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Black & Decker Lithium Vacuum with ORA Technology

Black & Decker's newest stick vacs promise lots of suction and long lasting power.

By November 20, 2014


Appliance Science

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


Black & Decker 36V Max Lithium Stick Vacuum with ORA Technology

The Black & Decker Lithium Vacuum is mediocre and tedious to use. It needs to be better than that to be worth its $300 price point.

By January 27, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating January 27, 2015

Dolby's massive new headquarters meshes art, technology and science

The audio company's 16-story structure in San Francisco features stimulating visuals as a tribute to its history.

By September 29, 2015


Stephen Hawking says we should be more frightened of capitalism than robots

In a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, the physicist expresses more concern about economic inequality than about artificial intelligence.

By October 8, 2015


Appliance Science: How robotic vacuums navigate

Robot vacuums can navigate your home, sweeping up dirt while avoiding falling down stairs. How do they find their way? Appliance Science looks at the science of robot navigation.

By October 6, 2015


Facebook's Zuckerberg eager for virtual reality but sees a slow uptake

Speaking at a conference in San Francisco, the social-networking giant's CEO says VR will eventually become a normal part of life, in the same way mobile devices have.

By October 7, 2015


YouTube CEO talks diversity, computer science and charging Google's founders for rent

Susan Wojcicki thinks computer science should be a required class for everybody. Her message to women in technology: "We're hiring."

By September 17, 2015


Russian billionaire patiently listens for alien sounds

Yuri Milner, who backed Facebook and Twitter, says his search for extraterrestrial life is in "listening mode."

By October 7, 2015


16 incredibly awesome photos of bendy, twisty tech (and one toy)

Don't spindle or mutilate it, but go ahead and fold these technology products that are something to twist and shout about.

16 Images By October 6, 2015


Rocket-science-based showerhead soaking up the cash on Kickstarter

The mist-producing, water-saving Nebia showerhead has already been backed by Apple's Tim Cook. Now it's making a splash on Kickstarter as well.

By August 12, 2015