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4K TVs with passive 3D: Finally, a good use for all those pixels

It's a match made in 3D picture-quality heaven. Add the extra pixels of 4K resolution to comfortable, crosstalk-free passive 3D, and you potentially get the best 3D TV picture yet. If you care.

By 7 February 2014

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How poison dart frogs could de-ice airplane wings

Poison dart frogs can kill predators with super-toxic venom released through their skin. They can also inspire a system to keep airplane wings ice free.

By 26 March 2015

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Ferrofluid makes the lava lamp cool again

A new desk lamp is taking over from the lava lamp -- by replacing the boring old wax lava with interactive magnetic fluid.

By 3 March 2015

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Dark and gritty 'Power Rangers' vision is not for children

Blood, drugs and curse words go flying in a bootleg "Power Rangers" short that is strictly for grown-up fans.

By 25 February 2015

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Android app access rolls out to BlackBerry 10 users

The latest update to the BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system also adds such features as a digital assistant -- a la Siri and Cortana -- and a meeting mode.

By 21 February 2015

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Self-driving cars race in 'Pirates of the Caribbean' director's new comedy

Gore Verbinski is to steer a new film about autonomous vehicles racing each other -- with hilarious consequences.

By 21 February 2015

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Tech Retrospect: The Apple car approaches?

Rumors of an Apple car gain speed, and we learn a lot about a very ugly bit of adware installed on Lenovo machines. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By 21 February 2015

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Google to change privacy policy following UK probe

The search giant has signed an agreement promising to tweak how it gathers personal data from users in Britain.

By 31 January 2015

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Be warned: Google enlists Chrome in push for encrypted Web

Google has taken its first step to flag ordinary sites like Wikipedia and CNN with a security warning because they are unencrypted, allowing all data transmissions to be viewed by the prying eyes of hackers or governments.

By 31 January 2015

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Facebook's Oculus forms its own VR film studio

Oculus Story Studio will develop movies for virtual-reality devices, like the Oculus Rift. It's kicking off with an animated short premiering Monday at the Sundance Film Festival.

By 27 January 2015