We may not have the fancy gadgets of Star Trek: Into Darkness, but we've already surpassed much of the tech in the original series.
Though chip transistors have traditionally been made with silicon, a team from USC has developed carbon nanotubes that could replace silicon and allow for faster transistors.
Although multiple manufacturers are expected to release smartphones with flexible display screens by the end of this year, the technology will be little more than a novelty until about 2015, one analyst says.
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says his electric-car company has had discussions with Google about autonomous driving technology, but tweeted Tuesday that self-driving Tesla cars are "still a few years from production."
The future of computing comes to Paris this week with the annual Computer Human Interaction (CHI) conference, which showcases new approaches to the way users connect with electronics.
Voxiebox lets you play old arcade games in 3D, and it wants to make virtual tabletop gaming a reality.
Flat screens and pedestrian pixel densities are so 20th century. Luckily, forward-thinking display designers are already working on an immersive, massively innovative future.
Researchers create fiber network that operates at 99.7 percent speed of light and pushes data rates of 10 terabytes per second.