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RunPee Relieves the Stress of Relieving Yourself at the Movies

This Sunday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ annual Oscars award show will celebrate movies so good you wouldn’t want to miss a moment of them. But sometimes, no matter which movie you’re watching, nature begs for your attention and miss you must — especially if you’ve just consumed the theater’s most colossal, […]




MochaMeet Launches To Bring Facebook Friend Groups Together In Planned Face–To–Face Social Gatherings

Even with the aid of social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter, it can be difficult to keep friendships going, especially over long distances and without the benefit of in–person get–togethers. But a startup company named MochaMeet is aiming to simplify getting together with far–flung friends anywhere in the world at any time, with […]




Lexifone Launches Real–Time and Low Cost Foreign Language Translation Service for Old–Fashioned Phone Calls

Conversation is impossible if no one speaks the same language, especially when the only means of communication is a plain old telephone. Rule out non–verbal means of communication such as gestures or drawings, and nothing remains but silence. Or more precisely, conversation was impossible with such a language barrier. This week, Israeli startup Lexifone launched […]




Feature: How To Print Wirelessly From a Smartphone or Tablet, Using the Printer You Already Have

While PC sales are declining precipitously, sales of smartphones are climbing rapidly. This year for the first time, more smartphones will be sold worldwide than old–fashioned cellphones (known in the industry as “feature phones”). At the same time, the mythological paper–free society — in which electronic files replaced printed documents and photos — has never […]