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Car Tech 101: Variable valve timing explained

Few innovations under the hood have become as ubiquitous as variable valve timing. Automakers brag about it all the time, but seldom explain it. So Brian Cooley's here to do just that.

By April 28, 2014

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Overscan: You're not seeing the whole picture on your TV

Your TV might be cutting off the edges of your movies and TV shows. Make sure you check this setting to get the whole picture.

By July 24, 2015

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Forza Motorsport 6 makes splashes at E3 2015

Microsoft's flagship racing series takes rain effects to realistic levels.

By June 17, 2015

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​Apple makes Swift 2 programming language open-source

Apple's programming language is opening itself up to the masses, meaning more apps on more platforms, and more tools in the hands of developers.

By June 8, 2015

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How do you weigh the Milky Way anyway?

A team of astronomers has calculated the weight of the Milky Way to a high degree of precision by observing stars outside the galactic disc.

By June 4, 2015

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How streaming makes a hit record last longer

Record industry insiders have given an insight into how streaming services like Spotify and Tidal offer new long-term benefits -- but how do artists keep fans interested?

By May 15, 2015

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Bezos' space company tests suborbital rocket

Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.

By April 30, 2015

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Jeff Bezos' rocket company to start suborbital test flights this year

After an extensive series of test flights, Blue Origin hopes to begin launching people, payloads or both as a commercial endeavor.

By April 7, 2015

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New Honda Civic enhances youth appeal

At the 2015 New York auto show, Honda unveiled a concept version of the next-generation Civic, its performance and sport styling hinting at a much more engaging Civic model in the near future.

By April 1, 2015

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By March 24, 2015