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AR.Drone Helicopter Controlled From Android, Bada, Symbian

Parrot's AR.Drone helicopter will be controlled from Android, bada and Symbian devices, the company announced at E3 in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

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Nintendo Wii U Extends Screen, Stops Short of Mobile Gaming

Nintendo promised to offer gamers more content and new kinds of interaction with the introduction of Wii U, a handheld gaming device that pairs with the Wii game...

Sony Offers Apology, Look Ahead With Vita and 3D Bundle

Sony opened its E3 press conference Monday with an apology for the multi-week PlayStation Network outage.

Kinect Voice Control Seaches Content, Integrates With TV

Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360 will be able to receive voice controls, letting users control their television and search for content, the company announced...

Angry Birds Robots Under Wi-Fi Control

Robots modeled after the characters in the popular mobile game Angry Birds were controlled over Wi-Fi at the Beijing International High Tech Expo this week.

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Humanaquarium Blends Art and Tech, Attracts Crowds

The creative lighting, strange sounds and odd look of the project attracted large crowds at the Computer Human Interaction conference. Called the Humanaquarium...

Friction Control Makes Touchscreens Sticky or Slippery

A prototype touchscreen on show at the Computer Human Interaction (CHI) conference in Vancouver can change from slippery to sticky depending on what's happening...

Invisible Touch Interface Creates Multitouch 'Force Field'

Using infrared sensors like the ones on television remote controls, Texas A&M University students presented an inexpensive multitouch system at the Computer...

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Flexible, E-Ink Mobile to Rival Smartphones in Coming Years

Researchers from Queens University presented a flexible, e-ink display at the Computer Human Interaction conference that they believe could one day replace smartphones as we know them.

MIT Robots Take Stage in New Opera

An unlikely pair of robots and opera singers teamed up for the U.S. debut of "Death and the Powers: The Robots' Opera" in Boston Friday night.

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Contour GPS Shoots 1080p Video, Logs Location

The Contour GPS hands free camcorder crams a 1080p sensor, Bluetooth and GPS radios, removable storage and a rechargeable battery into a small, lightweight...

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Social Networking App Backs up Après-ski Tales

A slopeside location-based social networking service came to five ski resorts this season, allowing skiers and boarders to track their Vail Resorts vertical...

Hard Drive Withstands Drops, Submersion, Shotgun Blasts

ioSafe's Rugged Portable hard drive launched at the Consumer Electronics Show this week withstood drops, submersion and even blasts from a 12-gauge shotgun.

Ford Debuts All-electric Car

Ford Motor Company debuted its first all-electric vehicle, the Focus Electric, at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show Friday. It is one of five new...

Build a Budget PC for Less Than $500

Building your own desktop PC is a fun and easy project that will allow you to customize a system to fit your needs.