Video Friday: Google Delivery Drones, Strange Robot Game, and Humanoid Does Ice Bucket Challenge

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Fri 29 Aug 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Nintendo reveals new 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo has revealed a significant hardware revision for its popular 3DS and 3DS XL handheld gaming systems.The update adds several new physical controls to the device, while switching storage ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Gizmag

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MSN Messenger to shut down after 15 years of service

Microsoft's previously hugely popular MSN Messenger, or Windows Live Messenger as it is now known, will be shelved in October – bringing an end to the 15-year-old service.

22 hours ago from The Independent

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Samsung licenses HERE maps, still trying to escape the Google ecosystem

Samsung finally has a backup plan for the most important app in Google's arsenal.

19 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Review roundup: Intel's 8-core Haswell-E is the fastest desktop CPU ever

Since it was teased in March, enthusiasts have been itching to see how Intel's 8-core Haswell Extreme Edition processor (the i7-5960X) performs. It has now launched (along with two other Haswell-E ...

27 minutes ago from Engadget

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Facebook tuning mobile search at social network

Facebook on Friday said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at the leading online social network.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from

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iPhone 6 could kickstart Apple's move into mobile payments with NFC technology

Apple could be looking to enter the mobile payment market in a big way by introducing NFC functionality to the iPhone 6.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from The Independent

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Your Bacterial 'Aura' Follows You From Place to Place

Housemates may share more than a Netflix subscription and a mortgage – they also host an abundance of shared microbes, which significantly shape a home's overall micro-environment, according ...

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Discover Magazine

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Alienware's new Area-51 gaming rig looks out of this world

Alienware's new Area 51 gaming PC is making a comeback. If you through the design of the original system was revolutionary way back in 2006, wait until you get a load of what they've ...

20 hours ago from Techspot

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Dell Tempts Gamers With Curvy 34-Inch UltraSharp Monitor, Slated For Holiday Release

It's not easy to make a splash in tech news when you're going up against a major processor microarchitecture release like Haswell-E, though Dell managed to do just that by unveiling its uniquely ...

4 hours ago from HotHardware

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