Hardware hacking often seems like black magic to the uninitiated, which is why 123D Circuits is so cool: it allows you to learn electronics using a virtual Arduino board and breadboard without blowing
In another confirmation that Elon Musk lives life differently from the rest of us, he's just posted a new SpaceX video that's straight out of a sci-fi movie. In it, he demonstrates designing parts for
With confirmation from a company exec that Samsung will formally unveil its Galaxy Gear smartwatch in just a few days time, the tech world is whipping itself into a fervor at the thought of what the South
FABtotum is an all-in-one 3D printer, cutting, milling and engraving box of tricks which supports additive and subtractive manufacturing processes so you can both print and cut to create design prototypes/objects.
Sometimes you have to give up a little privacy in order to find out how much — or how little — privacy you really have. So I handed over the keys to my Gmail account to Cesar Hidalgo, a professor at the
In a milestone for quantum computing, researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated quantum teleportation in a solid-state circuit. Even more, they’ve broken something of a quantum speed record – they estimate
Learning how so many fun things on the Internet and how many of our favorite companies pose a risk to our privacy is not the most pleasurable activity. So Austrian Wolfie Christl came up with a way to
The first commercial 3-D bioprinter, Organovo's NovoGen MMX Bioprinter, is manufacturing functional liver tissues that will soon help biochemists test new drugs. Here’s a look at the printing process.
Twelve-year-old electronics prodigy Quin Etnyre wanted to make education more fun. So he became a teacher. Quin Etnyre walks to the front of a crowded room at Deezmaker 3D Printers and Hackerspace in California.
The long-awaited Jobs movie opened this weekend, with Box Office Mojo reporting that it took seventh place in the weekend openings, grossing $6.7M against top-grossing movie The Butler at $25M. Distributor
While I’m not a big mobile gamer, it’s not out of spite or some sense of superiority about “filthy casuals” who spend their time playing Angry Birds while I’m hunting hats in Team Fortress 2 on my $2000
Your cell phone doesn’t know what you’re watching on your TV. Microsoft would like to change that. The company is launching a new initiative today, called the “Companion Web,” it says enables the Internet
iOS is often touted as the more lucrative platform for developers to sell their apps on, and it’s an all too often sight to see an application launch on Apple’s Appstore before it reaches Google’s Play
Google Glass is still a bit locked down with development, and has its own portal for obtaining apps. While the Mirror API is available, the experience is still limited to those who are Glass Pioneers Explorers.
WikiLeaks and its larger-than-life founder Julian Assange have always seemed destined to become Hollywood fodder. Now a trailer for the first WikiLeaks feature film is out–And WikiLeaks is not pleased.
Telerik‘s Kendo UI HTML5 framework for cross-platform development is getting a major update today that introduces a number of speed improvements and a new flat UI style, as well as some improvements to
Apple's unveiling of a radically redesigned iOS last month at WWDC reignited a discussion about the merits of the more simplified, "authentic" design style that we've already seen Microsoft and Google
Failure can be devastating, but business owners who dust themselves off after a decision gone awry are often better for it. Learning the hard way can lead to better processes, stronger hires and improved
The story of the “Ok, Glass” phrase, and why it’s not “clap on,” “device, please” or “pew, pew, pew”
The history behind the “Ok, Glass” phrase used to activate the Google Glass voice commands has been recently shared by Glass Marketing Manager Amanda Rosenberg, who also revealed what other candidates
I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others