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Apple iWatch due in October 2014, to wirelessly charge from one metre away – report

Apple's long-rumored iWatch will be released in October 2014, and will come equipped with a magnetic-resonance wireless charging system that will allow the wristable iDevice to be charged from as far as one metre away.
Rik Myslewski, 14 Dec 2013
T-Mobile Sprint

Look behind you, T-Mobile US: Sprint wants to GOBBLE you – allegedly

Mobile network Sprint is rumored to be considering a bid for rival T-Mobile US.
Shaun Nichols, 14 Dec 2013
NASA Launch Control 39A

SpaceX beats off Bezos' rocket for rights to historic NASA launch pad

Jeff Bezos is going to be fuming after NASA announced that it will lease its historic Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center to Elon Musk's SpaceX operation – and not the Amazon chief's Blue Origins rocketry firm.
Iain Thomson, 14 Dec 2013
Apple G4 Cube

El Reg's contraptions confessional no.3: the Apple G4 Cube

Cache in the Attic If you're lucky, old gear doesn't so much die as get given away or retired. Indeed, some kit is just too quirky to dispose of, even though it gets wheezy whenever you fire up a browser. Forget computing with it though, says Andrew Orlowski, the value can lie elsewhere.
Andrew Orlowski, 14 Dec 2013