Prototypes

07.10.14
Two years to Tango: the race to finish Google's 3D-mapping tablet
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07.10.14

Two years to Tango: the race to finish Google's 3D-mapping tablet

Speck Design's clientele has ranged from Apple to Samsonite to Fisher-Price in its history, and n...

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05.27.14
Inside LG's G3: How vacuums, focus groups and competitive pressure shaped a smartphone
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05.27.14

Inside LG's G3: How vacuums, focus groups and competitive pressure shaped a smartphone

Nine months ago, deep in a heavily guarded lab in Seoul, South Korea, LG's mobile design team set...

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07.09.13
World of Tanks update introduces post-war prototypes
07.09.13

World of Tanks update introduces post-war prototypes

Will World of Tanks ever run out of new hardware and locations to add? It doesn't seem likely at th...

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10.03.12
CEATEC 2012 wrap-up: concept cars, eye-tracking tech and motion sensors galore
10.03.12

CEATEC 2012 wrap-up: concept cars, eye-tracking tech and motion sensors galore

CEATEC, Japan's largest annual electronics show, is winding down here on the outskirts of Tokyo. W...

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08.08.12
Shader Printer uses heat-sensitive 'paint' that can be erased with low temperatures (hands-on video)
08.08.12

Shader Printer uses heat-sensitive 'paint' that can be erased with low temperatures (hands-on video)

Lovin' the bold look of those new Nikes? If you're up to date on the athletic shoe scene, you may...

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07.30.12
Apple reveals 'Purple' phone prototype in court filing, to prove it didn't copy Sony
07.30.12

Apple reveals 'Purple' phone prototype in court filing, to prove it didn't copy Sony

The previous batch of sketches revealed during Apple v Samsung suggested the iPhone may have actua...

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07.27.12
You're the Pundit: Identify the Icons
07.27.12

You're the Pundit: Identify the Icons

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust....

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07.26.12
Apple v. Samsung court filings reveal Sony-inspired iPhone, kickstand-equipped iPad and other prototypes
07.26.12

Apple v. Samsung court filings reveal Sony-inspired iPhone, kickstand-equipped iPad and other prototypes

There's no telling how much more we'll see once the big Apple vs. Samsung trial finally gets under...

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07.19.12
Visualized: a look inside iRobot's gadget-filled 'cool stuff room' (video)
07.19.12

Visualized: a look inside iRobot's gadget-filled 'cool stuff room' (video)

We've all seen a Roomba at one point or another, be it picking up debris around our feet in a frie...

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