Yes, but will they stick to your refrigerator?

[ ] has an article about some MIT graduates building something anologous to Bluetooth using magnetic fields. Seems like this could be used in some “gee whiz!” sorts of ways but a 4-foot transmission radius seems awful small to be of any wide-scale use. In other news, applications for replacement credit cards and repairs of analog watches seen skyrocketing. [ ].

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Todd Cochrane is the Founder of Geek News Central and host of the Geek News Central Podcast. He is a Podcast Hall of Fame Inductee and was one of the very first podcasters in 2004. He wrote the first book on podcasting, and did many of the early Podcast Advertising deals in the podcasting space. He does two other podcasts in addition to Geek News Central. The New Media Show and Podcast Legends.