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Get a high-quality 'Read Aloud' voice in Google Play Books

The standard reading voice in the Google Play Books app sounds like an 80's robot. The high-quality voice sounds more like what we've come to expect from a robot in 2013. Here's how to activate it.

By January 2, 2013

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Dogs get jealous just like humans, new study shows

For the first time, researchers have examined jealousy in our canine companions. The results will surprise very few.

By July 24, 2014

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World's first android newscasters unveiled in Japan

The fascination with weird and wonderful robots at the Android: What is a Human? exhibition continues, as Japan unveils the world's first android newscasters.

By June 24, 2014

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Privacy at peril: From one tweet, a full-blown hack

One tweet was enough to start a chain reaction of information-gathering that could have rivaled the work of a government intelligence agency. And with data, a hacker could have ended up ruining one man's life.

By March 6, 2014

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New projects aim to teach the vision impaired about the beauty of space

The Space Telescope Science Institute has unveiled its projects to help the vision impaired understand space, including a free iPad ebook exploring the Tarantula Nebula.

By January 13, 2014

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Why Google Glass is the most personal tech you'll never own

commentary With tablets and televisions safely in the "shared tech" category, the still unsettling Google Glass extends the nature of "personal tech" to a whole new level.

By December 30, 2013

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25 tips for the Google Nexus 5

Google's Nexus 5 is here, and it's pre-loaded with Android 4.4 KitKat. Take a look at our best tips, hints and tricks.

By November 14, 2013

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Jack Dorsey holds impromptu art and lifestyle symposium

What Twitter IPO? In an unconventional talk at Y Combinator's annual startup school, the Twitter cofounder and Square CEO reads from some of his favorite books and plays some music.

By October 19, 2013

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The next Steve Jobs isn't Jeff Bezos -- or so Bezos says

When you get a personal product walkthrough from Jeff Bezos, you learn a lot about the new Kindle tablets -- and about the Amazon CEO himself.

By September 25, 2013

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Google Translate iOS app can now translate your handwriting

The latest version of the app can recognize handwritten text in up to 49 different languages.

By September 20, 2013