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Siri, an autistic boy's best friend

A writer describes how her 13-year-old son seems to talk with Apple's digital assistant more easily than with her. Can technology design virtual humans as we'd wish real ones were?

By October 19, 2014

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Nintendo files patent application for Game Boy emulator app

The company is seeking a patent for Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advanced emulators, compatible with a variety of devices.

By November 30, 2014

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Meet the beach boy who invented the dune buggy

Bruce Meyers is the man who invented the Meyers Manx, the original dune buggy. We spoke to him about his life, his car and what it did for him.

October 2, 2014

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Why no apps? Kids react to original Nintendo Game Boy

Will watching kids attempt to play Tetris on a vintage Nintendo Game Boy make you nostalgic for spending hours lining up blocks?

By July 7, 2014

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Google Street View's Horse-Boy makes dramatic reappearance

After four years underground, the mysterious half boy, half horse is suddenly spotted far from his original Scotland.

By June 4, 2014

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Working Pip-Boy 3000 designed for astronauts

A 3D-printed prototype wearable designed for astronauts takes its inspiration directly from the screens of the Fallout series.

By May 12, 2014

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Jury to Apple and Samsung: Go play with your toys, boys

The jury in the latest Apple-Samsung patent trial might ultimately say that it followed the law scrupulously. But might a little humanity on the part of these supposed "tech novices" also have come into play?

By May 4, 2014

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Police's search for missing boy finds he existed only on Facebook

A 2-year-old boy is reported missing in France by his supposed great aunt. It takes some time before police realize the boy and his father are mere Facebook constructs.

By April 19, 2014

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'True Detective' gets a Hardy Boys makeover

Detectives Rust and Marty have fun finding clues and getting into trouble in these retro book covers inspired by The Hardy Boys. Artist Todd Spence reveals why his homage works so well.

By March 28, 2014

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Get a Syma X5 quad-copter for $53.99 shipped

A fantastic starter drone that's equally good for indoor and outdoor use. Plus: three bonus deals!

By December 18, 2014