New York's Citi Bike program is leading the way with urban bike sharing, and a clever helmet hack could help that effort by making it easier to find docking stations.
The Pet AR. Drone, using artificial intelligence and person tracking, could soon replace the traditional family pet.
This dad wanted to make sure his daughter could play Donkey Kong as female character doing the rescuing.
If you've ever dreamed of sucking energy from thin air to power your batteries, a tiny new device offers the perfect solution for would-be energy vampires.
With the Wii U around the corner, we didn't think anyone was still modding Wii Remotes. New dad Gjoci keeps that Wii Remote hacking dream alive with a mod that incorporates the controller's infrared camera, a microcontroller and three lasers to triangulate his newborn's movements. Talk about being over protective!
We want to like Google's Nexus Q. It isn't shaped like a run-of-the-mill media box, it's got a ton of — dare we say? — hot wires snaking out of its rear Matrix-style, it's got several components built in the U.S.A. and it glows! That's about as nice as we can be to the orby Nexus Q, because when it comes right down to functionality there are really 0 reasons to spend $300 on Google's Magic 8-Ball. But that's okay (for now), because where there's room for improvement, the eager developers and hackers always have you covered. Here are six "fixes" and proof-of-concepts that give us hope that the Nexus Q is more than just an expensive paperweight.
Sony's security issues seem to be getting worse rather than better. After a still-unidentified hacker busted into PSN, taking the service down and stealing a whole slew of user data in the process, it now appears that Sony Online Entertainment was hit as well.
Microsoft's body sensing game system is pretty cool, but it took the hacking community to unleash Kinect's full potential. The software behind Kinect's tricks was broken open just over a month ago, and here are our five favorite hacks so far.
There have been plenty of Kinect hacks since Microsofts motion-detecting Xbox add-on was released, but this may be the most impressive: an autonomous flying machine.
Kinect has been hacked, allowing DIY modders to play around with it and use it for their own devices. One of the first projects to appear since it was hacked is this, an amazing update to old-school shadow puppets.