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The CaseCrawler gives your phone legs, helping it reach the nearest charging cradle

The CaseCrawler gives your phone legs, helping it reach the nearest charging cradle

Picture this: You left your phone on the table, but as always, you forgot to put it on its wireless charging cradle, and when you're ready to leave the house, it's already almost empty again. A South Korean research team must've been really annoyed by that, as it has developed a tiny robot living in a phone case that gives the handsets legs, helping it crawl to the nearest charging pad.

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Google offering consultations to people who are considering buying Google and Nest products

Google offering consultations to people who are considering buying Google and Nest products

Google wants to sell you a phone. And a speaker. And a thermostat. Maybe a stick for your TV, too. Not convinced? The company is trying to get you to let it convince you to buy its wares with a new product consultation hotline. And if a service rep isn't breathless enough for you, customers in Southern California can even book in-home appointments.

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[Why?] Google Maps tests a standalone Map tab, separating it from the driving and transit views

[Why?] Google Maps tests a standalone Map tab, separating it from the driving and transit views

You open a maps application, you expect to see a map of where you are. It's common sense, yet we have to start this news article with this pretty basic knowledge bit. The reason? Whoever is behind the latest Google Maps server-side test seems to have missed that "Map app making 101" lesson and went free-styling with their own ideas.

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You can now buy the AirSelfie2 drone because taking selfies yourself is so old-fashioned

You can now buy the AirSelfie2 drone because taking selfies yourself is so old-fashioned

I know what you're thinking. You're thinking, "My arms are just too short to take a totally rad selfie." Well, why not have a drone do it? The previously announced AirSelfie2 drone aircraft is available for purchase. Never again will you need to stretch your arm to the limit to get those Insta-likes.

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