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One way to reduce the number of bugs or exploits in your software is to throw it open to some of the best and most devious minds in the industry and ask them to pull it apart. That's what Google has done with its annual Pwnium conference, where it's rewarded researchers with millions of dollars in...

February 25th 2015 at 7:03am 0 Comments
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If you've been out of the loop for the past few years, you may have missed the original app-controlled Sphero robot, but late last year its action-centric sibling the Ollie, hit the ground running rolling. The Ollie can be controlled from up to 100FT away with an iOS or Android device and cruise a...

February 24th 2015 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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There's something to be said for a well-framed photo, but with the right tech, you can now capture high-resolution video and stills in the round. That's what VSN Mobil's new V.360 is all about: it's a 360 degree camera in a tough shell that can capture the world around you in 1080p HD. It's availa...

February 12th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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We've been fond of the UE Boom since its arrival in 2013 and I've personally logged dozens of hours biking to its respectable 360-degree audio output. There is, however, only so much sound you can pump out of such a small speaker and Ultimate Ears decided to increase the volume (and size) this yea...

February 3rd 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Parallels has been helping people toggle OSes for years with its virtualization software, and even lets mobile users access their PC-based files with apps for Android and iOS. This year, the company launched Parallels Access 2.5 to help unify the experience more completely, with Computer-to-Comput...

January 27th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The holiday season is over. It's over. We're done. But you could still win some stuff from Guild Wars 2 if you're willing to slap some stencils up on your window. The team behind the game is hosting a Twitter-based contest this week, starting today and running until January 9th, with one lucky...

January 5th 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Pasta maker Barilla is no stranger to having 3D printing improve its methods for churning out products for the masses. Now, it's looking to leverage those tools for some new pasta designs. After a recent competition, the company revealed three winners who created new shapes with 3D-printed models....

December 22nd 2014 at 3:12pm 0 Comments