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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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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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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

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Samsung Gear Fit set to trim UK tummies from April

Witness the Fit-ness! Samsung's gorgeous new exercise tracker is also an incredibly cool smart watch.

By February 24, 2014

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Save 50 percent on any LockItTight subscription

This LoJack-style service helps you track laptops and Android phones. This Cheapskate exclusive gives you upgraded service for as little as a buck per month.

By February 20, 2014