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The latest in gadgets: Google, Lenovo to sell 3-D eyed phone

The latest developments surrounding the consumer-electronics show in Las Vegas known as CES (all times local):

7:45 p.m.

Google and Lenovo said Thursday that they would begin selling a smartphone that can see in distances and can do things like measure the height of your ceiling or the area inside of a room simply by touching a few points on the screen when pointing its cameras up and down.

A culmination of Google's Project Tango, the device would be sold globally for under $500 and have a screen under 6.5 inches diagonally. Test devices have been in the shape of a small tablet that executives said was too large for consumers to use easily.

In a demo of the...