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Tomorrow Daily 057: Shape-shifting liquid metal, Microsoft's dance cube, and more

Microsoft unveiled this huge cube as a digital experience at a festival in Seattle this week; you can dance with it and see your body reflected in a bunch of little cubes. Do you have your dancing shoes on? Let's boogie.

By September 24, 2014

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Mac status report: More laptop and desktop upgrades still possible for 2014

MacBooks and iMacs have already been updated this year, but these systems have not.

By September 5, 2014

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IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.

By July 9, 2014

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Most men would rather shock themselves than daydream, study says

Research shows most men don't like to let their minds wander. They need to be doing something -- even something horrible.

By July 3, 2014

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ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By July 4, 2014

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This chemical iris could revolutionize smartphone camera design

A new chemical iris design developed by researchers in Germany could mean that smaller camera modules for smartphones are on the way.

By June 24, 2014

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Pepper spray and laser-armed drone receives first orders

A mining company has ordered 25 Desert Wolf Skunk unmanned aerial vehicles for breaking up riots with pepper spray and "blinding lasers."

By June 18, 2014

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Which LED bulbs are best for built-in dimmers?

We took a deeper look at dimmable LEDs, and learned that all bulbs are not created equal.

By June 16, 2014

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Would you eat a marshmallow zapped by a Tesla coil?

Weird science! Some California makers wanted to know if the sparks from a Tesla coil could roast marshmallows, so they built one to find out.

By June 13, 2014

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Belkin goes all in on the home of the future

The company known for its wireless routers and accessories is amping up its efforts in automated home products, switch by switch and pipe by pipe.

By June 5, 2014