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Google I/O 2014

All the news from the annual Google I/O event, including the latest on Android.

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NASA 3D-prints a nebula, and you can too!

Ever wanted to hold a nebula in your hands? Well now you can thanks to plans from NASA. Warning: It kind of looks like two molars stuck together.

By July 11, 2014

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NASA to shoot lasers at Earth's forests from space

Using tech known as lidar, a device will map forests in 3D and increase understanding of their role in the carbon cycle.

By September 9, 2014

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Phone chargers for Africa and 3D-printing in space win Branson backing

Solar-powered phone chargers for the developing world, 3D-printed satellites and bespoke shoes for the masses have won the backing of Sir Richard Branson.

By March 13, 2014

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Apple looks to outfit devices with solar power converters

A newly-published patent application proposes equipping portable devices with built-in technology that can directly convert solar power.

By October 31, 2013

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Billion-pixel Gaia camera to map galaxy in 3D

The European Space Agency successfully put its Gaia satellite into orbit, with the hopes of unrolling a stunning map of the Milky Way in 3D.

By December 19, 2013

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Crave Ep. 147: 3D-print yourself with Shapify

Shapify uses a Microsoft Kinect to 3D scan you, then prints you out for a low price. Plus, robot cowboys on the range.

By November 22, 2013

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3D printing to star at CES 2014, alongside 20,000 products

"Every interior designer will have a 3D printer," predicts the CEA, as it dedicates a space to the technology at the upcoming Las Vegas show.

By October 1, 2013

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Apple eyes another patent for solar-powered iPhone

Company files a patent application for a double-duty touch screen/solar panel that could be used for iPhones and iPods.

By February 6, 2013

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'Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to a competitive environment,' and more of the best CNET comments

Each week, we round up some of the most thoughtful comments from the CNET community.

By July 29, 2013

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Nook becomes a more tempting tablet

The Nook gets access to all Android apps and media on Google Play, Acer gets creative with laptop design, and Staples is first national retailer to sell a 3D printer.

By May 3, 2013