Want to charge your phone from flat to full in 30 seconds? Who doesn’t. But don’t get too excited yet — Israeli startup StoreDot‘s bio-organic fast-charging battery tech, which utilizes quantum dot technology, is only a prototype right now.
As a boy growing up in India, Manu Prakash once undertook a DIY pyrotechnics experiment that didn’t quite go as planned. He managed to start a fire and burn his hand. “I had an extreme chemistry experience,” said Prakash, who’s now a bioengineer at S
One month after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, search officials said the Australian navy ship Ocean Shield has twice detected signals that may be coming from the airplane’s black box data recorder. The signal is at the same frequency used by
Cameras are everywhere, and now they're going to be in the soccer ball that will be used in the World Cup in Brazil. Created by Adidas, the Brazucam is arguably the most high-tech soccer ball ever conceived. The custom soccer ball is equipped with si
Ever since the modular smartphone first showed up, people have been clamoring for its release. Since it was first conceived as Phonebloks and then built by Motorola, the world's first modular smartphone has gone through a few iterations. With a revea
Andra uses motion capture sensors to precisely calculate the distance between multiple subjects and the camera at all times, keeping things perfectly in focus at all times.
This is an old clip, but it's a good one. Years ago, Steve Jobs gave the perfect analogy to explain computers. He called it a "bicycle for the mind."
This 'Wonder Material' Could Make Your Next Phone Super Thin With Internet That's 100x Faster
Microsoft took an enormous step forward this morning. It unveiled a free version of its Windows operating system.
Modern cars are essentially rolling computers, with chips and code controlling everything from your engine to your entertainment.
Rejoice! The boffins in charge of USB standards appear to have settled on a design for the much-anticipated USB 3.1 Type C connector.
An explosion in the number of devices connected to the internet is expected over the next decade and in turn, our homes will become increasingly "smart."
Of all the amazing ships, droids, and weapons in the Star Wars franchise, the lightsaber is the most iconic.
Gravity Sketch brings sketching to the worlds of augmented and virtual reality.
Remember those LED light bulbs you bought last year that were supposed to last until the next ice age? Well, LG want's you to forget about that, so you can get excited about its new OLED lamps. This week LG is showing off its sleek desk lamp at the L
It's no secret that LED bulbs are far more efficient than traditional incandescent lights. One drawback, though, is a different look than the bulbs that people are accustomed to.
Last year, German laser weapons hobbyist Patrick Priebe built a working replica of Ironman's laser gauntlet. Now, he's paid another visit to the world of superheroes, creating his own take on the "energy beam"-emitting eyewear worn by the X-Men's Cyc
Amazon Is Going To Announce Its Streaming Media Gadget At An Event In New York Next Week
Doctors can now recreate in three dimensions the insides of your heart, arteries, and blood vessels using a "camera" chip only slightly bigger than the tip of a pencil.
Ever since smartwatches hit the scene, something's been missing. Checking your messages and monitoring the weather are fine and dandy, but the very first smartwatches ever conceived had something that the vast majority of today's tech don't: the abil
Inspired by Oculus Rift, Sony is adding virtual reality to the PlayStation 4.
When a big expense needs to be divvied up among friends or roommates, toss the checkbook and calculator and use these apps to handle the math and payments.
Whether you're on a restricted diet or you'd just like to know how Aunt Nona makes her secret pasta sauce so yummy, chances are you'd benefit from knowing just what's in your food.
With the number of video stabilizing rigs for GoPros and smartphones hitting the market lately, if one wants to stand out, it's gotta be different.
Most of the early smartwatches we've seen run scaled-down software designed for teeny-weeny screens.
Do you record your food or steps electronically? Your workplace might want to do the same.
Times are complicated in Venezuela right now. Citizens are protesting the government in response to rising inflation and increased criminal violence (such as the high-profile murder of Monica Spear, former Miss Venezuela). Meanwhile, the Venezuelan g
Mobile phones have proven invaluable for connecting communities in developing countries where there is no wired telecoms infrastructure.
An online retailer of e-cigarettes is trying to lure female smokers with bejeweled vaporizers that double as necklaces and come in flavors like "Rodeo Drive" and "Strawberry Champagne."
Most of the time what happens inside the parliament of the European Union doesn't affect those of us in other countries, but a recent vote to standardize the 'radio equipment' laws could mean a lot for anyone worldwide who uses portable devices.