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Robot roadkill: Adorable hitchhiking Hitchbot found mutilated

Hitchbot was trying to make its way across the US, relying on the kindness of strangers. This weekend it was found beheaded. This is why we can't have nice things, America!

By August 3, 2015


Should we ban sex robots? Some scientists say yes, I say no

Commentary: Sexbots are no longer just sci-fi fantasies. While some scientists worry they're leading us down a dangerous path, CNET's Bonnie Burton is more concerned for the robots themselves.

By September 21, 2015


Crave Ep. 214: The Lexus Slide hoverboard is both exciting and kind of a bummer

Like the Hendo Hoverboard, the Lexus Slide does work -- as long as you're in a custom-built skatepark with embedded magnets.

By August 6, 2015


New Apple features may leave fresh app roadkill in their wake

With new tools like turn-by-turn navigation in iOS 6, Offline reading list in Safari, and Passport, Apple is likely to undercut several existing third-party applications.

By June 11, 2012


Give us your smashed, old iPhones, says startup iCracked

The repair guys at iCracked have seen Apple devices mauled by pigs, dropped from the skies, and turned into roadkill.

By September 8, 2013


Do Apple's new features mean startup roadkill?

With additions like a location-based Find My Friends apps, Apple's jumping in where loads of others are gaining traction or trying hard.

By October 4, 2011


How Roku can build a Chromecast killer

Roku's streaming dongle hasn't caught fire like Chromecast. Here's what Roku can learn from Google's hot new streamer.

By August 11, 2013


Galaxy S4, Windows 8 and dangerous driving in Podcast 336

Get your motor running as we go for a ride with the Samsung Galaxy S4, Microsoft Surface Pro, and a spot of dangerous driving with Siri.

By April 25, 2013


Public-transit apps bolstered by missing iOS 6 feature

While users have criticized Apple's new Maps application, some third-party developers are loving the influx of new users.

By September 26, 2012


By adding new maps and more FaceTime, iOS 6 hits major marks (updated)

Coming soon for the iPhone and iPad, iOS 6 will add several long-awaited features, including turn-by-turn navigation and FaceTime calls over a cell network.

By September 12, 2012