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Microsoft's weird website claims to know how old you are (or not)

Technically Incorrect: In an attempt at "playing" with face-detection tools, Microsoft wants to either flatter you or ruin your week. It couldn't cope with my face at all.

By April 30, 2015

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​Unlock the secret Spock emoji in iOS 8.3

Apple has added support for a Vulcan salute emoji on iPhones and iPads, but you won't find it on the emoji keyboard.

By April 9, 2015

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Ohio school mad at 15-year-old for using 'Madden' phrase

In announcing a middle school football game, a 15-year-old describes one player in Gus Johnson's inimitable phrase, as having "got that getting-away-from-the-cops speed." The student is disciplined.

By October 9, 2013

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Fight night proves Periscope popular for pirating video

Live-streaming apps made it easy for anyone to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight for free, "Star Wars" fans get new movie details on May the Fourth, and a true space heroine boldly brews the first espresso in zero gravity.

By May 4, 2015

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How to use Google to find your lost Android phone

Run a search for your Android phone via Google, and its search engine will pinpoint the phone's location on a map. And the feature even works with a lost tablet.

By April 16, 2015

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11 travel apps to start summer vacation planning now

No matter where you're headed, these iOS and Android apps can help you get there and find things to do when you arrive.

By April 28, 2015

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Android logo caught urinating over Apple logo on Google Maps

Technically Incorrect: Some mysterious wag has decided to implant a rude image on Google Maps in Pakistan. A twisted celebration of the Apple Watch launch, perhaps?

By April 24, 2015

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Appliance Science: HEPA filters and the physics of fresh air

HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.

By April 21, 2015

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Edward Snowden explains good passwords to John Oliver (with help of Margaret Thatcher)

Technically Incorrect: In a new outtake of their now famous meeting in Moscow, Edward Snowden uses a password example that features Margaret Thatcher's legendary sexiness to show what a good password looks like.

By April 9, 2015

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Appliance Science: The high-pressure physics of espresso coffee

What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.

By April 6, 2015