I've got my phone out of my pocket at least fifty times a day, usually for insignificant tasks like clearing notifications. But, if Microsoft's new haptic sensory system becomes a reality, I'll be able to keep my phone out of sight but still control it through my pants.
Remember in Predator when Jess Ventura is unleashing his M-134 Mini-gun into the forest? It was being fed by an ammo box strapped to his back. Turns out, that wasn't an actual piece of Army kit, at least until members of the Iowa National Guard created it themselves.
For all the power and connectivity that modern mobile devices offer these days, why are we still typing on screens (or, God forbid, numerical pads) barely three fingers wide? A new wearable GUI system aims to turn any surface within arm's reach into an input device.
I dislike picking up my dog's droppings almost as much as stepping in them. However, a fleet of these automated scoopers could one day safeguard my shoe soles from dog droppings without reducing me to picking up poop.
Because, really, what's the point of owning a fish tank if your pets aren't in constant mortal danger?
Instapaper's one of the truly essential apps on iPhone and iPad, so it's a pretty big deal when it gets a substantial update. There are iPhone- and iPad-specific changes a'plenty, but the long and short and whole of it is that this is a great update for a must-have app.
Siri has the ability to address you any way you wish—Master, Tater Salad, whatever. Siri also has the ability, according to Fury.com, to save that nickname to your personal contact info and distribute it with every vCard you send.
There's a lot of reasons the 1D X might be the most ridiculous DSLR ever made, but the numbers seem like a good place to start. A full-frame 18-megapixel sensor. ISO 204,800. 12fps RAW shooting. 61-point autofocus. Three DIGIC image processors. One gigabit ethernet port.
Do you have more money than sense? Really? Fantastic! That qualifies you to purchase this 60HP, three-wheeled contraption from Hammacher Schlemmer for a mere £48,000.
We totally dig Micro Four Thirds gear—it's compact, shoots killer pics, and more often than not sports some neat progressive design. But what if you don't want DSLRish quality? What about the opposite? Let's take some warped masterpieces.
Apple is filthy rich. It sold four million phones in three days. It's worth more than Exxon. It's got a staggering stockpile of cash, just sitting around. So why does it spend merely 2.2 percent of revenue on cooking concepts?
A decade after the anthrax attacks killed five people and sent 17 to the hospital, and a year after the FBI officially closed the case, it's once again rearing its ugly head.
Catcher Technology had to shut down one of its plants after residents complained about a "strange odor" emanating from the factory. The funky factory just happens to produce the metal casing for the MacBook Air. The stench could delay the production of the tiny MacBook.
This morning Motorola threw up a teaser page for a new phone being revealed tomorrow. Droid-Life did a little sleuth work and pieced together none other than the very svelte RAZR reboot with Droid branding. Looks sharp, indeed.
Your daily update on the patent wars: HTC just lost a point against Apple, with the judge finding that Apple didn't violate four HTC patents for power management and phone dialing. Dear lord, when will this end? [Reuters]
The idea of mounting a gun to a rifle stock to help a photographer improve stability isn't a completely new idea. But finding a working example in as prestige condition as this Leica Telephoto Assembly Rifle is extremely rare. And that's probably why it's expected to fetch upwards of £63,000 at auction.