Gadgets

Alexa, Where's My Privacy? Amazon Reportedly Developing Emotion-Detecting Wearables

Color me hypervigilant, but I'm just a little skeptical when it comes to the benevolence touted by tech companies when it comes to...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 - 12:15PM

Special Forces Veteran Speaks Candidly About the Necessity of Military Exoskeletons

For the last few years, the U.S. Army has seemed intent on developing exoskeleton technology. From the ONYX suit prototypes created by...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 20 May 2019 - 1:01PM

YouTuber Turns Two Giant Water Bottles Into a Plasma Cannon... For Science

You may remember our coverage of the YouTube inventor who created a small, but compelling, propane-powered rifle that fired empty soda...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 9:03AM

Company With Creepy AI That Recognizes Emotions Aims to 'Understand All Things Human'

Affectiva, an American start-up company that successfully built an AI learning system that can recognize human emotions by analyzing...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 - 2:45PM

Ford's Smart Bed Prototype Forces Mattress Hogs to Stay in Their Lane

Ford's lane-keeping technology, installed in most of their new vehicles, detects road markings as you drive and gently nudges the...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 1:46PM

Developers Create Genderless Voice For AI, Citing Need to 'Break Down the Gender Binary'

Perhaps it's a sign of my advanced age, but I've never felt compelled to endow any of my technological gadgets with gendered pronouns,...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 1:58PM

NVIDIA's New AI Turns Crappy Sketches Into Photorealistic Masterworks

No matter how much time some people spend lulled into quiet artistic contemplation by syndicated episodes of The Joy of Painting...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 - 9:39AM

Google Maps Slowly Rolling Out Augmented Reality Navigation

In a move seemingly designed to frustrate those of us who do not walk down the street staring at our phones and utterly oblivious to...

Gart Williams
Monday, 11 February 2019 - 11:38AM

U.S. Army Awards $39.6M Contract to 'The World's Sixth Sense' For Fleet of Personal Recon Drones

The U.S. Army is preparing to equip soldiers with a game-changing piece of technology that will empower individual ground troops with...

Staff
Monday, 04 February 2019 - 2:16PM

Flying Animatronics Demonstrate Why the Future of Robotics May Be Disney, Not DARPA

Long before Chuck E. Cheese, themed bars, and dreams of entire islands dedicated to cloned dinosaurs, there was Disneyland. Say what...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 24 January 2019 - 1:36PM

Amazon is Offering a $499.00 Toilet-Cleaning Robot and We're Officially Over 2019

The first two decades of the 21st century have been quite a wild ride, haven't they? We've gotten up-close and personal glimpses of...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 - 9:56AM

Real-Life 'Iron Man' Demonstrates Jet Suit on Royal Marine Commando Assault Course

We first reported on Richard Browning's Daedalus jet suit in November 2017, when the Gravity founder and Royal Marine Commando (U.K.)...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 21 January 2019 - 9:22AM

Hyundai Has New Concept Vehicle That Could Someday Walk on Mars

The Consumer Electronics Show has a reputation for being one of the largest showcases of new and never-to-be-seen-again tech in the...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 - 1:38PM

Personal Heads-Up Display: Tech Company Vuzix Unveils Its New AR Glasses

Augmented reality may become a bigger hit than full-on VR technology, but AR wearables still live in the shadow of Google Glass'...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 04 January 2019 - 1:14PM

'Doomba' Allows Roombas to Create 'Doom' Levels Based on Your House's Layout

When the video game Doom was originally released in 1993, few people knew what they had on their hands--all they knew was that it...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 28 December 2018 - 12:57PM

The FeelReal VR Mask Offers 255 Smells and Haptic Feedback for Your Face

Recently, we reported on a Malaysian study that claimed to have created new "digital smell technology" that could 10 different...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 27 December 2018 - 12:26PM

Harvard Engineers Built a Climbing Micro-Robot That Can Crawl on Ceilings

While some researchers are focusing on ways to make robots walk and run, engineers at Harvard are taking a more vertical approach....

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 21 December 2018 - 11:52AM

Attack of the Drones: 800 Flights Canceled After Rogue UAVs Shut Down London Airport

Traveling around the holidays is always a nightmare, but for those going in and out of London's Gatwick Airport yesterday it was pure...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 21 December 2018 - 9:35AM

WATCH: Former NASA Engineer Creates "Bait" Package That Sprays Porch Thieves with Glitter and Farts

Call them what you will: package thieves, porch pirates, or mail snatchers, but all of them steal unattended boxes sitting at your...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 - 11:05AM

Hackers Can Break Into Your Phone Using 3D-Printed Faces

Using biometrics seems like a smart way to protect your data since you're the only you, but it turns out that hackers have access to...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 17 December 2018 - 1:18PM