It’s almost impossible to get a laugh by self-tickling, says David Robson, and the reason why tells us surprising things about the brain and consciousness. If you want to probe some of the great mysteries
Welcome back to Google Play Weekly! Here are your headlines this week: Hyundai announced an Android Wear app that will remote start your car and find it in a parking lot. • Monument Valley developer shows
If you’ve been paying attention to the market for TVs over the last few months, and especially during CES this week, you’ve been hearing a lot about 4K and 8K. But the real action today, and going forward,
Glowing green comet Lovejoy is making its closest approach to Earth at the moment Stargazers hoping to catch a glimpse of comet ‘Lovejoy’ this weekend should ditch the cigarettes, an astronomer has advised.
Energous says its WattUp tech can charge from up to 15 feet away Most phones that can be wirelessly charged today still have to sit right on top of a charging pad — in fact, even being slightly misaligned
Look — I love my job. But damn do the folks at Disney’s research labs have a fun looking gig. We’ve seen them build systems that let them 3D print impossible spinning tops, software to turn 3D models massive
Tiny, cheap, and simple to set up, Intel’s stick PC can make your dumb TV into a full-fledged computer There were some impressively thin laptops and convertibles this year at CES. But the trophy of the
At its keynote this year, Intel showed off drones that could fly themselves through a forest, navigating around trees. Onstage, they reacted to people who moved towards them, dodging to avoid a collision.
While the company’s noise reduction and surround sound technologies have become mainstays, Dolby entered a new era in 2012. That’s when it announced Dolby Atmos, a total rethink of the way movie sound
I'm sick of them, and I don't want a pair of "wireless" ones that wrap around the back of my head. I want really, truly wireless earbuds. Basically, I want these: Ryan Reynolds knows what's up. That is
From battery-swapping scooters and people-sensing drones to action cams, virtual reality headsets and smart beds for kids In many ways, this year’s CES technology show in Las Vegas is business as usual.
Jamie Edwards made history when he built a working nuclear fusion reactor at school The moment came on 5 March last year, when Jamie Edwards, then 13, flicked the switch and waited with bated breath. that
Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time
One week in Vegas, several halls filled with tech, but only one official Best of CES Awards. After a few tortuous nights of shouting at each other, debating the merits of each of our finalists, we eventually
Hoverboards aside, 10 technologies debuted to save energy—and the planet. From a new kind of light bulb to a carbon-removing power plant, a dazzling array of new technologies debuted this year that promise
The problem with many photo editing apps on Android is the inability to customize filters to your liking. Sure, VSCO Cam and other similar apps allow you to dial down the filter after you select it, but
Syfy’s original series is the first with a 'light track' that adjusts room lighting to on-screen action Owners of Philips Hue light bulbs will have the chance to experience something rather unique with
We have a soft spot for all things outer space here at Engadget, so naturally an EP of tunes constructed entirely with audio clips from said exploration caught our eye... and ears. NASA recently released
Goodbye 2014. You were okay, but ultimately sort of meh when it comes to tech. Sure all our phones got a little better. Smartwatches powered by Android appeared and were immediately added to the catch-all
Editor’s Note: Elliot Loh is a founder and partner at the San Francisco startup studio The Giant Pixel Corp. Kunal Agarwal is an entrepreneur in residence at Giant Pixel. 2014 will be remembered as the
The smallest, lightest IMAX camera No cinema camera captures mind-blowing images like an IMAX camera, but because the cameras are so loud and heavy (the 3-D versions are around 200 pounds), cinematographers