The Rugged Robot that Devours Rough Terrain RHex is a man-portable robot with extraordinary rough terrain mobility. RHex climbs over rock fields, mud, sand, vegetation, railroad tracks, telephone poles and up steep slopes and stairways. RHex has a s
An engineer has rigged up several devices that enable a touch interface to respond to nuances such as pressure.
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Still got tablet fever? Somebody must, because they just keep coming.
Rumor has it that Apple's working on a TV set, one that might run a variant of the iOS operating system. But does it make sense?
As many as 2,000 Recon Scout Throwbot systems have been deployed by the US army and other international friendly forces so far. At the global level many law enforcement agencies have deployed the robots. The Recon Scout XT weighs only 1.2 lbs and can
Mini chopper can also carry shotguns and grenade launchers
Want to fly an unmanned surveillance drone? It's easier than you think. Much, much easier
When Steve Jobs announced his resignation from Apple on Wednesday, it didn't just bring an end to his long reign as CEO of the company he co-founded.
Steve Jobs, mastermind behind Apple, has resigned as CEO of the company effective immediately. Tim Cook, formerly Apple, Inc’s chief operating officer, has been named the new CEO, Apple’s board of directors announced on Wednesday. Jobs has been appoi
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs said he’s resigning and recommended Tim Cook be named his successor. Jobs said he would like to continue as chairman.
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When the U.S. military first got serious about ground robots, it bought up a bunch of 42-pound machines called PackBots. The name implied that infantrymen would just throw the robots in their rucksacks.
While a lot of people will turn to some sort of 3D plastic printer such as the MakerBot if they need plastic parts built, [Alexey] didn’t have access to one.
For the first time in fifteen or more years, Redmond faces a genuine challenge to its Windows desktop monopoly. The threat isn't coming from Linux or from Mac OS X or from any other operating system.
Students in the Florida Atlantic University J-school produced a newspaper using (mostly) pre-computer technologies, composing on manual typewriters, pasting up with X-Acto blades and rubber cement, shooting on film and developing in a darkroom
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This week on the Gadget Lab podcast, the crew talks about big news for Google, big news for Motorola and a tablet company attempting to reinvent itself with two new device offerings.
Digital recording binoculars aren't really new--there are some cheapie versions available--but Sony's new DEV-3 and DEV-5 binoculars lift that humble tech into some really impressive new places.
With this week's announcement of Google's plan to buy Motorola Mobility, we took a look at the significant technology milestones in the company’s history.
Nanotube anodes could lead to higher-energy, faster-charging batteries for cell phones and notebooks.
You won’t find Princess Leia begging for help when you turn on Sega Toys’ new Star Wars-themed projector. You’ll have to settle instead for a brilliant rendition of our galaxy instead.
Just when you thought it was safe to get out of the water ... Incredible remote controlled flying fish emerge from the world of awesome! Click http://AirSwimmers.com to see more! Age 8 and up.
The high-voltage third rail that runs next to a set of train tracks is, of course, something to be avoided. The Third Rail System for the iPhone 4, however, is to be welcomed.
bike lanes and automatic traffic light sensors are great, but motorists are really the ones who have to pay attention for bike riders to be safe. An intrepid mechanical engineer has one solution: Make bike lights as obvious as car lights.
Short of bolting a sidecar to your bike, iBike’s Dash CC Deluxe cycling computer is as close as you can get to taking a personal navigator along for a ride.
A robot at the University of Michigan appears to have become the world’s fastest non-sentient runner after it was clocked at a maximum speed of 6.8 miles per hour.
If you have a smartphone, odds are you’ve experienced those few seconds of horror after your precious (and pricey) gadget slips out of your hands.
According to China Daily, back in July, a Chinese driverless car traveled about 175 miles, at around 55 mph, on an expressway laden with other cars.