There's an endless list of reasons why you should probably just quit smoking. But quitting isn't easy, so the WISPR promises to deliver everything you love about cigarettes, with a bit less of the stuff that could be killing you.
Apple didn't have much difficulty convincing people they needed to upgrade to the iPhone 4S yesterday. But the new phone's biggest selling point, the voice activated Siri assistant, has apparently already succumbed to the pressure of being at everyone's beck and call.
Unless you travel with just the clothes on your back, or have enough kids in tow to do the work for you, you'll probably be awkwardly wrangling a heavy suitcase in and out of taxis and through airport checkpoints.
The battling bots in Hugh Jackman's Real Steel look far too CG to get me excited over the idea of programmed pugilists battling to the death. But this real life set of giant, tele-operated robotic arms are without doubt the future of televised combat. And probably handy for doing real work too.
No longer will the flies and insects of the world mock humanity for lacking awesome compound eyes. Researchers at the Technische Universität in Berlin have leveled the playing field with a multi-sensor throwable camera that's able to snap a single 360 degree panoramic photo when it reaches its apogee.
In a bizarre medical mystery that's like watching the life of Benjamin Button in reverse, a Vietnamese woman has appeared to age almost five decades in just three years after suffering an allergic reaction.
Who knew the time would come when those cramped, awkward airplane bathrooms would be considered a luxury? Ryanair's latest 'nickel and dime' initiative has the airline removing all but one bathroom on their aircraft to make room for more sellable seats.
Nokia may have fumbled their way to smartphone irrelevance in recent years, but that doesn't mean they still can't make us drool over their other hardware. Their new Luna Bluetooth headset is tiny, colorful, and comes with a pod-like dock that's easy on the eyes. But it's the built-in NFC hardware that has us most excited.
Remember how sad you were when the faithful side table that served you all through college didn't survive the move home? No table would ever be the same, but such tragedies could be avoided in the future if the idea behind John Kestner and David Carr's barcoded Rev—>table catches on.