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Arrow: A four-wheeled 'fighter jet' for the road (Q&A)

One of Charles Bombardier's many wild concept vehicle designs, the Arrow, could be powered by lithium-air batteries with a range of over 370 miles.

By December 31, 2013

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Microsoft toys with augmented-reality glasses for Xbox

In a newly published patent application, the company describes a method for matching players for multiplayer games via a head-mounted display device.

By August 2, 2013

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Superman Ultimate Flight

The Superman Ultimate Flight ride at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom uses electromagnetic technology called linear synchronous motor, or LSM, to launch riders at 63 miles an hour through a tunnel and send them up more than 100 feet above the ground, where they momentarily hang upside down with only a lap bar holding them in their seats. Check out the POV video.

July 1, 2013

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Need for speed? How coasters are getting faster and scarier

This summer, amusement parks around the U.S. are opening roller coasters that are bigger, faster, and scarier than ever thanks in part to technology that will soon help launch jets off U.S. Navy carriers. If you love roller coasters, check out the awesome POV videos.

By June 28, 2013

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iFixit tears down the new AirPort Extreme

Following most new hardware announcements, self-repair site iFixIt quickly brings us a glimpse of what the new hardware is all about, on the inside.

By June 12, 2013

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Google Nexus fired into space to see if screams are audible

A science project to warm the cockles of a xenomorph's acidic heart: The first smartphone satellite will test the "Alien" tagline so you don't have to.

By February 25, 2013

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The Wii U's quest to save living-room couch multiplayer

The new Nintendo Wii U may herald a return to synchronous-local gaming.

By November 25, 2012

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Apple granted 29 patents, including for first iPad design

Other patents the giant received relate to cooling systems for computer hardware, photo management on iDevices, and crack-resistant glass.

By November 6, 2012

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Apple hit by patent suit over Passbook

A software development company is claiming patent infringment on the part of Apple's new Passbook electronic ticketing system.

By October 2, 2012

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OWC announces SSD uprades for MacBook Air

The Mercury Aura Pro upgrade solution for 2012 MacBook Airs offers up to 480GB of storage space.

By July 19, 2012