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Flux Capacitor charger turns any ride into a DeLorean time machine

Go back to the future every time you climb into your car with a USB car charger designed to look like the glowing creation from Doc Brown's DeLorean.

By July 24, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,560: Dangerous celebrities searches, Big Lebowski pinball, shooting drones (podcast)

Today we'll find out which celebrity search is most likely to net you malware. We'll also take a look at the new Big Lebowski pinball machine and

By October 2, 2014

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ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By July 4, 2014

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Yes, there's already someone waiting in line for iPhone 6

A Japanese blogger says he must, simply must be the first to get Apple's new iPhone. What new iPhone?

By February 11, 2014

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Portable USB charger runs on AA batteries

This portable USB charger offers a point of difference: it's a DIY assemble-yourself kit that runs on AA batteries.

By January 29, 2014

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Christopher Lloyd arrives at CES in iconic time machine

In character as Doctor Emmett Brown from "Back to the Future," actor Christopher Lloyd arrived at CES 2014 in his iconic time-traveling vehicle from the film.

By January 7, 2014

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Google robot wins Pentagon rescue challenge

A robot made by a Japanese start-up that Google has bought has won a rescue competition organised by Darpa in the US.

By December 28, 2013

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Samsung settlement warrants older TVs with faulty capacitors

Samsung has set up a Web site to deal with the proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit applying to certain older TVs plagued by a faulty capacitor.

By February 27, 2012

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Buy a DeLorean flux capacitor at the parts store

Pick up a Flux Capacitor or Mr. Fusion for that quirky genius inventor on your gift list. O'Reilly Auto Parts lists both in its online catalog. No word on availability or price.

By November 29, 2011

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Self-driving cars will bristle with sensors

Car computers will use many sources of data -- lasers, radar, stereo cameras, even windshield wiper rain detectors -- to figure out what's around them. And none of the sensors will ever get drowsy.

By September 3, 2013