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NASA's Kepler space telescope spots 'wobbly' new planet

The new planet, known as Kepler-413b, has an extremely irregular orbit that seems to move up and down. It also has no surface to stand on.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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Microsoft-Intel 2-in-1 tablets have legs but still wobbly

Microsoft and Intel would like consumers to pick up 2-in-1s instead of Apple and Android tablets. It's a good idea that should improve with time.

By Dec. 21, 2013

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Samsung TecTiles: A wobbly stepping-stone to NFC

commentary With its programmable TecTile stickers, Samsung seeks to popularize near-field communications technology for mobile devices. But the effort is weak.

By Jun. 13, 2012

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Despite a wobbly stand, the Viewsonic VX2460H-LED succeeds thanks to its low price

The Viewsonic VX2460H-LED is a successful general purpose monitor with good performance and an incredibly wobbly stand.

By Apr. 17, 2013

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GLaDOS from Portal explains nuclear fusion for NASA

Ellen McLain, voice of GLaDOS in the popular game Portal, once again enters the voice-modulated fray -- this time in an educational video for NASA.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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First Earth-size planet that may hold water confirmed

Kepler-186f orbits an M dwarf star in the constellation Cygnus. More importantly, it's the first confirmed Earth-size, potentially habitable planet elsewhere in the universe.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Windows tablets, your time may be at hand

When it comes to tablet purchases, consumers are at a saturation point, but businesses? IDC says that's where the action will be, and that's sure to boost Windows' standing.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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XCAR Awards 2013: Best Sound

The noise that falls from the back of cars can evoke some pretty great feelings. Here's our choice of the best from 2013.

By Dec. 24, 2013

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Planets with a drunken wobble could be more lively

The wackier a planet's wobble, the more likely it could be to sustain life and keep from going full Popsicle, according to new research.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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The Chevrolet Camaro isn't very good. It's also brilliant.

Bringing a muscle car to Britain is a square peg/round hole affair. We'd love it to work, but it really doesn't.

By Sep. 6, 2013