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Bigger is Better for Personal Tech

By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 2
It's official, people: Bigger is better. It's something we can no longer ignore - our smartphones are swelling to ever-greater sizes following years of shrinkage, and we're lapping up these behemoths in droves.


Gadget Watch :: PadFone Novel as Phone-Tablet Hybrid

By Anick Jesdanun | Jul 29
This summer, AsusTek Computer Inc. claims you don't need both a phone and a tablet - as long as you get its new PadFone X. The PadFone works like any other phone and has a screen that measures 5 inches diagonally.

Personal Technology

Bacteria on Florida Beaches Proves Deadly

Aug 2
Three people have died in Florida after contracting harmful bacteria in warm coastal waters. Officials warn swimmers to be careful if they have any open wounds. CBS News' Bigad Shaban reports.

LGBTQUTIE.com

Aug 2
Looking for love? You may find it on a new website that focuses on love connections, not hook-ups.

Actor Chris Pratt Dishes on "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Aug 1
After making a name for himself in TV comedy, Chris Pratt is now an action star. He sat down with Whitney Jefferson to talk about his new blockbuster "Guardians of the Galaxy'" and acting with hight tech CGI characters.

A stream of melted yellow plastic oozes from 3Doodler pen into creative loops during a demonstration of the device.

Review: 3Doodler is Fun but Quirky '3-D Pen'

By Peter Svensson | Aug 1
3-D printing is all the rage. You can hit a button on your computer, which sends a file to a printer, which produces a small 3-D object out of plastic. It's a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things.

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An aedes aegypti mosquito on human skin.

Chickens Share Backyards and Pests with Dogs, Cats

By Sue Manning | Aug 2
The popular push for locally produced food has spawned flocks of backyard chickens in urban neighborhoods nationwide, but people may not realize that feasting on fresh eggs can mean subjecting their more typical household pets to new pests.

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