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Samsung Chromebook 2 review: A $400 laptop never looked so good

Chromebooks seem to be having a moment. Which is odd, because for a while there, nobody seemed to be giving them a chance. Since the first Chromebook came out, about three years ago, Chrome OS devices have gotten flak for not being able to do as much as Windows machines. And to be fair, they …

Frog Crowdfunds A $250 3-D Printer

The MOD-t 3-D printer is the first release of Frog Ventures, the venture design arm of one of the world’s most prominent design firms.<p>Today, a 3-D printer called the New Matter MOD-t hits Indiegogo. It’s expected to cost $250, making it the most affordable 3-D printer to date (comparable printers …

Twitter Changes Its Web Font; Cue a Twitter Freakout

Twitter changed its primary web font for user profiles on Friday, moving to a sleeker and narrower look.<p>The new font is Gotham Narrow SSm. Gotham …

Microsoft Is Also Reportedly Piling Into The Smartwatch Race

When Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said his company would forget past blunders—like missing the boat on smartphones—and focus on the future, he wasn’t kidding. The Surface maker is planning on entering the rapidly growing smartwatch market with its very own wristworn contender, Forbes …

Dutch Scientists Successfully Teleport Data for the First Time

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists in the Netherlands have managed to reliably teleport quantum data for the first time, …

LAPD adds drones to arsenal, says they'll be used sparingly

The<p>Los Angeles Police Departmenthas acquired some eyes in the sky.<p>On Friday, the department announced that it had acquired two "unmanned aerial vehicles" as gifts from the Seattle Police Department.<p>The Draganflyer X6 aircraft, which resemble small helicopters, are each about 3 feet wide and …

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