The Big Apple may be on course to cut its carbon footprint by a third, but this video is an arresting illustration of the challenge.
New community Web site lets users submit and browse images captured in the 360-degree panoramic format that Google launched last October.
Spherical ice cube tray adds a fun twist to summer beverages.
Miniature satellites resembling the flying robot that helped Luke Skywalker with his light saber training are now serving as mission control's eyes and ears aboard the International Space Station.
The new feature takes the 360-degree panoramic photo spheres taken with Android smartphones or digital SLRs and links them together to create a custom virtual tour.
Revealed in a job listing and later confirmed by Microsoft, the Xbox maker now wants to make its Live social gaming service the pre-eminent platform on mobile.
Microsoft may bring back the Start menu in the next update, Google adds new apps for Chromecast, and Apple's giving away free apps after Christmas.
A new method for printing 3D structures and wires from liquid metal opens up possibilities for flexible and stretchable electronic connections.
With a single (fast) shot, this camera takes full spherical images and, with some help from an app, lets you zoom, swipe, and rotate them.
If the Kinect motion-tracking system impresses you, check out how a similar technology (plus a whole bunch of lasers and Ping-Pong balls) creates a sinuous interactive art experience.