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What we Craved this week: Scary robots, CTIA, jailbreaking, and the DSi

We saw plenty of phones this week, but this week was about more than just CTIA.

This week was a pretty diverse one here at Crave. We covered all the mobile news out of the CTIA 2009 trade show thoroughly, but there was plenty of other stuff going on.

• On Thursday, we brought you news of a robot that came up with its own genetic hypotheses--and then tested them on its own. If they call it Skynet, we're screwed.

Not your grandma's sewing machine... Brother

• We also told you that AT&T would start selling subsidized Netbooks for $50, which is something I modestly predicted last year.

• We had some fun with Nintendo's new DSi, and marveled at how Nintendo is aiming at devices like the iPhone with the console's new functionality.

• And we had good news for those who like their iPhones jailbroken: the Dev Team has done it again, this time opening up iPhone's OS 3.0 beta 2 with a software hack. Personally, I'm very excited about this.

• Oh, yeah, and a very high-tech sewing machine.