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Amazon Announces Set Top Video Device

Amazon Unveils Fire TV Set-Top Streaming Device

Fire TV, on sale Wednesday, is Amazon’s new set-top box which the company says has better speed, performance and search functions than other streaming boxes.

04/02/2014

A Windows 8 ultrabook (Source: CNET)

Windows 8 Updates Expected At Microsoft Conference

Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers’ complaints and other feedback.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

Cuban blogger and independent journalist Yoani Sanchez flashes the peace sign as she arrives to speak during an event at the Miami Dade College’s Freedom Tower on April 1, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Sanchez's visit to Miami, the heart of the Cuban exile community, happens as she takes part in a world tour to speak about life in Cuba. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez To Address Latino Event In Miami

Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez is being honored Tuesday at this year’s annual Hispanicize conference in Miami.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

Source: CBS4

Workout Apps May Put Personal Health Privacy In Danger

Imagine if your employer or a potential date could easily find out how much you weigh or learn other embarrassing details about your health.

CBS Miami–03/17/2014

(Source: Amazon.com)

Amazon Hikes Prime Membership To $99 A Year

It will now cost you more to get Amazon Prime. The online retail giant is raising the price of its popular Prime membership to $99 per year, an increase of $20.

CBS Miami–03/13/2014

Image Credit: NASA SVS/NASA Center for Climate Simulation

New NASA Study Warns Of Climate Change’s Pace

NASA jumped back into the discussion of global climate change Tuesday with a new study that showed Earth’s climate will experience roughly 20 percent more warming than estimates originally stated, despite a recent slowdown.

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

File photo of a Facebook page. (credit: TED ALJIBE/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Cracks Down On Gun Sale Posts

Facebook has unveiled new “enforcement efforts” related to the sale of “regulated items,” including guns, on its site.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

Alex Dennis, of Boca Raton, is one of only a few thousand people chosen to explore, use and test the Google Glass.  (Source: CBS4)

Taking Google Glass For A Test Drive

They’re a little strange looking, controversial and aren’t even available to the public yet. But Google Glass may soon become the next hottest thing in mobile communication.

03/04/2014

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Banks Scramble To Update ATMs Due To Loss Of Tech Support

Banks are racing to upgrade their ATMs before they become prime targets for hackers. It all has to do with Windows XP.

03/04/2014

You can now use your smartphone to help you get to sleep.  There are oodles of apps that claim to help you snooze or even track the quality of your rest.  (Source: CBS)

Some People Using Smart Phone Apps To Get A Better Night’s Sleep

Forget counting sheep! You can now use your smartphone to help you get to sleep. There are oodles of apps that claim to help you snooze or even track the quality of your rest.

03/03/2014

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2013 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Newest Technology

Gadgets & Gizmos Galore At CES 2013

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iPhone 5 Fever Rages Around The Globe

It’s a familiar scene whenever Apple unveils the latest version of a popular product — and it played out again Friday Sept. 21, 2012 around the world. There have been long lines outside Apple stores in Asia, Europe and North America, as people try to be among the first to get their hands on the new iPhone.

(Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems via Getty Images)

Mission To Mars

NASA says It’s getting images from its Curiosity rover on Mars. Curiosity is a roving laboratory about the size of a compact car. It landed Sunday night, August 5, 2012 after an eight-month, 352-mile journey. Its mission is to analyze a crater region near the equator.

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First-Of-Its-Kind Spaceship Blasts Off For Int’l Space Station

A commercial rocket has blasted off with a load of supplies for the International Space Station. The SpaceX company’s Falcon 9 rocket took flight at 3:44 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from Cape Canaveral, opening a new era of spaceflight. It carried a capsule named Dragon that is packed with 1,000 pounds of space station provisions.
This is the first time a private business has launched a vessel to the space station.

2012 Consumer Electronics Show Showcases Latest Technology Innovations

What’s Hot At The Consumer Electronics Show

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, there are plenty of high tech happenings. Of course there are plenty of computers, cameras and televisions but there are also a lot of novel, bizarre and downright quirky items as well.

2012 VW Beetle Debut

VW Beetle Through The Years

It was dubbed the People’s Car in the beginning and has been rolling off production lines since the 1930′s. VW’s iconic Beetle will be redesigned for 2012, here’s a look at the Beetle through the years.

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