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Zensors app lets you crowdsource live camera monitoring

Workers in the cloud can train machine learning tools to take over monitoring tasks

This trackpad is the size of your thumbnail

Researchers at MIT have developed a prototype trackpad that’s the size of a stick-on nail and controlled by running a finger over its surface.

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HDMI 2.0 finally appears in a pair of Viewsonic 4K monitors

The dream of driving 4K at 60Hz is finally reality thanks to these two displays--assuming you also have an HDMI 2.0 graphics card.

Flash drives in mobile devices to become faster with new standard

JEDEC's eMMC 5.1 standard will also secure storage on mobile devices.

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Citrix develops mouse to make iPads, iPhones more Windows friendly

The mouse uses Citrix's Receiver client to interact with remote Windows apps

OfficeIQ adds sensor intelligence to your standing desk

Push notifications, gamification, and calendar integration work together to nudge you into better habits.

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Mobile 4K video getting wired to TVs through USB 3.1, MHL

USB 3.1 will support the MHL 3 specification, which can stream 4K mobile video transfers from mobile devices.

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Dell to put depth-sensing 3D cameras in more Android, Windows devices

The first tablet with a depth-sensing 3D camera is expected out by the end of the month, and Dell has more to come.

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Belkin’s pricey Thunderbolt 2 dock embodies PC users’ apathy toward Thunderbolt

Apart from breathtaking speed, this $300 docking station doesn’t deliver anything that docks costing half as much do.

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Salesforce.com says wearables push is catching on with customers, partners

The vendor is planning to prominently feature apps for wearable devices at the upcoming Dreamforce conference

Most USB thumb drives can be reprogrammed to silently infect computers

The firmware in such devices is unprotected and can be easily overwritten by malware, researchers from Security Research Labs said

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Mobile app data collection poses risks for enterprises, Gartner says

Consumer data collected through mobile devices should be considered a full 'citizen' of companies' data infrastructure

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10 tools for stealthily slacking off at work

We don't mind if you take a little downtime on the job, but your boss might. Use these tools–at your own risk–to hide your extracurricular activities.

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Swarm 'Portal' beacon to provide retailers insight on in-store activity

The device picks up heat signals from shoppers to give retailers foot traffic patterns