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My difficult time trying on the Apple Watch

Technically Incorrect: A trip to an Apple store on a weekday morning shows that it's hard to judge how a watch looks on you when the watch is faceless and the atmosphere is one of slight indifference.

By April 13, 2015

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Is this the end of launch lines at the Apple store?

Technically Incorrect: With the company reportedly encouraging people to order the Apple Watch online, rather than go to stores in hope, will there be no more ritual camping and crowing?

By April 7, 2015

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Beauty-bot for the 'perfect' makeup application

A pair of Vienna-based designers have created a robotic makeup application device -- to highlight how the perfection of automated systems can be ill-suited to the uniqueness of humans.

By March 17, 2015

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Agony and HTC: How an underdog phone maker aims to reinvent itself

The company will use Mobile World Congress next week as a coming-out party for its new identity as a consumer gadget and mobile-app maker. It may be the most important party it ever hosts.

By February 23, 2015

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Got a great geeky love story? We want to hear it

Techies and scientists, DIYers and fantasy fans -- geeks do things their own way, including love. Proud of how you applied your skills to wooing? Funny story for the flirting-impaired? Tell us about it.

By February 6, 2015

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Black Friday goes global as retailers import the US spending holiday

Thanksgiving may be American, but sales in the UK, France, Germany and China show the consumer frenzy is becoming a broader phenomenon.

By November 28, 2014

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Rainbow of curse words: LeVar Burton reads a NSFW favorite

Watch "Reading Rainbow" host LeVar Burton read beloved parody children's book "Go the F**k to Sleep" to help raise money for charity.

By October 27, 2014

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Beats claims NFL players' DNA affected by headphone ban

Due to an NFL deal with Bose, players can't wear their Beats headphones during televised interviews.

By October 5, 2014

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Digital mapping project reveals Stonehenge secrets

The Stonehenge site is much larger than first supposed, with a digital mapping project revealing previously unknown monuments.

By September 10, 2014

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US Facebook average is 40 minutes a day, says CEO

A tiny joy embedded in today's earnings call makes Facebook more important to Americans than quite a few things.

By July 23, 2014