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Forget NFC, Toshiba is plotting high-speed TransferJet for smartphones

The company's plans for the wireless transfer technology start with USB adaptors, but the ultimate goal is embedding TransferJet into smartphones.

By August 29, 2014

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My life with a curved TV: Day 1

On Monday, Samsung's curved LED LCD TV arrived at my house, temporarily replacing my beloved flat plasma. My family and I will be living with it for a couple months. Here's what we thought after one day.

By May 13, 2014

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Fired Yahoo COO De Castro made more than Marissa

Henrique De Castro has sailed away from the company on one of the biggest golden parachute packages ever. And apart from that, his total compensation was reportedly larger than even Yahoo CEO Mayer's.

By January 18, 2014

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Xiaomi Wi-Fi router makes 'some assembly required' a perk, not a problem

A new 802.11ac Wi-Fi router comes in a wooden box and includes a screwdriver and antistatic gloves to help customers put it together -- and perhaps to feel more attached to the product.

By December 16, 2013

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And the last Blockbuster movie ever rented is...

Company commemorates the auspicious occasion of its final film rental by capturing the moment for posterity.

By November 12, 2013

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PS4 buyers reporting 'Blue Light of Death' out of the box

The PlayStation 4's first weekend in the US has been plagued with users whose new consoles either didn't work at all or crashed after booting.

By November 17, 2013

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Apple's 'Twiggy Mac' comes back to life

Three decades after Apple's Macintosh was born, a prototype machine with a 5.25-inch "Twiggy" floppy-disk drive gets fired up in front of members of the original Mac development team.

By September 12, 2013

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Family Truckster carries real Griswolds on a new vacation

"National Lampoon's Vacation" comes to life when a real Griswolds family hops into a Family Truckster and goes to Disney World.

By July 30, 2013

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Ep. 1210: Where we survive on ramen and taxes

"Aunt" Jill Schlesinger makes her first appearance in the lunar new year, bringing us good wishes for an auspicious tax season. To celebrate, she'll tell us about the OfficeMax and Office Depot merger, Hotmail finally getting a facelift, the struggles of the middle class, and Google stock breaking $800 for the first time!

By February 19, 2013

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The 404 1,210: Where where we survive on ramen and taxes (podcast)

"Aunt" Jill Schlesinger makes her first appearance in the lunar new year, bringing us good wishes for an auspicious tax season. To celebrate, she'll tell us about the OfficeMax/Office Depot merger, Hotmail's facelift, and Google stock breaking $800 for the first time!

By February 19, 2013