Microsoft announces that live TV, as well as YouTube videos, will soon be available via the Xbox.
A new display technology designed for tablets uses a quarter of the power consumed by most screens while improving the range of colors and the resolution.
New electronics enable a jump in performance in a prototype display made by Samsung.
“What you see is what you keep.” — This incredibly lame slogan was actually trademarked by the appropriately named Joker Technologies for use in the marketing of its Active-I spy glasses.
Ford is developing its smallest engine ever, a wee little three-cylinder mill with the displacement of a soda bottle.
iCloud, a service that means music, photos, and documents saved onto an Apple device will soon appear almost instantly on any other Apple product that a person owns.
A phone can locate you indoors to within a few paces by combining Wi-Fi signals and the jolt of your footsteps.
Though NASA holds the keys to some of the most sophisticated technologies ever to make it into low Earth orbit, the spacesuits that astronauts wear up there are still in many ways similar to those worn during the Apollo missions of the 1960s and 1970
the latest generation of flying robots, from tennis-playing quadcopters to surveillance hummingbirds. But zebras, it’s fair to say, are not. So what happens when a drone buzzes a herd?
Created by Mark Stark, The Stark Hand prototype provides an ingenious, comfortable, and very inexpensive alternative to the hook his friend Dave Vogt had worn all his life.
Buying habits revealed via social networks could predict whether a product takes off or not.
If time is money, why waste it by continually smacking the snooze on your bedside alarm clock? This contraption will ensure you understand the literal cost of your morning laziness.
Apple Inc Chief Executive Steve Jobs, who spent months on medical leave, will open an annual developers' conference next week showcasing the iPad maker's latest computer software and a new cloud computing service.
A new interface lets you keep your phone in your pocket and use apps or answer calls by tapping your hand.
The company wants to play a key role in electronic mobile payments, but faces big challenges and big competition.
In the future, we'll all be wearing glowing, light-up, circuit-laden fashions. Wait, the future? You can do that now!
True to their motto of “Agora! Anarchy! Action!” agorists specifically, and CypherPunks in general, have been furiously creating secure, resilient, pseudonymous (and even anonymous) communications and transactions systems.
Military computer manufacturer Black Diamond Advanced Technology has released its ultra-rugged wearable PC and communications kit as a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) system.
(CBS) - Here's something you'll never see at your local toy store. Some Lego genius built a working machine gun out of Legos that shoots out little Lego pieces.
TAMPA, Florida — Ross Lindman gently pats the black hull of his intimidating 25-foot aquatic robot. Then he gestures to the bomblets strapped to either side of it. “This,” says the Columbia Group vice president, “is an underwater Predator.”
In 2006, Darpa, the Department of Defense’s R&D arm, commissioned AeroVironment, a company specializing in remote aircraft, to create an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)
Want to see history made in the blink of an eye? About two weeks ago we wrote about Gamera, the University of Maryland’s human-powered helicopter that is chasing after the Sikorsky Prize...
The seeds of destruction for both iOS and Android app stores have already been sown -- by none other than Google.
At the Vienna Institute of Technology, a group of engineers claims they've created not only the world's smallest 3-D printer.
Hackers used Amazon’s Elastic Cloud Computing service to wage an attack on Sony’s PlayStation network last month, according to a report by Bloomberg News.
The iPad is wreaking havoc on the personal-computer market.
The iPad 2 has been a runaway success story for Apple, but it’s hard to deny the twinge of guilt we feel as we tear past the made in China stamp on the outside of the box.
Exoskeletons are valuable for several reasons, but this one might be the best use of all: A 22-year-old paraplegic college graduate, paralyzed since a 2007 car crash, used an exoskeleton to walk across the stage Saturday to receive his diploma.
Decades after its birth, the laser is still irresistibly cool.How many other fifty-somethings can you say that about?
Draper Laboratory and MIT have developed a satellite the size of a loaf of bread that will undertake one of the biggest tasks in astronomy: finding Earthlike planets beyond our solar system—or exoplanets—that could support life. It is scheduled to la