14 Results for

trebuchet

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Google Knowledge Graph hands-on: The Web's tail is long indeed

Hitting entries in Google's 500-million-item database of things is still a bit of a roulette spin.

By May. 18, 2012

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How to catapult an idea to success

Siege Toys is one of many tiny start-ups using a pledge marketplace to raise funding and collect pre-orders.

By Apr. 6, 2011

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5 years in: The evolution of the iPhone OS

It's been five years since the release of the first iPhone OS, and a lot has changed with each subsequent release. Take a stroll down memory lane as I chart the changes with each new version.

By Jun. 29, 2012

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Kids' rubber band instrument plays Bach, nets prize

Contest sponsored by PBS' "Design Squad Nation" challenges young engineers to build big. And they do, crafting a confetti-launching trebuchet, and a solar-powered hot tub, among other creations.

By Sep. 7, 2011

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The Android era: From G1 to Jelly Bean

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean further fragments the OS as many handsets wait to update to Android 4.0. CNET weighs in on how far the Android OS has come and where it's going.

By Jul. 2, 2012

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7 myths about quad-core phones (Smartphones Unlocked)

Smartphones with quad-core processors are always faster than dual-core processors, right? Only if you believe the myths.

By Apr. 8, 2012

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Apple iPhone 4 versus HTC Evo 4G

CNET compares the Apple iPhone 4 to the HTC Evo 4G.

By Jun. 7, 2010

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Smashing pumpkins in the Great Northwest

DIY cannons, catapults and slingshots abound in Portland, Ore.

By Oct. 23, 2007

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Notes from Apple's iPhone Tech Talks: "Energy friendly" Web apps and more

Notes from Apple's iPhone Tech Talks: "Energy friendly" Web apps and more

By Aug. 29, 2007

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PS3 system update v2.30 now available

The PlayStation 3's latest firmware update--which unveils a PlayStation Store overhaul and adds DTS Master Audio decoding for Blu-ray movies--is now available.

By Apr. 15, 2008