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mind-machine interface

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1981 DeLorean modded with in-dash iPad interface

You don't need plutonium to run this DeLorean, but thanks to many modifications by its owner, the ride looks ahead of its time with an in-dash iPad Mini. Doc Brown would approve.

By March 5, 2014

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Neurobridge device allows quadriplegic to move his own hand

A quadriplegic man has become the first to move his own hand just by using his thoughts, using a new device that bypasses the injured site.

By June 24, 2014

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At Indy 500, paralyzed driver will steer by head tilts alone

Using his head to maneuver a customized Corvette, racer Sam Schmidt, a quadriplegic, will drive laps during race festivities.

By May 9, 2014

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Transform furniture with a wave of the hand

Designers at MIT's Tangible Media Group demonstrate the Transform, a bench with a 3D interface that can change its physical shape on command.

By April 15, 2014

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'RoboCop' not so sci-fi anymore

Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.

By February 11, 2014

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Why I just can't put down the Google Nexus 5

I've lived with many of today's top smartphones but simply can't resist the charms of Google's freshest Nexus.

By February 3, 2014

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Apple execs reflect on the Macintosh at 30

"The best thing to happen to the Mac in last 10 years was iOS," says Bud Tribble, Apple's vice president of software technology and a member of the original Mac team.

By January 24, 2014

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The Macintosh turns 30: Going the distance

Apple's Macintosh arrived with great fanfare, but the computer that aimed to show why 1984 wouldn't be like "1984" barely made its debut. Here's the story of how it came to be.

By January 21, 2014

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Busboy's mom throws iPad in fire, customer buys him new one

A 16-year-old puts his iPad on top of some boxes at home. His mom thinks it's all cardboard and tosses it in the fire pit. A customer at his diner gets him a $360 Best Buy gift card. Just because.

By December 7, 2013

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Xbox One, you're not making my family life easier

The Xbox One is the loneliest number if you're trying to shoehorn its do-it-all TV proposition into a family room -- unless you're willing to be part of the experiment.

By November 26, 2013