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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 Jan. 23, 2013

Review

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.

By Mar. 20, 2013

5 stars Editor's rating Mar. 20, 2013

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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 Oct. 1, 2013

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With Blue Waters, supercomputing goes national

In March, the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications unveiled Blue Waters. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out our new national supercomputer.

By Jul. 4, 2013

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Taronga Zoo through Google Glass

See the inhabitants of an Australian zoo through the eyes of the keepers with Google Glass. It's close-up footage -- and super, super cute.

By Jul. 29, 2013

Review

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.

By May. 2, 2012

3 stars Editor's rating May. 2, 2012

MSRP: $59.00

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Poop-powered zoo cart a dung deal in Denver

A gasification system is set to convert more than 90 percent of the Denver Zoo's waste into energy that can, among other things, fuel a rickshaw.

By Mar. 27, 2012

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Glowing robotic tentacles populate this Petting Zoo

AI creatures at an avant garde installation in France interact with visitors through movement, sound, touch, and illumination. The neon kind.

By Sep. 17, 2013

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A trip to the Petting Zoo for iOS (pictures)

Conceptualized and designed by award-winning illustrator Christoph Niemann, Petting Zoo for iOS is a witty interactive picture book geared toward kids.

9 Images By Mar. 20, 2013

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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.

By Apr. 27, 2011

3 stars Editor's rating Apr. 27, 2011

MSRP: $199.99