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Robot abuse is a bummer for the human brain

As loveable toy dinosaur Pleo gets both hugged and strangled in the name of science, two studies suggest that we're hardwired to sympathize with them. But how deeply can people feel for robots?

By April 23, 2013

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Offbeat game recasts Xmas tune as 'Little Bummer Boy'

To many, "Little Drummer Boy" is a fun, or at least innocuous, Christmas song. But to many people on Facebook, Twitter, e-mail lists, and blogs, "LDB" is something to avoid at all costs.

By December 22, 2012

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Blizzard's Hearthstone: Building a truly digital card game

CNET speaks to Hearthstone's developers about creating "story moments", "unexpected surprises", and villains that act like jerks.

By August 25, 2014

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Get an 8-inch HP tablet for $134.99, shipped

Though far from a powerhouse, the HP 8 is a pretty sweet deal at this price. Plus: three bonus deals!

By August 20, 2014

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This robot plans to hitchhike across Canada

Hitchbot will rely on the kindness of strangers as it thumbs a ride this summer. Along the way, it might teach us a thing or two about the human-robot relationship.

By June 16, 2014

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Clever calendars to keep you organized

A smarter calendar to take the guesswork out of completing tasks, organizing your schedule, or simply keep an eye on what you've got to do.

By May 15, 2014

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Get a Combat Creatures Attacknid robot-spider 2-pack for $99.96

These normally sell for upward of $100 apiece, so this is almost like getting two for one. These dart-firing RC spiders are insanely cool and tons of fun.

By April 18, 2014

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Get a 16GB USB OTG drive for $9.99

Or a 32GB drive for $16.99. Either way: lots of extra storage for your Android device! Oh, and your PC, too.

By March 27, 2014

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iBetterCharge monitors your iOS device battery level from a Mac

Keep an eye on your iDevice's battery level and get alerts when it's time to charge using a free app and your Mac.

By March 18, 2014

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Rideable Super Mario Kart races into reality (for kids anyway)

A battery-powered Super Mario Kart toy car speeds its way from the video game realm into your home, ready to take young Marios for a spin.

By February 24, 2014