Japan's famous bullet trains are definitely fast, but they lack essential creature comforts like panoramic windows, full-length beds and a covered table dining cars. Luckily, the just-debuted super-luxurious Seven Stars train has all that — so long a
Maybe wait until after the totals are in to release the pre-determined results next time, pseudo-dictators.
In life, there are a few rules we see as constants. Coke is better than Pepsi. Led Zepplin was the greatest band of all time.
We all know that driverless cars will likely be part of the roadway of tomorrow. But over in Japan, tomorrow has already begun to take shape. There, this driverless Nissan LEAF just got the world's first national driver's license issued to a car and
Oculus Rift has heavyweight developer support, and millions of dollars of crowdsourced investment. But many of the old challenges to this new technology remain.
After conquering the home thermostat, former Apple employee (and member of the original iPod team) Tony Fadell launches Nest Protect, a smoke and carbon monoxide detector for the iPhone generation.
With so many health tracking apps and devices, is it possible to get a single view of your health? That’s tricky, but it’s also the challenge that Azumio has taken up with its Argus software for iOS and Android.
Before there was Jony Ive, there was Hartmut Esslinger. The founder of the influential design consultancy Frog started working with Apple in 1982, establishing the design language that drove the look of the company’s hardware for years to come–a shif
A new stateless method of emergency protection is currently being developed by Peacekeeper fonder Cody Drummond.
It stores up to 24 songs with four hours of battery life for completely hands-free jamming.
Samsung's new smart watch, the Galaxy Gear, may be getting poor reviews, but the commercials for the gadget are pretty sweet.
Scanning a smartphone for malware with a charger offers more protection than security apps ever can.
TEDWomen 2013 will celebrate invention in all its forms. Not just technology and things, but also solutions to poverty; approaches to peacemaking; expressions of art, and, at times, our own lives. Some of the questions we're asking: How does geograp
Whoever said brushing your teeth isn't incredibly annoying is either a dentist, your mom, or your baby sister who likes eating toothpaste. But a toothbrush that can brush all your teeth at once, in six seconds? It can't be real, right? Well, that's e
Usually, ordering a meal in a non-English speaking country isn't too bad if the restaurant has pictures, since you can just point and nod. But pictures aren't everywhere, and there will be times you'll need to actually read a road sign, a posted noti
The new GoPro Hero3+ Black edition is lighter, smaller and shoots better quality footage than any GoPro has before.
At a conference teeming with Google Glass wearers, this glasses-wearer felt out of place.
Adding 3-D sensors to existing and future mobile devices will enable augmented-reality games, handheld 3-D scanning, and better photography.
In many cases, tablets have replaced laptops as the go-to portable computing device.
A sensor previously used for military operations can now be tuned to secretly locate and record any single conversation on a busy street
A form of motion sickness triggered by smartphones, 3D films and computer games could become increasingly commonplace as graphics get more realistic, it has been claimed.
There is no better test for a gaming console’s graphical capabilities than for a racing game, and the team behind Forza 5 are doing their best to push the limits of the Xbox One.
A Missouri Sheriff’s Department is testing electronic restraints called “Stun Cuffs,” which can deliver up to 80,000 volts to an inmate’s arm or leg by remote control.
The new wave of wearable fitness gadgets can tell you more data about your workout than has ever been available. Best of all, these gadgets are affordable and easy to use.
Apple, IDEO alums build a $4K computerized desk.
The phablet will define what is the ideal Android phone. I can hear the shrieks of horror already.
Andrew Artishchev has the overtly persistent personality you’d expect of a young entrepreneur from Russia.
If Microsoft hadn’t stepped outside the law to block his company’s path onto the world’s computers, says Rob Glaser, he would now be running one of the web’s biggest success stories.
Apple’s always-on motion-sensing M7 chip points the way to an era of mobile gesture-recognition and “ambient intelligence.”
Let There Be Light