Sat August 30, 2014
All Tech Considered

New GoPro Camera Harness Captures Dog's-Eye View

Originally published on Sat August 30, 2014 6:41 pm

The GoPro Fetch can fit dogs as small as 15 pounds and as large as 120 pounds.

There are few things more popular on YouTube than a good pet video.

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Sat August 30, 2014
All Tech Considered

Tech Week: Uber's Tricks, JPMorgan Hacked & A Desk Microwave

Originally published on Sat August 30, 2014 8:12 am

Uber's going the distance to try and crowd out its competition, like Lyft and its signature mustached vehicles.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

Each weekend, we look back on the tech week that was, which includes original content from NPR and the stories worth noting from across the Internet. Here we go...

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Fri August 29, 2014
National Parks

Drones Grounded In National Parks, For Now

Screencap from video uploaded by user Ryan Beck showing drone footage shot in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Ryan Beck

It’s now illegal to use drones within national parks in Colorado and across the country. The National Park Service initiated the ban in late June, but park officials had two months to implement the policy.

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Thu August 28, 2014

Kids And Screen Time: What Does The Research Say?

Originally published on Thu August 28, 2014 1:46 pm

LA Johnson NPR

Kids are spending more time than ever in front of screens, and it may be inhibiting their ability to recognize emotions, according to new research out of the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Wed August 27, 2014
All Tech Considered

Weekly Innovation: A Sad Desk Microwave For Your Sad Desk Lunch

Originally published on Wed August 27, 2014 6:02 pm

When not in use, this desk oven can be stowed upright and can serve as a whiteboard.
Steve Gates

Too busy to walk all the way to the kitchen to heat up a meal? The prototype for the BrainWave desktop microwave is the answer. It's exactly what it sounds like: a phone book-size microwave to heat up your frozen lunch, at your desk.

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