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Hands-on: Pluggy Lock adds an anchor hook to any smartphone

Break out your lanyards! This Kickstarter project leverages your phone's headphone jack to add a secure but easily removable hook.

By May 8, 2014


Watch a swarm of drones build a rope bridge

A swarm of quadcopters has been programmed to autonomously build a secure rope bridge that can support human weight.

By September 22, 2015


These gadgets let you tell your smart home what to do

Voice control looks to be the next big thing in the connected home -- here are the devices that want to make it a reality.

By August 19, 2015


Eye-popping 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is almost too spectacular (spoiler-free review)

Iron Man, Captain America and the team are back for an adventure that's nearly too big for the cinema screen.

By April 21, 2015


When technology fails a news anchor, there are no words

An Australian TV news anchor is suddenly left without an autocue or a script. She has no idea what to say.

By June 27, 2013


Phil Schiller: Optical drives are 'anchors on where we want to go'

Apple's design and engineering craving for thinner and lighter -- and the move to digital content delivery -- means the optical drive is now a lowly peripheral device.

By October 26, 2012


Hear the sound of the first comet landing

It's one of the most historic thuds heard in recent years. At only two seconds long, it offers a lot more data for scientists to unpack than you might think.

By November 20, 2014


NASA: Comet landing is big step toward 'moving off this planet'

After the first successful touchdown on a comet, a NASA director couldn't contain his excitement, declaring the Rosetta mission a key step toward "taking" the entire solar system.

By November 12, 2014


Organize your desktop like a Mac expert with Spaces

Learn how to improve your multitasking ways by employing OS X's Mission Control and Spaces features.

By October 13, 2014


Fox anchor calls Maddow 'man' on Facebook, suspended

An anchor at Fox 19 in Cincinnati is suspended after taking to Facebook to call Rachel Maddow, the MSNBC personality, "an angry young man." Maddow is gay.

By November 15, 2012