Qualcomm is launching a very small-scale test of a wireless electric car charging service in London next year, with 50 electric cars getting kitted out with its inductive power transfer technology for cable-free battery filling.
RIM, with a finger in each ear and a third, cybernetic arm poking out its own eyeballs, has decided to license Flash from Adobe and keep it alive for PlayBook, AllThingsD reports. Nothing says the future like supporting dead technology!
Instead of battling the crowds at your nearest shopping centre, we recommend you really get into the festive spirit by downloading some free CAD software and having a go in this month's 3d Printing Challenge. You can win a 3D-printed model of your own design, plus a Tokyo Flash watch of your choosing.
Nokia's been at it again with the crazy concepts, revealing the GEM -- a phone that's wrapped entirely in one continuous array of touchscreens. You'll never be able to stop wiping fingerprints off it.
Australia isn't messing about in the war on smokers. It's passed legislation to remove all logos from cigarette packets sold in the country and will force makers to show photographs of diseases caused by smoking on the boxes.
Although the Mick Hucknall death story is a hoax, word is reaching us this afternoon that Alan Partridge could be returning to TV soon, with a new series and Christmas special for Sky Atlantic possibly in the offing. Back of the net!
Long known in assassin circles as a means of offing targets without leaving evidence, ice bullets now serve a less-than-lethal function—cooling your drinks.
French newspaper Le Figaro has unearthed an incredible development from during the first world war, revealing that French authorities built a life-size replica of Paris to the north of the city to trick German attackers.
Insane. There's no other adjective that can describe this mad project. A mad project that is perfectly doable: two 10-foot Tesla Coil towers separated by 260 feet. They will be capable of unleashing the energy of natural lightnings.
Film and game rental company LOVEFiLM has finally brought a version of its app to Android, although don't go expecting streaming HD movies on your old HTC Desire -- it's simply a rental management system. With a few trailers.
I was never much of a Stargate SG-1 fan—just wasn't the same without Kurt Russell—but if the TV series is as good as this short film, I'm going to need to clear some space on my Instant Queue.
The British voiceover artist who provided the male voice for Siri only discovered he had been included in the iPhone 4S after seeing it demonstrated on TV -- and was then asked not to talk about it by Apple's PR people.
One of my yet to be fulfilled dreams is to pop open a fire hydrant and dance naked in the street while the exploded hydrant rains all over me. FUN. I'm second guessing myself now though cause exploded fire hydrants are FREAKING POWERFUL. They can even lift cars.
Andreas Gursky is well-known for his stunning full-color landscapes, though this one seems to only include green and grey. And yet it just became the world's most expensive photograph, fetching a whopping £2.7 million.
The "cluster" of tech businesses in the East End of London which the government is calling Tech City, now has a pair of smartphone apps on both iOS and Android.
Emails replaced written letters; texting replaced emails; Twitter replaced texting, and one day these Chuckimals could be the only source of electronic communications we rely on. They're plush toys embedded with electronics, including an accelerometer, that let you record a thirty second message that's automatically played back upon impact when thrown at someone.