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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.
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.
A newly-published patent application proposes equipping portable devices with built-in technology that can directly convert solar power.
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.
New startup Deep Space Industries has big plans for those big floating space rocks in the next 10 years. Crave's Eric Mack searches for a new superlative to describe the effort.
Company files a patent application for a double-duty touch screen/solar panel that could be used for iPhones and iPods.
The magazine's editors name the most innovative products, from the Lytro camera to Microsoft's Surface tablet, and give props, too, to bright minds like SpaceX's Elon Musk.
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.
Shapify uses a Microsoft Kinect to 3D scan you, then prints you out for a low price. Plus, robot cowboys on the range.
"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.