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CLASH Cloth-Climbing Robot Cockroach: Headed to a Couch Near You

CLASH Cloth-Climbing Robot Cockroach: Headed to a Couch Near You
UC Berkeley has a history of creating insect-inspired robots for future humans to swat and kill and run from in horror. The latest is CLASH, a robot designed to speedily climb up vertical or near-vertical cloth…
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India’s $10 Laptop Finally Released, Turns Out to Be a $35 Tablet

India’s $10 Laptop Finally Released, Turns Out to Be a $35 Tablet
A couple of years ago the Indian government announced that they were working on a $10 (USD) laptop to help make technology and education accessible to their poor citizens. I didn’t take their plan seriously, but…
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Wearable Boom Box is Literally Spine-Tingling

Wearable Boom Box is Literally Spine-Tingling
A few years back, I wrote about an unusual concept backpack which had a sound system built into it. I’m not sure if that pack ever made it to market, but leave it to the ingenuity…
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Barnes & Noble Throws Water on Kindle Fire, Pulls DC Graphic Novels from Shelves

Barnes & Noble Throws Water on  Kindle Fire, Pulls DC Graphic Novels from Shelves
Looks like the Amazon Kindle Fire is already causing some controversy. Amazon recently made a deal with DC Comics to have 100 graphic novels released exclusively on the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet. That’s great news for…
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Self-Cleaning Cloth Breakthrough: Never Wash Your Underwear Again?

Self-Cleaning Cloth Breakthrough: Never Wash Your Underwear Again?
Imagine all the cool uses people could come up with for cloth that can clean itself. Yes, you read that right: there is now a textile that, when soiled, can clean itself up, without a human…
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LG Optimus 3D Game Converter Now Available in Europe

LG Optimus 3D Game Converter Now Available in Europe
LG unveiled the really slick Optimus 3D smartphone a while back. The smartphone needs no glasses to view 3D images and video. LG announced a few months back that it was working on a new converter…
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Tweet Speaker App Reads Your Tweets

Tweet Speaker App Reads Your Tweets
Reading too many tweets can be hard on your eyes, and besides, when you are reading them, you can’t really do anything else at the same time. It’s much better to have tweets read to you.…
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HP TouchPads Allegedly Shipped to Buyers with Android Already Installed

HP TouchPads Allegedly Shipped to Buyers with Android Already Installed
HP failed miserably with its TouchPad tablet making zero splash on the tablet market. The TouchPad quickly failed and the only thing that was good about the entire thing was that the fire sale that sold…
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Super Mario Land 3D Trailer and Screenshots, Lets-a-go

Super Mario Land 3D Trailer and Screenshots, Lets-a-go
Here’s what Mario fans have been waiting for. Nintendo has released a TON of Super Mario Land 3D screenshots and character renders for your enjoyment. I’m not a real big fan of the 3DS myself, but…
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Panasonic Shampoo Robot is Like a Car Wash for Your Head

Panasonic Shampoo Robot is Like a Car Wash for Your Head
Panasonic’s new Shampoo robot, recently shown off at CEATEC 2011, has hairdressing salons scared. Okay, not really. They don’t have anything to fear from this thing just yet. Although it looks like it might feel like…
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Don’t Waste Your Breath, Because You Can Use It to Charge Up Your Gadgets

Don’t Waste Your Breath, Because You Can Use It to Charge Up Your Gadgets
This isn’t the first time we’ve heard of a device that can generate electricity from human breathing. Jmengel’s nifty little device that can generate charges via continuous breathing serves as a bit of a preview to…
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PR2 Robot Fetches Sandwiches, Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Well Spent

PR2 Robot Fetches Sandwiches, Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Well Spent
We’ve seen the PR2 robot do all sorts of amazing and whimsical things over the years. This time, PR2 has been trained to do something we could all use from time-to-time – fetching sandwiches. There are…
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US Army Orders a Bunch of Rolling Recon Scout XT Robots

US Army Orders a Bunch of Rolling Recon Scout XT Robots
The military is quickly adopting all sorts of robots and unmanned hardware for the battlefield in an effort to protect soldiers as much as they can be protected while fighting. One of the things that the…
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CD Dumbbell Concept: Build Some Muscle with Your Old Compact Discs

CD Dumbbell Concept: Build Some Muscle with Your Old Compact Discs
Remember all of those AOL CDs that you used to get in the mail? What about all of those music CDs that are now obsolete? You probably have them sitting in a closet somewhere collecting dust.…
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Japan Getting Nintendo 3DS in Ice White, 3DS Monster Hunter G Bundle

Japan Getting Nintendo 3DS in Ice White, 3DS Monster Hunter G Bundle
A while back I told you about the new Misty Pink 3DS from Nintendo. Now it looks like the big N is unleashing another color, this time on the cool end of the spectrum, Ice White.…
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SpyFinder Personal Hidden Camera Detector: AKA Sex Tape Preventer

SpyFinder Personal Hidden Camera Detector: AKA Sex Tape Preventer
Aside from alarm clocks, one other gadget that companies and designers get tired of coming up with new instances of are hidden or spy cameras. The device you’re using to read this post could have a…
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