You need a big sub-woofer for big bass, right? Wrong. After 10 years of research, French acoustic engineers as Devialet just unveiled a giant step forward in audio that’s just one foot long. The Phantom
On the heels of a nationwide rollout with Applebee’s, E la Carte has raised $35 million to bring its tablet technology to more restaurant tables around the country and around the world. Previous investors
At MIT’s Media Labs, researchers Roy Shilkrot, Jochen Huber and others are working on the “FingerReader,” a ring-like device that straps itself around your finger and reads printed text out loud with synthesized
Can you spot your country? In this striking new series, New Zealand-based artist Henry Hargreaves worked with New York-based stylist Caitlin Levin to create gorgeous maps all made out of food. Make that
It sucks when you go to Starbucks for a pick-me-up and some guy's holding up the line with an overly complicated request. Thankfully, the Seattle company's testing a mobile ordering service in an effort
If you’ve got kids, you’re probably well-versed in reading them a little story before they head off to the land of marshmallow clouds. But equally, if you’re a working mum or dad, you may often miss out
Watch us try out an old-school plastic toy that's been reinvented in tactile wood. Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.
The midcentury-modern look is unmistakable—clean and uncluttered with vivid colors, materials like plywood and metal, geometric... From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit technology
Apple has acquired the one-man photo technology startup SnappyLabs, maker of SnappyCam, sources tell me. [Update 1/5/2014 9:15am PST: Apple confirms the acquisition.] The startup was founded and run solely
Bill Gates prioritizes disease eradication over the proliferation of internet access and uses his vast wealth for the purposes of malaria research. It's perhaps not a surprise, then, that his favorite
40% Mobile revenue DEBENHAMS, UK 36% Mobile revenue LANCÔME, USA 49% Mobile revenue LILLY PULITZER, USA The best way to launch Progressive Web Apps for ecommerce. Find out why Mobify powers more ecommerce
Augmented reality may be the most interesting thing ever to happen to the Ikea catalog. With the 2014 Ikea catalog app, not only can you preview Ikea’s furniture in 3D, but for the first time you’ll be
"Your cat is just chasing a reflection. Maybe I shouldn't alert the homeowner about this. Or, wait...maybe I should." Canary, a new networked home security system, was posted on Indiegogo this morning.
How scientists create superheavy atoms. Last year, scientists in Germany set out to create the heaviest known element in the universe: element 119. For five months, they attempted to fuse the atoms of
The science of how much we suck From the design studio that created these cinematic star charts and musical color wheels comes a periodic table of human nature's ugliest attributes. Tyranny, deceit, materialism,
I want *that* head on *that* body. Complete head transplants are enormously complicated, requiring the reconnecting of literally millions of nerve fibers, not to mention bones and tissue. We're not really