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Appliance Science: How robotic vacuums navigate

Robot vacuums can navigate your home, sweeping up dirt while avoiding falling down stairs. How do they find their way? Appliance Science looks at the science of robot navigation.

By October 6, 2015


Intel wants RealSense off the desktop and onto 'anything'

As the RealSense 3D camera starts arriving on more and more PCs and tablets, Intel sets its sights further with a goal for RealSense on "any device that can use it".

By June 2, 2015


Appliance Science: The well-done physics and chemistry of the toaster

The humble toaster is a combination of physics and chemistry that produces a tasty treat. Find out all about the science of toasters and toast in appliance science.

By February 2, 2015


Stay connected without a connection?

Meet the tools that let you transfer files and send messages on your smartphone without the Internet.

By October 26, 2014


"Scan me": handheld 3D scanner and 3D printers at Computex 2014

Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute demos its handheld 3D scanner, while XYZ shows off new Da Vinci 3D printers.

By June 4, 2014


Antarctica penguin pics beamed by satellite

In honor of World Penguin Day, tech firm Cambridge Consultants announces a plan to use Raspberry-Pi-equipped cameras to help labs keep an eye on penguins in real time.

By April 25, 2014


15 space organizations join hunt for missing Malaysian jet

China activates an international charter started in 1999 to aggregate global space data from satellites in an effort to locate Malaysian Airlines' flight MH370.

By March 12, 2014


Hands-on with the Matrox DS1 Thunderbolt Dock

The DS1 offers a convenient way to attach numerous desktop peripherals to your Mac through one Thunderbolt connection.

By December 20, 2012


Microsoft gets handy with wrist-mounted Digits system

Redmond's researchers have unveiled a user interface system called Digits, which captures users' hand gestures via a wrist-mounted system and translates them into commands.

By October 9, 2012