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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015

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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV: Which streamer should you buy?

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By March 9, 2015

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Amazon Fire TV Stick adds hotel-friendly Wi-Fi sign-in

A software update for Amazon's $40 or £35 streaming dongle also brings "captive portal" Wi-Fi access, while the Fire TV box gets expandable USB storage and Bluetooth headphone support.

By March 24, 2015

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Sling TV app hits Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

The latest platform to support the $20 per month Sling TV service is Amazon's Fire TV, and Sling and Amazon are running a free hardware promotion to sweeten the deal.

By February 12, 2015

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Amazon Fire TV Stick

While it doesn't match the app selection or search capabilities of Roku, Amazon's Fire TV Stick's solid performance and mastery of Amazon content make it easily worth the $40 price.

By November 19, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating November 19, 2014
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Amazon Fire HDX 8.9

Impressive Amazon features and an outstanding display make the the Fire HDX 8.9 one of the best and most affordable media consumption tablets.

By October 30, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating October 30, 2014
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Watch NASA test-fire the most powerful rocket booster ever built

NASA's got a new rocket booster with enough power to launch future missions to Mars. This week, the agency tipped it on its side and roasted some Utah desert to prove it works.

By March 11, 2015

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Three judges fired for using office computers to watch porn

Technically Incorrect: In Britain, it seems the judiciary can be injudicious when it comes to using technology at work.

By March 17, 2015

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Tyrone the Drone can spew spray paint, silly string and fire

Even though the Austin Police Department has grounded all drones at the South by Southwest festival, one vandal drone can be seen zooming around a design studio.

By March 16, 2015

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Amazon Fire HD 7

For an inexpensive tablet, the Fire HD 7 satisfies with a practical, family-friendly operating system, but those interested in a 7-inch tablet can find models with better build quality in the same price range.

By October 22, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 22, 2014