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Aaron Sorkin talks about future Steve Jobs movie, impact of technology on his writing

Aaron Sorkin at D10

You don't have to look far to get a grasp on who Aaron Sorkin is -- he wrote A Few Good Men, The American President, The West Wing, Moneyball and The Social Network, for starters -- and he showed up at D10 to talk creative media, how the digital age impacts his writing ...

Samsung cops a feel in Galaxy S III ‘for humans’ ad

If you think this hand has a solid grasp on the Galaxy S III, wait till you see what else gets grabbed in this new Samsung ad. (Credit: Screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET ) Methinks the folks at Samsung's ad agency have been watching too much "Mad Men." When the company unveiled the Galaxy S III in London recently, ...

Republic Wireless now issuing invites for summer beta program: is your name on the list?

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Republic Wireless is now issuing the cellphone equivalent of Willy Wonka's golden tickets: an invite to its forthcoming beta. When you've been assigned a wave, you'll then be placed on a wait list, only told a week before you have to place cash on the barrel for a handset. Our tipsters have told ...

Wacom Intuos5 touch review

It's no secret Wacom has a firm grasp on what it takes to make great graphic input devices. Fresh off of its introduction of the Inkling last Fall, the outfit recently unveiled the latest member of its high-end pen tablet line, the Intous5 touch. Essentially, Wacom took what made the Intuos4 a great ...

NASA, GM working on a ‘Robo-Glove’ to assist astronauts and autoworkers alike

We've seen power assist technology designed to help people walk, bike or just tote luggage around, and now we've for the Human Grasp Assist aka Robo-Glove. Under development from GM and NASA, the project takes inspiration from technology designed to give Robonaut 2 a hand capable of using tools designed for humans to embed ...

Flying robots play James Bond Theme on real instruments (video)

Flying robots play James Bond Theme on real instruments (video)

In today's edition of pointless-but-awesome, we have another video from the ingenious folks at the University of Pennsylvania's General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception (GRASP) laboratory. GRASP produces some of the nation's most innovative robotics research. And they've already impressed us/scared our pants off once with their swarm of militaristic nano quadrotors. So, what have ...