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Watch your coloring book characters come to life with Arnimate

First there were coloring books, then there were 3D coloring books, and now, there are fully interactive augmented-reality coloring books, where your characters not only appear in three dimensions, but actually move about and respond to…

World record! 14-year-old solves Rubik’s Cube record in under 5 seconds

Lucas Etter set a time of 4.90 seconds, which crushed the previous world record time of 5.25. That kind of time jump in the record is rare in the history of cube-solving.
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‘Spencer’ the robot wants to make sure you don’t miss your flight

Lost airport visitors could soon be calling on Spencer the robot to help get them back on track. A team of Europe-based researchers is ready to send Spencer into Amsterdam's bustling Schiphol airport to see how he fares.

YouTube Kids hit by fresh complaints, this time over junk food videos

YouTube Kids has had a rough ride since launching in February. Following earlier complaints about the app's failure to filter out videos with sexual content, colorful expletives, and ads for alcohol, it's now accused of showing promo videos…
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Zano drone maker says sorry for $3.5M Kickstarter failure

The company behind the failed Zano drone Kickstarter project on Thursday apologized to its more than 12,000 backers while explaining how the $3.5 million was spent. It also refuted any allegations suggesting company directors may have…

HTC’s Preview program looks to give users a sneak peek into the company’s future

HTC unveiled its Preview program, which hopes to equip a select number of users with software and hardware to test out and provide feedback for. The program is currently accepting sign-ups, though there's no guarantee you'll be selected.

Look Ma! No hands! Hansnap straps on phones for shooting photos and video

A new startup called Hansnap has hit its Kickstarter funding goal for what it calls “the world’s first hand-mounted smartphone filming system” -- a hand strap for mounting a handset or action camera for hands-free shooting.
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Netflix and Marvel’s Jessica Jones is the feminist superhero we all need

Jessica Jones is must-watch television, exploring challenging themes in a thrilling, superhero noir that’s the darkest tale yet told in the MCU.