Gadgets

Check Out HEXA, a Programmable Spider-Droid with Night Vision

Would you like an adorable pet robot that you can program yourself to help you perform a variety of household activities? Before you...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 10:12AM

Jet-Powered Wingsuit Can Almost Provide a Full Jetpack Experience

Let's face it: we're all still waiting for our jetpacks. For everyone who isn't instead obsessed with Back to the Future hoverboards,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 - 7:34PM

UK Special Forces Test Out a Bullet-Proof 'Boba Fett' Helmet

From the Space Corps to laser weaponry, life is beginning to feel a little bit more like Star Wars than the 21st century. So it's...

Chelsea Gohd
Tuesday, 08 August 2017 - 12:55PM

From Drone Deliveries to Drone Swarms: An Interview with Dr. Chris Vo

Some people's job descriptions read like a laundry list of corporate jargon. Dr. Chris Vo might have the coolest one we've read yet...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 07 August 2017 - 4:39PM

A Wisconsin-Based Company Is Implanting Chips in Its Employees' Hands

How much do you trust your employers? Do you trust them enough to let them implant a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chip into...

Chelsea Gohd
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 - 11:43AM

Scientists Have Found a Way to Weave Wearable Sensors Into Fabric

Wearable tech can be as simple as an activity tracker that collects information like step count and heart rate. But the potential of...

Chelsea Gohd
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 - 3:44PM

A Team of Grad Students Have Turned a Desk Into an Interactive AR Keyboard Using Light Projections

Most of us are probably familiar with that scene from Minority Report where Tom Cruise cycles through a bunch of floating screens...

Chelsea Gohd
Monday, 17 July 2017 - 3:42PM

A Team of Scientists Figured Out How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Real-Life Tricorder

The original medical tricorder from Star Trek was a science fiction staple that seemed close to magic, alerting Dr. Leonard "Bones"...

Chelsea Gohd
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 - 2:30PM

Watch Salto, the Most Agile Jumping Robot Ever Created

SALTO, which stands for saltatorial locomotion on terrain obstacles, is a tiny little robot with jumping capabilities that would make...

Chelsea Gohd
Friday, 07 July 2017 - 2:07PM

How Scientists Are Crafting a Better Robotic Exoskeleton Using CGI

Many have suggested that one day, relatively soon, we all might consider becoming cyborgs. Far from the early days of prosthesis, body...

Chelsea Gohd
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 - 2:07PM

Researchers Unveil Drones That Can See Through Brick Walls Using Only Wi-Fi

Move over Kal-El, X-ray vision is no longer just for alien superheroes. Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara...

Chelsea Gohd
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 - 10:35AM

China's Ultra-Fast Amphibious Fighting Vehicle Is the Bond Car of Our Dreams

The North China Institute of Vehicle Research is apparently in the business of creating Bond vehicles. They recently revealed the...

Chelsea Gohd
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 - 12:30PM

This Robot-Shaped, Smoke-Machine Equipped Bluetooth Speaker May Be the Silliest Crowdfunding Project Ever

The problem with crowdfunding is that the projects that ought to get some money often lose out to the weird and wonderful pet projects...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 01 June 2017 - 11:57AM

DIY Roboticist Makes a Working Robot Exoskeleton Arm for $100

Everyone knows that the best part of the original Iron Man movie was watching Jeff Bridges yell "Tony Stark was able to build this...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 12:25PM

Tech Startup Neurable Allows You To Control VR and AR Using Only Your Thoughts

Every couple years, tech geeks like us watch questionable press releases come out announcing that soon we'll be able to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 - 3:31PM

Uncanny Robots, Star-Lord's Jetpack, and the New 'Alien' VR Experience: The Best Science Videos of the Week

Every week, we bring you the coolest science videos we can find, ranging from virtual reality to robotics to astrophysics. If you...

Super User
Friday, 28 April 2017 - 3:45PM

This High-Tech Medical Glove Looks Like the Nintendo Power Glove

When Nintendo released the Power Glove in 1989, a generation of kids immediately became convinced that the future was now, old man....

Super User
Thursday, 27 April 2017 - 12:44PM

The SVCC Tech Showcase Was Filled With Robots and Supercars

While the main show floor at Silicon Valley Comic Con in San Jose, California is mostly full of science fiction and superheroes,...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 22 April 2017 - 1:30AM

Check Out the Coolest Tech From the 2017 New York Luxury Technology Show

When you walk into the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan for the annual Luxury Technology Show, you'll see a lot of things: a Tesla...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 24 March 2017 - 4:35PM

Yeah, Samsung Just Debuted a Smart Pocket Watch

Time to party like it's 1899--Samsung is attempting to bring back the pocket watch.In preparation for the upcoming Baselworld 2017...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 23 March 2017 - 12:00PM