Gadgets

Watch: You Can Now Use the Force to Control Sphero BB-8

Just as BB-8 is pretty much a perfect droid, Sphero BB-8 is already a pretty perfect toy. But now, Sphero has added the one thing...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 01 September 2016 - 5:10PM

New Screen Technology Turns You Into a Hologram

Holographic technology is getting more and more advanced every day, most notably in the world of gaming. But now, the company Holovit...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 2:49PM

A Life-Size, Robotic R2-D2 Figure Is Coming Our Way

We already have a life-size, voice-controlled BB-8, but let's not forget about the adorable little robot who started it all. Sideshow...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 26 August 2016 - 12:10PM

Star Wars Celebration Revealed Exactly How BB-8 Works

BB-8 has been beloved by Star Wars fans ever since he showed up in the first teaser, and even more so when he was revealed to be an...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 18 July 2016 - 4:31PM

Blacksmiths Create Real-Life Version of Aquaman's Trident

Aquaman might be the butt of a lot of jokes, but most fans would still jump at the opportunity to hold a real-life Aquaman trident....

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 - 1:42PM

Pokémon GO Has Been More Popular Than Anybody Could Have Imagined

If you've seen an increasing number of smarthphone zombies (those irritating folk who plod down the street with their eyes placed...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 11 July 2016 - 10:44AM

Scientists Are Currently Creating Bomb-Sniffing Locust Cyborgs

Engineers from Washington University in St. Louis are currently developing locust cyborgs that can “sniff” for bombs. The...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 09 July 2016 - 5:26PM

Searching for Pokémon in Real Life - Pokémon GO is Nintendo's Latest Attempt to Get Us Active

Pokémon GO finally went live in major territories around the globe today, and it might just be the most exciting way to get active...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 07 July 2016 - 9:03AM

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