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sofa

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Antique sofa finds balance through robotics

A 170-year-old sofa balances upright on a single leg thanks to orientation machinery used in satellites.

By August 28, 2013

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Ikea augmented-reality app helps prevent sofa shock

Retailer's app uses augmented reality to help ensure that your new table or chair fits just as nicely in your home as it does in your imagination.

By August 6, 2013

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QWERTY Sofa: The comfiest keyboard you'll ever nap on

Sofa by Italian design firm ZO-loft is modeled after the QWERTY keyboard and features individually adjustable "keys." No, you can't type with it.

By April 9, 2013

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Robot couch can drive you to the fridge and back

With a Raspberry Pi and USB gamepad controller letting you run riot on your sofa, this student project is couched in innovation.

By September 5, 2014

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A horror novel hidden in an IKEA-like catalog

Horrorstör doesn't look like a traditional horror novel, but it promises a chilling look at what it's like to be a modern worker.

By September 5, 2014

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Robots could murder us out of kindness, says futurist

Engineer Nell Watson worries that it won't be easy to teach powerful robots values.

By August 22, 2014

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Martha Stewart is hooked on drones

The lifestyle goddess muses about the wonder that flying machines have brought into her life -- and could bring into yours.

By July 30, 2014

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Set phasers to channel-surf with insanely detailed 'Star Trek' remote control

The official "Star Trek" phaser remote control zaps pretty much any TV, set-top box or music player in the galaxy.

By July 15, 2014

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Yell to find your lost iPhone, and it will yell back

​Like the swimming pool game it's named after, this new app is fun. Holler to find your misplaced gadget and it will respond, cluing you in on its location.

By May 31, 2014

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Etihad brings butlers and big-screen TVs to the skies

Etihad is upping the ante on sky-high technology in its A380s with the launch of a three-room cabin known as The Residence, complete with big screen TVs and a private butler.

By May 6, 2014