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Quirky Spotter Multipurpose Sensor

Despite this gadget's clear potential, there are still too many performance kinks for us to recommend it outright.

Nov. 26, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 26, 2013
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Victor the trash-talking robot hates losing at Scrabble

Don't expect any friendly banter from Victor. Carnegie Mellon University's moody robot plays Scrabble poorly and tends to insult his human opponents.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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What is SurfCast and can it spoil Microsoft's Windows 8 party?

SurfCast is a fresh face in patent litigation that's targeting Redmond's new Tiles concept. But the outfit is familiar to Microsoft, which cited it 47 times in its own patent applications.

By Nov. 1, 2012

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Minutely for Android

While Minutely's crowdsourced weather data is certainly a brilliant idea, it still needs an updated interface and more users to be considered a go-to source for weather information.

Aug. 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 12, 2013

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LG Chromebase

LG's first device to run Google's Chrome OS is a 21.5-inch all-in-one desktop.

Dec. 18, 2013

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Harman Kardon SB 26

Harman Kardon announced two new sound bars, one of which is the 1.25-inch thick Sabre SB35, which includes built-in Bluetooth and three HDMI inputs.

Sep. 5, 2013

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Mom crowdsources baby name for $5,000

In conjunction with Web site Belly Ballot, a Los Angeles mom is asking random strangers to choose what her baby will be called. How about "Troubled?"

By Feb. 28, 2013

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HTC: Low-end smartphones would spoil our brand

When all else fails, hit the burgeoning emerging markets with low-end smartphones to bump the figures. With one exception: struggling smartphone maker HTC thinks that would be beneath it.

By Jun. 13, 2012

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Get a Google Cardboard VR kit for $26.99 shipped

Don't want to wait 4 to 6 weeks? This kit is available now, and at a Cheapskate-exclusive discount.

By Jul. 7, 2014

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Xiaomi sells 26 million smartphones in first half of 2014

Xiaomi bucks a reportedly slowing Chinese market with 26.1 million smartphones sold in the first half of 2014, a 271 percent increase compared with the year before.

By Jul. 2, 2014