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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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Apple wins patent for crowd-sourced traffic navigation

The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.

By July 29, 2014

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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 February 12, 2014

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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 January 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 January 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 December 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 January 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 November 14, 2013

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Online retailer ModCloth adds crowdsourced apparel fittings

Fitting people for clothes virtually is a constant challenge for e-retailers, but one company says it can harness the data gathered from its loyal customers to find you clothes that fit.

By November 1, 2013