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‘Electronic Skin’ Allows User of Prosthetic Hand to Feel Pain

Current prosthetic limbs aren’t yet capable of transmitting complex sensations like texture or pain to the user, but a recent breakthrough by scientists at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, in which a synthetic layer of skin on an artificial hand transmitted feelings of pain directly to the user, takes us one step closer to that goal. Read More >>

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Hearing Trick Convinces People Their Arms are Made of Stone

If your arm falls asleep for a while, it can sort of feel like it's made of rubber. But how do you make your arm feel like it's made of marble? According to Italian researchers, all you need is the sound of a hammer tapping stone. And some psychological trickery. Read More >>

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Got an HTC Sensation on Vodafone? Check For Updates

Vodafone’s confirmed that it’s rolling out its Ice Cream Sandwich update for the HTC Sensation right now, which is all part of HTC’s gradual ICS rollout. Time to hit that check for updates button and sate your over-the-air upgrading cravings. Read More >>

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Lucky Euro HTC Owners Will Get a Taste of Android 4.0 Early

We know HTC’s working on its Ice Cream Sandwich updates, but it seems a select group of European HTC owners will get the chance to upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich a tad early. HTC wants to do a bit of in-the-field testing, and it wants Sensation and Sensation XE owners to be its guinea pigs. Read More >>

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HTC Blabs Its Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade Dates

Good news Sensation users – by the end of March you should have a tasty new version of Android running on your phones if you’re hold a Sensation or Sensation XE, with the XL following “soon thereafter”. HTC Evo 3D, Incredible S, Desire S and Desire HD will all get Android 4.0 too, but “later this year”. Read More >>

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HTC to Give Sensation, XE and XL a Taste Of Ice Cream Sandwich In “Early 2012”

Got yourself an HTC Sensation, Sensation XE or XL and fancy a bit of that tasty new Ice Cream Sandwich? You won't have too long to wait; HTC's scheduled the update for "early 2012", so hopefully it'll be post-christmas treat. [Eurodroid] Read More >>

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HTC’s Sensation XE Is the First to Be Beats Audio Certified

HTC's Beats Audio deal is seeing its first fruits come forth with their Sensation update, the Sensation XE. It's sure to sound great; it even has its own pair of Beats by Dre headphones. Read More >>