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Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.

By Oct. 12, 2013

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

How to remove the VIP mailbox in OS X if it unexpectedly appears, and more, answered in this week's Q&A session.

By Aug. 23, 2013

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Amputee to climb building's 103 flights with mind-controlled leg

This weekend, Zak Vawter could take a huge step for amputees everywhere -- and for a state-of-the-art prosthetic device that affords a more natural gait.

By Nov. 1, 2012

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Life-size Google Android robot is controlled by your smart phone

What do you get when some clever Japanese robot experts get their hands on the Android operating system? A real-life Google android, of course.

By Sep. 29, 2010

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Samsung to drop $310 million into CSR's handset tech

The semiconductor company says that Samsung has also agreed to invest $34.4 million for a 4.9 percent equity stake in CSR.

By Jul. 17, 2012

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Apple's Mail maxing CPU usage

Some users have experienced an issue where Apple's Mail application will use 100% of the CPU and eventually fail, causing the system to slow down and overheat.

By Aug. 27, 2009

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Sony, McAfee, sued over software activation patent

Uniloc USA is also suing Activision, Quark, others as follow-up to a similar suit filed against Microsoft over software activation tech.

By Jul. 30, 2010

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Snow Blaster: A Christmas light video game

Programmer Ric Turner is out with another game made from Christmas lights. In this one, you sit in a "electric training sled" wrapped in green and red LEDs and use a game controller to dodge snowballs.

By Dec. 16, 2010

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Student misses e-mail, loses college place

A student at San Jose State University is reportedly un-enrolled after not reading an e-mail the school sent him over the summer about a problem with his English placement test.

By Aug. 25, 2011

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Web video pioneer returns with checkbook in hand

Tom McInerney, co-founder of video-sharing site Guba, invests in Shopflick, a site with aspirations of becoming the Web's version of the Home Shopping Network.

By Jun. 13, 2008