In all the excitement over the upcoming release of the latest Harry Potter movie, numerous online crooks are trying to cash in on Potter mania. Don’t fall for one of these schemes!
Meet Pulito, a DIY robot built out of LEGO bricks that can vacuum your floors. House cleaning has never been so much fun!
Ever want your own flying drone but don’t want to deal with building your own quadrotor? iPhone-controlled quadrotors and half-ounce planes are coming soon to an airport--err, living room--near you.
Over a million mobile phones in China have been infected by a zombie spamming virus, which sends countless spam text messages without the phone owner knowing.
Kevin Warwick, known for implanting electrode arrays into his arm so he can control robots on other continents, has been growing rat neurons to control a simple robot with two wheels and a sonar sensor. How big can these rat-brained robots grow?
On long car trips, do you ever wish you could sit back, relax, and let... a computer do the driving? As part of the Intercontinental Challenge, four vans driven robotically crossed 8,000 miles from Italy to Singapore. And almost got a ticket!
Ever wanted a robotic hand that could grab all sorts of things---keys, screwdrivers, even the phone? A researcher at Yale University has built a versatile and inexpensive robot hand with a soft touch, that's also apparently easy to make.
Graphene: what can’t it do? Those atom-thick sheets of carbon atoms packed honeycomb-shaped crystal lattices can act as zero-gap semiconductors, biodevices, transistors, and now can perhaps create mass, simply by rolling up atom-thick sheets of this material.
With sales of smartphones out to pass those of laptops, desktops, and netbooks in the next few years, will hackers start writing viruses and malicious code meant for attacking mobile devices?
Body organs might soon get implanted wireless-enabled sensors. But do you really want your heart and liver sending Tweets to all your friends if they’re failing?