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Chipmakers helping to give computers a visual cortex

Qualcomm, Broadcom, Samsung, and others are working at the Khronos Group to standardize some nuts and bolts of machine vision. That should let programmers tap into the technology more easily.

By November 19, 2013

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Apple Watch 'not designed for the long haul,' says iFixit

The Apple Watch received a score of 5 out of 10 for repairability, due to the impossibility of removing just about any component inside.

By April 24, 2015

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Using intentions to control a robotic prosthetic

A neural implant on the area of the brain that controls the patient's intention to move could be the key to better robotic prosthetics.

By May 21, 2015

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Using electricity to give your brain a boost? Not so fast...

Do-it-yourselfers using electrical currents to stimulate their brains may be doing more harm than good.

By May 6, 2015

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It's easy to make your brain think it's in someone else's body

By messing with the brain's sense of location, a team of researchers in Sweden figure out how make people believe they're wearing each other's bodies.

By May 5, 2015

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LED smart shoes turn your dance into a light show

A pair of shoes is fitted with around 100 individual LEDs and advanced motion sensors for a light show that responds to your movements as you dance.

By March 16, 2015

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Scientists propose 'cortical modem' implant to give you Terminator vision

US military research agency DARPA forsees a tiny implant that could restore sight loss or give you a heads-up display without a helmet or glasses.

By February 17, 2015

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Tech Retrospect: RadioShack packs up

RadioShack's long decline continued this week thanks to a bankruptcy filing, but there is reason for hope. Also, the latest on the Galaxy S6 and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By February 6, 2015

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Here's how souped-up your smartphone will be in 2016

British chip designer ARM introduces two new processors that will lead to slimmed-down phones that can run faster and longer.

By February 3, 2015

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Raspberry Pi 2 runs free Windows 10, costs $35

Microsoft is making a free version of Windows 10 that will run on the updated, quad-core microcomputer.

By February 2, 2015