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Sony to release developer edition smart glasses for $840

The price tag is about half of what Google wanted for Glass before it shut down sales


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10 surprising technologies that could change the world

These 10 technology breakthroughs can make lives better, and many people don't even know they exist

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Choosy gadget users know: Stupid is the new smart

Sick of your smartphones, smart TVs, and smart doodads leaking personal information? The answer is obvious: Go dumb

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Microsoft HoloLens puts the 'real' in virtual reality

Enterprise benefits of Microsoft's mixed-reality headset may not be apparent, but there are plenty

Flying high, Apple readies Watch to ship in April

The only bleak spot in Apple's earnings was iPad sales, which are being 'cannibalized' by other products, Tim Cook said

Microsoft's HoloLens uses unreleased Intel Atom chip

The holographic headset computer has the Cherry Trail chip, which will also be in tablets and low-end PCs

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Let it rain: The triumph of trickle-down tech

Trickle-down doesn't work so well for economies, but it makes for great low-cost networking and storage gear

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The world's worst wearable tech concepts (so far)

From a wig that buzzes your head with notifications to a bra that tells you when you're overeating, these wearable tech concepts are wacky in all the wrong ways.

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IoT silliness: ‘Headless’ devices without a UI

Many Internet of things devices can be controlled via smartphone only. What could possibly go wrong?

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Cool tech from CES 2015

Here's some of the great --and wacky -- tech being revealed at this year's show

Two standards groups backing 'wireless' charging plan to merge

The largest group, Wireless Power Consortium, is still pushing its standard with an eye to quicker adoption

The hidden economic boom at CES

The show appears to be mostly about novelties or expected tech toys -- unless you look hard enough

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The road warrior's essential mobile toolkit

If you spend more time with your smartphone and tablet than a computer, here's what you should have with you

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Top 10 tech stories of 2014

It's been quite a disruptive year in tech. Here's a look back at the highlights

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The geek gifts you didn't (but still can) get for Christmas 2014

Thankful as you are for your presents, the techie in you knows more is out there. These 10 items may scratch that geek itch

IoT groups are like an orchestra tuning up: The music starts in 2016

Multiple industry groups formed in 2014, and there will probably be just as many a year from now

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Free geek gift! Download the 'Conversational Geek' e-book

With this easy-to-read overview of geekdom, anyone can get up to speed fast and become conversational in geek

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The 10 greatest and goofiest gadgets of 2014

We look back at the tech products that were released for sale to the general public in 2014, and picked out the ones that left an impression

LG readies WebOS TVs with better performance, 4K content

Users will be able to watch 4K movies and TV series from Netflix and Amazon

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