41 Results for

lumber

Article

LG Optimus Vu lumbers into view in hands-on video

The LG Optimus Vu is one cumbersome phone -- it even gives the Samsung Galaxy Note a run for its money.

By Mar. 5, 2012

Article

Airbus A380's lumbering airshow acrobatics (video)

The 525-passenger aircraft is hardly nimble, but an Airbus A380 pilot still manages to show some grace and pizzazz in a at the Farnborough air show flight.

By Jul. 27, 2010

Article

What does your smartphone metadata say about you?

A study conducted by Stanford University graduate students has demonstrated that a lot of personal information can be gleaned just based on the phone calls you make.

By Mar. 13, 2014

Article

Leap Motion creator: It gives you Jedi powers

Leap CTO David Holz says it's easy to be like Yoda with the forthcoming motion controller.

By Mar. 11, 2013

Article

After more than 30 years, Grid Beam modular construction system comes to market

Found at the Maker Faire: A few solar-powered tinkerers selling, for the first time, open-source construction kits based on an old design.

By May. 23, 2012

Article

Rolling through the world's largest rail yard

Bailey Yard, a key to Union Pacific's massive rail network, can handle 14,000 rail cars every day. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out the eight-mile-long facility.

By Jul. 27, 2013

Article

Coney Island boardwalk becomes iPad stand-amplifier

A Kickstarter project aims to recycle the well-trod pathway of our youth into a utility to deal with our impending hearing loss.

By Jul. 2, 2012

Article

GE buys company that turns waste heat into power

General Electric boosts its power generation business by acquiring Calnetix Power Solutions, which makes a small-scale system for turning industrial heat into usable electricity.

By Oct. 4, 2010

Article

From hybrid cars to hybrid production trailers

King Kong Production Trailers is making a trailer that runs on solar power and biodiesel, and offers eco-friendly interior options--just the thing if you're a hybrid-vehicle-driving movie star.

By Jul. 28, 2011

Article

Scientist reveals Santa's technology

An aerospace engineer at North Carolina State University has an entirely scientific explanation of how Santa Claus performs his Christmas feats. Santa's technology includes signal deciphering and a "relativity cloud."

By Dec. 21, 2011