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Avegant Virtual Retinal Display

Avegant CEO Ed Tang stops by with a prototype of the company's Virtual Retinal Display, which uses micromirrors and advanced optics to project a stunning 3D image directly onto the retinas of the wearer.

By October 9, 2013

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Best wearable tech of 2015

Smartwatches. Health monitors. Pedometers. Activity trackers. They're all part of the emerging landscape of wearable technology, which promises to change the way we exercise and communicate. We've collected the best products in this upstart category below.

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Sherpa Beta Virtual Assistant (Android)

In a crowded field of voice-powered digital assistant apps for Android, Sherpa distinguishes itself with its ability to perform searches on the Web, take notes, post to Facebook, and even stream music on command.

By April 17, 2013

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Google, HTC vets turn to consumers to fund a cloud-based smartphone

Startup Nextbit launches its first smartphone as a Kickstarter project. Early commitments will nab the device, named "Robin," for $299.

By September 1, 2015

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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By June 2, 2015

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Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online video

The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.

By September 1, 2015

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The hidden cost of those 'free' gambling apps

Some of the most downloaded and highest-grossing video games in leading app stores use casino motifs for their designs, raising questions about the potential dangers of gambling apps.

By August 27, 2015

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Jimmy Kimmel shows how scary virtual-reality Facebook might be

On Monday's episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Jimmy took an Oculus Rift VR headset prototype for a spin, showing off what social networking might look like in virtual reality. Shudder.

By August 25, 2015

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Candy Crush Saga guru gets record investment to make virtual gaming real

The $6 million bet on Resolution Games is Silicon Valley's largest yet on a company looking to create virtual reality games.

By August 26, 2015

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Oculus conference hits Hollywood in September as virtual-reality competition heats up

The Facebook-owned virtual-reality company is teasing new content and announcements at its upcoming event in Los Angeles -- which could include new hardware, too.

By August 26, 2015

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James Cameron on virtual reality: 'Yawn' (Tomorrow Daily 229)

Khail and Ashley discuss "Avatar" director James Cameron's decidedly lukewarm feelings toward VR, explain how a book can bring safe drinking water to areas in need, and get teary-eyed watching a little girl throw a pitch with her 3D-printed hand. #TDYawn

By August 20, 2015