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Why Are TV Remotes So Terrible?

While the quality of TVs and technology seems to be at an all-time high, the devices we use to access the living room screen are as confusing as ever. But tablets and apps offer hope of simplifying the process of finding shows to watch — and even interacting with other viewers.
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Tech Week Ahead: Game Developers Conference

Audie Cornish and Laura Sydell discuss the tech week ahead. They cover the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
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In A World That's Always On, We Are Trapped In The 'Present'

In Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now, Douglas Rushkoff cautions against living in the perennial, virtual now. "It's very hard for us to orient ourselves," he says, "to look forward to things, to join movements with goals, to invest in the future."
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For Some, Resistance To Google Glass Is Not Futile

Google's yet-to-be-released wearable computer sounds amazing, like something out of science fiction. But not everyone is in awe, and some groups, and even one lawmaker, say the technology raises concerns that need to be addressed.
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Goldman Cuts BlackBerry Rating After Stalled Z10 Launch

The Z10 was supposed to be BlackBerry's salvation, but early reports show the launch didn't go so well.
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Your Kids' Brains On Touch-Screens

Hanna Rosin of The Atlantic, a mother of three, wondered what all the easy access to smartphones and tablets was doing to her kids' brains. So she talked to developers of children's media and researchers to find out. Host Rachel Martin speaks with Rosin about her latest article, "The Touch-Screen Generation."

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