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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Gamer captains an amazing starship from his living room

Using a custom rig that includes three projectors, this gamer has transformed his gaming space into a full-sized cockpit for Elite: Dangerous.

By November 24, 2014

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BMW turns streetlights into electric-car charging stations

The German luxury automaker unveils a prototype "Light and Charge" streetlight, and has two already installed at its headquarters in Munich.

By November 7, 2014

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'Abandoned in Place': Forgotten space launch sites left to the sands of time

Photographer Roland Miller has made it a mission to document space launch sites abandoned across America.

By November 25, 2014

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Unmanned rocket bound for International Space Station explodes

An Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket laden with supplies for the ISS suffers a fiery first-stage engine failure before falling and exploding at a NASA flight facility.

By October 28, 2014

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Synology Disk Station DS214se

The budget-minded Synology Disk Station DS214se is an excellent choice for home with casual backup, media-streaming, and data-sharing needs.

By April 29, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating April 29, 2014
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This Mason-jar radio picks up just one station

The Public Radio on Kickstarter comes pre-tuned to pick up a single station. You can choose the station, but it's geared for fans of "All Things Considered" and "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!"

By October 7, 2014

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Space station's flying droids embrace Google smartphone tech

The free-flying Spheres, inspired by "Star Wars" and now aided by Google's Project Tango, will handle more of the mundane tasks for astronauts.

By May 21, 2014

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Underwater robot reveals the mysteries of Antarctic ice

An underwater robot has been used to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.

By November 24, 2014

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The new Acer Aspire all-in-one is a budget-friendly entertainment station

The $999 Acer Aspire AU5-620-UB10 all-in-one keeps things simple, but fun.

By July 24, 2014