The iTunes App Store is nearly two years old, and Apple still has not published a clear set of guidelines about what type of content is and isn’t allowed inside apps. That’s a problem, especially for publishers eying the iPad as a potential platform
The battle to deliver your wireless phone calls once seemed to have all the makings of an epic showdown between cellphone carriers and mobile voice-over-IP upstarts like Skype.
Smart phones will take 3-D mainstream.
Wildlife photographers will risk life and limb to get the perfect close-up, but a few ingenious hacks can make the process easier.
As scientists expand their knowledge of how things work, they are finding undiscovered potential in everyday objects from T-shirts to umbrellas.
You are looking at Apple's next iPhone. It was found lost in a bar in Redwood City, camouflaged to look like an iPhone 3GS. We got it. We disassembled it. It's the real thing, and here are all the details.
At TEDxNASA, Dennis Hong introduces seven award-winnning, all-terrain robots -- like the humanoid, soccer-playing DARwIn and the cliff-gripping CLIMBeR -- all built by his team at RoMeLa, Virginia Tech.
For Sam Todo, a student in the Togolese Republic in Africa, robotics is a way to put the outdated technology found in the garbage to new, innovative uses. In this video, Todo displays a humanoid robot he created almost entirely from discarded TV part
...an estimated 12,000 cellphone lines were reportedly submitted to the registry under the name Felipe Calderon, Mexico’s president...
September 17, 2009 — www.orkin-design.de The device of the flexible display allows a new concept in notebook design growing out of the traditional bookformed laptop into unfurling and convolving portable computer. By virtue of the OLED-Display te
Apple Inc., looking to succeed where rivals like Microsoft Corp. failed, is betting that consumers are finally ready for tablet computers, even if they have to do without some features.
The method, called Skinput, lets the skin be used as a finger input system, using non-invasive, wearable bio-acoustic sensor.
Mashing up face recognition technology, computer vision, cloud computing, and augmented reality with the complex digital lives many of us lead on the Internet, TAT has created an app that allows you to gather information on a person and their social
Meet the next generation of art installations. Together, the SENSEable City and ARES Labs at MIT have created an adaptable, remote-controlled display comprised of dozens of robotic, flying "smart pixels."
The researchers demonstrated how an attack could cause a smart phone to eavesdrop on a meeting, track its owner’s travels, or rapidly drain its battery to render the phone useless.
Bacteria love hanging out between your teeth—food gets caught there, and brushing can’t reach all the germs. If the bugs settle in and form a cavity, your dentist must drill through your tooth just to get at it. But now dentists can trade their drill
Myhrvold demonstrated a “Death Star” laser gun designed to track and kill mosquitoes in flight. The device was crafted from parts purchased on eBay by scientists at Myhrvold’s Intellectual Ventures Laboratory.
In our category of useful things to know, I give you how to light a cigarette if you are caught in the desert with no matches and only an AK-47. I immediately thought of how the Cub Scouts never mentioned this use of automatic weapons.
The shatterproof pint glass was proudly unveiled by the government. Officials swore the country would save billions in health care costs by coming up with a glass that doesn't double as a lethal weapon. No officials were talking about reforming the B
Hercules Networks sells Automated Charging Machines (ACMs) for powering up mobile devices on the go.
Billionaire Sir Richard Branson may already own an airline, a record label, a mobile phone company, several luxury restaurants and a Caribbean island. But today the entrepreneur unveiled his latest toy - an underwater plane.
An inventive duo's giant homemade air cannon can project a pumpkin--or anything else--at 600 miles an hour
When Joz Wang and her brother bought their mom a Nikon Coolpix S630 digital camera for Mother's Day last year, they discovered what seemed to be a malfunction. Every time they took a portrait of each other smiling, a message flashed across the screen
There's not a lot that's particularly remarkable about this mini spy camera - it's pretty tiny, it records reasonable 640x480 video in AVI format at 25 frames per second, and it can be set to standby for up to 250 hours until it's activated by sound
According to Ray Kurzweil, the Singularity is a point at which man will become one with machine and then live eternally—which makes Singularity University, a nine-week academic retreat named for the concept, sound a little cultish. Our writer travele
Mary Lou Jepsen has created massive holograms and cheap laptops for the developing world. Now she’s rethinking the LCD screen, leading the way to the next great gadget: an e-reader to replace your laptop
Everything worth paying attention to from Consumer Electronic Show in one gallery
Enjoy eye-popping effects without leaving your couch. The 3-D thrill that swept movie theaters last year is now headed for your living room.
Buzzing above the heads of marveled, camera-snapping media representatives at CES was a weird looking, smooth-flying toy helicopter from Parrot that can be controlled with nothing more than an iPhone or iPod Touch and appropriate software.