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Father's Day Tech Gift Guide

Forget the neckties and wristwatches, and get the Dad in your life the tech he really wants.

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Dad builds a realistic spacecraft simulator for his sons

The dedicated dad who built the NASA Mission Control Desk for his sons hopes to teach them more about space with this impressive simulator. Ground Control to Major Dad, all systems go!

By August 12, 2014

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Little girl persuades Google to give dad day off (with cute letter)

A little girl writes to Google and complains that her daddy gets only Saturdays off from the company. And it's his birthday. Google relents.

By June 21, 2014

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Daughter's Facebook foghorn blows dad's $80,000

A Florida headmaster wins an $80,000 age discrimination settlement. Then his daughter has to tell her Facebook friends about it (of course.) This contravenes the terms of the settlement.

By February 28, 2014

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Bite my pie chart: Data Cuisine expresses facts with food

We're all familiar with charts and infographics. Data Cuisine makes them more creative (and delicious) by expressing information with edibles.

By July 3, 2014

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Dad turns baby into Ripley with incredible Power Loader costume

German dad Carsten Riewe built an Aliens-style Power Loader for himself and his wee 13-month-old daughter to celebrate Karneval in style.

By March 12, 2014

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iOS 8 will help photo search, but won't fix it

Searching by date and time will be welcome additions to the Photo app in iOS 8, but I want even more.

By September 5, 2014

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Become a living room fighter pilot with life-sized cardboard cockpit

Ever wanted your own jet fighter? Perhaps a life-sized cardboard cockpit with enough space for your gaming chair and rig is the next best thing.

By September 1, 2014

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 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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Five ways to improve battery life on Windows

Having battery life problems on your Windows 8.1 laptop? These tips will help you squeeze the most juice out of your battery.

By August 26, 2014