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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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Motorola Wilder touchscreen budget phone is teenager-proof

Motorola gets down with the kids with its new Wilder feature phone. The budget handset is dust- and splash-proof, but can it stand up to the rigours of a teenager's pocket?

By June 8, 2011

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Garmin adds new wilderness GPS models

The touch-screen Oregon 450 and 450t navigation devices give hikers an updated interface and improved track navigation, the GPS device maker says.

By December 29, 2009

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On Road Trip 2009, when wireless met 'wilderness'

CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman set out to be able to get online deep in the Wyoming wilderness. How did he do?

By July 30, 2009

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Wilderness search for CNET editor continues

Four helicopters and ground crews are searching for CNET editor James Kim after following his footprints into a remote mountain canyon in southwestern Oregon. Kim left on foot toward that area Saturday; his wife and daughters were rescued next to their Saab station wagon Monday afternoon.

December 31, 2007

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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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Goat Petting Simulator: genius or bollocks?

Simulation game Goat Petting Simulator looks pretty straightforward, but is it concealing a deeper meaning?

By September 5, 2013

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Google Maps hack turns any Street View into an urban jungle

A clever Google Maps hack overlays Street View with vines, trees, grass, and other vegetation for an altered view of reality.

By March 19, 2014

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Samsung maroons phone fans in bizarre S4 Zoom island challenge

The South Korean tech giant is launching a reality survival show featuring grizzled wilderness pro Les Stround.

By August 5, 2013

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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