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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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Appliance Science

Appliance Science looks at the physics of today's smart home tech.

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​Android Auto is finally here, and with it a new era

Smartphones and cars can focus on what each one does best with the arrival of this new dashboard connection technology.

By May 26, 2015

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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By March 9, 2015

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Virtual reality wants to rule video games. Here's who will rule VR

Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.

By May 22, 2015

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Cree cuts the price of its LED floodlight

Originally priced at $20, Cree's newly improved BR30-shaped bulb now costs just $10.

By May 26, 2015

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Appliance Science: Dishwashers and the physics of water

What do rockets have in common with your dishwasher? How does your dishwasher tell when the dishes are clean? Appliance Science looks at the physics that help get your dishes clean.

By May 12, 2015

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Watch out! Twitter, Snapchat fall victim to quirky iOS bug

With a simple string of offending characters, a prankster can crash your iOS device via Snapchat or Twitter.

By May 29, 2015

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Science now helping to develop better chocolate

Scientists have used X-ray to peer into the sweet brown heart of chocolate to discover what causes it to turn white.

By May 7, 2015

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The most influential pop-music genre? Science makes a ruling

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes. A computer analysis of pop hits spanning 1960 to 2010 identifies three turning-point years in the evolution of music. Got any guesses?

By May 7, 2015

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​Appliance Science Experiments: Mapping your microwave hot spots

Do you want to know how good your microwave is? You can see how many hot spots it has with a few bits of buttered bread, and you can measure the speed of light at the same time. Appliance Science looks at mapping your microwave.

By May 6, 2015