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Samsung display on truck's rear lets vehicles behind see road ahead

Samsung has introduced a prototype semi-trailer truck that has a seamless video wall on its rear doors, allowing following vehicles to see what's ahead of the truck for passing purposes.

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Make a $40 Linux or Android PC with new Raspberry Pi 2 rival

If you want to build a powerful $40 Linux or Android PC with 4K video support, consider Hardkernel's Odroid-C2 computer.

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Apple might relax its iPhone trade-in rules to accept phones with cracked screens

Cupertino is also planning to roll out screen protector installation machines at Apple Stores to keep your iPhone display pristine.

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Credit card extended warranties and electronics: How a little extra hassle can save lots of money

How a credit card can save you from paying for extended device warranties.

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7 smartphone trends to watch this year

Smartphones this year are poised to become more interactive, more fun and maybe a little bit smarter than you’d like them to be.

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Dell is stepping in to protect the boot layer of PCs, tablets

Dell's business laptops and tablets will get an extra layer of protection from hackers with a new security tool being loaded into the company's portable computers.

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7 inexpensive Surface Pro 4 alternatives

Love the idea of a hybrid but hate the price tag on the Surface Pro 4? Here are seven alternatives that will satisfy your appetite for a tablet hybrid device, without breaking the bank.

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iPhone 7 rumors: It's all about the camera

The new iPhone doesn't come out until September, but that won't stop the rumor mill from churning at a furious pace.

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MIT's 168-core chip could make mobile devices, robots smarter

Unlike Facebook, a smartphone can't recognize and tag you in a selfie. A new brain-like chip developed by researchers at MIT could change that.

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Google is said to endorse ARM server chips, but don't get excited yet

Google will give its public backing to Qualcomm's ARM server chip next week, according to a report Wednesday, but history suggests it's too early to draw conclusions.

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Dell Skylake XPS 13 review: The best ultrabook just got better

A new 6th-gen CPU, a new NVMe SSD, and USB-C make the refreshed XPS 13 more than a minor upgrade.

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MIT takes a page from Tony Stark, edges closer to an ARC fusion reactor

MIT has been developing a small fusion reactor prototype, three of which could power the City of Boston if they were fully built. Though the project lost federal funding for its current fusion device, the school plans to press ahead...

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Stratasys enables more than 1,000 colors via Photoshop on 3D printers

3D printer maker Stratasys today announced that users can now design and print objects with more than 1,000 colors through Photoshop.

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VR headset shipments are about to skyrocket

This will be the year millions of gearheads put on VR/AR headsets to explore their alter-egos, play games or watch 3D content.

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Dell to ship XPS 13 Developer Edition Linux laptop with Skylake

Super-thin "Project Sputnik" XPS 13 laptops from Dell with Ubuntu Linux and Intel Skylake chips are around the corner.

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Fire, shock hazard prompts Microsoft to recall AC power adapters for Surface Pro tablets

The potential for the power cords on some Microsoft Surface Pro tablets to cause fire and electric shock has led to a recall.

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Turn a barebones PC into a graphics powerhouse with AMD's new FirePro server GPUs

A barebones PC could turn into a multimedia or virtual reality powerhouse with new FirePro server graphics processors introduced by AMD.

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Bluetooth wireless range, speed to continue improving

Bluetooth speeds will continue to grow in the coming years

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