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Canada testing $600,000 stealth snowmobile

An ultra-quiet electric-hybrid ride is being designed to help patrol Canada's Arctic. Is it practical or just a boondoggle?

By August 22, 2013


Torture test: Snowmobile vs. gadgets

The iPhone 5, Lumia 920, and Kindle Fire HD all get torture tested in our first-ever reindeer games. Molly Wood drops gadgets from a ski lift, jumps on them with a snowboard, and drives over them with a snowmobile -- all in the name of product testing.

By February 25, 2013


Ever wear a helmet? Stick this nifty Bluetooth system on it

For the last part of winter, Crave's Eric Mack went "head-on" with a UClear Bluetooth headset system to turn his ski helmet into a mobile command center on the mountain.

By April 1, 2014


Arrow: A four-wheeled 'fighter jet' for the road (Q&A)

One of Charles Bombardier's many wild concept vehicle designs, the Arrow, could be powered by lithium-air batteries with a range of over 370 miles.

By December 31, 2013


Bid to cross Atlantic in flying rowboat fizzles, balloonist rescued

Ambitious stunt doesn't quite fly, as Canadian news chopper picks up North Carolina man who landed in Newfoundland.

By September 13, 2013


Kleiner Perkins founder: We didn't even look at Jobs and Wozniak

Venture capitalist pioneers Tom Perkins and Don Valentine dish out details about running into Steve Jobs, their worst investments, and attending board meetings in hot tubs.

By September 11, 2013


How Google slurps in Street View data -- not just from streets

At its Google I/O conference, the company showed off the equipment it uses to gather its 360-degree panoramic imagery of the world.

By May 16, 2013


Torture-test tablet roundup

Always On torture tests pushed these tablets to their limits. Which tablets survived and which failed?

By May 6, 2013


It's the best of Always On, Season 3!

Season 3 has been packed with plenty of new products, torture tests, road tests, and future tech. But the best was when we hit the slopes and put our gear through extreme conditions, even using a snowmobile. The Blackberry Z10 went to Barcelona, Spain. And Google Fiber: 100 times faster?

By April 16, 2013


Always On: Best of Season 3

With Season 4 in the works, we picked our favorite segments of Season 3 to keep you company this week.

By April 16, 2013