As is customary with Apple Events these days, the company has posted a streaming QuickTime video of its September event, where CEO Steve Jobs revealed new iPod nanos, updated iTunes, updated iPod touch and updated iPhone software.
A new digital-camera imaging system--a semiconductor sensor and associated electronics--is the first with 60 megapixels. (Cost: $39,900)
Philips's new 3-D displays create the illusion of depth by overlaying an LCD screen with tiny lenses that direct slightly different images to the viewer's eyes. The illusion persists within a 120º viewing area.
GM is doing their best to save the HUMMER with young designers having fun.
Video from the Oshkosh airshow; including a plane that transforms into a road-ready vehicle, an intro to the Rocket Racing League and more
Speedo's latest product is an MP3 player optimized for underwater listening
(Publisher: We first reported on this technology about 2 years ago. Here are some updates and what young minds have done with the ability to create in real life what their creative minds can imagine.)
Engineers at MIT have figured out a way to deal with virus that is better than just killing them: they're putting them to work. The researchers have developed a key component of a microscopic battery is assembled by viruses, allowing for the chea
"Augmented Reality is all about added a layer (or multiple layers) of real-time data on top of what’s happening all around us. You can look at a building or a car in front of you. With augmented reality, your phone (or another device) will have
Apple CEO Steve Jobs confirmed the iPhone 3G has a kill switch to remove potentially malicious applications. Jobs said Apple would be "irresponsible" not to have the switch. The issue isn't the switch, but that Apple didn't disclose
Emotiv's elegant, lightweight EPOC headset is a piece of cutting-edge technology that grants Yoda-like telepathic powers, allowing players of computer games to move items on screen with merely their thoughts. Due for release by year's end, th
In the latest twist on electronics, Japanese scientists said on Thursday they have developed a rubbery material that conducts electricity, a finding that could be used to make devices that bend and stretch.
Customers and police agencies across the USA are dealing with another pain at the pump — thieves who install hard-to-detect electronic devices at stations to steal credit and debit card data. The skimmed data are used to create cards used at the v
A Kenyan kid has constructed a nifty box that attaches to your car to provide a number of unique remote-control features that you're not going to find on your average OnStar setup. The flagship function seems to be the real-time lockout, which ca
In the spy movie “Get Smart,” agents use a variety of crazy gizmos, including the Cone of Silence and a Swiss army knife that doubles as a flamethrower. Pure Hollywood fantasy? Don’t be so sure.
A Japanese toy maker will soon sell a portable, personal karaoke machine so you can belt out your favorite tunes anywhere, and without having to wait for the microphone. (Oh dear God.)
You may never have heard of YMax, but you may have noticed the TV ads for its product, the MagicJack, which works with a broadband connection. After plugging a regular phone into the MagicJack, the user can make and receive calls much like using a re
The ability of Terahertz rays to penetrate efficiently through paper, clothing, cardboard, plastic and many other materials makes them ideal for use in many applications.
Using modern technology to serve Muslims better perform their religious rituals, a fourth-year PhD computer science student has designed a high-tech prayer rug equipped with sensors, lights and a Qur’an display screen.
A small Pennsylvania company's patent lawsuits could hamstring the government's $1.5 billion effort to make the transition to digital television easier on consumers' wallets. Rembrandt Inc. owns a patent on technology it says is part o
Scientists at IBM say they have developed a new type of digital storage which would enable a device such as an MP3 player to store about half a million songs or 3,500 films, runs on a single battery charge for weeks and cost far less to produce.
The play mechanics are simple. Prepare yourself by strapping on the included belt harness and jacking in your Wiimote. A series of toilets are presented on screen and the challenge is to tilt your body to control a never-ending stream of pee. Get as
At first listen, the grainy high-pitched warble doesn't sound like much, but scientists say the French recording from 1860 is the oldest known recorded human voice.
Driven by a lack of knowledge over the long-term health effects of mobile phone use, parent groups in Europe have called for a ban on marketing cell phones to children.
Tired of Tupperware and looking for something new? You say you have a need for personal protection? Address both concerns at once: throw a home Taser Party.
In a letter posted on Apple's Web site Wednesday morning, Mr. Jobs said the company will release early next year a software development kit, or SDK, a necessary set of tools that will enable programmers to make iPhone applications.
The deadliest IED I ever saw was a cheap military 105 mm howitzer shell burst simulation noisemaker coated with plaster containing over 1200 steel BB's! This turned the original "flash/bang" device into a horrifying and cheap, easy to
Air France says it will begin testing technology that permits registered travlers to bypass general boarding on shuttle flight between Paris Charles de Gaulle and Amesterdam Schiphol. Frequent customers wishing to participate will have to provide
The AP will issue a breaking story this weekend revealing that microchip implants have induced cancer in laboratory animals and dogs, sayd privacy expert and long-time VeriChip opponent Dr. Katherine Albrecht.
If you make a phone call to your friend in the US or Europe today and happen to mention the car you bought is a real old bomb, a computer somewhere will wake up, record your call and you will be screened as a possible terrorism suspect.