When last we heard from GE and its Morpho-butterfly inspired sensors, all the talk was about detecting chemicals. And, with $6.3 million in funding coming from DARPA, we’re not surprised. In the latest issue of Nature Photonics, however, the company’s researchers show that the wing-like structures are
Kinect hacks previously brought gesture and voice control to Boxee and XBMC, and now that the Kinect for Windows hardware has been released we’ve got a solution for Windows Media Center. The aptly named Kinect for Media Center brings all the normal playback controls (for WMC and add-ins like Netflix)
After the constant bombardment at CES last month, it’s hard to deny that Intel’s Ultrabook spec hasn’t hit its stride. And while most are hitting the $1000 mark (for base models, and with a few exceptions) the valuable perks they add in portability and battery life have made them a
The problem that former Sun Microsystems chief executive Jonathan Schwartz is trying to fix with his new startup is clear enough.
More and more people are having to care for older relatives or children with health issues as the US population ages. But, the current online methods for sharing such sensitive
Un nuevo software combinado con imagen por ultrasonidos y tecnología de captura de movimiento 3D permite ampliar el estudio de la función muscular.
Sony is developing power outlet technology that will track energy consumption. The next logical step? Charging users by how much energy they c…
It’s not everyday that an MVNO decides to offer up unlimited data courtesy of Clearwire’s WiMAX network, but H2O’s latest entrant known as Bolt makes us wish the practice were far less frequent. The $50 no-contract service essentially replicates Clear’s own offering at the very same price point that’s
Today it appears that the FCC has laid down their final (or near-final) judgement of the LightSquared ruling, this judgement saying that because LightSquared’s method for transmitting broadband internet interfered with GPS signals across the USA, they would not be allowed to operate. LightSquared
Clear, the heavily-anticipated touch-based to-do list app, is launching in the iTunes App Store tonight. And by heavily anticipated, I mean this app was getting tech blog coverage based on demos, previews and teaser videos.
Why the big draw for what’s typically been a rather ho-hum app category, the
What a week! In the past seven days I’ve watched the fact that an iOS app was uploading your Address Book tear our industry a new one. Path’s "Find your Friends" feature has now ripped apart friendships, driven apart investors and founders and made Robin Wauters leave TechCrunch (okay, just kidding on