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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.
Home Theater

These TVs prove you don't need a fortune for amazing quality

Check out our picks for the best TVs under $1,000 to enjoy top-shelf features like 3D, localized dimming and efficient LED backlighting without breaking the bank.

Got yourself an HD 5870 or two? They're no longer supported

AMD has ended its support of legacy graphics card architectures released prior to its Graphics Core Next line. That means that all 5000 and 6000 series GPUs are not supported by future drivers, as well as select 7000 and 8000 series cards.
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Finders keepers is the new rule when it comes to asteroid mining

On Thursday, President Obama signed the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act into law, which grants companies the rights to whatever they manage to pluck out of these extraterrestrial bodies.

These top-notch desktop PCs can handle anything you throw at them

Laptops are overrated! Experience the benefits offered by one of our favorite desktop PCs, whether you're in need of a budget solution or a fire-breathing, $4,000 premium gaming rig.

Connection issues postpone the Rainbow Six Siege open beta

Rainbow Six Siege was scheduled to have an open beta this week, just days before its launch, but this might not happen thanks to ongoing connection and matchmaking issues. The game is scheduled to hit shelves next Tuesday.