Camera lets people shoot first, focus later
Startup Lytro unveiled a camera that lets people adjust the focus on photos after they take them.
Review: Skype phone and adapter for home calling
(AP) -- With two new products, Skype has made it easier to make Internet calls from home phones, for savings on international calls and potentially also domestic ones.
World's first 'live' video feed of Earth from space
(PhysOrg.com) -- The world's first high definition streaming video camera to be installed on the International Space Station (ISS) has been announced by David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science ...
Affectiva technology taps into people's emotions
Computers may soon understand people better than their spouses do, courtesy of innovations from startup Affectiva that expand on groundbreaking sensing research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ...
Preview of what's to see on Google TV
Google revealed new details about its Google TV system last week with the launch of a new Web site, and Logitech showed off the first piece of hardware running the Internet-TV system, a gadget called the Revue. ...
Sony's PlayStation Move can't quite challenge Wii
When Nintendo unveiled the Wii four years ago, few game industry pundits gave it much of a chance.
Gestural hand-tracking interface being developed by MIT researchers (w/ video)
Kinect's Israeli partner sees a remoteless world
(AP) -- Inon Beracha envisions a world where your movements control the gadgets and devices around you. There's no remote control to lose, no buttons to push. The air conditioner senses your presence and changes the temperature ...
'Falcon-cam' captures life in UB nest
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new University at Buffalo Web camera is capturing life in a peregrine falcon nest on the UB South Campus in Buffalo, where, for the second consecutive year, a female has laid her eggs.
Feel like someone's watching? You're probably right
Almost every worker has done it: gotten in a little Facebook updating, personal e-mailing, YouTube watching and friend calling while on the clock.
Pink technology put porn viewers into virtual action
Porn powerhouse Pink Visual is using augmented reality technology to let viewers virtually join in the on-screen action.
High-tech holiday gift ideas for $50 and $100
Picking a Christmas gift for the nerd in your life is never easy. In the holiday stampede, it's all too easy to end up with an outdated gadget or obsolete program. And mistakes can be costly.
Rebirth of an icon: Hubble's first images since Servicing Mission 4
(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers today declared the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope a fully rejuvenated observatory ready for a new decade of exploration, with the release of observations from four of its six ...
First half of September brings a whirlwind of cool, new gadgets
There's a whole lot of neat tech scheduled to be released or announced during that time frame.