Nvidia’s head honcho knows that sluggish sales of Android tablets are a problem, but says it won’t be that way forever.
Cornell’s Ranger Robot, world record holder for the longest walk by a robot on a single charge, has smashed its own personal best by logging 40.5 miles without stopping, recharging, or even being touched.
At the Computer Human Interaction conference in B.C. this week, a team from Texas A&M University unveiled a touch screen technology they’ve been incubating for a couple of years that isn’t really a screen at all.
Researchers in Japan are trying to get a new kind of high speed train technology off the ground, and to prove they’re serious they’ve built a ground-effect robot that floats on a cushion of air.
Have your first 3D project ready for printing in minutes. Tinkercad is a new and faster way of creating designs for your 3D printer.
Search giant to use its own operating system on new laptops in audacious challenge to Microsoft's £5bn-a-quarter software
Labs-on-a-chip are useful tools for diagnosing diseases, but most can only pick out one or two sickness signatures amid an array of symptoms.
You won’t be seeing Google’s recently announced web-only Chromebook laptops until Samsung and Acer release versions this June.
i.Materialize recently announced the (somewhat wordy) Machine Man Human Augmentation Design Challenge, to be judged by (among others) our friend Hod Lipson of Cornell's Fab@Home.
Helping dolphins talk back
Emergency officials will soon be able to blast critical alerts to anyone with a cell phone in a certain section of the city.
Researchers from the Human Media Lab at Canada's Queen's University have created a fully-functioning floppy E-Ink smartphone, which they also refer to as a paper computer.
It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words, and a moving picture worth even more.
When you think of mind control, you know you dream of having furry cat ears of your own that you can control with your brainwaves. And why not? They're adorable. They're also the latest fashion in Japan.
Two years, 50 graduate students, countless man hours, and mankind’s insatiable need to prove he can defy gravity will all come to a head on Wednesday when a team of University of Maryland Students attempts to fly its human-powered helicopter, Gamera.
Chevy says its Volt users are getting 1,000 miles between fill-ups. Bring on the boasting: it's good for the environment.
Ever wondered just how much coffee you drank last year, or which movies you saw, and when? New Web and mobile apps make it possible to track, and visualize, this personal information graphically...
New energy-storage technology could surpass today's batteries in capacity and durability.
The May 2 raid on Osama bin Laden’s luxury compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, had it all: painstaking intelligence-gathering, a heroic Navy SEAL assault team, satellite and drone surveillance, and biometric forensics.
In the course of its investigation into the PlayStation Network security breach, Sony discovered a file that makes a clear reference to the “Anonymous” hacking group.
These electric dirt bikes are equipped with six-speed gearboxes to make them faster and more powerful
There are times when you can't operate your phone--when you're wearing gloves, when your hands are wet, or when you don't have hands.
E Ink, the company that pioneered the electrophoretic displays used in gadgets like the Amazon Kindle, won't have a new fancy screen this year.
Two major outages illustrate how complicated it is to keep a cloud system up and running.
In many ways, Martha Stewart, lifestyle mogul extraordinaire, is the original maker.
This cute hand-built quadcopter might not be able to play tennis, but it's not CrazyFlie's fault — it's much to small to bounce anything around.
A Containerized Data Center that can be set up practically anywhere with optimized management and energy efficiency is being offered to businesses by Cisco.
The application, “Wireless Tether for Root Users,” is still available on the Android Market. But if you have a phone that’s on the Verizon, AT&T or T-Mobile networks, you won’t be able to download or install it.
Speaking at a White House briefing, counterterrorism adviser John Brennan said he had “99 percent” certainty the commando team killed bin Laden, thanks to “facial recognition, [his] height, [and] an initial DNA analysis.”