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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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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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Steve Jobs impersonator has a full head of hair

The actor who played Steve Jobs in a Taiwanese tea commercial reveals that playing the great man involved some excellent wig work. For Brook Hall has a full head of hair.

By 2 August 2011

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Sony patents "smart wig"

By 4 December 2013

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Computer-modeled Bach on display in Berlin

Most of us envision the composer as an old man with a white, curly wig. Instead, think big bones with a slight underbite and short hair.

By 5 March 2008

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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

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The 404 1,396: Where we're one step closer to Instabook (podcast)

Bridget Carey's back on the show and today she brings in a curious event invite from Instagram. We speculate on what the future holds for the social network, take a tour of the mall of the future, and venture into three places no item of wearable technology should ever go.

By 6 December 2013

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Ronald McDonald gets a makeover for social media

Fast-food giant McDonald's attempts to spiff up its clown in preparation for immersing him in the social-media world.

By 25 April 2014