Wood Chips: Electronics May Go Back to Nature

In a significant step toward a future in which consumers can toss old gadgets onto a compost heap, researchers have proved the viability of placing computer chips on support structures made from wood. This latest advance in green technology could “be used for many things, including mobile devices, displays, solar cells and much more,” said UW engineering prof Zhenqiang “Jack” Ma.
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Cossacks 3 Could Revive RTS Game Genre

GSC Game World has announced it will release Cossacks 3, a new version of the popular real-time strategy title Cossacks: European Wars. It will be available for PC, Mac and Linux machines later this year. Cossacks 3 is a modern remake of the original game that debuted in 2001, which was unique in that players could control hundreds of individual units at a time.
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Swiftkey’s Clarity Keyboard Puts Auto-Correction in Context

Most auto-correction programs correct mistakes as you make them. They even predict words for you as you type. Swiftkey’s recent release for Android, Clarity Keyboard Beta, corrects mistakes — up to several at a time — after you’ve typed them. “SwiftKey, for a long time, has had context awareness, but it’s applied it looking forward,” explained SwitfKey’s Chief Marketing Officer Joe Braidwood.
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