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Beyond the basement, 3D printing evolves into big business

3-D printing may have an image problem. It's sometimes seen as a hobbyist pursuit -- a fun way to build knickknacks from your living room desktop -- but a growing number of companies are giving serious thought to the technology to help get new ideas off the ground.

3D printing comes of age

Boeing, NASA, Lockheed Martin and GE are among the large corporations that for decades have used additive manufacturing, known more popularly as 3-D printing.

Stir's Kinetic Desk prompts you to take a stand

This desk raises, it lowers, it breathes -- and it’s watching you.

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Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 now available for preorder

You can order Microsoft's latest Surfaces today, but you can't buy all their accessories.

Microsoft covers every base with 8 new Surface accessories

From battery boosts to portable productivity to, um, music mixing, the slew of new Surface accessories covers most everyone's needs.

Intel to demo notebook PC with integrated Kinect-like sensor at IDF

Lat year at IDF, Intel showed off a camera peripheral from Creative that could recognize the user, listen for his voice, and interpret gestures. This year, Intel has taken it a step farther.

Wacom drops "Bamboo" name for tablets with new Intuos line

So long, Bamboo: Wacom on Wednesday announced that its consumer and pro tabletop tablet lines would merge under the Intuos name. (The Cintiq name continues to represent the company's top-tier tablet display.)

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Intel developing 3D laptop cameras that can follow your glare and read your emotions

From mundane 2D devices, integrated cameras in laptops and tablets in the future will change into powerful 3D tools that can sense movement, track emotion, and even monitor reading habits of children, according to Intel.

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Wall power outlets are so 2012

In the future, phones, tablets and wearable computing gadgets won't come with chargers, they'll use inductive chargers built into desks, kitchen counters, bedside tables, cars, and other surfaces.

Toshiba SD cards with word's fastest write speed.

Toshiba outs 'world's fastest SD cards' with blazing-fast write speeds

Toshiba will soon launch the world's fastest SD cards, which will offer write speeds of up to 240MB/s.

For Acer, USB 3.0 steals Intel's Thunder(bolt)

Thunderbolt may be the better technology, but that doesn't matter if nobody can afford it.

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Cart - Rapid Review

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Cart - Rapid Review

How 802.11ac networking boosts the MacBook Air's Wi-Fi performance

The new MacBook Air sports built-in compatibility with the newest draft networking standard, 802.11ac, an upgrade of the current 802.11n.

At Google I/O, Glass wearers say 'trust us'

Google is facing some tough questions from Congress over the privacy concerns raised by Glass, its fledgling augmented reality system for recording and receiving information on the fly. But on the ground at the company's I/O conference for developers, attendees are largely enthusiastic about the technology.

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