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Smartphones may be changing the way we think

DIGITAL MINDS Smartphones offer ways to connect, store data and get directions. But what exactly digital tech does to our brains is still an unanswered question. Tassh/istock photo Click for a full size image   Smartphones may be changing the way …

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How secure is your smartphone’s lock screen

There’s a big difference between a 4-digit PIN and a 6-digit PIN. Ervins Strauhmanis/Flickr, CC BY How secure is your smartphone’s lock screen? Author: Clinton Carpene Post Doctoral Researcher in network security, Edith Cowan University One consequence of the Apple …

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How To Turn A Phone Into A 3D Scanner

“We think this could be a significant step in making precise and accurate 3D scanning cheaper and more accessible,” Gabriel Taubin says. (Credit: iStockphoto) How To Turn A Phone Into A 3D Scanner A new algorithm could bring high-quality 3D …

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