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Local hero? Man tweets DUI checkpoint locations

Mr. Checkpoint is a man who alerts thousands of people where police are setting up DUI checkpoints in San Diego and the L.A. county areas. Not everyone approves of his motivations.

By May 26, 2013

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Handy Android apps for hassle-free holiday travel

If you're hitting the road (or skies) this holiday season, these three Android apps can make your journey less of a headache.

By November 21, 2014

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How Facebook and Twitter mess with DUI checkpoints

One of the more human aspects of social media is that people use Facebook and Twitter to warn their fellow men and women of DUI checkpoints. Now police are attempting to spring more surprises.

By April 14, 2013

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iRobot makes robotics controls easier for the Average Joe

The Massachusetts-based robotics company, known most for its Roomba vacuum, is trying to make its defense and security robots more accessible.

By October 8, 2014

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Heat seeker: Meet the thermal-imaging camera you can afford

Seek Thermal's $199 device can read temperature differences up to 1,000 feet away and identify a person at 200 feet. Until now, such technology has cost $1,000 or more.

By September 25, 2014

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Smash Hit brings the thrill of destruction

Smash Hit for iOS and Android is a spectacular surprise from Swedish developer Mediocre.

By March 11, 2014

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Friday Flash

Got the Fridays? Here's a collection of three web-based games that'll help liven up your afternoon.

By February 13, 2014

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First boot with the PlayStation 4

Sony's latest console is packed full of new and improved features. Here's what you need to know to get started.

By November 14, 2013

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IBM packs 128TB of flash into brain-simulating supercomputer

To accommodate all the data needed to model the 70 million neurons that make up a mouse brain, Big Blue is using scads of the same type of memory used for PC solid-state drives.

By June 12, 2013

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Apple removes Bang With Friends from App Store

The eyebrow-raising app won't be initiating Facebook-friend hookups for iPhone owners for the time being.

By May 17, 2013