Stanford University's Manu Prakash is looking to give away Foldscopes to field testers with interesting ideas for using the 50-cent gadget.
A granted patent shows Apple's thinking behind its own video goggle experience. Control your dog with your iPhone, and the best-"smelling" app on iOS.
The notion of asking strangers online to sponsor your idea got serious this year, turning out several multimillion-dollar campaigns and sparking new legislation around startup investments.
Google's latest product launches have little to do with Android or Chrome. Instead, the company wants to expose and prevent DDoS attacks, and help dissidents build secure Internet proxy networks.
From DNA medical treatments to digital guardians, IBM's annual "5 in 5" list looks at the things that will change our lives in the next five years.
The startup still hasn't shipped its prototype augmented reality glasses and software development kit, but it's launched an app store to solicit app concepts.
From floating pools to slimy superfood harvesters and improbable orbital launch devices, here are some of our favorite wacky crowdfunding concepts.
When most of the tech industry seems obsessed with finding each other at restaurants and ranking their own influence, it's exciting to hear about tech that could change the world. So why are we all so skeptical about it?
Crowdfunding platforms can make unlikely, revolutionary notions fly or flop. Here are some of our recent favorites.
The Audiophiliac's budget-friendly gift ideas, and most are well under $100!