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02.03.12
Self-aware headphones switch channels depending on which ear they're in (video)
02.03.12

Self-aware headphones switch channels depending on which ear they're in (video)

Life is fraught: social interaction, inflation and fashion all conspire to ruin your day. Even the...

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12.26.10
HRP-2 humanoid robot learns to use obstacles to its advantage
12.26.10

HRP-2 humanoid robot learns to use obstacles to its advantage

There may be plenty of robots out there able to avoid or overcome obstacles, but we can't say we've...

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10.13.10
Elpida and Sharp team up for ReRAM in 2013: 10,000x the speed of current NAND flash chips
10.13.10

Elpida and Sharp team up for ReRAM in 2013: 10,000x the speed of current NAND flash chips

Want to know where the next breakthrough in mobile technology will come from? Well, if Elpida and S...

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03.16.09
Japan's HRP-4C 'fashion model robot' unveiled, already harassed (update: video!)
03.16.09

Japan's HRP-4C 'fashion model robot' unveiled, already harassed (update: video!)

While that perv in the back is busy shooting HRP-4C's firm buttocks shaped from a glossy Stormtroop...

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05.30.06
Promet's little bro, the HRP-2m "Choromet" humanoid robot
05.30.06

Promet's little bro, the HRP-2m "Choromet" humanoid robot

It's no secret that we love us some humanoid robots around here, and while their skiing, fighting, a...

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