Tom Brewer

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | @TomBrewer2016 | Keep up with Tom Brewer on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Tom Brewer”

Virtual reality, smart tech and drones are coming to your local toy store

NEW YORK — Soon a visit to the local toy store will feel like you've been transported to Silicon Valley.<p>Selfie drones, virtual reality headsets and …

Virtual Reality

Scientists are getting closer to 3D printing you a new ear if you lose one

3D printing has helped us make plastic knick knacks, phone cases, action figures and braces for broken arms. And now it can help make you a new …

Wake Forest University

The 'Superman memory crystal' could hold the future of data storage

Scientists at the University of Southampton are offering a tantalizing look into a new type of technology that could be be the future of data storage.<p>…

San Francisco

Aston Martin teams with Faraday Future to make Tesla competitor

Well, things just got a lot more interesting in the electric vehicle world. Aston Martin and Chinese company LeEco announced Wednesday evening that …

Electric Vehicles

ReFlex is the smartphone that you're allowed to bend

There is a smartphone being developed that you can bend, and no, not like the iPhone 6 Plus.<p>ReFlex uses a Flexible OLED display from LG, similar to …

Comic Books

Developing Concorde, the first supersonic passenger jet

Creating Concorde<p>The world's first supersonic passenger jet<p>October 1963<p>When, in 1947, the U.S. Air Force’s Bell X-1 became the first manned aircraft …

The creators of the Web are working on a way to kill passwords

The W3C, which creates standards that guide the future of the Web, has formed a new group with one goal: remove the need for passwords entirely by creating a better way to log in.<p>The group charged with changing the way we’re logging in doesn’t exactly have a name that rolls off the tongue — it’s …

Microsoft migrates open-source WorldWide Telescope project to the American Astronomical Society

Microsoft has announced that its WorldWide Telescope (WWT) project is being offloaded from Microsoft’s research division and onto the American Astronomical Society (ASA), the professional body for astronomers in North America.<p>To recap, WWT began as a research project way back in 2007, and involved …

American Astronomical Society