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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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Crave giveaway: Zcan+ Scanner Mouse, a mouse that scans

This week's freebie, a Design to Innovation mouse with a built-in scanner, lets you scan information and directly import it into searchable, editable files.

By August 22, 2014

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Microsoft reveals features in Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1

The first update for Microsoft's latest mobile OS is already rolling out to developers. What new features will they find?

By August 6, 2014

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The best Siri feature you're not using

In an informal survey of iPhone users, a grand total of zero knew about this insanely handy Siri trick -- which, bonus, might save your life.

By July 25, 2014

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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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Siri tips and tricks that don't require iOS 8

Apple unveiled new features for Siri in the latest version of its mobile OS, but you don't need to wait for iOS 8 to find cool stuff to ask the voice assistant.

By June 9, 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