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ballistics

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Behold the new world of digitized guns

The weapons landscape is going through major changes as startups invent precision rifles, high-tech scopes, gun-centric iPhone adapters, and pistols that require fingerprint authorization.

By Sep. 25, 2013

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Military starts testing smart rifles for battlefield use

The US Army buys a handful of computer systems that can turn lesser-trained soldiers into premier snipers.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Long-range smart rifles now come in semi-automatic

"From difficult firing positions, such as kneeling, standing or even lying beneath an automobile," novice shooters can hit targets 500 yards away with Tracking Point's computerized semi-automatic rifles.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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High-tech rifles let novices hit moving targets at long ranges

Self-printed guns aren't the only firearms altering the weapons landscape. Also out there: Precision rifles with high-tech scopes and auto-firing triggers, and iPhone adapters and apps that offer custom crosshairs.

By May. 22, 2013

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Now you're a sharpshooter: The smart rifle arrives

Hit a target at 1,000 yards? No problem. Tracking Point's computer-enabled rifles let novices shoot moving targets at extreme distances with near 100 percent accuracy. The new era of firearms is upon us.

By Sep. 25, 2013

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Your last hope: The $24,000 zombie survival kit

Don't expect big firepower from this gear collection, but it does have a few tools that could keep you alive among the undead.

By Jul. 18, 2012

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Check out this fully automated dorm room. In Berkeley, of course

A Cal freshman manages to set his dorm room up with all sorts of electronic controls for lighting and drapes -- complete with "romantic" mode and an emergency "party" button.

By May. 1, 2012

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Review: Ballistic Trajectory Calculator

Ballistic brings a very advanced ballistics calculator to the iPhone and iPod Touch.

By Feb. 18, 2009

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Blanket provides protection against dirty bombs

Suppression blanket tailored to reduce radiation emissions.

By Jun. 6, 2009

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Texas Armoring: Bulletproof Cars for Stars

This video goes in depth with Texas Armoring Corporation regarding the features and construction of armored cars for NFL stars and celebrities.

By Apr. 30, 2009