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The Cheapskate's top Black Friday deals 2015

From the Cheapskate: On your marks, get set -- spend! These are my favorite deals, and not one of them requires a trip to a store.

By November 27, 2015


Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight Plus

The new Nook GlowLight Plus probably isn't going to make any converts out of Amazon's Kindle customers, but at least Barnes & Noble now has an e-reader with competitive specs and performance to the Paperwhite.

By November 10, 2015

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Tricorder-like tech could detect bombs, tumors

Taking on a challenge from DARPA, Stanford scientists create scanning technology similar to the piece of Star Trek gear that's "the holy grail of detection devices."

By November 13, 2015


Microbot Push makes dumb buttons smart

Push any mechanical button from afar, and on a schedule, with this app-controlled "robot finger."

By November 10, 2015


Nook GlowLight Plus e-reader is fully waterproof, has sharper screen

Barnes & Noble finally has a new e-reader with a sharper 300dpi e-ink display, capacitive touch screen, built-in ambient light and full waterproofing for $129.99.

By October 21, 2015


Nook GlowLight Plus (pictures)

Barnes & Noble finally has a new e-reader with a sharper 300 dpi E-Ink display, capacitive touch scre, built-in ambient light and full waterproofing for $129.99.

13 Images By October 21, 2015


Engineer builds 'working' Thor's hammer only he can lift

Using powerful electromagnets and a fingerprint scanner, an electrical engineer builds a replica of Thor's hammer Mjolnir that can only be lifted by the worthy.

By October 13, 2015


Acer unveils its first wave of Windows 10 devices

The Taiwanese tech company has shown off three new Windows 10 devices -- a convertible tablet, an all-in-one laptop and a 5.5-inch smartphone.

By October 11, 2015


BlackBerry CEO tries to demo upcoming Android phone

CEO John Chen runs into a little trouble taking us on a tour of BlackBerry's Priv Android phone. Is that a bad omen?

By September 28, 2015


Take a look at 3D Touch on Apple's new iPhones

3D Touch is a new feature found on the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus that relies on pressure as another way to interact with the screen. Here's a look at how it works.

By September 9, 2015