Neil Young's music player raises $6 million|
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:46:13 EDT
What happens when a rock 'n' roll legend promotes a music player in a world where the iPod, and its smartphone cousins, already dominate the market?
Anti-tech protesters target Glass
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:50:23 EDT
Glass, Google's high-profile entry into the world of wearable tech, may help launch a revolution if it's released later this year as expected. But test models already on the street have begun playing a more unlikely role -- as symbols in a simmering fight over Silicon Valley's impact on the city of San Francisco.
How phones work in flight
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:09:25 EDT
The lack of phone calls, texts or social media postings from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has raised a number of questions about how cell phones work on airplanes. A U.S. official told CNN a cell tower in Penang, Malaysia, detected the co-pilot's cell phone searching for service before the flight vanished.
'I cut off my fingers, so I made new ones'
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:54:42 EDT
A South African carpenter lost his fingers in an accident -- now he's making mechanical fingers and hands for others.
Land Rover's disappearing hood
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:09:13 EDT
Land Rover unveils a new camera system that projects images of the road onto the front windshield.
Google Glass on sale Tuesday
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:07:40 EDT
Have you been pining for your very own wearable $1,500 Google Glass but weren't sure how you, a regular nondeveloper residing in the United States, could procure one?
Google sells out of white Glass model
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:23:07 EDT
Tuesday, for the first time, Google Glass was made available to the general public. As part of the one-day-only offering, anyone in the U.S. could buy the $1,500 face-mounted computers and get a free pair of glass or sunglass frames.
See kids baffled by a Walkman
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:45:16 EDT
These kids don't understand how to work the Sony Walkman. The device turns 35 this year.
Plane flies 'forever' without a drop of fuel
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:52:31 EDT
Flight pioneers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg have unveiled a sun-powered plane that will attempt the first round-the-world solar flight.
Netiquette: Saying farewell
Fri, 28 Dec 2012 17:03:24 EST
So many folks manage to lose their netiquette heads when they scramble, legs flailing and akimbo, toward the denouement of events and life chapters. So here is the ultimate (get it?) digital-etiquette guide to a polite big finish.
10 smartphone habits to avoid
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:00:31 EDT
How annoying and rude and antisocial have we all become with our smartphones? We're embarrassing ourselves all over the place. Please stop.
Five texts you should never send
Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:53:26 EDT
We're texting more than ever, and, like society, the texts themselves are getting worse and worse. Read on to learn just how terrible silent cell phone users are these days.
An open letter to texting-mad teenagers
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 11:59:24 EDT
Put your phone down for a second, teen texters -- there are some things you've got to hear.
Solar plane to circle the globe
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:31:28 EDT
A pair of Swiss flight pioneers have unveiled a new plane that will aim to make the first round-the-world solar flight without a drop of fuel.
Is flying car finally here?
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:33:09 EDT
By 2025, you could be commuting to work in this flying car that takes off and lands like a helicopter. No pilot's license required.
Giant robot crab walks ocean floor
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 05:30:09 EDT
The Crabster is a robot inspired by crabs and lobsters, and designed for undersea exploration.
Wireless electricity? It's here
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 06:45:05 EDT
A light-bulb glowing in middle of a room with no wires attached. "It's the future," says Dr Katie Hall.