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multipurpose

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The many faces of multipurpose gadgets, part 2

We're not sure we'd wear false metal eyelashes that also control gadgets, but we have to respect how seriously all these creations take versatility.

By November 19, 2013

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Very versatile: The many faces of multipurpose gadgets

From Swiss Army Knives to smartwatches, multifunction tools are all about convenience and efficiency. Here's a look at a few we crave.

By November 12, 2013

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Marvelous multipurpose gadgets (pictures)

Who doesn't want to get two or more things for the price of one? Here's a look at some offbeat versatile creations we crave.

12 Images By November 12, 2013

Review

Quirky Spotter Multipurpose Sensor

Despite this gadget's clear potential, there are still too many performance kinks for us to recommend it outright.

By November 26, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 26, 2013

MSRP: $49.99

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Google injects smarts, stickers into Hangouts communication app

The all-purpose app for text, video, and voice chat can now detect when people are trying to find each other in the real world and then help them meet up. Also new: stickers, video filters, and bigger ambitions at Google.

By December 10, 2014

Review

2015 Volvo V60

The 2015 Volvo V60 T6 R-design makes for a strong multipurpose vehicle, offering excellent utility for shopping errands and refined handling, but the smaller engined V60 T5 Drive-E is the more economical choice.

By December 2, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 2, 2014
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Tomorrow Daily 089: Multifunctional home robots, high-tech food service, computer magic and more

"Patin" is a robot with a socket that allows you to swap out peripherals, and creator Flower Robotics plans to release an Android SDK for developers, unleashing an infinite number of possibilities for potential accessories. Our robot future is on the horizon...

By November 19, 2014

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Smart-home showdown: SmartThings vs. Wink

These systems promise to serve as the brains behind a smarter, more connected home. How do they stack up?

By November 12, 2014

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Stay connected without a connection?

Meet the tools that let you transfer files and send messages on your smartphone without the Internet.

By October 26, 2014

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Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.

By September 7, 2014