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Genius hacker Walter O'Brien tells us about the true-life origins of Scorpion

When Scorpion makes its debut on Monday night, it will bring hacking and computer security to prime time like never before. Scorpion is based on the real-world exploits of Walter O'Brien, who online goes by the same handle. Walter joined us on the set to tell us how one Scorpion led to another.

By September 19, 2014

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Ray Ozzie's new app reimagines the phone call

One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: What would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?

By September 22, 2014

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Apple iPad Air

Functionally, the iPad Air is nearly identical to last year’s model, offering only faster performance and better video chatting. But factor in design and aesthetics, and the iPad Air is on another planet. It’s the best full-size consumer tablet on the market.

October 29, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating October 29, 2013
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Philips Blu-ray Surround Base HTB3525B

The Philips HTB3525B packs Blu-ray, Smart TV, and Bluetooth into an affordable sound bar, making it a great choice if you're looking for an all-in-one system.

July 25, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 25, 2014
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Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station

Home users, especially Apple fans who own 802.11ac-enabled devices, will love the new AirPort Extreme for its all-new elegant design, ease of use, and great performance; advanced users should look elsewhere for more features and customization.

June 20, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating June 20, 2013
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Renewed talk of Yahoo as acquisition target after Alibaba IPO

With Alibaba's IPO making big winners of the Chinese e-commerce giant and Japan-based stakeholder SoftBank, what are the odds that one of them buys Yahoo?

By September 19, 2014

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Kinetic sculpture reflects meteor impacts on the moon

The lunar surface gets artsy in the hands of two London digital designers and their data-driven hanging sculpture based on cosmic events.

By September 22, 2014

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Crave Ep. 175: 3D pocketcopter crowdfunding soars despite no working prototype

A small, lightweight copter is taking off on Indiegogo based on the idea and computer-generated renderings, even though it hasn't actually been produced.

By September 19, 2014

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iPhone 6 Plus could be hard to find on launch day

Based on record preorders, finding Apple's new 5.5-inch iPhone may be a challenge on launch day. Also, Microsoft builds a new world for Minecraft, and Google launches an affordable Android phone for developing countries.

By September 15, 2014

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LG's new G Pad tablets boast smarter keyboard, tap-based security

The new Android tablets are packed with a savvier keyboard to reduce typos and a KnockCode feature to power on and unlock in one step. But will consumers bite?

By June 12, 2014