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Apple tried to block all iTunes rivals from iPods, says ex-iTunes engineer

Apple tried to block all iTunes rivals from iPods, says ex-iTunes engineer | A former engineer has testified that Cupertino worked to block '100 per cent of non-iTunes clients'. Buying advice from the leading technology site

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Retrofuturism Revisited: The Past Imagines the Future

THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL In 1936, Japanese magazine Shonen Club published World Transportation Invention Competition — an illustrated series envisioning the future of transportation, based on concepts by inventors from around the world. From high-speed monorail to tank-like battle boats to a car with spherical wheels, the images embody a fascinating blend of technological urgency and artistic imagination. (Popova, 2011)

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from Mail Online

Torn shoulder? Patch it up with a patch made from pig skin

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The eerie 3D model which allows parents to hold their baby... BEFORE it's even born

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from Mail Online

Real-life transformer changes from a robot into a CAR

Japanese inventors have unveiled their humanoid Transformer robot (pictured). Called 'J-deite quarter' it can change from a robot into a car. The current model is 4.3ft (1.3 metres) tall.

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'land peel' is a furniture developed by japanese industrial design student shin yamashita from the kyoto institute of technology. http://shinple.com/

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Japanese inventor's typhoon turbines harness storms' energy - https://www.aivanet.com/2016/09/japanese-inventors-typhoon-turbines-harness-storms-energy/

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Nikon steals the show at TIPA awards

Nikon steals the show at TIPA awards | Nikon executives will no doubt be feeling jolly pleased with themselves after Nikon came top in two of the most prestigious categories at the annual Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) awards ceremony. Buying advice from the leading technology site

from Mashable

Quiet Please! SpeechJammer Device Cuts You Off in Mid-Sentence [VIDEO]

[brightcove video="1483288688001" /] Japanese inventors, presumably looking for some peace and quiet, have invented SpeechJammer -- a device that can instantly shut down a person's ability to speak. You might be familiar with that odd echo when your speech is played back to you immediately ...

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