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Review: $279 Narrative Clip is the camera that never sleeps

Ever had one of those “Gosh, I wish I had a camera” moments when something novel happens in your life? The Narrative Clip is a small, wearable camera that makes an attempt to capture some of those fleeting moments automatically.

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Animal shots of the week

Animal shots of the week

Four pigs swim across a trough of water in a race on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Southern Belle Farm in McDonough Ga. The event is one of the highlights at the farm that features hay rides, corn mazes and other other attractions. (AP Photo/Ron Harris)

October 27, 2013 5:36 pm
Animal shots of the week

Animal shots of the week

A pig emerges from a swim across a trough of water in a race on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Southern Belle Farm in McDonough Ga. The event is one of the highlights at the farm that features hay rides, corn mazes and other other attractions. (AP Photo/Ron Harris)

October 27, 2013 5:36 pm
Celebrity photos of the week

Celebrity photos of the week

Actor Billy Dee Williams, famous for his role as Lando Calrissian in the "Star Wars" movie series, rides atop a car in a parade during the annual Dragon Con sci-fi and fantasy convention on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/ Ron Harris)

September 05, 2013 3:47 pm
Celebrity photos of the week

Celebrity photos of the week

Actor George Takei, known for his role as Sulu on the television series "Star Trek," rides a crowded elevator during the annual Dragon Con sci-fi and fantasy convention on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/ Ron Harris)

September 05, 2013 3:47 pm
$35 Chromecast is irresistible

$35 Chromecast is irresistible

ATLANTA - A new device from Google makes it easy to stream video from several popular services to a high-definition TV. Chromecast is tiny enough to dangle from a keychain when not in use, but it packs a big punch for a low price.

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Gifts for Dad, the geek

Gifts for Dad, the geek

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Gifts for Dad, the geek

Gifts for Dad, the geek

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Gifts for Dad, the geek

Gifts for Dad, the geek

Father's Day gifts have morphed over the years. It used to be a tie, a golf hat or a jazz CD. But dads are more tech-savvy these days.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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When earbuds fail to deliver

When earbuds fail to deliver

V-MODA True Blood V-80

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When earbuds fail to deliver

When earbuds fail to deliver

Scosche Realm RH656 MD

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When earbuds fail to deliver

When earbuds fail to deliver

BiGR Audio Jam Master Jay

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When earbuds fail to deliver

When earbuds fail to deliver

Most people consume their music while on the go these days - in cars, while jogging, in between smartphone calls or while working at a desk. Thousands of our favorite songs are just a playlist away.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Lend an ear to AK100

Lend an ear to AK100

It's hard to make headlines with a portable music player these days. It's old hat by now to carry around thousands of songs in your hip pocket, whether on an iPod or a smartphone.

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If you don't mind cloud, use Chrome

If you don't mind cloud, use Chrome

The Chromebook and Chromebox computers, made by Samsung in Atlanta, run on Google's Chrome operating system. The Chromebox is $329, the Chromebook $449.

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If you don't mind cloud, use Chrome

If you don't mind cloud, use Chrome

ATLANTA - Two new computers running Google's Chrome operating system are looking to lure people to a browser-based environment. Both target light-duty computer users who don't need the full range of capabilities that typical Windows and Mac computers provide.

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Wireless speakers call for a phone

Wireless speakers call for a phone

From left, the Big Jambox by Jawbone,the Braven 650, the Beacon Audio Phoenix and Logitech's Mini Boombox are wireless speakers that connect to smartphones via Bluetooth. Diminutive wireless speakers are increasingly filling the shelves at electronics retailers as they quickly prove to be th…

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Wireless speakers call for a phone

Wireless speakers call for a phone

Diminutive wireless speakers are filling the shelves at electronics stores. They're proving to be the ideal accessory for people who listen to the bulk of their music on mobile phones.

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'Fifty Shades' too steamy for some library shelves

'Fifty Shades' too steamy for some library shelves

Deborah George, Gwinnett County, Ga., Public Library official, has recommended that her 15-branch library system not stock E.L. James' best-selling novel, "Fifty Shades of Grey," deeming it primarily erotica.

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Tech Test: Karotz's new tricks are no treat

Tech Test: Karotz's new tricks are no treat

Six years ago, a white plastic rabbit that was connected to my home Wi-Fi network read some news headlines and played a few songs. Colored lights on his belly lit up a few times throughout the day, reminding me that he was alive.

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Shark 360 mouse offers added precision

Shark 360 mouse offers added precision

Console gaming occasionally gets a boost from add-ons that can make the standard controller more efficient to hold and operate. A new wireless mouse looks to replace the standard Xbox 360 controller altogether in hopes of giving fans of first-person shooters added precision and control.

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Video-game console case makes playing on the go so much easier

Console gaming on the go just got easier thanks to a mobile gaming kit that comes with a built-in high-definition display screen to connect to your Xbox 360 or Sony PlayStation system.

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Viewsonic's ViewPad 10 tablet runs Windows - and Android

Viewsonic's ViewPad 10 tablet runs Windows - and Android

Viewsonic's new tablet has a unique solution for consumers who are still clinging to Microsoft's Windows, even as Google's Android operating system gains traction: It offers both.

July 31, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Google's Chrome operates on the 'cloud'

Google's Chrome operates on the 'cloud'

New laptops running Google's Chrome operating system offer a new approach in portable computing: Games, productivity tools and anything else you might need are handled by distant computers connected to the Internet.

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Savvy robot mop lacks brawn

Savvy robot mop lacks brawn

The engineers at iRobot Corp. continue to fill the world with wondrous robots, the latest being a compact floor-washing machine called the Scooba 230.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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High-tech gadgets help golfers' game

High-tech gadgets help golfers' game

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Golf is a constant quest for improvement, which is why new clubs, balls, training aids and other gadgets are introduced each year. If gadgets were truly the answer, of course, there would be more top-notch golfers littering the links.

January 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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High-tech gadgets help golfers' game

High-tech gadgets help golfers' game

The Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS device comes with thousands of preloaded golf course maps, and it uses its internal GPS to give golfers their position and yardage.

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High-tech gadgets help golfers' game

High-tech gadgets help golfers' game

The Callaway uPro golf GPS device uses its internal GPS to provide golfers with course yardage, and it also can display video flyover footage of various golf courses. One flaw of the uPro is having to pay for Pro course maps.

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High-tech gadgets help golfers' game

High-tech gadgets help golfers' game

The Garmin Approach S1 golf watch is GPS-enabled and gives the wearer yardage to the front, middle and back of the green on thousands of preloaded courses.

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Latest gear on the slopes is pretty cool

Latest gear on the slopes is pretty cool

TANNERSVILLE, Pa. -

January 02, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Latest gear on the slopes is pretty cool

Latest gear on the slopes is pretty cool

The Pho-tog outdoor glove ($50) is designed with photographers in mind.

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Kid Cudi's latest a 17-track slog

Kid Cudi's latest a 17-track slog

Kid Cudi's sophomore album "Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager" arrives heavy with lo-fi experimentation and personal pot stories that certainly must mean something to the man behind the microphone, if no one else.

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Kings of Leon's latest CD shows their staying power

Kings of Leon's latest CD shows their staying power

Up until this point, Kings of Leon had been nothing short of a great young American band, buoyed by the success of their Grammy-winning hit "Use Somebody." Now the Followill boys are maturing and owning up to their musical lot in life through smart lyrics and a signature sound on "Come Aroun…

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Goo Goo Dolls' new CD is slack, uninspired

Goo Goo Dolls' new CD is slack, uninspired

Complacency is a cruel mistress, and she has found her victim in the Goo Goo Dolls.

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FlipShare's nice but not revolutionary

FlipShare's nice but not revolutionary

The company that brought you the popular shoot-and-share Flip camera has added a $150 companion device that is designed to make it easier to watch your video creations on your TV.

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High-def is highly easy

Holiday Gift guide: Cameras

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Update for old Rubik shows newer is not always better

Update for old Rubik shows newer is not always better

Thirty years ago Erno Rubik took a puzzle he had been tinkering with and turned it into the must-have brain-twister toy, the Rubik's Cube.

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Overproduction foils Brooke Hogan

Overproduction foils Brooke Hogan

Brooke Hogan may know best on her reality show, but she should have known better than churning out the lackluster album "The Redemption." It's all tricks, and few treats.

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The Fiery Furnaces album is affable

The Fiery Furnaces album is affable

The Fiery Furnaces' "I'm Going Away," for all of its quirky ballads, remains slightly hamstrung by the hipster chic. The experimental approach is fun for a while, but it gets poured on a little thick at times.

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The Crystal Method new CD superb

Electronic music stalwarts The Crystal Method have crafted a fine fourth album with "Divided By Night." It retains their signature dancefloor-infused cadence while displaying a new sense of musical and lyrical urgency.

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Mini monitor extends computer display

Mini monitor extends computer display

When you're surfing the Web, editing photos, listening to MP3s and Tweeting, it's easy to run out of real estate on your computer display. If only you had a little extra screen — like a digital kid brother — that could show an auxiliary program like a Twitter application.

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Are you using Twitter efficiently?

Are you using Twitter efficiently?

You're on Twitter because everyone is on Twitter — chattering endlessly about life, love and snack preferences, 140 characters at a time. But are you on Twitter as efficiently as you could be?

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Flash-drive encryption can keep your data safe

Flash-drive encryption can keep your data safe

ATLANTA — Flash memory drives, the size of your thumb, are dirt-cheap and offer gigabytes of storage. It's tempting to fill one of them with important computer files, clip it to a key chain and hit the road.

October 12, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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iPod makes high fidelity obsolete, and few seem to care

iPod makes high fidelity obsolete, and few seem to care

Music lovers remember a familiar advertising image from the past: a man reclined in a chair, head back, blown away by music from his high-fidelity sound system.

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Toshiba player mixes clarity with clunky

SAN FRANCISCO — Consumers looking to upgrade their home theaters can now choose between two types of high-definition DVD players — the confusing result of a long-running format war involving Hollywood studios and technology companies.

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Madonna does disco at Coachella fest

INDIO, Calif. — Madonna thrilled thousands of fans at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Sunday, even as she brought a mainstream feel to the traditionally edgy event.

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