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iOS 8.2 may launch Monday with new health features

Update to Apple's mobile OS will add and enhance certain health features as the company gets ready to share more about its Apple Watch on Monday, according to a report.

By March 5, 2015

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Never put your speakers on the floor

That's just plain wrong, because putting any small speaker down there forfeits a major share of its sound quality.

By March 4, 2015

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Squish a zombie from a safe distance with Skull Tongs

A bizarre DIY contraption designed to take out zombies with skull-crushing power gets a test run on a zombie head.

By January 26, 2015

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Mars rover to get a long-distance memory wipe and reformat

NASA aims to correct a series of problems with the Opportunity rover's memory by giving it a reformat from far, far away.

By September 1, 2014

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Water- and dust-resistant gadgets to go the distance

Don't destroy your existing tech by exposing it to the elements. Here are some gadgets ready-made for aquatic and summer adventures.

8 Images By August 27, 2014

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​The tyranny of distance: Building better broadband for the Australian outback

Australia is embarking on a massive project to roll out a National Broadband Network that provides high-speed internet for the whole country. But as cities get more access to new technology, the country's remote indigenous communities risk becoming the "forgotten part of Australia".

By June 24, 2014

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Buzz Aldrin's 1966 space selfie sells for $9,200

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin's groundbreaking selfie taken during a spacewalk goes up for auction and blows away its estimated minimum, by ten times.

By March 2, 2015

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​Mobile industry dips its toes in 5G waters for next-gen networks

Demonstrations at Mobile World Congress show the growing momentum toward the launch of faster, more responsive mobile networks in 2020.

By March 3, 2015

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Skype helps keep half of long-distance relationships alive, survey says

A new survey shows that not only do 96 percent of respondents feel a closer connection to their partner when using Skype, but 29 percent have engaged in "naughty" calls.

By February 6, 2014

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Rosetta snaps a picture of its own shadow on the comet below

The Rosetta spacecraft casts some shade on the surface of its comet buddy, creating an otherworldly shadow selfie from orbit.

By March 3, 2015