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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.

November 26, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 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 March 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 November 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.

August 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 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.

December 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.

September 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 February 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 June 13, 2012

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Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long-standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street-legal. And CNET got to take the car for a spin.

By July 23, 2014

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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 July 7, 2014