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Cheers! PR2 robot knows where to pour your beer

You know summer's around the corner when robots are helping you grab a cold one. Now, an anticipatory algorithm is helping them refill your glass when you're ready for another round.

By May 28, 2013

Review

Phorus PR1 Receiver

While the Play-Fi standard offers plenty of potential, the Phorus PR1 is currently too limited in its scope and performance to warrant buying over a Sonos.

November 4, 2013

2.5 stars Editors' rating November 4, 2013
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PR2 maker Willow Garage turns to commercial robotics

Following a report that it will close, the popular startup says it will instead become a self-sustaining company.

By February 11, 2013

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PR2 robot learns to scoop poop

Willow Garage's $400,000 PR2 humanoid robot becomes ever more useful with its poop-scooping skills.

By October 22, 2011

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PR2 robot helps quadriplegic man shave himself

The experiment is part of a broader effort to use robots to help people with reduced mobility, as well as seniors.

By July 14, 2011

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PR2 robot learns to read, follows words anywhere

At the University of Pennsylvania, Willow Garage's polymath PR2 robot is reading everything in sight, including T-shirts and coffee labels.

By May 23, 2011

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Cabbies dismiss Uber 'PR stunt,' but protest may have backfired

Cabbies hit back at Uber's new London taxi service, but the protest may have driven more customers to the controversial app.

By June 11, 2014

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Verizon fires back at Netflix over video playback 'PR stunt'

The ISP's hackles are up after a Netflix claim that Verizon is bogging down video streams. So much for smoothing things over with that peering deal.

By June 4, 2014

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Any beer left in that bottle? Ask a PR2 robot

Another step in the quest for the perfect beer-serving robot. Willow Garage's PR2 can now distinguish whether bottles are full or empty.

By November 23, 2010

Editors' Take

HTC Butterfly 2

The dual-camera system from HTC's flagship is refitted with a higher-resolution imager in the company's new brightly colored plastic phone.

August 18, 2014

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