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grandpas

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Reddit restores 87-year-old grandpa's damaged Navy photo

A cherished family heirloom gets a new lease on life after Reddit users kick in to restore a heavily damaged photo belonging to an 87-year-old Royal Navy veteran.

By May 6, 2013

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Buzz Out Loud 641: Save Aaron's grandpa's house

There's an Internet petition to help save Aaron's grandpa's 150-year-old house. Plus, we recommend not driving into swamps.

By January 16, 2008

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'WoW' launch: Sleepy old grandpa geek comes out at night

Eric Franklin attends Blizzard's launch party for its much-anticipated second WoW expansion, Wrath of the Lich King, in San Francisco.

By November 13, 2008

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Get grandpa his FireFork, youngin'

A simple design turns a stick into an elongated fork-- just slip it onto the end of a stick to cook hot dogs and more.

By September 9, 2008

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Tales of Silicon Valley: iPod's grandpa

We meet Daniel Kottke's prescient invention, the ancient ancestor to Apple's famous music player.
Digibarn's display of Daniel Kottke's Apple relics

May 21, 2008

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Gasp! MySpace founder is a grandpa

Tom Anderson is no longer cool. He's 37.

By November 1, 2007

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Granny gamers have a ball with Wii bowling

It's all strikes and smiles at one senior center in Northern California as grandmas and grandpas play Nintendo's Wii bowling to stay in shape, keep sharp, and have some fun. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi rolls a few herself and reports on this latest cross-generational video game trend.

By May 16, 2008

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Foul ball smashes into man using iPad as camera

Is it really necessary to use an iPad as a camera? At one softball game in Northern Iowa, an iPad user is made to think twice about the iPad as Canon. But not for long.

By April 18, 2013

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Windows 8 designer: Why Microsoft forced Metro on us all

A purported UX designer for Microsoft reveals why the "love it or hate it" Metro environment is the default in Windows 8.

By February 18, 2014

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Leica cam that shot Times Square kiss sells for $150k

The 1937 camera, a nostalgic reminder of the long-ago days before everyone toted a smartphone, was one of many photographic gems offered at a Vienna auction.

By May 28, 2013