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Belkin outs AC1800 and AC750 dual-band routers, USB WiFi adapter at CES 2013

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If you've been planning on re-tooling your home network after the new year, Belkin has just outed a line of gadgets that could help do just that. The company has announced a pair of dual-band routers -- the AC1800 and AC750 -- that sport 802.11ac muscle, IntelliStream tech to...
Belkin outs AC1800 and AC750 dual-band routers, USB WiFi adapter at CES 2013

These Tiny Bluetooth Stickers Ensure You'll Never Lose Anything Ever Again

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Losing things stinks and there are few gadgets that actually allow you to use your iPhone to recover something you've lost. That's why we we're excited to run across the StickNFind on crowdsourcing site Indiegogo.  The StickNFind works by placing a small Bluetooth sticker onto a remote, pet's collar, or...
These Tiny Bluetooth Stickers Ensure You'll Never Lose Anything Ever Again

Making wearable technology a reality

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Wearable technology was all the rage at CES, but companies are still trying to figure out exactly how to convince consumers to wear tiny computer around the clock. By Olof Schybergson, contributor FORTUNE -- The key tech battle of the current decade will be about things we wear. Technology is...
Making wearable technology a reality

Readers' favorite gadgets of late

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These are the gadgets that CNET readers have been checking out the most on our site over the last few weeks. [Read more]...
Readers' favorite gadgets of late

VIDEO: How to feed a pet from your phone

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The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones reports on some of the apps and gadgets using wireless technology that could be enhancing our lives in the near future, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona....
VIDEO: How to feed a pet from your phone
Disney's new Infinity project uses Skylander-style toys
Our Favorite Gadgets Of 2012 (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN, IRBT, NTDOY)

Phone sensors spot security secrets

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The information captured by smartphone sensors could help criminals guess codes used to lock the gadgets, say security researchers....
Phone sensors spot security secrets
Live at HTC's next big phone unveiling in NYC (live)

Here Are Some Illustrations Of What One Person Envisions For The iPhone 6 (AAPL)

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Apple is reportedly working on its next iPhone right now. That means people who like to dream up what it could look like are busy building their own fan art for the iPhone 6. We have some illustrations from Federico Ciccarese who does this sort of thing all the time....
Here Are Some Illustrations Of What One Person Envisions For The iPhone 6 (AAPL)

Ubuntu smartphone preview coming February 21 for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4

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Developers (and plenty of brave geeks) will soon be able to get a taste of Ubuntu’s smartphone version — assuming they have a Galaxy Nexus or Nexus 4. Ubuntu developer Canonical announced today that it will release a Developer Preview image, along with the necessary tools to install it,...
Ubuntu smartphone preview coming February 21 for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4
If Google wants to battle Apple, it's going to need its own retail stores

Huawei is taking over the world (but Americans still can't pronounce it)

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Huawei, everyone’s favorite cheap smartphone maker, is taking over. Huawei has risen above the plummeting RIM and Nokia to become the third-largest smartphone maker in the world, reports the Wall Street Journal. Huawei shipped 10.8 million phones last quarter, allowing it to capture five percent of the global market.  While this is...
Huawei is taking over the world (but Americans still can't pronounce it)
Samsung may debut transparent, protrait-sized TV at CES
Expensive Google Glass could one day control your expensive smart fridge

Reminder: Vote for the 2012 Engadget Awards!

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We've counted up your Engadget Awards nominations, and now it's down to the finalists. Fifteen categories are up for grabs, and it's up to you to determine the top tech of 2012. The polls are open until 11:59 ET on Monday, February 18th, and we'll be posting the top...
Reminder: Vote for the 2012 Engadget Awards!

Start soaring with the Robocopter GST Special Edition [VB Store]

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Remote-controlled toys have never really gone out of style, and with technological advances it is likely that you’re already carrying around a remote for one in your pocket – your iPhone – so all you need now is the toy to control. That’s where the latest VentureBeat offer comes...
Start soaring with the Robocopter GST Special Edition [VB Store]

DailyDirt: Like Water Off A Duck's Back...

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Surfaces that repel water are pretty fascinating to watch in action, especially on clothes when possible stains are magically avoided. There are plenty of other uses for hydrophobic materials that are cool, and some newer materials are omniphobic -- even superomniphobic. Here are just a few examples of these products...
DailyDirt: Like Water Off A Duck's Back...

This Week On The TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast: 3D Printing, Ouya, And The Facebook Fone

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This week on the TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast we celebrate episode number two of everyone’s favorite audio file! We also talk about 3D printing, the Ouya console, and the Facebook Fone AKA the FF. This week we are joined by our quiet intern, Michael Seo. We are slowly by surely working...
This Week On The TechCrunch Gadgets Podcast: 3D Printing, Ouya, And The Facebook Fone

West Virginia Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Drivers From Wearing Head Mounted Displays Like Google Glass

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I don’t see any problem with this. In short, a West Virginia lawmaker wants to make wearing head mounted displays while driving against the law in his state. The devices would join other banned electronic communication devices like cell phones. The bill, while perhaps a bit laughable at first, is...
West Virginia Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Drivers From Wearing Head Mounted Displays Like Google Glass

FCC set to release more spectrum to feed our need for Wi-Fi

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Getting a decent Wi-Fi connection out in the wild is getting harder as the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz airwaves become more crowded, but the Federal Communications Commission is feeling our pain. At CES 2013 Wednesday evening, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski said the government is looking to open an additional...
FCC set to release more spectrum to feed our need for Wi-Fi

The Dealmaster wants to charge up your gadgets with solar power

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The Dealmaster hates it when his DealPhone runs out of power when he's on the go. Getting D-mails from my DealMinions requires a lot of juice, and sometimes I'm not near a convenient power outlet. Today's Top Deal is aimed at curtailing that inconvenience—the Kiwi Choice 2000 mAh solar-powered...
The Dealmaster wants to charge up your gadgets with solar power

Google's New Nexus 10 Tablet Commercial Focuses On Its Multiple Account Feature, And That's An Advantage

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Google has been on a bit of a roll with its commercials lately, especially for its gadgets. Today, the company unleashed its latest commercial for the Nexus 10, its iPad killer competitor. The video tells the story of a couple who has just found out that they’re having a baby...
Google's New Nexus 10 Tablet Commercial Focuses On Its Multiple Account Feature, And That's An Advantage

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with NVIDIA's Matt Wuebbling

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We're spending the week celebrating the latest and greatest gadgets, but sometimes you've got to sit down and talk about precisely what makes them run. Thankfully, we'll be joined by Matt Wuebbling, NVIDIA's director of product market, to talk about the role his company is playing in helping shape...
Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with NVIDIA's Matt Wuebbling

Gadgets for Gamers

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Tech Launch Squad's Andrew Felix previews three products that will amp up your at-home gaming....
Gadgets for Gamers

Apple's Most Important Executives Detail Everything That Stinks About The TV Industry (AAPL)

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For over a year now, we've been waiting for an Apple television. And if the current line of reports is accurate, we might be waiting another year before it materializes. Whenever it's finally released, it will have been years in the making. Apple has been thinking about the television market...
Apple's Most Important Executives Detail Everything That Stinks About The TV Industry (AAPL)

Kindle newspapers: How the experience needs to improve

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There’s something great about subscribing to a newspaper on a dedicated e-reader for automatic daily delivery. Goodbye, wet rolls of paper on the lawn. I love to read the New York Times at all hours on my Kindle Paperwhite. But the overall newspaper experience on Amazon’s Kindle is in need...
Kindle newspapers: How the experience needs to improve

Weekend listening: 128 GB iPad? Kickstarter and Creativity and no a-holes

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In case you missed any of our thrilling podcasts this week, this is your chance to catch up! There’s something here for everyone: Kickstarter CEO Perry Chen talks about creativity and crowdfunding. (download) Kevin Tofel answers your questions about gadgets. For instance, who should get a 128 GB iPad? (download)...
Weekend listening: 128 GB iPad? Kickstarter and Creativity and no a-holes

Disruptions: Even the Tech Elites Leave Gadgets Behind

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Some people find that minimizing technological distractions helps them focus on themselves and the outside world....
Disruptions: Even the Tech Elites Leave Gadgets Behind
Android is just the beginning: How Bluetooth is preparing for the internet of things
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