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YouTube starts cleaning up its streaming apps, starting with Xbox One

A new channel guide offering access to subscriptions highlights the changes to the YouTube app for Xbox One. Other streaming devices should see a similar update in the coming weeks.

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Handheld 3D scanner can reconstruct crime scenes, construction sites

The DPI-7 handheld scanner from Dot Product has a depth sensing camera similar to a Microsoft Kinect Sensor attached to an Android tablet running the company's software. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

All-in-one 3D printer can mill too

A homemade machine from Boston area Mebotics can do both additive and subtractive manufacturing with 3D printing and milling capabilities. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

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Google Rickrolls Android enthusiasts in YouTube app update

Hey, is that code related to the long-rumored YouTube subscription service? NOPE.

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Electric car breaks world record

A group of students from an Australian university broke a 26-year old world speed record with an electric vehicle.

TechTip: Using 'track changes' to avoid proofreading confusion

If you've had friends proofread a paper or resume then you know how confusing their changes can get. Using some very easy functions in Microsoft Word and Google Docs I'll show you how to clear up any confusion.

Heart-helping robot improves doctors' precision

Of the roughly 3 million cardiac catheterizations performed annually an increasing number are using technology that aims to benefit doctors and patients. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

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Google reportedly seals deal to gobble up Twitch for $1 billion

A YouTube-Twitch marriage could be a match made in heaven - or hell.

TechTip: How to dim your smartphone screen before bed

Save your night vision and potentially fall asleep easier with a free Android app that dims your smartphone screen. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

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Google reports a Q2 sales jump despite mixed ad results

While paid clicks rose, the cost per click dropped in the second quarter.

Military robot one step closer to the battlefield

The robotic mule, which was developed by Boston Dynamics for $2 million can traverse rugged terrain while carrying much of the Marines' load. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

Turtle Shell waterproof Bluetooth speakers offer solid sound

The real draw for these speakers is their durability. They're rated to IPX-5 standards so short of being submerged they'll continue playing your tunes. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

Whistle activity monitor like FitBit for dogs

Whistle offers accurate tracking, fast charging, but durability issues. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

YouTube's (finally) adding 60fps video support, tip jar

The new YouTube additions are bound to make gamers grin from ear to ear.

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Watch the Google I/O 2014 keynote live

Here's where to watch Google's big kickoff to their most important event of the year.

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Human or humanoid? Tokyo museum hires new guides

The robots meant to anticipate a time when androids are so lifelike that humans may have difficulty distinguishing them. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

Hackers use YouTube to sell stolen credit card numbers, group says

An Internet safety group calls on YouTube to more proactively police uploaded videos.

YouTube wants to make it easier for creators to manage videos, make money

A new creator-centric app and donation feature are a couple of the features in the works.

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Reports: Google in talks to buy Twitch game-streaming service for $1 billion

The Wall Street Journal reports that the deal is not imminent, while Variety says Google has agreed to pay over $1 billion