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5 things to consider before building a DIY Alexa speaker  

If you have an unused Raspberry Pi lying around, you can put it to good use by turning it into a DIY Alexa speaker. But there are some things you should know before you do.

College e-sports 'gym' for scholarship players opens at UC Irvine  

The University of California at Irvine just opened the first official e-sports facility at a US college, offering students a whole new way to put off studying for finals.

Here's everything we know about the Nintendo Switch  

A quick roundup on everything we know on the Nintendo Switch that's due to arrive March 2017.

Red Dead Redemption 2 debut trailer  

Here's a first look at Red Dead Redemption 2 set to hit Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in the fall of 2017.

Behind the scenes with 'The Late Show' and Cartoon Donald Trump  

The show’s lead animator and senior digital producer explain what goes into making their live animations.

Ron Howard discusses drone tech and great minds  

Inferno director Ron Howard tells about his first time filming with drone aircraft. He also gives us his thoughts on Dante and today's tech geniuses.

Inferno star Felicity Jones talks Star Wars and drones  

Felicity Jones tells us about her role in Inferno and being chased by a drone. She explains that her childhood memories of watching Star Wars made her role in Rogue One a no-brainer.

Google Pixel unboxing  

Want to see what comes with the latest Google phone? Take a look inside the box of the Google Pixel XL.

Pixel XL vs. iPhone 7 Plus: Battle of the cameras  

Does Google's new Pixel phone really have the best camera ever put in a smartphone? We tested it against Apple's dual-lens iPhone 7 Plus to find out.

Carve a pumpkin with a power drill  

Transform your pumpkin into a work of art with these power drill bits and tips.

This BMW concept motorcycle won't let you fall  

BMW says the Motorrad Vision Next 100 is so safe, riders can leave the helmet at home.

Inside Apple's slick new London Regent Street store  

Apple has given its London Regent Street store a huge makeover. We took our cameras inside for a tour before it opened to the public.

Avatar XPrize aims to let humans remotely inhabit robots  

Japanese airline ANA is sponsoring a competition with an estimated prize pool of over $20 million, and the goal is both ambitious and exciting: Build a general purpose robot avatar for humankind.

This vertical omlette-maker is terrifying and amazing  

In "To the Test," Lynn and Sharon test Rollie, an egg-cooker that makes omlettes without a stove.

Crazy-sounding kitchen gadgets that actually impressed us  

Warm beer turned cold in minutes? Yes, please. Sharon Profis and Lynn La gather a bunch of weird kitchen tools and try them out in "To the Test."

Watch the New Shepard rocket land back on Earth  

Blue Origin conducted the first in-flight escape test since the Apollo Program and landed the New Shepard rocket for its fifth successful flight.

Swimming with the Apple Watch Series 2  

We jumped in the pool to see how the new Apple Watch stacks up as a swim tracker and to take a closer look at the water ejection feature.

PewDiePie for Prez? YouTubers can take over these presidential sets  

YouTube wants creators to make video about this year's presidential election, and it's offering up some pretty cool sets at its dedicated NY and LA spaces.

The top trending Android apps for September 2016  

What apps were hot in the Google Play Store? Find out here.

PlayStation VR unboxing  

What's inside the standard PlayStation VR box? Jeff Bakalar takes a peak inside the standard PSVR packing to see what $399 gets you on October 13.

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