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12.02.15
Uber color coding experiment promises smoother pickups
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Uber color coding experiment promises smoother pickups

Color-coded lights make it easy to know when your ride has arrived.

By J. Fingas,   12.02.15
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11.21.15
The Marines start training Google's 160-pound robo-dog Spot
11.21.15

The Marines start training Google's 160-pound robo-dog Spot

The quadruped can now peek around corners to look for enemies.

By M. Moon,   11.21.15
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08.18.15
Humanoid bot goes for a walk in the woods, terrifies nature on the way
08.18.15

Humanoid bot goes for a walk in the woods, terrifies nature on the way

Boston Dynamics' six-foot humanoid bot Atlas is breaking out of the lab... and going for walkies in...

By M. Smith,   08.18.15
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02.10.15
Google's got a robot dog that stalks indoors, haunts dreams
02.10.15

Google's got a robot dog that stalks indoors, haunts dreams

This is how it starts: you feel bad seeing the robot "dog" get kicked, and the next thing you know...

By T. Seppala,   02.10.15
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07.11.14
Are we there yet? A century of the smartwatch in pictures
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07.11.14

Are we there yet? A century of the smartwatch in pictures

With two Google-powered smartwatches currently on sale, and the circular Moto 360 already causing...

By S. Silbert,   07.11.14
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07.29.13
Spot Gen3 outdoor beacon adds more robust tracking options, improved battery life
07.29.13

Spot Gen3 outdoor beacon adds more robust tracking options, improved battery life

It looks nearly the same as it did in 2007, but Spot's outdoor beacon has evolved quite nicely on th...

By D. Murph,   07.29.13
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06.16.13
Spot Global Phone review: a satellite phone for the masses
06.16.13

Spot Global Phone review: a satellite phone for the masses

Finally, a phone made in the year 2013 that Zack Morris can approve of. All kidding aside, Spot's...

By D. Murph,   06.16.13
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05.20.13
Spot satellite-powered Global Phone keeps adventurers connected for $499
05.20.13

Spot satellite-powered Global Phone keeps adventurers connected for $499

Sick of that spotty (read: non-existent) cell coverage 1,000 miles off the coast of Alaska? This t...

By Z. Honig,   05.20.13
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10.17.12
Google toasts Dart's one-year anniversary with first stable SDK (video)
10.17.12

Google toasts Dart's one-year anniversary with first stable SDK (video)

It's not a real birthday party without a present, so Google has just pulled the wraps off the firs...

By S. Dent,   10.17.12
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