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Got friends? Then you've got free Wi-Fi with the Karma Go personal hotspot

The Karma Go is a 4G LTE hotspot with a twist: You don’t pay for data you don’t use, and sharing gets you rewards instead of burning up your data.

  • Pros: Sleek and simple packaging , No monthly fee , Earn…
  • Cons: Low average speeds , Only 100MB of data out of the box

Upgrade your commute to class with these clever car accessories

The school year is just around the corner, and that means back-to-school shopping is upon us. We're not focusing on No. 2 pencils and notebooks here, so we’re counting down the best car gadgets for the upcoming school year.

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‘Mother robot’ builds children that evolve and get better with each new generation

In an astounding video recently released by scientists at Cambridge University, a "mother" robot is shown constructing her own "children" out of mechanized blocks, then testing them to see which ones are most well-suited for survival.

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iRobot’s robot lawn mower is back on track after FCC grants a waiver

Hate mowing the grass? Roomba-maker iRobot is one step closer to bringing its robot lawn mower to market, thanks to a waiver from the FCC, which will now allow the firm's devices to transmit low power radio signals.

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Watch this eagle take down a drone with a spectacular ‘talon punch’

When Aussie Adam Lancaster sent his drone skyward recently, the last thing he expected was for an angry bird to come from nowhere and take it down with a powerful "punch." Despite the high-speed collision, the bird, unlike the drone, was fine.

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Want to get inside a musician’s head? GE’s Neuro VR makes it happen

Getting into someone's brain has never been as exciting or looked as beautiful as it does through the futuristic lens of GE's Neuro VR, which uses MRI scans to create a 3D experience of the brain like never before.

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En garde! MagneTag may be the Laser Tag of the future

Meet MagneTag, effectively electronic tag with magnets, that leverages "an advanced system of wearable magnetic field sensors" to provide you with hours and hours of friendly (or unfriendly) fun.

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Google reveals a tiny, disposable monitor that tracks glucose levels

Google has announced a partnership with medical device company DexCom to build a wireless glucose monitor the size of a bandage. It'll connect to the Cloud for health analyses and is designed to be "disposable."

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These MIT robots deliver beer in the best use of technology ever

Before robots take over the world, we should put them to good use, right? At least, that seems to be the rationale behind the latest robot-oriented project at MIT, through which engineers have programmed robots to deliver beer.

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Built by engineers at MIT, the HERMES robot combines machine strength with human agility

It's the best of both worlds, really -- a robot that moves and reacts like a human. In the never ending quest to turn man into a machine (or vice versa), engineers at MIT are moving yet another step closer by developing HERMES.

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