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Video games aren't all guns and gore; artistic titles are on the rise

Video games made by small studios have an effective tool in their arsenal when it comes to setting themselves apart.

By November 23, 2014

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Our devices are listening to us all the time -- but do we care?

Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.

By November 16, 2014

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This font could help dyslexics read better

Inspired by his own experiences with dyslexia, Dutch designer Christian Boer developed a font to make reading easier.

By November 14, 2014

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Gadget Kickstarters (and one Indiegogo) that raised millions

We gathered the top 10 products that went from concept to reality with the help of millions raised via crowdfunding.

By October 24, 2014

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Dictionary.com launches new app for word nerds

In honour of Dictionary Day, Dictionary.com has launched a brand new iOS app, with a luxuriance of lexical treats for logophiles.

By October 16, 2014

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The 404 Throwback Ep. 305: Where Natali does not appear on 'Howard Stern' (podcast)

Today's throwback features the creation of what's now a piece of cult 404 vocabulary. (Original air date: 3/24/09)

By September 17, 2014

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Headphone buying guide

In-ear vs. on-ear, circumaural vs. supraaural, open vs. closed back -- shopping for the right pair of headphones can be tough, but CNET's on the job with a buying guide to help you narrow down your choices.

By November 26, 2013

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Cyborg moths to the rescue!

Scientists are developing a method of controlling the flight muscles of moths wirelessly, instantly introducing a new term to the vocabulary of technophobes: the mothpocalypse.

By August 22, 2014

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​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

The linguist behind the language of the wild horsemen in "Game of Thrones" previews his forthcoming Dothraki primer at San Diego Comic-Con -- and offers some language lessons.

By July 29, 2014

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Lumosity vs. Elevate: Battle of the brain-training apps

Apps that claim to exercise your brain are all the rage, but which is best?

By July 8, 2014