Politics and technology collided this year, while the post PC era had some new entrants, as IDG News Service rounds up the most memorable stories of 2013
Take a look back at an eventful year for Microsoft in this video report.
The robot aboard the International Space station is going to get new robotic apendages specially designed for zero gravity.
Amazon's distribution network limits the company's deliveries to just a tiny fraction of the country
3D printing is all the rage this holiday season. One company wants to make it easier to recreate objects using a 3D scanner.
Unlike traditional Wi-Fi routers which use radio signals, this system relies on light to send and receive data wirelessly.
To celebrate 15 years in Beijing, the research division showed off a number of projects, including a Kinect sensor that can translate sign language.
Using simple radio signals, MIT researchers can pinpoint someone's location--through a wall--with incredible accuracy.
Pioneer updated its line of HUDs (heads-up displays), and it hopes the in-car gadgets will help keep drivers' eyes on the road instead of on a GPS device or other electronics.
Building a computer is a great way to get a custom configuration, save some money and have fun. In a how-to video, we'll show you how to build one in less than two minutes.
Panasonic and Acer believe bigger is better when it comes to tablets and all-in-ones. This video report from the IFA consumer electronics show looks at Panasonic's 20-inch 4K tablet and Acer's 24-inch all-in-one.
With millions of dollars of gadgets on display, the temptation to steal from some of the world's largest electronics trade show can prove too strong for some.
The 3Doodler, a sort of handheld 3D modeler, extrudes heated plastic that can be shapped into a variety of objects
The mission is in the early planning stages, but NASA has put out an animation of an ambitious project that includes capturing a near-Earth asteroid and sending astronauts into space to study it.