a fight between children. While Bruce Wayne watches and allows the child to defend himself, Clark Kent...

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Smart entry & Smart start: The Advantages

Now I had previously written about how the smart entry and smart start features work, on many of today’s vehicles. Now I thought to share the advantages of this system. The many advantages of this system include. The ability to lock and unlock your car without ever taking the electronic...

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Pick of the Week 6/19

100 Bullets: Brother Lono 100 Bullets: Brother Lono is a visceral and skillfully-drawn comic. Set in Medico, the plot slowly unravels and is only fully clear at the end of the issue. More compelling than the plot are the various example of cartel violence and threats. The issue perfectly hints...

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Speck HandyShell iPad case: Review

Protecting your beloved tablet usually comes with its downfalls. Either a case is so thin and unobtrusive that it provides no protective qualities, or it’s so large it ruins the portable nature of the device. The Speck HandyShell, whilst far from the smallest iPad case around, seeks to tie in...

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Pick of the Week 6/12

Joe Hill’s Thumbprint: Thumbprint has one of my favorite lead characters to date. Private Mallory Grennan has done some horrible things as a prison worker in Abu Ghraib, and we see her struggle to reconcile her past and the war with civilian life. When a blank envelope containing a thumbprint...

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Pick of the Week 6/5

Daredevil – Dark Nights #1 Dark Nights’s prologue jumps right into Murdock’s mind as he contemplates lessons from his boxer father. The rest of the issue hinges on such ancestral wisdom as quotes from the Bible and constant references to his father’s influence, all of which adds gravitas to Murdock’s...