Khadija Aidoo

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Browser makers get past high-resolution image impasse

It looks like browser makers have settled on a way to handle high-resolution images, which are now common with the arrival of screens like Apple's Retina displays.<p>Browser makers haven't offered Web developers a consistent, easy way to show the right image for a given screen's size and resolution -- …

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WildCat, a Terrifying New Robot Feline, is on the Prowl

Boston Dynamics, the makers of Atlas and Cheetah, reveal their newest terrifying robot.<p>Boston Dynamics, the robotics company with a knack for making creepy biomimetic automatons like the pack-carrying BigDog and the bipedal Atlas, has unleashed new creation upon the world: WildCat.<p>WildCat is the …

23andMe patents designer babies

By on October 4, 2013 at 3:31 pm<p>A patent was awarded to 23andMe last week, which has created a huge stir in a short amount of time. It relates to a …

Breast Cancer

Philips Hue LED smart lights hacked, home blacked out by security researcher

By on August 15, 2013 at 11:45 am<p>Within a the last two decades, lighting has very rapidly moved from Thomas Edison’s highly controlled burning to …

Home Automation

Nucleus 6 bionic ear: A future of cyborgs with intelligent hearing draws closer

By on August 15, 2013 at 12:47 pm<p>If you are not hearing impaired, you might be asking yourself, what’s in this for me? As we have now been hinting at …

Back to the future: Microsoft develops acoustic P2P file transfer tech for smartphones

By on August 15, 2013 at 2:05 pm<p>In a bold, technologically retrograde move that will strike fear into anyone who surfed the internet before the …

Meet your new blood-drawing, needle-wielding robot phlebotomist

By on August 19, 2013 at 2:43 pm<p>Drawing blood should be a routine procedure. Unfortunately complications can be common either in the elderly, who may …

Imaging

Galaxy Gear: Samsung is in the perfect position to make the first good smartwatch

By on August 20, 2013 at 6:41 am<p>Simply having a computer in your pocket that can run circles around desktops from a few years ago isn’t enough …

New brain scanning technique can visualize your imagination

By on August 21, 2013 at 3:41 pm<p>This week a team of Dutch researchers announced that a combination of high-resolution MRI, computational modeling, …

Printed flexible carbon nanotubes, for cheaper electronics and wall-sized displays

By on August 22, 2013 at 8:28 am<p>Researchers have, for the first time, used a conventional, high-throughput printing process to create sheets of …

Body hacker uses subdermal RFID hand implant as wireless storage

By on August 22, 2013 at 1:57 pm<p>In modern times, a portable storage device isn’t ever far from our possession. Either we can use the storage on our …

First human brain-to-brain interface allows remote control over the internet, telepathy coming soon

By on August 28, 2013 at 7:03 am<p>The first human-to-human, brain-to-brain noninvasive interface has been created by researchers at the University of …

3D printing startup wants to create a Netflix for real life things

By on August 28, 2013 at 8:30 am<p>3D printing might be at the forefront of a manufacturing revolution, but copyright concerns threaten to stand in the …

Researchers create the first lab-grown human ‘mini brains’

By on August 28, 2013 at 1:01 pm<p>Researchers in Austria have developed a new three-dimensional culture system for growing mini brains in the lab. They …

Nintendo announces the 2DS, a slate-like 3DS without 3D

By on August 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm<p>Nintendo shocked the world today by unveiling its next iteration of the 3DS line: the 2DS. That’s right, Nintendo is …

Retrogaming

New plastic becomes stronger when stressed, drop-proof smartphones incoming

By on September 2, 2013 at 9:01 am<p>Plastics are amazingly versatile materials, and their usage in all manner of objects is only increasing. Virtually …

Microsoft buys Nokia’s phone business for $7.2 billion in an attempt to imitate Apple

By on September 3, 2013 at 7:58 am<p>If you thought that some kind of Grand Plan was afoot when Stephen Elop moved from Microsoft to Nokia in 2010, you …

Mobile

How does lane departure warning work?

By on February 27, 2017 at 10:02 am<p>Lane departure warning alerts you that your car is about to veer out of lane and warns you to get back into lane. …

Nymi wristband turns your heartbeat into an electronic key that unlocks your devices

By on September 3, 2013 at 11:23 am<p>Just about every device we use nowadays should be locked when not in use. You don’t want anyone being able to …

Why everyone was wrong about Key Lime Pie, and what KitKat means for Android

By on September 4, 2013 at 1:33 pm<p>Reading the news from last spring, virtually everyone was convinced beyond a shadow of a doubt that Google was …

Android News

Xbox One release date confirmed for November 22, a week after the PS4

By on September 4, 2013 at 2:06 pm<p>We’re hearing more details about the next-gen consoles every day now, but large swaths of the internet have been …

Xbox

Sony QX ‘lens-style’ cameras for your smartphone: Is this the future of point-and-shoots?

By on September 4, 2013 at 3:03 pm<p>It’s no secret that the conventional point-and-shoot camera is dying a slow death — killed by the convenience and …

Transparent skull implant for easier, cheaper laser-based brain scanning

By on September 5, 2013 at 9:29 am<p>Only a short-sighted curmudgeon could deny that optical technologies are set to revolutionize therapeutic brain …

University of California

These aren’t the smartwatches you’re looking for

By on September 5, 2013 at 8:01 am<p>Yesterday, with the simultaneous unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Gear, Sony SmartWatch 2, and Qualcomm Toq, the …

Wearable Tech

The smartwatch is a desperate attempt to save an industry that isn’t failing

By on September 5, 2013 at 11:39 am<p>The speedy rate at which tech hardware moves nowadays is astonishing, but the rate at which it innovates is much …

Smartwatches

Blind spot detection: Car tech that watches where you can’t

By on September 5, 2013 at 2:25 pm<p>Early on in Drivers’ Ed, you were taught to look over your shoulder before changing lanes because side view mirrors …

Car Tech

ET deals: $399 17-inch laptop, UltraSharp monitor, more

By on September 6, 2013 at 12:58 pm<p>Topping this week’s list is easily one of the lowest prices we’ve seen on a 17-inch laptop, thanks to Dell …

Free Shipping

Ricoh Theta: The first camera that can take spherical 360-degree panoramas

By on September 6, 2013 at 1:30 pm<p>Ricoh has announced the world’s first commercially available spherical camera — no, it isn’t shaped like a sphere: …