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With phones in its past, Nokia cranks out a $250 Android tablet

Having sold off its handset business to Microsoft, Nokia gets into the tablet game with the new N1.

By November 18, 2014

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Rosetta watch: Follow history's first comet landing live

On November 12, the Philae lander will detach from the Rosetta spacecraft and attempt a tricky landing on a comet. Here's how to follow the historic happenings.

By November 11, 2014

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Mythbusters vs. Gorilla Glass: Adam and Jamie have a smashing time

Gorilla Glass keeps your phone safe, but will it crack under the pressure when the Mythbusters bring out their hammers and air cannons?

By November 20, 2014

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Nintendo DS: When casual gaming got epic

Nintendo's dual-screened DS console levelled the playing field, and created a new philosophy for video games. Luke Westaway recounts its impressive history.

By November 17, 2014

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Welcome to the comet: Rosetta mission makes space history

The landing marks a historic triumph for the European Space Agency -- and for space exploration as a whole.

By November 12, 2014

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Kickstarter to drill the moon's south pole is raising crazy cash

Lunar Mission One wants to bury a time capsule deep below the surface of the bottom of the moon, and it's asking the public to foot the bill. So far, humanity seems willing to chip in.

By November 19, 2014

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Google is 'on the right side of history,' says Eric Schmidt

The Big G's executive chairman has responded to recent controversy over privacy and taxation.

By October 16, 2014

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Help name the first comet landing site in history

Next month, a lander named Philae will detach from the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft and attach itself to a comet for a ride around the sun. What the landing spot is called is up to us.

By October 16, 2014

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Apple said to be embedding Beats music service into iOS

Having the subscription music service preloaded onto devices, as the Financial Times says is planned, gives Apple a leg up over competitors such as Spotify.

By November 19, 2014

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Uber does damage control amid firestorm, but is it enough?

After being called an "arrogant" and "jerkish" company that doesn't respect privacy, the ride-sharing service aims to show it's a "positive member of the community."

By November 20, 2014