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Crowdfunding helps Apertus' new, open way to make a camera

Thousands of euros are pouring in for a camera project to give digital-video folks an alternative to the power and control of big names like Sony and Canon. It'll be tough, but the timing couldn't be better.

By 11 September 2014

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By 2 September 2014

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The 404 Show 1,543: Apple's invite has our minds in the gutter (podcast)

Bridget Carey joins us to talk all about living rocks, Disney's drone dreams, and the truth about Hello Kitty.

By 29 August 2014

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Space Shuttles, carriers and Concordes: A Tour of the Intrepid Museum

What do the Concorde, the Space Shuttle, an aircraft carrier, and a cruise missile submarine have in common? They're all part the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Those iconic vehicles, and many more, in our full tour.

By 29 August 2014

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Spheree lets you watch animated images in full 3D

Like a crystal ball, Spheree contains a projected 3D image that you can interact with and move around.

By 26 August 2014

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Leggage: A laptop case that massages your tired feet

It's time for lazy laptop cases to step up and do more. The Leggage protects your computer and soothes your feet.

By 22 August 2014

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Emotiva's $49 gizmo makes it easier to adjust your desktop speakers' volume

Turning this exquisitely finished, solid aluminum knob is a downright sensual experience.

By 9 August 2014

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AR messaging app lets you leave notes in the real world

Traces offers a new way of messaging that allows you to leave digital surprises in real-life locations.

By 6 August 2014

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Fan-free PC uses copper foam for quiet cooling

The SilentPower PC sidesteps cooling fans by using a foam-like copper substance to chill out the machines.

By 31 July 2014

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When hybrid tricks devolve into hype

Commentary: In a breathless bid to differentiate their devices, PC makers are looking to outdo each other by adding unique ways to twist, turn, and tear apart their screens and keyboards. At some point, it becomes a case of diminishing returns.

By 12 July 2014