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Japan's Iosys clones the iPhone 5C, slaps on Android

The iPhone has a big following in Japan these days. So, why not tap into the 5C aesthetic with an Android phone?<p>That appears to be the thinking of Japan's Iosys, which will market the ioPhone5 on Friday, according to a report at Ascii.jp, a major Japanese tech site, and other Japanese sites.<p>Aside …

Mobile Technology

Infinity Blade 3 Soul Hunter Update Lands October 31st

Infinity Blade 3 launched last month, and now Chair has announced that they are releasing an update to the game on the 31st of October, which will be …

10 must-see videos of the week

We've got another great batch of hot video picks for you this week!<p>CNET Editor at Large Tim Stevens checks out Avegant's Virtual Retinal Display prototype, which takes Oculus Rift-style immersion to the next level. You'll have to see for yourself. In an all-new episode of Next Big Thing, Brian …

iPhone

Lego and space, a match made in heaven (Q&A)

If there was ever a match made in heaven, it was probably Lego and space.<p>For years, the Danish toy company has turned again and again to the stars for inspiration, producing by one estimate more than 300 different space-related sets.<p>With those dozens and dozens of sets as a starting point, Peter …

Lego

Ostrich Pillow Light only slightly less weird than original

With the original Ostrich Pillow, design, fashion, and functionality collided in a tangled mess we couldn't take our eyes off. Truly, the head-engulfing travel sleep pillow caused a rift in the universe. Some people thought it was brilliant. Some people thought it looked like your head was being …

Sleep

Customize your iPhone 5C case with CaseCollage

When Apple announced its colorful line of iPhone 5C devices, it also announced a line of matching cases, full of holes on the backside to let the device's color shine through.<p>For some, the color combinations provided by the phone and the case with the holes in the back will be enough. Others will …

iPhone

Nike's no-Android stance on FuelBand is a huge mistake

Nike is only shooting itself in the foot with its stubborn reluctance to work with Android.<p>The athletic apparel company on Tuesday introduced its second-generation fitness tracker, the<p>FuelBand SE, which worked beautifully on Apple's iOS devices and computers. Missing from the presentation, however, …

Wearable Tech

Hiku Labs Hiku review: Speak and scan for an app-based grocery list - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Hiku Labs Hiku</b>'s voice recognition and bar code scanning capabilities make it easy to build an app-based shopping list.<p><b>The Bad</b> It's hard to beat pen and paper for list-making convenience.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Hiku Labs' Hiku grocery list assistant has the potential to streamline list making …

Google Home Mini

Stay fit on a budget with the Fitbug Orb (pictures)

Get a GoGroove wooden Bluetooth speaker for $44.99

Bluetooth speakers come in all shapes and sizes, and there are even a few that can pull double-duty as an alarm clock. But who wants a clunky-looking hunk of plastic on their nightstand?<p>This is better: For a limited time, and while supplies last, Accessory Genie has the GoGroove BlueSync Tym wooden …

Tech Trends

The next company to introduce a smartwatch: Adidas

SAN FRANCISCO -- The wrist is all the rage.<p>On Wednesday at the Mobilize conference here, sports company Adidas announced a new smartwatch geared toward runners.<p>The company expects the watch to be available starting November 1, for $399.<p>Unlike Samsung's<p>Galaxy Gear, or rumors about Apple's supposed …

Wearable Tech

Waffle whims are a dial-turn away with the Breville Smart Waffle Maker

Waffles hold a certain appeal for some individuals. Chances are, just saying the word "waffles" brings a particular image to mind (and a rumble to the stomach). Be they Belgian waffles, with their deep pockets waiting to be filled with deliciousness, or chocolate waffles with their deliciousness …

Breakfast

Wearable tech: What's new and cool right now (pictures)

Updated:October 16, 2013 Caption:Brian BennettPhoto:Sarah Tew/CNET<p>Updated:October 16, 2013 Caption:Brian BennettPhoto:Sarah Tew/CNET

Wearable Tech

PetChatz dispenses video, treats, scents on command

Humans have long used technology to stay in touch with one other. It's only natural to harness tech to stay in touch with our four-legged loved ones, as well.<p>PetChatz is a system designed to help you interact with your pup or kitty, no matter how far away you are.<p>It's one thing to just use a …

Pets

Flip your iPhone 5C case to play virtual Connect Four

The iPhone 5C comes with a range of brightly colored cases that have holes punched in the back for a vivid effect. One developer team seems to have looked at those holes, though, and thought outside the "blue and green should never be seen" box.<p>Australians David McKinney and Stuart Hall -- the team …

Apple Store

Google Glass firmware teardown hints at a slew of intriguing new features

Google Glass wearers were treated to some new features with this month's XE10 update, but what's hiding under the hood might be even more promising. <i>Android Police</i> posted their APK teardown earlier today, and their findings are nothing if not intriguing. Among the features that may be on the horizon …

Apple’s Cupertino ‘spaceship’ campus given go-ahead (final rubber-stamp vote in Nov)

Cupertino City Council last night voted unanimously to approve Apple’s planning application for the circular campus building first presented to council members by Steve Jobs in 2011, in what was to turn out to be his last public appearance before his death. It was Steve Jobs who nicknamed the …

2013 Invention Awards: Robotic Performer

A programmable animatronic robot kit.<p>Brian Roe spent nearly a decade building animatronic monsters for films such as <i>Virus, A.I.</i>, and <i>Scooby Doo 2</i>. Then, almost overnight, Hollywood abandoned mechanical characters for computer renderings. Roe now works as a technology consultant, but with the surge …

The Robot Surgeons Coming to an OR Near You

Robots are taking over operating rooms everywhere. Should you trust them? PopMech reports from the robotic surgery revolution.<p>Robots are taking over operating rooms everywhere. Should you trust them? PopMech reports from the robotic surgery revolution.

How It Works: The Robotic Chicken Butcher

If you've ever wondered how boneless chicken parts end up that way, take a peek inside one of the 4,000 or so poultry processing plants in the U.S. Workers man massive assembly lines to scald, pluck, gut, slice, and wrap an estimated nine billion birds annually.<p>Unsurprisingly, work in poultry …

Self-Balancing, Bike-Riding Robot Makes Us Believe in Magic [VIDEO]

LAS VEGAS — Sure, Murata Boy — the pint-sized, self-balancing, bike-riding robot — isn't new. In fact, this edition is almost six years old. That …

How An Open Source Operating System Jumpstarted Robotics Research

Ever wonder why it has taken so long for your robot butler to arrive? It’s 2013, so why aren’t those long-promised robotic domestic servants helping out around the house yet?<p>One reason for the delay: Robot engineers lacked a common platform on which to communicate and collaborate with one another. …

Robot Boxing Machines

Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots has nothing on these. Arriving in a package weighing 850 lbs. (!), these Robot Boxing Machines ($17,000) take recreational …

Watch This Robot Figure Out How to Fly By Crashing

"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again" seems to be the motto of a flying robot that picks itself back up after crashing into surrounding …

17 Tonne Kabutomu Robotic Horned Beetle Bug Took 11 Years To Build

Hitoshi Takahashi a Japanese engineer has created an awesome and massive 17 ton robotic bug that took him 11 years to build from scratch called the …

Fa Check

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