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Just when you thought the ultimate threat to your privacy rights had been discovered -- the US government's PRISM program -- a new threat emerges from... trash cans. No, that's not a joke. At least not here in London, where high-tech trash cans (known as "rubbish bins") display ads to pedestrians...

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Just when you thought developments in trash can technology hadn't moved too far since the trusted b-ball backboard accessory, a Japanese genius comes along to raise the bar. Modder FRP has created the Smart Trashbox, a moving can which uses a Kinect to track airborne garbage and make sure you'll n...

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Have you ever stared at a garbage can and wished you could command it to come towards you? No? Then you may still be interested in this new speech-controlled trash can built by DIY-er Amnon, which will respond to your beck and call yet never stray beyond the safe confines of your carefully laid ou...

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Welcome to another Mac 101 here at TUAW. Mac 101 is our recurring feature where we point out some tips and tricks for folks new to the Mac. Remember, if you're a Mac expert this post isn't for you. Have you ever tried to unmount a disc in Mac OS X, but it simply wouldn't come out of your Mac's drive...

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