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New cast photos from 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' arrive, we geek out (Tomorrow Daily 172)

It's May the Fourth (that's Star Wars Day, if you've been living under a rock), and to celebrate, Vanity Fair is showing off new photos of the cast of "The Force Awakens." Lupita Nyong'o plays an alien space pirate, Adam Driver plays villain Kylo Ren, and Gwendolyne Christie is in that chrome Stormtrooper costume.

By May 4, 2015

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Google mimics Pinterest, Microsoft gives the finger

Google+ Collections has a Pinterest vibe, Comcast rides the Periscope trend to share live video on a TV, and Microsoft doesn't hold back with new emoji in Windows 10.

By May 5, 2015

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Tesla jolts future of energy with new home battery

The Powerwall home battery aims to revolutionize energy consumption, Messenger ends its Mercury mission with a bang, and Microsoft's age-detecting tool is not to be trusted.

By May 1, 2015

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Putting humans in strange bodies with the help of VR (Tomorrow Daily 173)

A Swedish team is conducting research involving patients, VR headsets and MRI machines. The goal? To see how easily the mind accepts an out-of-body experience, potentially paving the way for robots controlled half a world away by a VR-wearing human.

By May 5, 2015

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Fight night proves Periscope popular for pirating video

Live-streaming apps made it easy for anyone to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight for free, "Star Wars" fans get new movie details on May the Fourth, and a true space heroine boldly brews the first espresso in zero gravity.

By May 4, 2015

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Meet Microsoft Edge, the replacement for Internet Explorer

Windows 10 gets a new default Web browser, Microsoft shows off more details of the HoloLens, and the Secret app shuts down.

By April 30, 2015

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Samsung is back on top and 'Top Gear' looks to the future in CNET UK podcast 431

Samsung has once again dethroned Apple as the world's biggest smartphone manufacturer.

By May 1, 2015

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The 404 Show: Silent Hills is dead, HoloLens, bad food marketing

Back from paternity leave, Jeff Bakalar tells 404 veteran Russ Frushtick everything you did and didn't want to know about his son's birth. Also: the upsetting news about Silent Hills, the first-ever graffiti drone and examples of bad food marketing.

By May 1, 2015

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'True Wetsuit' goes from the beach to the boardroom a la James Bond (Tomorrow Daily 170)

Quiksilver Japan's new suit has a bit of a superspy aura about it: it's made of neoprene and other water-resistant materials, enabling its wearer to catch some waves at the nearest beach, and then jet to a business meeting (or a black tie affair) without changing clothes.

By April 29, 2015

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4 door Mini Cooper: The perfect Mini?

Adding 2 doors and 110 pounds doesn't kill the buzz.

By April 25, 2015