Gadgets

Apple's Siri Can Now Add 'Lifesaver' to Its Growing Resume

For most people, Apple's A.I helper, Siri, is only utilized when intoxicated, bored, or curious, and for nothing even remotely close...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 - 9:46AM

Scientists: "We're Close" to Creating a Real-Life Tricorder

At Phoenix Comic Con this weekend, medical researchers were on hand to discuss the state of burgeoning medical technologies, and they...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 06 June 2016 - 10:09AM

New App Called TheWave Let’s DJs Work in Virtual Reality

As virtual reality starts to find its footing in the modern world, more and more everyday tasks, hobbies, and other activities seem to...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 14 May 2016 - 3:46PM

Cosplayer Makes a Magnetic Captain America Shield That Comes Back to You

To celebrate Captain America: Civil War, ridiculously dedicated cosplayer The Hacksmith has made Captain America's shield (minus the...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 09 May 2016 - 10:01AM

NASA Wants Young Engineers to Make the Replicator from Star Trek

More than possibly any other franchise, Star Trek has predicted (and inspired) futuristic technologies that actually came to pass. The...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 21 April 2016 - 2:44PM

Lockheed Martin Says Laser Weapons Are Ready for Use Today

Laser weapons like the phasers on Star Trek, as well as similar directed-energy weaponry, such as the Star Wars blaster guns, have...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 - 5:35PM

Nike Has Developed the First Pair of Self-Tying Shoes

2015 is over, so scientists and inventors are now past the deadline for creating all of the futuristic technology that was predicted...

Zain Charkawi
Friday, 18 March 2016 - 7:59PM

New Star Chart App Is the First Virtual Reality Planetarium

There are several star chart apps on the market with augmented reality, including the Star Chart app from Escapist Games. But now,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 5:06PM

Hypercities, Tooth Regeneration, and Electronic Paper: How Much Will the World Change by 2017?

Sci-fi dystopias that portray a nearly unrecognizable version of Earth always take place in the far future, but with the rate of...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 - 11:35AM

New Wearable Gadget Turns Your Skin Into a Touchscreen

Just in case iPhones weren't ubiquitous enough, there's now a new wearable gadget that allows you to access your tablet anywhere, even...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - 9:55AM

New Glass Technology Brings Us One Step Closer to Smart Windows

Could we soon have windows that double as TVs, computer screens, or digital assistants? With smart mirrors already becoming a reality,...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 12 February 2016 - 4:05PM

This Life-Size, Voice-Controlled BB-8 Droid Follows You Around Like a Dog

The story behind BB-8's development for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now well known, and Sphero's mini app-controlled astromechs...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 11:19AM

Google Engineer Builds Futuristic Smart Mirror for Your Bathroom

There are a few "smart mirrors" on the market, but they're not particularly advanced, and Google engineer Max Braun was unsatisfied...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 06 February 2016 - 11:20AM

Watch: Canadian Inventor Recreates Scene From The Dark Knight Returns With a Homemade Exoskeleton and a Mini Cooper

There’s probably not a person in the world who doesn’t know about Batman’s armored Batsuit now that it’s been so heavily...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 30 January 2016 - 9:05PM

Watch a Step-By-Step Demonstration for Building a DIY Life-Size BB-8

This could be your favorite Star Wars toy yet.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 29 January 2016 - 9:52AM

Chinese Soldiers Are Now Being Armed With Laser Guns

It’s recently been reported that Chinese soldiers are now being armed with laser guns, but not the kind most would think. It’s...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 23 January 2016 - 6:53PM

Apple Might be Adding Li-Fi Capabilities to Its Devices

It seems like only yesterday that we first heard about Li-Fi, super fast wireless communication technology transmitted through LED...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 - 12:30PM

Scientists Are Currently Creating Real-Life Force Fields for Spaceships

Science fiction could once again become science fact if scientists succeed in their goal to create real-life force fields for...

Zain Charkawi
Sunday, 03 January 2016 - 5:55PM

The Air Force Is Looking for a Real-Life Star Trek Universal Translator

In the Star Trek universe, the officers on the Enterprise had access to a useful little gadget called the Universal Translator, which...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 December 2015 - 12:02PM

New Device Will Allow You to Feel the Impact of Virtual Reality Punches

Virtual reality may be taking a significant step towards fully immersive, realistic simulated experiences, as a new device from the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 11:41AM