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iPhone 5S shines in National Geographic's shots of Scotland

National Geographic veteran Jim Richardson was tasked with shooting a trip across Scotland using the iPhone 5S. After some initial problems, he loved it.

By October 8, 2013

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iPhone 5S' camera praised by National Geographic photog

Photographer for the magazine -- famous for its dramatic covers -- gives high praise to the 5S' camera, ditching a Nikon in the process.

By October 7, 2013

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Ray Ozzie's new app reimagines the phone call

One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: What would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?

By September 22, 2014

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City in China tests sidewalk lane for cell phone users

Chongqing thinks it might be a good idea if those who permanently look down could be separated from anyone else. But is there anyone else?

By September 15, 2014

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How Google Maps led me astray

Google Maps should be the all-knowing geographic assistant that gets me where I need to go. But after some botched navigation on a European vacation, I now have trust issues.

By August 24, 2014

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Vexed in the city: San Francisco strife spurs tech defectors elsewhere

As clashes mar tech's epicenter, entrepreneurs find that fleeing San Francisco for up-and-coming startup hubs can offer unique advantages.

By August 22, 2014

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Google acquires image-recognition startup Jetpac

Jetpac's City Guides app offers personalized recommendations based on photo attributes like smiles, lipsticks, and blue skies. Google has other plans, though: the app will disappear in a month.

By August 18, 2014

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Enroll your outdoor cat in a GPS cat-tracking project

Help researchers uncover the secret life of felines by signing your cat up for Cat Tracker, an international project that follows the furballs on their outdoor adventures.

By August 11, 2014

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Sharks attack underwater cam, with awesome results

Scientists get what they're calling "the first up-close views of predatory behavior by sharks in the wild" thanks to some obliging great whites. See it here.

By August 6, 2014

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City gets a 'No Cell Phones' walking lane, for now

As part of an upcoming TV show, a Washington, DC, sidewalk segregates those who walk and text from the more aware.

By July 18, 2014