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Robotic hand assistant gives you two extra fingers

MIT researchers have developed a cyborg-like hand assistant that attaches robotic fingers to your wrist, giving new meaning to the term "magic fingers."

By July 21, 2014

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Crave Ep. 166: 'Emotive' family robot assists and entertains, doesn't do windows

Jibo is a Siri-like robot assistant that will help with the little things in life...and record your every move. Plus Minecraft's version of "Star Wars," and more.

By July 18, 2014

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'Emotive' family robot assists and entertains, doesn't do windows, Ep. 166

Jibo is a Siri-like robot assistant that will help with the little things in life...and record your every move. Plus Minecraft's version of "Star Wars," and more.

By July 18, 2014

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Do soldiers get too attached to battlefield robots?

A University of Washington researcher finds that soldiers develop emotional bonds with robots deployed in place of humans -- and that may affect their battlefield performance.

By September 19, 2013

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Cyborgs to vie in Olympics for robot-assisted athletes

Get ready for the Cybathlon. The first Olympics for augmented humans will take place in Switzerland in 2016 and feature some of the top assistive gear around.

By March 27, 2014

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Yujin Robot iClebo Arte

Even with all of its extra features, skip the Yujin Robot iClebo Arte if stellar performance is your top goal.

May 1, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating May 1, 2014
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Get Battlefield 3 (PC) for free

Origin's latest giveaway takes you to the front lines for awesome first-person combat. Plus: three bonus deals!

By May 29, 2014

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Google turns down military money for robot competition

The bipedal Schaft robot, the top scorer in a DARPA competition last year for disaster-response scenarios, will compete in the finals, but now with funding just from Google.

By March 24, 2014

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Neato Botvac 70e Robot Vacuum

The BotVac's design diverges a bit from Neato's classic XV line.

March 14, 2014

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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 February 10, 2014