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Gun maker: Printing 3D gun parts a 'step toward liberty'

The co-founder of Defense Distributed, Cody Wilson, discusses the company's distribution of designs for gun parts that can be produced using 3D printers and his plans for expansion, as well as the mixed reaction from the public.

Heat Meter measures energy use in real time

A new, Wi-Fi connected device called the Heat Meter allows homeowners to track propane, natural gas or oil use in real time and compare their home's efficiency with others in the area.

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What to expect at South by Southwest Interactive

South by Southwest Interactive has become a major launching pad for tech startups, apps, and web programs. What will we see this year?

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Cool Mobile World Congress 2013 products we'd love to buy in the United States

Born in the U.S.A? Not these products. Because the W in MWC stands for World, we’re not lucky enough to get every desirable product Stateside. Here are the things we wish we could buy here.

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iWatch interest reflects the lure of wearable computing

Wearable computing devices will rack up half a billion sales by 2018, analysts forecast.

10 PC peripherals that push the limits of science and tech

Science fiction or PC fact? From shipping products to working prototypes, we give you the weirdest, wackiest replacements for mice, keyboards, and displays we've ever seen.

Acquisition math: Belkin CTO predicts outcome of Linksys deal will be '1+1=3'

In an interview with Brian Van Harlingen, the Belkin CTO predicts the Linksys acquisition will result in a company that's bigger than the sum of its parts.

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Go green and save money with a programmable thermostat

We put three programmable thermostats to the test to find out which is the most powerful, flexible, likely to reduce your energy bill.

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High-tech homes: Fridges on Facebook and smart security

Home appliances are becoming more intelligent with near-field communication technology, wireless connectivity, and apps by the hundreds.

The geekiest stuff we saw at CES 2013

For techies like ourselves, CES is the Greatest Show on Earth (P.T. Barnum, eat your heart out). So trust us when we tell you these are the things from CES that you don’t want to miss. You’ll thank us later.