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PlayStation boss calls Nintendo 3DS a 'babysitting tool'

Jack Tretton, Sony's US gaming boss, has given Nintendo's 3DS handheld a severe verbal beatdown, calling the glasses-free 3D console a "babysitting tool".

By April 11, 2011

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PlayStation boss: Nintendo 3DS a 'babysitting tool'

"No self-respecting twentysomething is going to be sitting on an airplane with one of those," says Sony Computer Entertainment America's Jack Tretton. "He's too old for that."

By April 11, 2011

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LiquidOff: Nontoxic, nonhazy hydrophobic fabric spray

NeverWet may soon be facing some hydrophobic competition in the form of LiquidOff, an eco-minded fabric spray made to repel water without leaving a haze behind.

By June 18, 2014

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Geeky alphabet blocks teach numbers and nerd icons

A is for Ada Lovelace. B is for Buffy the Vampire Slayer. C is for C-3PO. A nerdy father makes alphabet blocks to teach his son his geeky ABCs.

By January 27, 2014

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Thor tchotchkes to brighten a fan's Dark World

If the date November 8 means something important to you, you might, just might, be a huge Thor fan. You might also have cold feet.

By November 8, 2013

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8-foot robot Cygan from 1950s auctioned for $27,000

This vintage behemoth has "the strength of a dozen Samsons." Now a lucky collector gets to freak everyone out with it.

By September 11, 2013

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Netflix loads up on kids shows yet again with Scholastic deal

New episodes based on "The Magic School Bus" and other books from the children's publishing company come to Netflix as it continues to bulk up content for the next generation of subscribers.

By August 15, 2013

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'Cygan' robot from the 1950s could fetch £12,000 at auction

The monolithic metal man, built in 1957, is up for auction at Christie's next month.

By August 5, 2013

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How to upgrade to Windows 8

Microsoft's biggest desire is to get you using Windows 8, and fast. Here's how to use that $40 upgrade to flip older versions of Windows to Windows 8.

By October 26, 2012

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My Jetsons moment: Three iPads and a sick daughter

We were in a classic bind with no one to watch our kid. Then the iPad came to the rescue.

By February 10, 2012