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Lytro camera, software updates breathe new life into year-old Illum light-field camera

The camera's version 2.0 firmware update brings faster performance and interface enhancements, while the Lytro Desktop 4.3 software gives users a taste of the company's future VR plans.

By July 9, 2015

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Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.

By March 22, 2015

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Camping lantern promises to create a force field against bugs

Using a butane cartridge and a compound derived from chrysanthemum flowers, this lantern might become your new best camping buddy.

By March 25, 2015

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Boeing patents a 'Method and system for shockwave attenuation,' aka force field

The world's largest aerospace company has been granted a patent for a 'Star Wars'-like force field system for protecting vehicles and buildings from shockwave damage.

By March 24, 2015

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Magnetic fields make wireless charging a whole lot cooler (hands-on)

Soon, we'll see a type of wireless charging that will let you power up a whole lot of devices at once, from an ordinary surface. CNET sat down with Qualcomm for a hands-on look.

By February 26, 2015

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Flexible sensor lets humans detect magnetic fields

A newly developed thin, flexible magnetic sensor could heighten human perception, and it's pliable enough to be crumpled and scrunched while retaining functionality.

By February 3, 2015

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Incoming! Chinese rocket engine punches hole in house

And you thought living by the airport was bad...Some residents of China get a new ventilation system in their home courtesy of a spent rocket engine.

By August 31, 2015

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How to use the depth-of-field preview button on your dSLR

Find out what that mystery button at the front of your dSLR really does.

By December 3, 2014

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The music of bronze-age Celts revealed through 3D printing

A bronze artefact previously thought to have been the butt of a spear has been revealed to be the mouthpiece of an ancient horn.

By September 1, 2015

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Top chips exec Weili Dai sees 'hopeful' future for women in tech (Q&A)

Dai, co-founder of chipmaker Marvell and one of the US' wealthiest women, says that with a better ecosystem of support and encouragement, women will be able to contribute their natural talents to tech.

By August 29, 2015