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Watch firefighters blast drone out of sky with hose

In drone versus firehose there is one clear winner. But was the drone controller invading privacy, or are the firefighters guilty of destroying his property?

By June 10, 2015


Tomorrow Daily: Cloud Cast is air conditioning that follows you around

An Italian architect and MIT's Senseable City Lab have teamed up to create an air-conditioning system that only cools when it detects a person underneath it, cutting energy and water costs in sweltering desert locations like Dubai.

By February 17, 2015


Tomorrow Daily 130: Firefighting robots, BitTorrent's original content plans and more

On today's show, we show you a robot putting out fires on naval ships, discuss BitTorrent's plans to start cranking out original content and check out a smart air-conditioning system that follows you around a room.

By February 17, 2015


Firefighters testing new technology after Hot Shot deaths

Technology previously used by the military could give fire crews an edge as they battle wildfires. The Wave Relay system, which uses Android devices, enables two-way, real-time voice and video communications, even in remote areas. As CNET's Sumi Das reports, the Prescott, Ariz., fire department, which lost 19 Hot Shot firefighters last year, is testing the technology.

By August 7, 2014


Man shows grasp of science by setting spider on fire at gas station

Technically Incorrect: If you see a spider on your car as you're filling up, taking your lighter out and trying to burn the spider to death is not scientifically optimum.

By September 29, 2015


This gorgeous-looking sci-fi series is shot entirely with drones

Drone maker 3DR is putting out a dystopian sci-fi series shot with drones and GoPro cameras. The results look promising, as you can see in the newly released trailer.

By September 30, 2015


This drone changes its own battery, gives you goggles for seeing its feed

The FlyBi brings a host of smart improvements to the standard consumer drone that just might make it the one to beat this decade.

By September 25, 2015


Your future iPhone could act as a smoke detector

A newly published Apple patent filing highlights how an iPhone or another electronic device could contain sensors that warn you of smoke.

By September 1, 2015


Drone delivers bundle of drugs to prison yard, causes serious hoopla

When a package containing heroin, marijuana and tobacco lands in a prison yard, things go pretty much the way you'd expect.

By August 4, 2015


Human Torch drone disturbs and wows with fiery flying

"Fantastic Four" is coming this week, and we have a nifty publicity stunt in the form of a flying drone version of the Human Torch.

By August 5, 2015