When it became clear that London wouldn't have a white Christmas, a group of programmers got together to create one that could be controlled via smartphone.
Google gifts the media capital of the world, New York City, with free wireless Internet.
The best ideas for new green energy solutions will likely come in the form of passive technologies that don't require the public to drastically change their lifestyles.
Frequent international travelers know that the inability to pronounce street addresses in the local language can result in hours of lost wandering around an unfamiliar city. So, since those smartphone translation apps are still a little buggy, a pair of designers decided to come up with another tech enabled but practical solution.
For those of us who use technology as an essential part of our daily working lives, the notion of going "off the grid" can seem as scary as it is impractical. But a new portable desk offers a solution that could literally let you fire up your laptop from the top of Mt. Everest.
Although commercial space flight is now well within reach, most of us won't have the hundreds of thousands of dollars needed to purchase a ticket. So until ticket prices to Mars come down, there's another way to get that astronaut camping feel here on Earth.
Having 40 watts of power pumping out of an outdoor speaker means plenty of volume: limit the chance you'll hear yourself think and increase the chance your uninvited neighbors will call the cops — all at the same time! This speaker also knows a neat trick beyond that, too
Now that summer is here it's time to discover innovative ways to cool down. Thus this amphibious ice cream truck seems like the best place to start.
Perhaps more than any major metropolis, Tokyo has turned the art of umbrella usage into a fine art, which makes the introduction of the Fanbrella seem like an inevitable innovation.
We try not to encourage the crazier myths about common Japanese technology, but sometimes reality trumps all and you just have to report what you find. The latest insanely unlikely device to crop up from the country is an Egg Vending Machine.