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Video: This new ‘iPhone 6′ screen can’t even be scratched by a giant blade

It looks like iPhone users needn’t fear about breaking their screen anymore…

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Video: This new ‘iPhone 6′ screen can’t even be scratched by a giant blade

It looks like iPhone users needn’t fear about breaking their screen anymore…

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Tinder has added a new feature which fans of Snapchat are going to love

The online dating app is upping it’s game…

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Video: This camera stabiliser is hypnotically stable

It almost looks like there’s some sort of trickery involved…

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Meet the iPhone with a holographic display

How long have Apple led the way in everything phone or tablet related? Doesn’t really matter, because there will always be someone dreaming stuff up that even Apple won’t create for years yet.

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Printing a new iPhone, a pair of runners – or even your dinner

Downloading a pair of runners or a new iPhone would be awesome, but that’s just nonsense, isn’t it? No, it’s not as ludicrous as it would initially seem.

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Could cyborgs really become the next step in human evolution?

Continuing our look at the far-flung future, this week we’re focusing our gaze on the looming explosion of augmented reality and perhaps even cybernetic enhancement.

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You’re a mind-reader! But when will telepathy get a move on and become reality?

It may currently only be the stuff of science fiction but telepathy is inching its way ever closer to our reality. In fact, scientists are busy, right this minute, trying to crack the secre.

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Really – how long must we continue to wait for hoverboards?

We’ve been patient for far too long but the time has come to say enough is enough – why has no one invented hoverboards yet?

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Future Tech: Of course Japan has built a pregnancy simulator

This is why people think you’re weird, Japan. Get back to creating world-class consumer electronics and less of the pregnancy simulators.

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Future Tech: Is this the Samsung Nexus Prime?

That blurry photo you see? That’s not just any blurry photo, that’s a blurry snap of Samsung’s iPhone-challenging Nexus Prime.

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Future Tech: Nikon’s first ever mirrorless lens

Mirrorless cameras are apparently the biggest step up in snapshots since the coming of the digital age and now Nikon’s hopped on the bandwagon.

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Future Tech: Take the cinema with you for Sony’s 3D visor

Do you love 3D? Are you legally above the age of 15? Then you’ll be all over Sony’s sci-fi HMZ-T1.

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Future Tech: Forget the 3D glasses, just use this lenticular sheet

The world of 3D as home entertainment hasn’t quite taken off as quickly as electronic giants might have hoped, so Sony have resorted to new measures… a lenticular sleeve?

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Gender-spotting software could stop fake bloggers

Software guessing the gender of anonymous authors could be used to stop future ‘fake bloggers’.

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Lipstick on your mousepad: The science of internet kissing

Japanese technology researchers believe they are on the verge of engineering a hardware/software combination which will allow users to kiss over the web.

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Future Tech: The Square Credit Card Reader

Developed by a Twitter co-founder, the Square Card Reader is making costly transactions a thing of the past for small businesses in the US.

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Future Tech: RM-XR350MC, the waterproof motorcycle GPS

Ever try to steer a motorcycle while it’s underwater? It’s impossible. Thankfully that’s no longer a problem with the RM-XR350MC waterproof motorcycle GPS.

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Future Tech: Samsung’s transparent LCDs

Transparent LCDs look extremely cool and though electronic companies have not yet settled on a desire medium for their appliance, they look extremely cool.

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Future Tech: Samsung’s ‘TangoView’ video vacuum cleaner

We’ve seen robotic vacuums before and understandably, we don’t trust them. Samsung haven’t helped allieve our fears with their latest model, which offers remote-controlled surveillance.

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Future Tech: Mitsubishi’s voice recognition lift for the disabled and visually-impaired

The marvels at Mitsubishi have developed a lift that incorporates voice recognition for wheelchair users and the blind. It’s possibly the biggest lift-related news you’ll read all week.

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Future Tech: Intel’s Thunderbolt technology

USBs everywhere are struggling to keep up with high-speed data transfer so thank the lords for Intel’s new Thunderbolt technology, coming to a MacBook near you soon.

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Future Tech: SEGA’s Wappy Robot Dog

Future Tech directs its gaze towards Japan again, as SEGA debut a lovable robot dog that connects with your handheld Nintendo DS console.

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Future Tech: Fujitsu’s whiteboard-cleaning humanoid robot

Robots – is there anything they can’t do? Actually, there’s plenty – though a team of Italian and Japanese scientists have decided they should clean whiteboards instead.

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Future Tech: Kraft’s Meal Planner Solution tells you what’s for dinner

Here at Future Tech, the crazier, the better. A face-scanner that tells you what you’d like to eat and could be available later this year? That’s a whole new level.

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Future Tech: Daito Manabe’s Faceprojection and LED teeth

In his native Japan, lighting designer and DJ Daito Manabe is lauded as a genius. With his latest LED concepts and Faceprojection technology, the world is starting to take notice too.

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Holographic Displays: Coming to your living room soon(ish)

If you just picked up a fancy new 3DTV you might want to look away now because recent developments in the field of holographics might be making that television obsolete.

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Future Tech: Samsung’s Concept Foldable 3D TV

3D TV we can deal with, but a foldable 3D TV that can wraparound to fit your entire field of vision? Oh Samsung, is there anything you can’t do?

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Future Tech: Acer’s first 3D laptop

3D phones, 3D TV – what’s next, 3D laptops? Glad you asked, as are Acer – they’ve just announced their first entry in this ever-growing market.

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The Active Denial System offers riot control the painful way

Forget water cannons, the future of riot control is here with the Active Denial System or, as its victims like to call it, the Pain Ray.

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The Championship

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News

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Video: Watch Oliver Callan’s ‘Sunday Game’ sketch in full
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World Cup 2014

FIFA announce a team of the World Cup based on fan votes and it has a few issues
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News

Pic: A 67-year-old lined out at corner-forward in a GAA match in Roscommon recently
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Horse racing

Win tickets to the brilliant Champions Weekend at Leopardstown and The Curragh
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Features

Video: This just might be the most terrifying theme park ride we’ve ever seen
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The Championship

Pic: Is this the biggest minor GAA player in the entire country?
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Conor McGregor 18/7/2014

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Confirmed: Here’s who Conor McGregor will fight next
Conor McGregor 18/7/2014

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Confirmed: Here’s who Conor McGregor will fight next
Conor McGregor 18/7/2014

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Confirmed: Here’s who Conor McGregor will fight next
Conor McGregor 18/7/2014

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Confirmed: Here’s who Conor McGregor will fight next
Conor McGregor 18/7/2014

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Confirmed: Here’s who Conor McGregor will fight next
Conor McGregor 18/7/2014

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Confirmed: Here’s who Conor McGregor will fight next
Conor McGregor 18/7/2014

More Sport

Confirmed: Here’s who Conor McGregor will fight next
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News

Video and pics: Maccabi Haifa friendly abandoned after pro-Palestinian fans invade pitch and get into fight with team
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Music

HMV on Grafton Street will host five special gigs with Irish artists every Friday during August
Brazil v Germany: Semi Final - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

World Cup 2014

FIFA announce a team of the World Cup based on fan votes and it has a few issues
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Rugby

Pic: This English Rugby League player has suffered the most horrific hand injury we’ve ever seen [Graphic Content]
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League of Ireland

No fairytale tie with Celtic for St Pat’s as Legia Warsaw cruise to crucial away win
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Pic of the day

Pic: Roger Federer is having a much better day than all of us
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US Sports

Pics: Super Bowl winner puts velvet ropes around his parked white Lamborghini
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Music

Gallery: Take a look at these portraits of musicians re-created with Cornflakes
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News

Pic: Has Ulster Rugby’s new away kit been leaked online?
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World Affairs

Pics: Poignant scenes as Netherlands repatriates the victims from MH17 crash
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News

Happy Batman Day: 10 things that would be very different about Batman if he was Irish
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US Sports

Video: College football player does three reps of 200kg barbell
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Outdoors

Video: Two surfers end up in a fight while still on their boards on a wave
Andy Moran lifts the Nestor Cup as he celebrates with supporters 13/7/2014

The Championship

Pic: Yes that’s Morten Gamst Pedersen at Knock Airport with a ‘Keep Calm and Mayo for Sam’ t-shirt
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News

Video: The Rock explains his now infamous “fanny pack” photo to Jimmy Fallon
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League of Ireland

Pic: Ahead of the big St Pat’s game tonight, there’s a goat on the loose on the Tallaght Stadium pitch
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News

Is nothing sacred? AC Milan change their iconic club badge on their new away gear
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TV & Radio

Video: Watch Oliver Callan’s ‘Sunday Game’ sketch in full
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Features

Action Packed: Activities To Do Around Ireland
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Features

JOE’s five favourite Woody Harrelson roles as the actor celebrates his 53rd birthday
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