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Next Version of Android Could Be “Jelly Bean,” May or May Not Steal “Game Changing” Stuff From Ice Cream Sandwich

How does the name “Jelly Bean” sound as the next version of Android?  According to a report from the This is my next crew, that’s the direction the Android team is leaning as of right now.  Their original source told them that the name had been decided on, but have received additional word suggesting that […]

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Scout Observer replaces military SATCOM, is powered by the iPhone 4

If you need to channel your inner MacGyver, there’s a tool for that… predictably, it’s powered by your smartphone. By connecting an iPhone 4 to the Scout Observer’s Toolkit, it’s transformed into a spectrum analyzer, power meter, multimeter and Low Noise Block Downconverter (LNB). In English, that means the device lets you locate and verify satellite signals (including other mobile signals), measure their strength, and determine GPS location (amongst other things). The six-pound device replaces the standard 160-pound SATCOM terminal, making it the perfect accessory for covert operations — if those are the kinds of romps you prefer on the weekend. The company is now accepting pre-orders for shipment sometime in Q4, and hopes to roll out versions for other phones in the near future.

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