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  1. NASA records Falcon 9 rocket's descent as research for Mars landingsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Engadget

    NASA wants to refine the ability of future spacecraft to land on Mars, since they'll have to ferry humans and other large payloads to the red planet. To that end, the agency has teamed up with SpaceX to record thermal camera footage of the Falcon 9 rocket as its first stage detaches and burns through the atmosphere.

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  2. Dyson tackles the humidifier, kills water-based bacteria with UV lightRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Engadget

    In a launch presentation in Tokyo, Japan , Dyson tackled the surprisingly sketchy hygiene issues that come with more typical humidifiers. To prove how gosh-darn better Dyson's Hygienic Mist humidifier is, the company's microbiology team incubated water with bacteria to see how a typical humidifier transmits that to a room.

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  3. A Microsoft smartwatch could appear in weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Engadget

    Do you remember Spot ? Well, that was Microsoft's very early smartwatch effort, lost in the mists of bygone technology. Finally, a long time coming , a more modern effort from the company is apparently on its way-- and coming soon.

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  4. Audi RS 7 concept completes hot lap at Hockenheim sans driverRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Gizmag

    The RS 7 piloted driving concept has completed a lap of the Hockenheim Grand Prix track in just over two minutes Audi has delivered on its promise to send a driverless Audi RS 7 around the Hockenheim Grand Prix track at racing speeds. Although those who tried to view the live stream yesterday were left wanting after the servers crashed, the RS 7 piloted driving concept completed a Hockenheimring lap in just over two minutes.

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  5. 3D printing enables customized knee replacement surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Gizmag

    In today's installment of "How 3D Printing is Changing Healthcare Forever," a Massachusetts-based medical device company is forging new ground in knee replacement surgery. A combination of CT imaging, modeling software and 3D printing technology is enabling ConforMIS to offer implants tailored specifically to each patient.

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  6. Google gives you the tools to build apps for Android 5.0 LollipopRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Engadget

    The official Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade for your phone may be weeks away, but Google has delivered all the ingredients for you to make Lollipop-ready apps. The search firm has released both the finished Lollipop developer kit and a fresh batch of stripped-down Android test releases for Nexus 5 and 7 devices.

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  7. Chevrolet previews performance concepts ahead of SEMARead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Gizmag

    Chevrolet has revealed a set of SEMA showcars designed to highlight the range of personalization options available for new-car buyers. The SEMA specials range from a hotted-up Sonic hatchback to a blacked-out Chevy Impala.

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  8. Fitbit's new wearable looks like a watch, crams in GPS and a heart rate monitorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Engadget

    It's been a while since we've seen a new Fitbit product, but according to a leak obtained at The Verge , that's because the company's been working on something a little special. The Fitbit Surge is a "fitness superwatch" that houses two must-haves for serious running types: GPS tracking and a heart-rate monitor.

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  9. BYD outs world's largest battery electric vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Gizmag

    When we think of electric vehicles, we generally think of conveyances down the lower on of the size spectrum, like cars , bikes and maybe even skateboards . But at this year's American Public Transportation Association Expo in Houston, BYD Motors took things in the other direction with the premiere of what it claims is the world's largest battery electric vehicle - the Lancaster eBus.

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  10. Astronomers use astro-comb to seek Earth-like exoplanetsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Gizmag

    Astronomers looking for exoplanets are using a fine-toothed comb - a fine-toothed astro-comb, to be precise. And just to make sure it works, the first planet they'll be looking for is Venus.

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  11. 2014 Small Compact Camera Comparison GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Gizmag

    After looking like they'd be consigned to history by smartphones and their increasingly able cameras, compact cameras are making a comeback. With bigger sensors, vastly improved image quality, and an array of new user-friendly features, they're once more able to justify their place in your pocket or bag.

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  12. Leak gives a clearer look at Motorola's upcoming Droid TurboRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Engadget

    So far, the pictures we've seen of Motorola's soon-to-launch Droid Turbo have been... incomplete . You won't have to wonder exactly what this Verizon-only smartphone looks like any longer, though.

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  13. New White House efforts help secure your paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Engadget

    American banks and stores may already be planning to tighten your payment security , but the White House wants to give those efforts a boost. President Obama has signed an Executive Order that will require the federal government to both issue more secure chip-and-PIN payment cards and upgrade terminals to match.

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  14. 5 Banking Fees That Are Actually Worth PayingRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    When it comes to finances, "fee" is a like a three-letter bad word, the complete opposite of what personal finance is supposed to be all about -- saving money and not being penalized for it. If you're on time with your loan or credit payments, and keep within the terms of your deposit requirements , why pay unnecessary fees that drain your bank account? The simple answer is that there's actually an upside to paying some banking fees -- the ones that will benefit your finances in the long run.

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  15. Here's every device getting Android 5.0 Lollipop so farRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Engadget

    If you're a die-hard Android fan, you're probably champing at the bit waiting for that Lollipop upgrade -- when will you get it? Are you going to get it? Thankfully for you, a number of companies have already promised to upgrade some of their devices to this candy-flavored OS. Google's Nexus 4, 5, 7 and 10 models are naturally first in line, as are Android One and Google Play Edition hardware; its outgoing Motorola brand is equally on top of things with plans to patch the Moto E, G and X alongside Verizon's Droid Mini, Maxx and Ultra.

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  16. PlayStation 4 System Software 2.0 DetailedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    Back in August at Gamescom Sony talked a bit about the next major software update for the PlayStation 4 . At the event it described some of the new features that will be included in the PS4 system software 2.0 .

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  17. Chinese Carrier Offers Pocket Enlargement To iPhone 6 Plus CustomersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    Now this is a novel idea that many iPhone 6 Plus owners will like. A carrier in China is offering customers who purchase the iPhone 6 Plus a pocket enlargement service.

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  18. Sprint Service Plan For Samsung Gear S LeakedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    There were rumors a few months back that Samsung will be releasing a smartwatch with standalone 3G capability and it did. The Samsung Gear S is now official and we found it to be a good wearable device in our review .

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  19. Inside Seattle's invitation-only VR summitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Engadget

    Tech aficionados have been flocking to Seattle's Living Computer Museum for the past few years to get up close and personal with relics from computer technology's past. For one night earlier this month, though, I got a chance to peek at its possible future.

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  20. Halo: The Master Chief Collection Requires 20GB Day One PatchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    Don't expect to be able to play Halo: The Master Chief Collection in multiplayer mode as soon as you get your hands on it. As it turns out, the title requires a day one patch before its multiplayer features can be accessed.

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