Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.
Using a custom rig that includes three projectors, this gamer has transformed his gaming space into a full-sized cockpit for Elite: Dangerous.
An underwater robot has been used to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.
The budget-minded Synology Disk Station DS214se is an excellent choice for home with casual backup, media-streaming, and data-sharing needs.
Home users, especially Apple fans who own 802.11ac-enabled devices, will love the new AirPort Extreme for its all-new elegant design, ease of use, and great performance; advanced users should look elsewhere for more features and customization.
The German luxury automaker unveils a prototype "Light and Charge" streetlight, and has two already installed at its headquarters in Munich.
An Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket laden with supplies for the ISS suffers a fiery first-stage engine failure before falling and exploding at a NASA flight facility.
The Public Radio on Kickstarter comes pre-tuned to pick up a single station. You can choose the station, but it's geared for fans of "All Things Considered" and "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!"
The ESA has put a levitating furnace on the International Space Station. Getting it to work right required a bit of shaving cream.
The free-flying Spheres, inspired by "Star Wars" and now aided by Google's Project Tango, will handle more of the mundane tasks for astronauts.