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Archive for November, 2016

The built-in microphone and speakers of an iPhone can be used for far more than just talking.

Eric De Grasse Chief Technology Officer 21 November 2016 – I was at a MIT Media Lab workshop last week and learned a very funky thing: controlling an app via sonar, generated by the phone’s original hardware. This is made possible by software built by Wei Wang and Alex X. Liu from the Department of […]


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Future iPhones could fold in half

  4 November 2016 –  Apple has just received a patent, titled “electronic devices with carbon nanotube printing circuits,” that suggests future iPhones may be foldable — at least to some degree. Getting rid of the headphone jack isn’t really an innovation, and it doesn’t actually require courage to do it. But an iPhone that […]


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