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Keep your command prompt host name static in OS X and other Unix systems

If you regularly use networks that change your OS X, Linux, or Unix system's host name, you may notice the Terminal command prompt reflect this. Here is how to prevent this from happening.

By August 19, 2013

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The spooky sounds of space

Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.

By August 18, 2014

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Are we food zombies controlled by our gut bacteria?

A new study says the bugs growing in our digestive tract might steer us to choose the foods that are best for them, even if they're not best for us.

By August 17, 2014

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Dear piracy apologists: Downloading unreleased films is not cool

Commentary: Even in the age of Spotify and Netflix, the movie-going experience remains largely intact. Not because of greed, but because filmmaking has no good alternative.

By July 29, 2014

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Off with your head: Comic-Con stars virtual-reality thrills

"X-Men: Days of Future Past" gets a lot more real when you're Professor X searching for mutants on the Comic-Con floor. Hollywood's tapping Oculus Rift and virtual reality to make offerings more immersive.

By July 28, 2014

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MIT researchers use drones as photography lights

Researchers at MIT have come up with a novel use for the humble drone, turning them into flying photography lights.

By July 14, 2014

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The TV you can only watch when you're smiling

Smile TV uses facial recognition software to observe your expression while you watch -- and will only play content if you smile.

By July 10, 2014

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Nadella to Microsoft rank-and-file: It's time to question orthodoxy (Q&A)

Nearing the half-year mark as CEO, Satya Nadella issues a call for change. But he tells CNET News, one thing that won't change is the future of Xbox at Microsoft.

By July 10, 2014

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Solar-powered smart park benches charge your gear

Some benches in Boston parks offer more than a place to sit. They also charge your gadgets, track noise levels, and watch the weather.

By June 30, 2014

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eleVR: the first web video player for virtual reality

Why should gaming get all the fun? eleVR is like YouTube for your virtual reality headset -- and anyone can jump in and create videos.

By June 24, 2014