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Bosch announces new connected appliances at IFA 2014

The new series of smart appliances will use the Home Connect standard to sync up with users, and each other.

By September 3, 2014

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Digital novel 'The New World' offers more than a good story

"The New World," a digital novel by Chris Adrian and Eli Horowitz, tackles topics like love, grief, memory, and immortality. Special e-book design elements add to the immersive experience.

By August 15, 2014

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Off with your head: Comic-Con stars virtual-reality thrills

"X-Men: Days of Future Past" gets a lot more real when you're Professor X searching for mutants on the Comic-Con floor. Hollywood's tapping Oculus Rift and virtual reality to make offerings more immersive.

By July 28, 2014

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Smelling farts could be the best thing you do today

Exposure to hydrogen sulfide, commonly found in rotten eggs and human flatulence, could have amazing health benefits in small doses, researchers at the University of Exeter say.

By July 11, 2014

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Uber to cap surge pricing in NY during emergencies

It's not the end of Uber's notorious surge pricing model, but the on-demand car service agrees to stop charging excessive rates during natural disasters and emergencies.

By July 8, 2014

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Meditation podcasts to help you relieve stress

We all face stress in our daily lives, but these podcasts can teach you how to calm your mind and body.

By July 3, 2014

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Apple Maps app upgrade stifled by internal issues -- report

Several key improvements were planned for the app but haven't made it to iOS 8 yet, says TechCrunch. Why not?

By June 9, 2014

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How Apple could further improve Siri

Commentary: Apple's often helpful voice assistant has gradually evolved overtime but can still be rather clueless. So what aspects of Siri could stand improvement?

By May 30, 2014

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Virtual buoys may stop ships from crashing in fog

Coast Guard tests electronic navigation aids that could help mariners navigate even the lowest-visibility conditions.

By May 24, 2014

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Apple adds Siri support to its Podcasts app

Podcasts users will find new features and tweaks in both the iOS and iTunes editions.

By May 16, 2014