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One seriously big purse, one seriously small laptop, and a seriously mobility-challenged 18-foot-tall robotic fighting machine. Now that's some serious Buzz.
Molly Wood and Brian Tong host an extreme torture test at CES in Las Vegas. See highlights from our 9-foot-tall ladder drop test and liquid nitrogen wild card test.
Molly Wood and Brian Tong torture test the iPad in liquid nitrogen and drop a ton of gadgets from a 9-foot-tall ladder in our epic CES torture test. Plus, a look at gigantic TVs and the future of wearable fitness tech.
The K5 robot, developed by Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Knightscope, is designed to be a surveillance robot for law enforcement, private security firms, schools, and anything else looking for an extra set of eyes and ears on the ground. The 5-foot, 300-pound robot can roam autonomously, sending back real-time data about an area with technology that does facial recognition, lidar mapping, and 360-degree video. CNET's Kara Tsuboi got a closer look at what makes the K5 robot tick.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi tour a home that gets 40 percent of its power from the wind. After the homeowner installed a 45-foot-tall turbine in her backyard, not only was she the talk of the neighborhood, but her home was named one of the 12 greenest houses in the world, according to the Discovery Channel.
Bridget Carey takes a look at the features of the Dish Hopper DVR.
If you're planning to line up for your iPhone in advance, here's a site with all the resources you could ever need for surviving your urban-camping experience.
The DARPA Urban Challenge took place this weekend in Southern California. Eleven automated robot cars hit a 60-mile course to see which could complete their pre-programmed missions and outdo the rest. CNET's Kevin Massy checks out the scene before the race and as the cars launch.
Robots drive: DARPA urban challenge. Asus Eee PC = tiny, not powerful, fun. IMAP support for Gmail. Tumblr 3.0. MozBackup. Veronica Belmont plays Guitar Hero 3
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Fences eliminates desktop clutter with adjustable fenced areas that organizes desktop objects into logical groups for quick access. Over 5 million users around the world rely on Fences every day to keep their PC desktops organized for quick and easy access to their programs and files they use most. The new Fences 2.0 features will now keep frequently used folders visible and organized on the desktop by creating a fence from any folder. Customization options direct Fences to automatically place new icons in designated fenced areas. Additionally, simple double click can hide or unhide all fence groups revealing an unobstructed view of the desktop.