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Gol! McDonald's World Cup app turns boxes of fries into field of dreams

McDonald's new Gol! app uses augmented reality to transform boxes of fries into a pixelated pitch so you can pretend you're playing in the World Cup.

By May 21, 2014


How do you type 'goal' in Spanish? Can you say 'repetitive stress injury'?

Facebook's data team reports that World Cup watching users are having quite the O-gasms when they post news of goals.

By July 2, 2014


Paraplegic kicks off World Cup with mind-controlled exoskeleton

Strapped into a robotic exoskeleton, paraplegic Juliano Pinto makes history by standing upright to kick a soccer ball for World Cup opening ceremonies.

By June 13, 2014


Sensor-packed ​Adidas miCoach Smart Ball fine-tunes your free kicks

The €299 ​Adidas miCoach Smart Ball bristles with sensors and connects to an iPhone app so you can practise your passes and perfect your penalties.

By May 27, 2014


VW Brazil builds little Gol for little people

VW Brazil shrinks its smallest offering by 30 percent for drivers who are under 5 feet tall.

By November 22, 2010


Half-scale classic cars for half-pints

U.K.-based manufacturer Pocket Classic will build you a half-scale Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, Porsche Speedster, or Jaguar E-Type, but it'll cost you.

By December 1, 2010


Crave 26: Ice screens and Oprah things (podcast)

Oprah's giving away iPads, Nokia's developing ice technologies, Netflix offers a streaming-only plan, and Donald updates us on the latest in beer-serving robots.

By November 23, 2010


BOL 1043: Nobody wants gummi gas

A caller wonders what happens to the Chevy Volt if you have the gas in there too long. Does the gas go bad? Well, it could get gummy. And nobody wants gummy gas. or gummi gas either. Not tasty. We also take the SEC conference to task for trying to ba

By August 17, 2009


Musk oxen and manicures at the Cable Show

Forget about yo-yos and mints in the tech booths. The cable TV channels know how to make a splach in the exhibit hall.

By April 5, 2005


Apple AirPort Firmware 4.0.8; Key Xing 2.6.3; Launch Items X 1.4.2; httpmail plugin 1.11; more

Apple AirPort Firmware 4.0.8; Key Xing 2.6.3; Launch Items X 1.4.2; httpmail plugin 1.11; more

By March 6, 2003