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Skateboard charges devices, triples as a boom box

The Chargeboard uses the kinetic energy generated from its spinning wheels to charge devices, and speakers in its base turn it into an iPhone dock.

By September 24, 2014

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Privacy at peril: From one tweet, a full-blown hack

One tweet was enough to start a chain reaction of information-gathering that could have rivaled the work of a government intelligence agency. And with data, a hacker could have ended up ruining one man's life.

By March 6, 2014

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Yes, Google does want Glass users to scare you on the street

Some rudimentary games put together by Google to inspire developers include one in which someone walks down the street shouting "Bang! Bang!"

By January 29, 2014

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For extreme gardeners, shotgun shells full of seed

An oddball Indiegogo campaign wants you to get your shotgun, fire Flower Shells into your garden, and wait for the daisies.

By December 18, 2013

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New York AG to cellular carriers: Why was antitheft switch killed?

The attorney general pens letters to the major US wireless carriers and says "it's disturbing that the nation's leading smartphone carriers knowingly dismissed technology that could save lives."

By December 11, 2013

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A look at the GT Academy UK and Ireland Final: How do you go from gamer to racer?

Last year I was invited to watch a group of crack Gran Turismo players fight for a chance to get their foot in the motorsport door. This is what happened.

By August 25, 2013

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I tested a bunch of gadgets on my vacation so you don't have to

Vacations can be tricky business when it comes to technology. CNET's Josh Lowensohn shares some of his top picks and tips from a recent trip abroad.

By July 17, 2013

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Advances in prosthetics aside, Boston amputees face challenges

At least 13 people lost a limb or part of one in the Boston Marathon blasts. But while prosthetics have progressed in recent years, patients still have much emotional, psychological, and physical recovering to do, experts say.

By April 22, 2013

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Stair-climbing wheelchair turns wheels into legs

Japanese researchers roll out a sensor-packed wheelchair that can climb over obstacles and turn a circle in tight spaces.

By October 15, 2012

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The perils of needing to know it all

Short attention span? Let's call it expansive, instead.

By May 29, 2012