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Sprint rings up the HTC One E8 for $100 on contract

Available immediately, the handset is a more budget-friendly approach to the flagship HTC One M8.

By August 29, 2014

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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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LG debuts L Fino and L Bello for emerging markets

The new low-end 3G smartphones come with some of the software features found on the LG G3 and have the same rear-button design.

By August 20, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By August 13, 2014

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What's cooler than a cyborg? A Lego cyborg, naturally

Lego and robotics enthusiast Diavo Voltaggio has built himself not just any robot arm, but a robot arm using Lego Mindstorms.

By August 11, 2014

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Nokia 130 lasts more than a month, costs 19 euros

The new old-school Nokia 130 comes in single or dual-SIM versions and goes on sale in China, India and Africa.

By August 11, 2014

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Surface 2 accessories step up: Backlit Type and Touch Covers, Power Cover, Docking Station (hands-on)

Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 get a boost from some useful new extras. The good news is, older Surface Pro users can take advantage, too.

By September 23, 2013

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Want those exact shoes? Ask Zappos' new personal assistant

The online retailer known for its fanatical customer service tests digital assistant that helps you track down any fashion item -- even if the company doesn't sell it.

By July 27, 2014

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GE releases instructions for 3D-printable jet engine

If you head over to Thingiverse, you can get instructions for a hand-cranked, 3D-printable jet engine, courtesy of GE.

By July 21, 2014