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Sharp Cocorobo vacuum avoids obstacles, embraces small talk

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With iRobot cleaning up in the robotic vacuum game, it's only logical that some major manufacturers like LG and Samsung want a piece of the dirt sucking action. Sharp has gotten into the game as well -- though the company's 'bot goes the extra mile for cleanliness. Cocorobo TX-V100...
Sharp Cocorobo vacuum avoids obstacles, embraces small talk

BlackBerry 10 camera app flaunts filters, transformation tools (video)

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What's better than a non-functional prototype? One that actually works, of course. The Gadget Masters have apparently been spending time with a pre-production version of RIM's upcoming Z10 smartphone, and plundered its camera app in the process. The ensuing video (after the break) didn't reveal any new features, but...
BlackBerry 10 camera app flaunts filters, transformation tools (video)

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Citibank Red-faced After Censoring Fabulis

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Social networking startup Fabulis last week suddenly found its bank account locked and scheduled for termination, based on what several Citibank employees told founder and CEO Jason Goldberg was an issue of “objectionable content” on the company’s blog. Although no one from the bank ever mentioned it specifically, Goldberg suspected...
Citibank Red-faced After Censoring Fabulis

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John Torode: there is no way a vacuum cleaner will ever be obolete

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MasterChef's John Torode loves clean floors, hates the Sony Discman ... and yes, he owns an iPhoneWhat's your favourite piece of technology, and how has it improved your life?I think it has to be the vacuum cleaner, because it keeps the carpet clean and I hate the idea of walking...
John Torode: there is no way a vacuum cleaner will ever be obolete

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Federal judge clears Apple of infringement of a Samsung patent ahead of summer trial

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Last month, Apple and Samsung brought a number of summary judgment motions in their first U.S. lawsuit. Apple's winning streak continues for now: after (finally) obtaining a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and winning by a wide margin a battle over a long list of expert reports, Apple has...
Federal judge clears Apple of infringement of a Samsung patent ahead of summer trial

Samsung Galaxy S III US sign-up page goes live

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So enthused with the Galaxy S III that you want to know exactly when in the summer Americans can buy one? You can follow us, of course, but Samsung has you covered with a sign-up page that will take your vitals with promises that you'll "get the latest on...
Samsung Galaxy S III US sign-up page goes live

The RoadKill Carpet: Would you Buy This?

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The RoadKill Carpet: Would you Buy This?

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New Microsoft patch purges USB bug that allowed complete system hijack

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Microsoft has plugged a hole in its Windows operating system that allowed attackers to use USB-connected drives to take full control of a targeted computer. Microsoft said it classified the vulnerability as "important," a less severe rating than "critical," because exploits require physical access to the computer being attacked....
New Microsoft patch purges USB bug that allowed complete system hijack

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Dyson employees hack vacuums, hit the racetrack

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Company engineers call each other out on the carpet for a Pinewood Derby-like challenge to see who can create the baddest race car using vacuum parts. [Read more]...
Dyson employees hack vacuums, hit the racetrack
Heading home: here's what it takes to leave CES

Toshiba: You Can't Have Repair Manuals Because They're Copyrighted And You're Too Dumb To Fix A Computer

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Many years ago, one of the absolute worst customer experiences I ever had concerned a Toshiba laptop that never worked properly -- which was followed by ridiculous and rude service. Eventually, using the famous Consumerist Executive Email Carpet Bomb process, I was able to get things sorted out (and, despite...
Toshiba: You Can't Have Repair Manuals Because They're Copyrighted And You're Too Dumb To Fix A Computer

Orbotix launches new Sphero AR tools to get the ball rolling on development

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Even the appeal of piloting a remote control toy ball around your carpet tends to wear off after a while. As such, Orbotix has been pushing the augmented reality aspect of its Sphero hardware pretty hard for the past several months. Now the company is announcing the availability of...
Orbotix launches new Sphero AR tools to get the ball rolling on development
Redesigned Verizon store concept takes a page from Apple's book

Interview: Broadcom's Henry Samueli on the Jr. High Science Project That Started It All

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Broadcom’s Henry Samueli is getting an award for pulling off some of the toughest feats in engineering, and he says he owes it all to a junior high school shop class. This week, Samueli will be honored with the Marconi Prize, one of the top engineering awards in the world....
Interview: Broadcom's Henry Samueli on the Jr. High Science Project That Started It All

On the road: Renault Clio dCi 90

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'Sometimes a car just has a nice feel about it, and this is one'You know how car thieves sometimes put a fishing rod through your letterbox, fish the keys off the radiator (or the little table in the hall, if you're posh), reel them back out through the letterbox and then vamoose in your vehicle? Well,...
On the road: Renault Clio dCi 90

Sharp Cocorobo vacuum gets new Android app, lets you control it from afar

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Perhaps in response to iRobot's recent Wireless Command Center, Sharp has introduced a new Android app that lets you remotely control the company's little Cocorobo while you're out of the house. You can map out your floor plan so that it'll know what objects to avoid, specify cleaning patterns...
Sharp Cocorobo vacuum gets new Android app, lets you control it from afar

Google+ now makes spam comments less visible by grouping and hiding them

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Google+ has been making incremental changes to the flow of its social service that makes using it easier and less annoying. One of the unfortunate side effects of posting things publicly is that anyone can comment on it, including spammers. The service lets you report these spammers but until now...
Google+ now makes spam comments less visible by grouping and hiding them

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PR for Developers 101: How to Bootstrap Project Coverage

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One of the things that I'm often asked by developers at conferences is "how do I get coverage for my project?" I had that conversation with several people at Monktoberfest, and thought it might make for a good talk at Monki Gras. Specifically, the talk was for individual developers, small...
PR for Developers 101: How to Bootstrap Project Coverage

Apple to bring the iPad mini to Russia on December 14

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An Apple Premium Reseller in Russia, re:Store has announced that Apple’s iPad mini tablet will go on sale in the country on December 14, a week earlier than it was rumored in local media. Apple has apparently decided to carpet bomb Russian customers with its new products in December, starting...
Apple to bring the iPad mini to Russia on December 14
Smart carpet sends an alert if you fall or strangers tread on it
Researcher proposes 'synthetic seabed' to turn waves into energy from the ocean floor
Google answers the question, “Why is this spam?” with new spam-box feature

Don't lie down on this computer-parts carpet

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Federico Uribe's whimsical electronic-parts carpet takes you on a ride in repurposing objects. Just keep your Roomba away. [Read more]...
Don't lie down on this computer-parts carpet

E3 2012: the year of the lackluster blockbuster

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The Electronics Entertainment Expo is no place for the easily distracted, every inch of convention center carpet devoted to capturing the attentions of calloused video game journalists. In spite of the customary flash however, it's hard to come away from this year's festivals without a creeping sense of disappointment,...
E3 2012: the year of the lackluster blockbuster
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