Researchers create materials that reproduce cephalopods' ability to quickly change colors and textures
Cephalopods, which include octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish, are among nature's most skillful camouflage artists, able to change both the color and texture of their skin within seconds to blend into their ...
Glasses-free 3-D projector (w/ Video)
Over the past three years, researchers in the Camera Culture group at the MIT Media Lab have steadily refined a design for a glasses-free, multiperspective, 3-D video screen, which they hope could provide ...
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 ...
WiFi hubs to replace New York pay phones
Thousands of high-tech terminals offering free WiFi and other services will soon replace New York's remaining fleet of seldom-used pay phones, the city mayor said Monday.
Leia Display System uses mist for large interactive screen display
FingerShadow is proposed as screen power-saving technique
Samsung to launch new phone in China before Apple
Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea later this month as its flagging mobile business tries to defend sales from Apple's new ...
MIT groups develop smartphone system THAW that allows for direct interaction between devices
Review: Apple Watch looks to be another winner
As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive.
Apple reveals smartwatch and new, larger iPhones (Update 4)
Apple unveiled its long-anticipated smartwatch Tuesday, introducing a device that aims to put many of the functions of a smartphone onto a smaller screen that's never more than an arm's length from the wearer's ...
New method for non-invasive prostate cancer screening
Cancer screening is a critical approach for preventing cancer deaths because cases caught early are often more treatable. But while there are already existing ways to screen for different types of cancer, ...
Apple gets smartwatch patent
A US patent made public on Tuesday bolstered rumors that Apple has designs on a smartwatch.
Apple iOS 8 code discovery raises split-screen mode hopes
Review: Surface Pro 3 works as laptop, has trade-offs
To appreciate Microsoft's latest tablet computer, you need to accept the notion that one device can do it all. The Surface Pro 3 works as a tablet when you want to watch video or read e-books. It works as ...