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What is Nintendo's mystery NX hardware? Here's what I hope it will be.

Nintendo's not out of hardware yet, but its next platform better be a home run. The best bet: make one system, not two.

By March 17, 2015

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Modern forensics solve 700-year-old murder mystery

The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.

By January 11, 2015

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By May 20, 2015

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Our inside look at Microsoft's HoloLens leaves us wanting more

The software maker sheds light on the secretive workings of the ambitious holographic headset -- by making us develop an app in real time.

By May 1, 2015

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Apple Watch buyers allowed to get their hands on two watches

Preorder process dispels rumors that purchases would be limited to one unit per buyer.

By April 10, 2015

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Magic Leap of faith: This robot-zapping game looks totally trippy

The secretive maker of augmented-reality goggles releases a video showing off some jaw-dropping game action.

By March 19, 2015

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Inside the enigma: The tech behind an escape room

Locked in a room with 60 minutes to escape by solving a series of puzzles, escape rooms are the live-action gaming trend taking over the world. But forget jigsaws and crosswords -- the games have gone high tech.

By March 12, 2015

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Grim Fandango adventure game returns from limbo

With this rerelease, three of the five classic PC games we wished for back in 2009 are now available.

By February 2, 2015

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X-ray reveals the secrets of burned Vesuvius scrolls

Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.

By January 20, 2015

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Drones set to take off in Europe before US -- no thanks to Amazon

Experts in autonomous aerial vehicles suggest Amazon and Google won't be the ones to pilot the industry to new heights.

By November 4, 2014