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Apple’s 3D Touch is so last year, Microsoft is working on something even cooler

Apple's 3D Touch might have been the rage last year, but Microsoft's pre-touch display tech could be the rage this year on a Windows Phone or Surface tablet.
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Watch robots go medieval on one another at the FIRST competition

The 25th annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship was held in St. Louis, and the entire show culminated in a battle royale among four teams in front of a crowd of over 40,000.

Want an office like the Pied Piper’s? At least you can get the standing desk

Varidesk debuted its new height-adjustable Pro Desk 60 workstation on Sunday night's episode of HBO's Silicon Valley. If you're looking to emulate the headquarters of Pied Piper, this is the full-sized, sit-stand worktable for you.
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This 3D brain may unlock the mysteries of language

The brain is even more complex than researchers have believed thus far. In a recent study, researchers mapped meaning across the brains of seven volunteers. Words appeared in more than just one section of the brain.
Health & Fitness

Is Puma’s new robot runner faster than Usain Bolt?

Racing a robot seems like either a recipe for embarrassment or the best training tool ever. Puma thinks the latter, so they partnered with J. Walter Thompson ad agency to make a pacing robot called BeatBot. It's kind of like a…

Weekly Rewind: Mars by 2018, a tragedy at Apple, and floating houses

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…

The Neuroon Sleep Mask claims to offer a solution to jet lag

The latest in wearables is a high-tech beauty sleep aid -- the Neuroon Sleeping Mask. This sleep mask makes use of built-in LED lights and biometric sensors to help its wearers sleep better during the long plane ride and in hotel rooms.
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Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: High-tech showerheads, drone pontoons, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

99check wants to keep your kids safe with nothing more than a selfie

Meet 99check, described as "a simple utility for on-demand, selfie-based location-sharing between parents and kids." With nothing more than a selfie, the smartphone-obsessed generation will be able to put their parents at ease.

The FCC is finally replacing old TTY tech with a Wi-Fi based solution

The FCC determined that it would replace the long-standing teletypewriter (TTY) devices that are currently in service with a real-time text (RTT) solution. The Wi-Fi based system would provide easier access for the hearing impaired.