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New malware roosting place: Inside your SD Card?

A pair of security researchers have figured out how to subvert tiny controller chips in flash-memory storage devices, an approach that could expose people's private data.

By December 30, 2013

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Apple looks to outfit devices with solar power converters

A newly-published patent application proposes equipping portable devices with built-in technology that can directly convert solar power.

By October 31, 2013

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A dress that defends your personal space

Artist Kathleen McDermott makes a fashion statement and prevents physical contact with her Personal Space Dress.

By May 29, 2014

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Working Pip-Boy 3000 designed for astronauts

A 3D-printed prototype wearable designed for astronauts takes its inspiration directly from the screens of the Fallout series.

By May 12, 2014

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Fund a hoverbike, get a quadcopter

Engineer Chris Malloy's Hoverbike has hit Kickstarter for funding -- in the scaled-down form of a drone.

By July 22, 2014

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Studio Diip brings its fishmobile to Kickstarter

If you saw Studio Diip's Fish on Wheels in February and were sad that you couldn't go out and buy one, now's your chance to make it happen.

By April 29, 2014

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Fish on Wheels lets your goldfish steer their own tank

A design studio has built an Arduino-powered fish tank on wheels that is steered, albeit unknowingly, by the fish swimming inside.

By February 11, 2014

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Bar Mixvah: A 3D-printed robot bartender you can make yourself

The Bar Mixvah holds five bottles and takes drink orders from any Internet-connected device. And you can build your own with a little know-how, a little cash, and a lot of patience.

By May 27, 2014

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Freescale's Internet-of-things controller chip cut down to size

Need an electronic brain for your keychain computer? Freescale's KL03, half the size of a golf ball dimple and costing 75 cents, might be just the thing.

By February 25, 2014