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Don't panic: Canada won't blanket its wilderness with Wi-Fi

Some backcountry enthusiasts are bristling at a plan that could mean wireless Internet access at a few parks starting this summer. The agency says visitors demand it and need it -- but it'll be limited to areas like campgrounds and visitor centers.

By April 29, 2014

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Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.

By September 7, 2014

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CodeSpells: Write code, invent magic spells

A game currently seeking funding on Kickstarter aims to make coding fun and exciting by using it to cast environment-changing spells in an open sandbox world.

By September 2, 2014

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To get cash for an iPhone 6, lock in your old iPhone trade-in now

Now could be the best time to get the most buyback value for your old iPhone before the iPhone 6 officially launches and prices drop. Crave's Eric Mack has done some of the research for you.

By August 19, 2014

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It's a kettle. It's a charger. It's KettleCharge!

At last, a nice cup of tea and the iPhone can co-exist in harmony. The KettleCharge works at home or while camping.

By August 4, 2014

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How the Internet of Things knows where gunfire happens

SST's ShotSpotter pinpoints outdoor, urban gunshots for law enforcement agencies. Now it's moving indoors with a service for schools.

By July 27, 2014

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GoTenna creates a cell network out of thin air anywhere on Earth

The Brooklyn-based startup is offering a solution for off-the-grid travelers who need low-cost connectivity for their smartphone -- and it doesn't rely on satellites.

By July 17, 2014

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Painting the light fantastic: Photos show eerie hybrid art form

Finnish artist Janne Parviainen creates dazzling, futuristic images by painting with light. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him to get illuminated about this unique art form.

By June 3, 2014

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Drones grounded in Yosemite

The National Park Service bans the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the park's confines, saying they disrupt the wilderness experience and interfere with emergency services.

By May 4, 2014

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The Web at 25: How it won the White House -- and won me back

In the fourth and final installment of his series celebrating 25 years of the Web, Crave's Eric Mack returns to the Web from the wilderness after spending some time exploring the dark side of the Force, er, politics.

By March 13, 2014