We have remotely self-destructing electronics in the movies, why not in real life? DARPA is on the case.
I have a terrible, horrible time making any sort of electronics purchase. Why? Because I have to find the exact thing that's absolutely perfectly fantastic for me in every single possible way, and it's exhausting. A newish web service called Sortable says that they're able to step in and do all that hard work, offering up exactly what you want in an easy and friendly way. Oh, really?
Carmakers could never have anticipated all their fiddly nobs, buttons and dials might be replaced by smart fabric seat covers. The idea of controlling your radio volume with the same sort of swipe used to control your smartphone would have been like something out of Back to the Future. Now, it is almost a reality.
A product with the formidable name of the Robo-Humany Urine Aspiration Diaper has made its debut at Tokyo's Eco-Products 2011 trade show, and it's quite a bit more advanced than your average pull-up.
A team of University of Illinois engineers have developed a self-healing system restoring electrical conductivity to cracked circuits. The fix happens so quickly service disruptions don't occur. The team used their technique for self-healing polymer materials and adapted it for electrical conduction.
Despite the Doctor's supposition (Doctor Who, The Stolen Earth) that the bees were led off planet by wavelengths in the Tandocca Scale, it seems the answer is more terrestrial. A new study by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology reports that honeybees are "fatally confused by the electromagnetic signals coming out of cellphones."
How much of your life have you wasted futilely groping for light switches in dark rooms? Your nightmare is now over, thanks to a special sort of paint that can turn any surface of any size into one giant electric switch.
Now is not the perfect time to buy an HDTV. You just missed all the fab Black Friday door-buster deals, and the real HDTV deals materialize between New Year's and the Super Bowl. Further complicating your HDTV investment decision are...
Let's face it: if there's a sci-fi geek in your life that means a lot to you, then you know how this time of year can be a real headache when it comes to finding unique geeky gifts. Sure, there...
Time for a little gadget PSA, fellas. Take a minute and consider the gadget you're thinking about giving that special lady in your life. Is it pink? Skip it. Would you enjoy it more than her? Then it's not a...