Enhanced online resource gives land managers "heads up" for invasive plants of Australia's future
A web resource that screens potential plant invaders under future climates and provides the information to land managers has been expanded to screen nearly 600 exotic plant species.
Review: Smart watches show promise, but need work
If you believe the technorati, one of the next big things in consumer electronics will be smart watches. After testing a pair of prominent new smart watches in recent weeks, my quick take is this: Smart watches ...
Norwegian army testing Oculus Rift virtual goggles system for tank drivers
Genetic approach helps design broadband metamaterial
A specially formed material that can provide custom broadband absorption in the infrared can be identified and manufactured using "genetic algorithms," according to Penn State engineers, who say these metamaterials ...
Gift Guide: Solid tech options for upgrading mom
Mom is busy. She's working and making and doing and raising you, among other things. In return, it's probably time for her to upgrade her aging PC or laptop. Hint, hint.
Troy Wolverton: HTC's new smartphone is One of the best
In my book, HTC's new One smartphone is easily one of the best Android devices on the market.
Sneak a peek through the mist to technology of the future (w/ video)
A tabletop display with personal screens made from a curtain of mist that allow users to move images around and push through the fog-screens and onto the display, will be unveiled at an international conference ...
Review: Updated HTC One phone worth considering
The HTC One might be the best smartphone you never heard of. The phone won critical acclaim last year, yet it barely made a dent in the marketplace. It's overshadowed by Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy ...
Tech review: LG G Flex all about the curve
I've been carrying the new LG G Flex smartphone for a few days, and the first word I want to use is "wow."
Baby tech boom produces new technologies to help parents
Long before the dawn of the pacifier, parents of newborns and toddlers found ways to use surrounding resources to help soothe and distract tots into precious moments of peace.
Faster screening test to identify tuberculosis
With 9 million new cases and 2 million deaths annually, Tuberculosis is the second most prevalent and deadliest infectious disease worldwide. As an airborne disease, it spreads easily and is very contagious. ...
Larger, sharper Samsung tablets out in US Feb. 13
Samsung's new line of tablets will go on sale in the U.S. on Feb. 13.
For viewers, Sochi will be first 'fully mobile' Olympics
The Sochi Winter Olympics, Feb. 7-23, are expected to generate a dramatic rise in Web and mobile viewing, but that does not mean viewers will abandon the traditional television-viewing experience for digital media, says a ...
Twitter developing e-commerce service
Twitter is exploring ways to sell products directly from the 140-character missives the one-to-many text messaging service site is famous for, a technology news site has reported.