New Way to 3D Print Objects Using Rust, Metal Powders

Researchers have developed a new inexpensive method to 3D print metallic objects such as batteries, fuel cells and parts for rockets and airplanes, using rust and metal powders. While current

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The New Way Police Are Surveilling You: Software That Calculates Your Threat ‘Score’

While officers raced to a recent 911 call about a man threatening his ex-girlfriend, a police operator in headquarters consulted software that scored the suspect’s potential for violence the way

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Trend Micro Antivirus Vulnerability Left Users Open to Attack

Security firm Trend Micro has released an update for its antivirus suite that among other things fixes a vulnerability that allowed an attacker to execute malicious code on an affected

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New Smart Cam Can Distinguish Between Cats, Cat Burglars and Cars

Netatmo on Monday announced a smart security camera and floodlight combo at CES 2016. The Presence camera is designed for outdoor use and can identify objects such as people, animals and

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Fitbit’s Smartwatch, Super Home Movies, and Flying Machines

Welcome to another edition of Gadget Dreams and Nightmares, the column that breaks down the latest in gadget announcements while holed up far, far away from CES. One of the

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Oculus VR Founder Laments Failure to Communicate on Pricing

Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey on Wednesday said the company did a poor job of communicating the price of the consumer version of the Oculus Rift headset. However, similarly priced products,

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Samsung Places Fridge at Center of Smart Home

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled the Family Hub Refrigerator at CES, ongoing in Las Vegas through Saturday. The new refrigerator sports a 21.5-inch full HD LCD screen on the upper right

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Apple releases 9.2.1 beta 2 for developers, public testers

On Monday, Apple updated its iOS beta program for the first time since before the holidays, with a new build of iOS 9.2.1, coming three weeks after the last one

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Backing up iOS devices for sale, transfer, and safety

This is sort of a “part two” to the Pointers we wrote last week about how to back up your Mac, both for immediate common-sense reasons and for other goals,

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Discounted apps for your new iOS device

In Part One of this article, we listed some of the many, many great deals on Mac apps and games that the new Mac owner might be interested in. We’ve

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