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See through walls -- on your iPhone

Invasive or awesome? A new device turns your iPhone into a thermal imaging sensor.

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:22:13 EDT
NASA tackles new space threat

Seems NASA's fascination with the moon is in the past. It's focused on something far more menacing: incoming asteroids

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:25:05 EDT
12 real people in video games

It's a matter of geopolitical debate whether Manuel Noriega's reputation can be damaged any more than it already was. But the former Panamanian dictator says a video game did just that.

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:35:52 EDT
See through walls on ... your iPhone

Invasive or awesome? A new device turns your iPhone into a thermal imaging sensor.

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:20:28 EDT
Self-healing buildings, bodies, and machines

Crumbling buildings, burnt-out PCs, potholes, and cracked smartphone screens -- all these damaged goods could soon be distant memories, as a new generation of "self-healing" technologies emerge.

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:19:51 EDT
Google Glass now supports mind control

An app has been developed that allows a Google Glass user to control the device using their mind. Erin McLaughlin reports.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:27:22 EDT
Netiquette: Saying farewell

So many folks manage to lose their netiquette heads when they scramble, legs flailing and akimbo, toward the denouement of events and life chapters. So here is the ultimate (get it?) digital-etiquette guide to a polite big finish.

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 17:03:24 EST
10 smartphone habits to avoid

How annoying and rude and antisocial have we all become with our smartphones? We're embarrassing ourselves all over the place. Please stop.

Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:00:31 EDT
Five texts you should never send

We're texting more than ever, and, like society, the texts themselves are getting worse and worse. Read on to learn just how terrible silent cell phone users are these days.

Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:53:26 EDT
An open letter to texting-mad teenagers

Put your phone down for a second, teen texters -- there are some things you've got to hear.

Fri, 03 Aug 2012 11:59:24 EDT
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