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?
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.
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.
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.
Police in the Netherlands are turning to big birds of prey to snatch drones out of the sky and bring them safely to the ground.
The wireless capsule works alongside a belt that also tracks skin temperature, pulse, and respiration rate and is being used this year in the fight against bush fires in Australia.
This tracked monster can spit out 600 gallons of water per minute and take on train wrecks. Just don't step on the hose.
Barnes and Noble is releasing two new tablets for Brits, the 7 and 9-inch Nook HD and Nook HD+.
Firefighters in Minnesota enter a burning apartment, only to find a couple grappling with their TV, in a desperate attempt to save it.
Researchers are testing a small, unmanned aerial vehicle whose in-flight data is merged with Google Earth images, NOAA weather data, and fire-prediction software.