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See this ingenious way to turn stairs into a playground

Imagine being able to unfurl a specially designed set of foam mats and take a ride down your stairs. That's the idea behind SlideRider.

By May 20, 2014

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'What would Spock do?' How Leonard Nimoy helped me prosper

Appreciation: It's hard to be a stoic Vulcan when your favorite "Star Trek" actor leaves this galaxy forever. Bonnie Burton thanks Leonard Nimoy for inspiring us all to "live long and prosper."

By February 27, 2015

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Augmented-reality game Ingress arriving on Android Wear watches

The multiplayer game that uses real-world environments as its playground is now even more accessible -- as an app on our wrists.

By February 27, 2015

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New apps encourage positivity (podcast)

We've heard the stories about how anonymous social-messaging apps can be havens for bullying. But a pair of new smartphone apps seek to accentuate the positive.

By December 19, 2014

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Ask.fm, the troubling secret playground of tweens and teens

Insanely popular with kids, the question-and-answer service thrives on anonymity, making it fun and dangerous.

By June 8, 2013

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Get hands on with photo gear at the Digital Playground

As part of Vivid Sydney, photographers have the chance to get their hands on a range of new cameras and accessories at this weekend's Digital Playground.

By May 28, 2013

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The 404 Show 1,584: Google Contributor, JFK has a drone problem, San Francisco's poo map (podcast)

We're back in the studio today! Join us for a very special episode complete with a full tour and the start of our Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Xbox One bundle!

By November 21, 2014

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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How do you make a good virtual reality game? Oculus developers meet to find out

Developers looking to build games for Oculus' VR headset will swap their best tricks of the trade at the company's first conference.

By September 19, 2014

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Moto 360's best watch face borrows from James Bond in GoldenEye 007

It won't let your wrist fire a laser beam, but this watch face design will transform your time piece into the classic smartwatch of N64-era James Bond.

By September 8, 2014