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We're living in the future with shiny tech -- and plenty of duds

On Back to the Future Day, we can truly say the future is now. We have technology at our fingertips that would blow Marty McFly's mind. Look behind the glitz, though, and you'll see a pile of castoff failures.

By 22 October 2015


Stack keyboard brings handwriting recognition to iOS

Most third-party iOS keyboards are, well, keyboards. This one lets you scribble instead. But is that really preferable?

By 26 September 2014


Court orders woman to remove honeymoon photos from Facebook

A husband takes his wife to court in Italy. He objects to their honeymoon photos being made public.

By 17 August 2014


Amazon's big bet: How a smartphone intensifies war with Apple, Google

The online retailer treads into new territory that will test its strategy of selling products at cost.

By 16 June 2014


How OLED lighting aims to be the star of the glow (Q&A)

As costs drop for the easy-on-the-eyes, next-gen tech, Acuity Brands pushes a new range of lighting products. This week, it'll announce the Nomi.

By 28 May 2014


Why all men should have someone else do their online dating for them

A new concept called the Personal Dating Assistant offers so many things that men need when online dating. Things like patience and taste. Well, you'd hope. As it turns out, perhaps not so much.

By 25 April 2014


Aira auto-injector warms drugs to body temperature

A heated syringe system from Cambridge Consultants warms drugs to body temperature so they flow more easily, potentially reducing injection times by up to 30 percent.

By 17 October 2013


Scientists build human stem cells into a beating heart

Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh have used human stem cells to build a heart that beats.

By 14 August 2013


Curved battery patents hint a thinner iPhone is on the way

Apple has filed two patents for curved batteries, which would help slim its devices down.

By 3 May 2013


Apple envisions curved batteries for mobile devices

Two newly published patent applications describe curved and non-rectangular batteries that could better fit into portable electronic devices.

By 2 May 2013