Mary Cannon

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Xplore's latest Windows 8 tablet is tough enough for a warzone

When a company sends you a tablet buried under a half foot of sopping-wet turf, you can be reasonably sure that the hardware's going to be sturdier than your average kit. Xplore Technologies makes computing devices for the harshest of environments, including warzones, so we thought we would spend …

Student Robotics Club Turns Staircase Into Piano

Robotics

Robot Resupply: The Navy's Autonomous Cargo Helicopter Kit

Or, how the Marines in a danger zone will use tablets to call for autonomous resupply helos.<p><b>A group of Marines fighting in some far-flung</b> locale are trapped in harm's way—they need water and ammo but can't be safely resupplied. On the battlefield of the future, unmanned helicopters might answer the …

Military

Amazon's smartphone reportedly favors tilting gestures over buttons

After leaking the first photos of a prototype, <i>BGR</i> is back today claiming to have more details about Amazon's upcoming smartphone. That includes a deeper look at the unique gestures and tilt-based user interface made possible by the four infrared cameras on the front of the device. Suffice it to …

Google challenges nonprofits on ideas to use Glass

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google has a challenge for U.S. nonprofits.<p>On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking nonprofit groups to propose ideas for how to use …