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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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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 Editors' rating Aug. 12, 2013

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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 Editors' rating Nov. 26, 2013
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Facebook crowdsourcing gives lonely boy 1.4 million friends

For a surprise birthday gift, a Michigan mom creates a Facebook page to show her son -- who has Asperger syndrome -- that he can have friends all over the world.

By Feb. 12, 2014

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Swype Beta for Android

The newest version of Swype Beta for Android, announced here at CES 2013, adds new features like a crowdsourced keyboard dictionary to help you type more accurately.

Jan. 9, 2013

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Red Handed app crowd-sources crime reporting

iPhone app Red Handed provides a platform where you can film and post live videos of any crime you see occurring around you.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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Beluvv Puppy tracker crowdsources lost dogs

The affordable Puppy Bluetooth pet tracker uses your friends, family, and neighbors' smartphones to locate your lost dog.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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Waze beefs up its crowdsourced traffic app

The latest update for iOS and Android simplifies the main menu and throws in other helpful tweaks.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Madden attempts to predict Super Bowl XLVII victor

The Big Game arrives this weekend, and Electronic Arts thinks its Madden football video game predicted the winner. Do you agree with its pick?

By Jan. 29, 2013

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Apple could smarten up Siri using crowdsourcing

A newly-published patent application describes how Apple might use information from actual human beings to supplement Siri's own knowledge, or lack thereof.

By Nov. 14, 2013