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Astro A40 Wireless System

While a bit pricey, the Astro A40 Wireless System is easily one of the best virtual surround-sound gaming headset systems we've ever tested.

By January 31, 2011

4 stars Editors' rating January 31, 2011
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Google's Project Loon balloons can beam signals to iPhones, too

The head of the secretive lab Google X says its Internet-service balloons will work with Apple's mobile operating system, iOS, as well as the company's own Android.

By April 22, 2015

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Google 'encouraged too much attention,' too soon to Glass

Astro Teller, head of the search giant's Google X research lab, talks about Google's missteps with Glass -- and beyond.

By March 17, 2015

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Google Glass eyewear isn't dead, Eric Schmidt confirms

The executive chairman says that reports of Glass' death have been greatly exaggerated and that the tech remains "a big and very fundamental platform for Google."

By March 23, 2015

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Of Meerkats and marketers: The highlights of SXSW 2015

Reporters' notebook: The annual technology, film and music confab showed us that brands have money to blow, and a tiny app can still make a name for itself when the tech industry converges on Austin, Texas.

By March 18, 2015

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Ravishing space image shows a different kind of 'sunflower'

Hot tubes of plasma align on the sun's surface in a flower-like pattern to provide a gorgeous view captured at New Jersey's Big Bear Solar Observatory.

By February 18, 2015

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Google Glass just couldn't handle the stress

The search giant's wearable headset was plagued by numerous problems, including an excess of attention for a product that wasn't ready for a mass-market audience, according to The New York Times.

By February 4, 2015

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A guide to spotting bright Comet Lovejoy

The first big comet-spotting opportunity of the year is already under way. Here's how to head outside this month to spy a steaming space rock called Lovejoy.

By January 10, 2015

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At CES 2015, gadget makers to test promise of a do-it-all wearable

Selling consumers a multipurpose wearable device is clashing with the idea of cheaper, single-serving products. At CES 2015, companies are eager to figure out the future.

By January 2, 2015

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Google's Teller says Glass and other wearables need to be cheaper

Astro Teller, head of the Internet giant's skunk works research lab, talks about Glass, future pricing and how the smart eyewear has become a "poster child" for privacy concerns.

By November 17, 2014