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Iris Tablet: Fujitsu Transparent Tablet Concept

Concept Iris Tablet draws attention immediately with its transparent screen, which provides a vast array of opportunities like GPS navigator drawing …

Wireless Charging

Atmel XSense Touch Sensors

See how revolutionary new Atmel XSense touch sensors can bring touch functionality to a wider array of consumer and industrial products. OEMs will be …

Gear & Gadgets

Neurocam Wearable Camera Reads Your Brainwaves And Records What Interests You

The “neurocam” is a <b>wearable camera</b> system that detects your emotions. It automatically records moments of interest based on an analysis of the users</b> …

Brainwaves

No Self-Respecting Nerd Would Ever Watch Big Bang Theory

Angry Nerd would seem to be the perfect target audience for the <i>Big Bang Theory</i> and its nonstop references to science fiction, comic books, and …

This One-Wheeled Electric Motorcycle Actually Feels ... Safe

It takes a special kind of magic to make an electric one-wheeled motorcycle not terrifying to ride, and Ryno Motors has pulled it off. The …

Take Your Next Flight On This Gigantic Solar Whale-Like Plane

When we picture transportation of the future, we tend to think “sleek.” A Spanish designer has gone in the opposite direction with his vision for an environmentally friendly, futuristic “whale plane” that looks like a cruise ship in the sky.<p>Oscar Viñals, from Barcelona, envisioned the “AWWA Sky …

Solar Panels

Flexible Sapphire Glass And Simpler OS Will Make iWatch More Fuelband Than Gear

Tim Cook acknowledged in an ABC interview yesterday that Apple has something big going on in Arizona concerning sapphire glass, but stopped short of admitting that a forthcoming iWatch might be a major beneficiary of the new material. A number of other factors conspire to make me think that to be …

Samsung's curved 4K TV is fit to rule

High-tech components in this curved Samsung TV make for wonderful picture quality<p>Curved 4K TV technology is the talk of the town this year, and it was on display everywhere at this year's CES in early January. One TV that caught our eye during the show was the Samsung UN65HU9000: a sleek, silver …

Throw Your Jams In The Air: Morphing Robotic Hands Have Arrived

In a week full of noisy robotics news, from the machines rolling, balancing and climbing across the Las Vegas Convention Center, to the announcement of a $1B investment in IBM’s Watson, it’s only understandable that a major development in robot manipulation morphed right through the cracks. On Jan. …

The Volkswagen XL1 Is The Most Efficient Car Ever

Drive more than 500 miles on two gallons of fuel<p>For years, automakers have worked to push fuel economy beyond 100 miles per gallon. Reaching that mark typically meant three things: cutting weight, maximizing aerodynamics, and improving powertrain efficiency. In 1999, Volkswagen engineers got close …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Jeff Bezos

Google’s Chromebooks Have Hit Their Stride

It looks like Microsoft was right to worry about Google’s Chromebook project. According to the latest numbers from NPD, Chromebooks accounted for 21 percent of all laptop sales and almost 10 percent of all computer sales to businesses in 2013. That’s up from virtually nothing in the year before. …

UPS researching delivery drones that could compete with Amazon's Prime Air

Flying parcel-carriers are the next logical frontier for delivery companies<p>Amazon made headlines Sunday night when it announced it was working on small drones that could someday deliver customers packages in half an hour or less. But the e-commerce giant isn’t the only company researching how to …

Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

The World's Largest Vessel Enters The Water In South Korea

Shell has just floated the hull of the world's largest vessel out of its dry dock in South Korea. It's so massive that if you stood it up, it would be 1,601 feet tall, reaching higher into the sky than the Empire State Building.<p>The vessel, called the Prelude, will actually be used more as a …

50 Google Now Voice Commands

Pinterest Launches ‘Place Pins’ To Help Pinners Plan Their Trips

Pinterest released a new set of tools for users that would help them “explore” and share the things around them. At an event with 150 “Pinners” (and an untold number of journalists) at Pinterest HQ in San Francisco, CEO Ben Silbermann announced that the company would introduce new ways to plan …

Google Wallet Invades Your Physical One With A New Prepaid Debit Card

For a while there a physical Google Wallet card seemed like the stuff of rumors, and then it looked like another project lost to the ages when former Wallet chief Osama Bedier (who purportedly pushed the concept) officially resigned from his post earlier this year. Larry Page’s disapproval of the …

Leap Motion update adds precision hand tracking, gesture controls

<b>A huge update for the Leap Motion Controller, which recently launched in Australia, will significantly change the way it interacts with users' …

Augmented Reality

Spec Sheet: Motorola shakes up low-cost smartphones with the Moto G

<i>A lot of products come out each week — we don't highlight all of them, but all of them make it into The Verge Database. In Spec Sheet, a weekly series, we survey the latest product entries to keep track of the state of the art.</i><p>Low-cost phones usually aren’t very exciting. They’re slow, or chunky, …

World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality

Despite recent successes in the field, creating a quantum computer is <i>really</i> hard. For one thing quantum bits in a super positioned state (or qubits, the basic unit of data for quantum computing) have a hard time surviving at room temperature. Typically, these superposition states last for only a …