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This week's YouTube hit: How to scare a charging bear

Technically Incorrect: On a snowy trail in the woods, a bear meets a Swedish man -- and apparently meets its match.

By 22 May 2015

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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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Microsoft awarded patent for glasses that know how those around you feel

Technically Incorrect: A "wearable emotion detection feedback system" is exactly what you want from your eyewear, isn't it? It is. Don't you want to know how those around you really feel?

By 30 April 2015

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Netflix rival Sky: I don't know if anybody is watching 'Marco Polo', do you?

UK broadcaster Sky reckons viewers still want television the old-fashioned way, as opposed to Netflix's data-driven commissioning.

By 30 April 2015

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Twitter gives its home page a makeover to grab new users

Visitors to the social network can now explore a selection of tweets without having to register or log in, as Twitter tries to get both passive and active users to interact more frequently with its service.

By 16 April 2015

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Twitter makes it easier for strangers to send direct messages

The social network now allows users to receive direct messages from other users regardless if they follow each other.

By 21 April 2015

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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