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Parrot's MiniDrone Rolling Spider perfect mini-quadcopter for novice flyers

Thanks to very stable flight and easy-to-learn controls, this mobile-device-controlled quad is a blast, but the fun might not last long enough for some.

By August 20, 2014

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I flew a drone! Novice pilot doesn't even hurt anyone

Crave writer Rusty Blazenhoff enlisted in drone "flight school" this week and nervously piloted her first flying camera this week. See how it went.

By June 6, 2014

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Tech novices set to determine the fate of Apple v. Samsung

Six women and four men -- few of whom have technical backgrounds -- will decide what infringement occurred and how much money is owed in damages.

By March 31, 2014

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High-tech rifles let novices hit moving targets at long ranges

Self-printed guns aren't the only firearms altering the weapons landscape. Also out there: Precision rifles with high-tech scopes and auto-firing triggers, and iPhone adapters and apps that offer custom crosshairs.

By May 22, 2013

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Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider

If you can live with its short flight times, the affordable, smartphone-controlled Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider is a great quadcopter for beginners and hobbyists.

August 20, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 20, 2014
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How to set up a smart garden for free

With Koubachi's application and a little setup, it's possible to set up a smart garden, complete with care advice and email reminders, for free.

By June 17, 2014

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What happens when smart guns mix with Google Glass

A Glass app created by rifle-maker Tracking Point lets shooters hit targets "around corners, from unsupported positions, behind the back, to the side, and over barricades."

By June 5, 2014

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Gadget lets you create your own 3D-printing filament

The Stooder is a desktop machine that melts down plastic pellets so that you can create -- or recycle -- your own filament for 3D printing.

By May 28, 2014

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Get Laplink PCmover Image & Drive Assistant for free

Today only, this $39.95 utility can be yours gratis. It's designed to help you migrate from an old PC to a new one.

By May 15, 2014

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​Comcast vs. Netflix: Is this really about Net neutrality?

Netflix’s disputes with broadband providers, like Comcast, have zip to do with Net neutrality. Here's what you need to know about Net neutrality, and the Internet, to understand why.

By May 15, 2014