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Virtually there: How Google is readying VR for you

The search giant has a low-cost contraption made of cardboard that can turn any smartphone into a virtual reality headset. The goal: mass appeal.

By May 29, 2015

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Lost Explorers: The unrealized vision of Google Glass

When Google unveiled its smart and controversial eyewear three years ago, some early tech adopters tried to do their part by eagerly pushing for Glass acceptance. The world pushed back.

By May 26, 2015

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Google I/O 2015 recap: Android M, Android Pay, free photo storage and new VR plans

Want to know what your next phone's operating system will look like, how Google wants to manage all your photos or how you'll pay with your Android phone? Look here.

By May 28, 2015

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Want cheaper wireless service? Patience is a virtue

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.

By May 24, 2015

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Researchers invent tiny sonic screwdriver

Using an array of loudspeakers, researchers have created swirling vortices of sound that were used to manipulate microscopic particles.

By May 28, 2015

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Can't concentrate? Look at this for 40 seconds

The next time your mind wanders, you might be able to regain your focus if you turn your gaze on a specific type of image, says research out of the University of Melbourne.

By May 25, 2015

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The smart card: Apple Pay competitor or simple stopgap?

Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?

By May 25, 2015

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Disney Research's new 3D printer can print in fabric

Disney Research has had a second go at creating a 3D printer capable of creating flexible objects made of soft fibres.

By April 20, 2015

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I, Explorer: What it's like to wear Google Glass in 2015

Two years ago, the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, was sprinkled with people wearing Google's smart eyewear. This year, it seemed like no one was wearing it. Except me.

By May 26, 2015

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Spider silk made without the spiders

After years of research, a team of scientists has synthesised spider silk in a laboratory setting.

By May 28, 2015