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Smart wig on and lightsaber packed, I visit the future

In the second part of a two-part piece of speculative fiction, Crave's Eric Mack time-travels to a day when everything is a little more awesome.

By 6 January 2014

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Sony patents 'smart wig': Toupee with sensors on the way?

Smart watches? Smart glasses? Nope. If this patent is any indication, the future lies in hairpieces that could notify wearers of a text message, phone call, or e-mail.

By 5 December 2013

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Sony files patent for 'Smart Wig', high-tech hairpiece

The patent specifies that the wig will feature at least one sensor, and could be made of horse or yak hair.

By 27 November 2013

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A 'smart' deodorant applicator: Armpits, meet the future

Two actual rocket scientists have designed the next-generation deodorant application system, and it's not as ridiculous as it sounds.

By 30 October 2014

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Elon Musk: Don't fall asleep at the wheel for another 5 years

Following Tesla's news that it's bringing autopilot to its electric sports cars, CEO Elon Musk says autonomous, self-driving cars aren't far off either.

By 11 October 2014

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Apple kerfuffles are funny: Cosplay as a bent iPhone 6

Give your geek buddies a good laugh this Halloween with a bent-iPhone outfit that can be put together from simple costuming materials.

By 11 October 2014

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What to expect from IFA, Europe's biggest and most eccentric tech show

Huge launches are expected from Samsung, Sony and others as the German show sets the tech agenda for the rest of the year.

By 30 August 2014

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Kitten cosplay: 'Star Wars,' 'Doctor Who,' 'Game of Thrones'

Wendy McKee wanted people to adopt her kittens, so she dressed them up as Princess Leia, the Doctor, Frodo, Gandalf, and Jon Snow to make geeky human hearts go pitter-patter.

By 2 August 2014

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Man allegedly robs home, forgets to log off Facebook there

It's an odd thing to do -- checking your Facebook profile at home you've allegedly broken into. But that's what a Minnesota man is said to have done.

By 25 June 2014

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Your phone will never love you back (and you shouldn't want it to)

Commentary: Futurist Ray Kurzweil says our devices will soon be able to process and mimic human emotions. But even if that's possible, it's not exactly a great idea.

By 21 June 2014