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The Touchy-Feely Future Of Technology

With the gift-giving season winding down, All Things Considered takes some time to look at a technology that likely played a part in many of this year's offerings — touch screens. From its early innovators to its most recent, groundbreaking applications, the one thing that's for sure is there's still plenty of change on the way.
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Timeline: A History Of Touch-Screen Technology

Today's touch-screen devices seem like a thing of the future, but the technology that runs your iPad or Android can actually be traced back to 1948 and something called the Electronic Sackbut.
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The Top Gadgets Of 2011

Holiday gift card or money burning a hole in your pocket? Want to buy an electronic gadget? Linda Wertheimer talks to Rich Jaroslovsky, tech columnist for Bloomberg News, about his top gadget picks for 2011.
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Now Hovering Above Us All: 'The Cloud'

The days of keeping large files on your home or office computer are waning. Instead, documents and files are accessible from nearly any device, anytime from anywhere. But what exactly is this place called the cloud?
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Instagram's Winning Recipe: Images And Social Media

In 2011, people used Instagram to share their pictures — at a rate of 90 pictures every second. It's Apple's iPhone App of the Year, and people use it to take pictures and then share them.
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Mobile App Prepares Arlington For Crises

A new mobile app for Arlington County residents may help save lives.
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How A Thousand Points Of Light Lit The National Tree

Billions of brilliant lights sparkle on houses and trees around the nation as people celebrate the Christmas season. Those lights have also given American presidents reason to joyfully flip the switch on the national tree for nearly 90 years.

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