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Finally! The phone-charging cable you've been waiting for

From the category of "what took so long" comes the Night Cable -- a 10-foot-long cord that just might end cable frustration forever.

By October 23, 2014

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LiquidOff: Nontoxic, nonhazy hydrophobic fabric spray

NeverWet may soon be facing some hydrophobic competition in the form of LiquidOff, an eco-minded fabric spray made to repel water without leaving a haze behind.

By June 18, 2014

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Torch through stuff on the fly with portable laser cutter

Crave writer Michael Franco catches up with one of the creators of the Origami laser cutter, now blasting through a campaign on Kickstarter.

By October 22, 2014

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Facebook weaves new network fabric

The social-networking giant is developing a new networking "fabric" to relieve bottlenecks within its data centers and speed deployment of new apps.

By June 19, 2013

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Beyond tweets: Twitter weaves new approach to mobile apps

The social network wants developers to use its tools to make mobile apps, while also integrating its service along the way.

By October 22, 2014

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New smart fabric mimics the way skin perspires

UC Davis biomedical engineers turn to human skin for inspiration in creating a new moisture-wicking fabric.

By May 21, 2013

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Air Umbrella holds off the rain with a force field of air

Now fundraising on Kickstarter, the Air Umbrella promises to do away with those pesky metal ribs in favor of a dome of jetted air.

By October 13, 2014

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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The laptop you could fry a steak on

Usually, you want to keep laptops cool. An industrial designer comes up with an idea for one that does exactly the opposite.

By October 9, 2014

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This jacket brings out your inner chameleon

Norwegian design company Drap og Design wants you to unleash your inner animal. Their first product? A jacket that changes colors with the world around you.

By October 8, 2014