Finland team uses Earth's magnetic field for phone indoor positioning system
Electric Imp serves up plants-thirsty, lights-on control
Review: Nook HD+ tablet a lightweight, if imperfect, bargain
If you're in the market for a full-sized tablet but don't want to shell out big bucks for an iPad, Barnes & Noble's Nook HD+ is worth a look.
Fish prone to melanoma get DNA decoded
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and elsewhere have decoded the genome of the platyfish, a cousin of the guppy and a popular choice for home aquariums. Among scientists, ...
Intel's mysterious TV device sparks industry chatter
Buzz is building over Intel's secretive TV set-top box due out later this year, which the chipmaker claims will provide live and other content via the Internet, is easy to use, and boasts face-recognition ...
Facebook tweaks Android phones to build new 'Home' (Update 4)
With its new "Home" on Android gadgets, Facebook is trying to prove that a company doesn't have to make a smartphone or operating system to define how people interact with mobile technology. The audacious ...
Raspberry Pi user shows home-automation feats using iPhone
Environmental factors determine whether immigrants are accepted by cooperatively breeding animals
Cichlid fish are more likely to accept immigrants into their group when they are under threat from predators and need reinforcements, new research shows. The researcher suggests that there are parallels between cooperatively ...
Disappearing homing pigeon mystery solved
Homing pigeons are usually remarkably efficient navigators, however, on rare occasions, things go drastically wrong. So, when Jon Hagstrum of the US Geological Survey read in his local newspaper about two ...
Raspberry Pi posts news about camera board and prize winner
Smartphones control smart homes at Asia tech fair
Homes where every device is linked up and can be controlled by smartphone were touted in Japan on Tuesday when Asia's biggest tech fair threw open its doors.
Swivelling solar home stars in Madrid contest
International teams have built 19 sun-powered homes in Spain's capital for a contest that shows off futuristic designs, including one house that swivels 180 degrees.
Study shows bandwidth caps create user uncertainty, risky decisions
Recently, many U.S. Internet service providers have fallen in line with their international counterparts in capping monthly residential broadband usage. A new study by a Georgia Tech researcher, conducted ...
Cornell releases two new raspberry varieties
With its two newest raspberry releases, Big Red is going gold and crimson. Double Gold and Crimson Night offer small-scale growers and home gardeners showy, flavorful raspberries on vigorous, disease resistant ...