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Our inside look at Microsoft's HoloLens leaves us wanting more

The software maker sheds light on the secretive workings of the ambitious holographic headset -- by making us develop an app in real time.

By May 1, 2015

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AT&T sends 83-year-old man $24,000 bill (for dial-up)

Technically Incorrect: A California man is flummoxed when AT&T insists he must pay a massive bill that he's sure he didn't deserve.

By April 29, 2015

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Here's what the Pillars of Creation look like in three dimensions

Data from the Very Large Telescope in Chile suggests that it would be more appropriate to call the Eagle Nebula's famous gas formation the "Pillars of Destruction."

By April 30, 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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An early look at the Pivotal Living Band, a second-gen $12 health tracker

We spent some time with the subscription-based Pivotal Living Band and spoke to the CEO about what's coming next.

By April 30, 2015

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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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The best fitness trackers you can buy right now

With so many options out there, it can be intimidating when shopping for a new fitness tracker. That's why we've rounded up our favorite ones for you to consider.

By February 6, 2015

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NASA probe shows Pluto might have a polar ice cap

The first surface details start to come into view as NASA's New Horizons space probe speeds toward its summer rendezvous with Pluto and its moons.

By April 30, 2015