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Cop cracks woman's iPad passcode to rescue her after crash

After a driver's OnStar alert system reportedly gives inaccurate locations for a crash, the local police department's tech geek thinks fast, breaks into the driver's iPad at her home and finds her via an Apple app.

By October 15, 2014

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Cyborg moths to the rescue!

Scientists are developing a method of controlling the flight muscles of moths wirelessly, instantly introducing a new term to the vocabulary of technophobes: the mothpocalypse.

By August 22, 2014

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Woman drops cell phone in toilet, two die in rescue attempt

In China, a woman's husband and her mother-in-law are overcome by the stench of a cesspit, all because a brand-new phone was feared lost.

By June 8, 2014

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What's killing your battery? Android's top 10 performance-sapping apps

Is your phone or tablet battery constantly reduced to a sliver of red on the screen? New research has found the worst performance-draining apps on Android devices, and Facebook is the biggest culprit.

By November 5, 2014

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Flying the dream: Martin Aircraft puts jetpack joyrides within reach

From the James Bond jet belt to a "Jetsons"-inspired "motorbike in the sky," one New Zealand company is bringing the dream of jetpack travel to reality -- and thanks to a significant new investment, it could be here sooner than you think.

By February 23, 2015

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Three-bundle Thursday: Games, books and Mac apps

For anyone who likes to read, play or, um, use a Mac, there's a great bundle to be had.

By February 19, 2015

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Lucky dog gets canine home modeled after the 'Up' house

Movie prop maker Tim Baker and his team make the ultimate canine home worth begging for -- a floating balloon doghouse from the Pixar movie "Up."

By February 17, 2015

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​FAA's liberal proposed rules win allies in drone business

The US government agency's suggested regulations won't let Amazon deliver packages, but they generally make it very easy for businesses to use drones.

By February 17, 2015

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New Chinooks boast autopilot features but best tech may be yet to come

A longtime military workhorse, the Chinook helicopter has undergone a tech overhaul. The newer CH-47F models can be programmed to fly and will soon be able to stream live video feeds from drones in the cockpit.

By February 14, 2015

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Danica Patrick sniffs at animal activists for getting GoDaddy puppy ad pulled

Technically Incorrect: The GoDaddy Super Bowl ad, which mocked Budweiser's puppy ads, should have aired, says the famous driver and GoDaddy spokeswoman.

By February 12, 2015