With seriously large amounts of content online from YouTube to Hulu to Vimeo, there’s never been a better time to get a TV that can access online content. But there are pitfalls:
People everywhere are consuming more and more wireless bandwidth to manage a wider variety of tasks. Evidence shows that the mobile phone is becoming indispensable to us.
A new handheld ultrasound device could be the first that can connect directly to cell-phone and Wi-Fi networks.
In which one writer defends the (fantastic) Kindle from the assaults of another
Unlike the better-known Roomba, which cleans at random, bouncing off furniture and redirecting itself, the Neato XV-11 vacuums strategically.
The most futuristic device you can have in your living room...hacked
After a week with Apple's new diminutive portables, here's everything you need to know
It’s one of the most enjoyable parts of my job: the moment in mid-October when a binder is dropped on my desk containing each page of our December Best of What’s New issue slotted sequentially into place.
Robots that take care of our frail, aging bodies look more likely now that one has demonstrated its ability to clean a human patient's arms and legs.
Most of the robots currently serving in the U.S. military are simply mechanized extensions of soldiers; They can execute dangerous maneuvers and keep people from high-risk situations.
A new material that could be used to create a real-life Harry Potter-style "invisibility cloak" has been designed by Scottish scientists. The material, called "Metaflex" could in future provide a way of manufacturing fabrics that manipulate light.
More than 30 years after the famous Star Wars movie scene in which a hologram of Princess Leia appealed for help from Obi-Wan Kenobi, US researchers have unveiled holographic technology to transmit and view moving three-dimensional images.
The massive set of undersea cables that makes up the infrastructure of the Internet needs to be revamped to ensure security during a crisis, according to a top security expert.
For ten grand, your own low-altitude spyplane
A full-color holographic display system refreshes every two seconds, fast enough to send live 3-D images.
Technology Review visits Ed Boyden, an assistant professor at the Media Lab and leader of the Synthetic Neurobiology Group at MIT, in his lab, where he demonstrates a device to turn neurons on and off and discusses how photosensitive proteins can be
The prototype for Microsoft’s Kinect camera and microphone famously cost $30,000. At midnight Thursday morning, you’ll be able to buy it for $150 as an Xbox 360 peripheral
The electronic component visible in a law enforcement image of an intercepted suspicious shipment from Yemen appears to be a printed circuit board from a disassembled cell phone, an engineer told CNN Friday. "This size and the shape of the PCB (p
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told software developers on Thursday that his company will prove doubters wrong and succeed in the mobile field, because the smartphone market is still in its infancy.
So the recent discovery of what appears to be 2 men near the river's edge in a photo of Cincinnati taken in 1848 is kind of a big deal among photography historians. The photo was taken by Charles Fontayne and William Porter -- who were standing on th
Engadget has photos of what it says is a prototype Sony Ericsson slide-out phone with PlayStation-PSP–style gaming controls. The phone has a multitouch trackpad and purportedly will appear sometime next year running Android 3.0, aka Gingerbread.
This year’s Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge tackles a heavy question: How do you build a lightweight car that doesn’t compromise safety, styling or performance?
If you've ever considered ditching those stacks of DVDs and CDs cluttering up your home, there's never been a better time to get started. We're slowly but surely moving towards a world where CDs, DVDs and most forms of portable optical media are obso
We've been using the HTC Surround, one of the first class of phones to launch running Microsoft's fully revamped mobile OS. Is it good enough to forgive years of Windows Mobile misery?
A trial system offers calling, texting, and data by weaving signals around the chatter of baby monitors and cordless phones.
Remember the movie Lawnmower Man? Here's why we're not even close.
The ‘DARPA hoodie,’ a strangely-designed patchwork garment accented with the occasional red zipper, is made of 12 interlocking pieces of rip-resistant nylon that sew perfectly together into a hoodie with zero waste.
You know those lizards that spray blood from their eyes as a defense mechanism? This Dutch McDonald's is pretty much like that, only replace "blood" with "synthetic DNA visible under ultraviolet light."
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