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Nuts Apple patent protects iPhone by flipping it as it falls

It's one of the more out-there patents, and plans to tilt the handset mid-fall to protect the screen.

By Mar. 24, 2013


Japan April Fools: Squid e-readers, flipping Google glasses

Catch up on your favorite manga series with a squid reader from Kodansha. Yep, it's just a fish tale.

By Apr. 1, 2013


Bizarre 'flipping' research ship turns 50

Launched in 1962, the Floating Instrument Platform (FLIP) can sink itself on purpose and withstand heavy seas in a vertical position.

By Jul. 3, 2012


Camera market flipping to new sensor technology

Image sensor makers are putting their best foot forward with a technique called backside illumination, and it's catching on. Also, Sony details BSI chips for phones.

By Mar. 29, 2011


This week in Crave: The flipping-out edition

This week brought us invisibility cloaks, pooping robots, and lots of free phones. We all like free stuff, right?

By Jul. 24, 2010


Flipboard editorial chief on how magazines are flipping out (Q&A)

New Flipboard editorial director and Time Inc. vet Josh Quittner discusses how the popular social-magazine app for the iPad is upending the media landscape, shares his thoughts on his new role, and hints at when the iPhone version of Flipboard will arrive.

By Oct. 15, 2011


Airline pilot pushes wrong button, nearly flipping plane

A co-pilot for All Nippon Airways mistakes the rudder trim button for the cockpit door lock switch. The plane goes almost belly up. Remarkably, no one is seriously hurt.

By Sep. 28, 2011


Loaded: Flipping out

We've got the new Flip camera, Sony launches a virtual world for some unknown reason, and Google can tell you if you're going to succumb to swine flu.

By Apr. 30, 2009


Ask Maggie: Flipping out over recent Flip purchase

This week's Ask Maggie offers some advice to Flip camera customers who are wondering what to do now that Cisco has canceled the product.

By Apr. 15, 2011


Loaded: Flipping Out

Time Warner wants you to pay for your broadband by the gig rather than in one flat monthly fee. The PS3 is the least environmentally friendly game console. There's a new Flip video camera on the market. And a software engineer creates a browser for his Autistic grandson.

By Jun. 5, 2008