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National Zoo's panda cam falls victim to government shutdown

Panda watchers around the world are faced this morning with the bleak reality of the US government shutdown also shutting down the popular panda cam.

By October 1, 2013

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Petting Zoo (iOS)

Petting Zoo is a quirky and absolutely charming app, but because it's structured more like a picture book, pass it up if you're looking for a traditional level-intensive game.

March 20, 2013

5 stars Editors' rating March 20, 2013

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What happens when an otter plays a keyboard?

Keyboard cat, schmeyboard cat. These otters at the Smithsonian's National Zoo play a mean tune for zoo attendees.

By May 28, 2014

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Bragging rights for iPad app: First code in Smithsonian design museum

The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum adds an iPad app to its collection. But how do you exhibit and preserve software? Apparently, the same way you run a panda-breeding program.

By August 28, 2013

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Orangutans monkey around with iPads at zoo

A program called Apps for Apes has swung its way into the Smithsonian's National Zoo in the U.S. capital.

By January 23, 2013

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National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite

As a phone, the National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite is weak, flimsy, and lacks essentials. However, as an emergency travel phone, its light, simple, and affordable build could do the trick for some.

May 2, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating May 2, 2012

MSRP: $59.00

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National Geographic Xplorer (Samsung B2100)

Globe-trotters seeking a ready-made travel solution will appreciate the Xplorer's convenient Talk Abroad SIM. However, mounting expenses for a basic rugged handset will turn away existing GSM phone owners.

April 27, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating April 27, 2011

MSRP: $199.99

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Watch a jetpack pilot fly around Smithsonian 'future' festival

The big demo at the "Future is Here Festival" over the weekend came courtesy of a hydrogen-peroxide-powered jetpack.

By May 19, 2014

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Google Street View hits Taronga Zoo, Luna Park

Google Street View is expanding its off-road locations in Australia, opening up Taronga Zoo and Luna Park.

By November 25, 2012

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Singapore plans to be world's first 'Smart Nation'

The city-state unveils plans for sensors that can help manage traffic congestion, detect air pollutants, and even remind you to take your trash out.

By June 17, 2014