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Answers to all your 'Robocop' K5 security bot questions (exclusive)

So this entrepreneur wants to put a bunch of 300-pound, autonomous security robots into circulation around the world — in schools, malls, public streets, you name it.<p>These bots are equipped with cameras, location trackers, and every kind of sensor you can imagine. They can recognize faces and scan …

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 review: A must-have tablet for Amazon Prime members - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9</b> is a performance monster that speeds through Web sites and UI navigation at a frantic pace. Its screen is impressively sharp and its body amazingly light for a larger tablet. The Mayday feature gives personal and near-instant customer service. Some small but …

Gear & Gadgets

SanDisk’s wireless flash drive: A simple storage boost for your iOS or Android phone

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>I love my 32GB iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it’s barely a month old and I’ve already used more than half of the storage capacity. …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Back to the Future

Panasonic's 20-inch 4K 'tablet' comes to the US in January for $6,000

We got our first peek at Panasonic's 4K Toughpad tablet last January at CES, and now the company says it will go on sale in the US about a year later, for $5,999. Panasonic announced two devices for Europe, but here in the US there's only the higher end UT-MB5 that packs Windows 8.1, 8GB of RAM, a …

DecaWave chip adds accuracy when locating indoor objects

The ScenSor DW1000 tunes in to wireless technology to let people locate important items such as medical equipment or even children.<p>Misplaced your defibrillator again? Can't find the dog? Trying to keep track of your warehouse's forklifts?<p>An Irish chip designer called DecaWave has announced its …

Internet of Things

Gogo Text & Talk lets you send texts and make calls in-flight, using your own phone number (hands-on)

It's not as if in-flight calling is a novel idea: Numerous airlines have given it a shot, and the US government has emphatically put the kibosh on it. Until now, however, making voice calls from 30,000 feet has often required that airlines retrofit their aircraft with additional equipment -- a …

Smartphone cameras can give away PIN codes, researchers warn

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p><i>Correction: This article originally said the user’s eyes were what gave away the code, but it is in fact the orientation</i> …

Limited edition Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod to ship in December

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Tired of waiting for the latest Android(s goog) updates to make their way to your phone? You can always buy a Nexus. But soon …

Somehow, Pebble is making a better smartwatch than gadget giants like Samsung and Sony

Samsung is a multibillion company with 425,000 employees and a massive supply chain. Pebble is 40-strong and fueled by $10 million in Kickstarter money.<p>So you might be surprised at which one is making the better smartwatch.<p>On Wednesday, Pebble unveiled the latest steps in its effort to take over …

Misplaced your glasses? Phone Halo has a gadget that will track them

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Phone Halo, maker of the TrackR location tags, has created a new kind of tracking gizmo targeted at those people who are …

Xbox One pre-orders arrive ahead of Target (update: day one patch is already live)

If you were impressed by the flood of Xbox One information unleashed today or Microsoft's 12-minute demo video and just have to have one first, there may be a way. eBay seller priceless228 claims a mistake by Target sent this Standard Edition console their way weeks ahead of the official November …

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

Steady Progress As Windows Phone Reaches Double Digit Market Share In The UK

Catching up with the latest data from the Kantar Worldpanel on smartphone sales for the three months to September 2013 shows Windows Phone gaining marketshare in a number of key territories. It has now broken through the 10% barrier in Italy (13.7%), France (10.7%), and for the first time the …

Vodafone UK fails to reach imposed minimum 3G coverage, will fix by 2014

If UK folks on Vodafone find themselves without 3G in some places, it's because the telcom has failed to reach the minimum geographical coverage imposed by Ofcom. In 2010, the government-directed mobile regulator required the expansion of 3G networks until they cover the area where 90 percent of …

Google's Timothy Jordan: Glass is a complete break from the past

Many wonder whether Google Glass has legs as a technology. Will we still be using it (and talking about it) years from now? If you ask Google's Senior Developer Advocate Timothy Jordan, absolutely. Speaking at Expand in New York, he described the wearable eyepiece as a fundamental shift in user …

Mad Catz working with NVIDIA to bring GameStream to MOJO

Remember that PC streaming feature Mad Catz' MOJO is supposed to be getting sometime after launch? It might be powered by NVIDIA's GameStream technology. "We're talking to NVIDIA and we hope to enable GameStream soon after the launch of the console," Alex Verrey, Mad Catz' Global PR Director told …

Mad Catz' STRIKE M gaming keyboard fits in your pocket, cramps your fingers

Diminutive Bluetooth keyboards? Yeah, we've seen those before, but we've never really been able to fault them for their size. These tiny peripherals are meant for light work at best, but the Mad Catz STRIKE M wears a facade that outpaces its utility. From its skewed angles, to its collection of …

Nexus 5 review: the best Android smartphone going

The Google Nexus 5 is the fifth generation of the Google-designed Nexus Android smartphone line, which is now faster, slimmer and even better.<p>The Nexus line represents the best of Google in a smartphone. Google chooses a manufacturing partner – in this case LG as it did with the Nexus 4 before it – …