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Tomorrow Daily 121: Realistic Unreal Engine 4 demo, a homemade mechanical horse, and more

You might think you're seeing a virtual tour of a real apartment in Paris, but it's actually a complete fabrication, created on a computer. This little CG apartment might seem like no big deal, but it's a huge testament to what's possible with the newest version of Unreal Engine, and we're excited.

By January 29, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 121: Realistic Unreal Engine 4 demo, a homemade mechanical horse and more

On today's show, we give kudos (and chuckle a bit) at one man's attempt to make a mechanical horse at home, check out a jaw-droppingly realistic render from Unreal Engine 4 and discuss an inflatable planetarium with laser-projected stars inside.

By January 29, 2015

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Go way retro with this mechanical-typewriter computer keyboard

You love the look and feel of old typewriters, but don't want to give up the comforts of modern technology. Meld the two with the Qwerkywriter keyboard.

By September 23, 2014

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Smartphone innovation at MWC shows there's life in the old dog yet

Commentary: Manufacturers are finding ways to breathe life into their new products, proving that smartphones haven't run out of ideas.

By March 2, 2015

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Gecko-inspired adhesive lets you climb walls

Mechanical engineers at Stanford University have developed a substance that mimics gecko toes. Not just for scaling walls in Spiderman-like fashion, the adhesive could help clean up space debris and be used on automobile assembly lines.CNET's Sumi Das visits the research lab where it was created to learn how it works.

By February 25, 2015

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Your next-gen smartphone camera packs 3D heat (hands-on)

Some seriously smart camera features are landing on your smartphone camera soon. CNET tours you around what's coming down the pike.

By March 2, 2015

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ESPN suspends Keith Olbermann for tweets

Technically Incorrect: Twitter activity claims another public victim, as ESPN's iconoclast gets into an ill-advised spat with Penn State students.

By February 24, 2015

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Dark and gritty 'Power Rangers' vision is not for children

Blood, drugs and curse words go flying in a bootleg "Power Rangers" short that is strictly for grown-up fans.

By February 24, 2015

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The world's new strongest natural material: Limpet teeth

Step aside, spider silk: the strongest material in the world can be found inside the mouths of rock-dwelling marine gastropods.

By February 18, 2015

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Looking down the road at Apple's automotive future

No, Apple isn't building a car yet, but recent hires point to the company looking to position itself as a much bigger player in the automotive world. Let's look a little deeper at the implications.

By February 13, 2015