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MakerBot Digitzer turns real objects to digital models

We've already seen 3D printers, so why not 3D scanners as well? MakerBot's new $1400 Digitizer lets you scan 3D objects, converting them into digital models you can manipulate and then print on your 3D printer.

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Gizmo uses augmented reality to bring greeting cards into the 21st century

If you ever wanted a greeting card with a difference, check out the upcoming augmented reality Gizmo cards.

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China investigating IT suppliers linked with Apple for polluting rivers

Local authorities in China are investigating two electronics suppliers linked with Apple and also reportedly HTC of dumping heavy metals in the country's rivers after watchdog groups accused them of damaging the environment.

Health and fitness spotlighted at Wearable Tech Expo

Our video report on the Wearable Tech Expo highlights a smart posture and movement system and a fitness tracker.

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Penguin terminates ebook deal with Apple in EU

Ebook publisher, Penguin has agreed to terminate its agency agreement with Apple and to allow Amazon to set its own prices for e-books in settlement of a European Union antitrust case.

Canary promises a sophisticated home-security system for the 47 percent

Company hopes to crowd-fund its way into the ranks of ADT and Vivint.

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Smartwatches await their time

With Apple's iWatch and several competing smartwatches from major manufacturers in the works, some analysts question whether consumers will embrace such wearable technology.

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Apple faces competition for iWatch trademark in Europe

Apple will face competition in Europe for the "iWatch" trademark it has already filed for in Japan, Taiwan and Mexico, because other companies have already registered the name in relevant trademark categories.

Droolworthy modern tech with retro design

Technology evolves, but maybe sometimes it shouldn't. These combinations of classic design and modern technology produce beautiful products that you probably can't afford. But looking is free.

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Survey: Most Americans don't want wearable tech like iWatch, Google Glass

Apple's anticipated iWatch and Google Glass have provoked plenty of headlines, but a recent poll shows that a majority of well-heeled Americans with college degrees wouldn't consider buying or wearing such devices.

Have a productive picnic: Hotspots, chargers and more for the great outdoors

Nothing wrong with getting away from it all, but how will you find that great fishing hole or post photos of canyons and sunsets unless you bring at least a little tech with you? This gear will keep your gadgets singing 'round the campfire.

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Apple's new VP of Special Projects reignites iWatch and iTV speculation

Apple has hired Paul Deneve, until Tuesday the CEO of French luxury brand Yves Saint Laurent, to work as its vice president for special projects, igniting fresh speculation about possible new product launches including a TV or wearable computing devices such as a smart watch.

Best Buy brings Pebble smartwatch to stores this weekend

Pebble arrives at Best Buy on June 7 for $150 -- the same price as pre-orders from Pebble's website.

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Apple's iWatch trademark filings spotted in Taiwan, Mexico

Apple has filed for the "iWatch" trademark in two more countries - Mexico and Taiwan, signaling that the company could be preparing to launch a smart watch.

Apple seeks 'iWatch' trademark in Japan

Apple has filed to trademark the phrase "iWatch" in Japan, amid rumors the company will soon launch a smart watch device globally.