RoboDragonfly: Tiny Backpack Turns Insect into a Cyborg

Scientists look to flying animals — birds, bats and insects — for inspiration when they design airborne drones. But researchers are also investigating how to use technology to interact with, and...

Who Invented the Refrigerator?

Refrigeration is the process of creating cooling conditions by removing heat. It is mostly used to preserve food and other perishable items, preventing foodborne illnesses. It works because bacteria growth is...
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Tony Stark Has Jarvis. And Now IBM Has Havyn

LAST OCTOBER, 11-YEAR-OLD Evan Spisak wandered down to his father’s basement workshop to help out on a weekend project, a time-honored tradition in homes across the country. But Evan’s father, Mike,...

Forget New Users. Twitter Needs to Find New Ads

OVER THE LAST decade, Twitter has built up as much cultural currency as nearly any company on earth. What it hasn’t done, though, is figure out how to make actual money....

17 secret iPhone tips and hacks that you didn’t know about

Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do, even if you've not upgraded to the shiny new iPhone 7 yet. It can help you find your way home, settle pub...

Samsung has finally revealed the cause of the Galaxy Note 7 explosions

Samsung has said that faulty batteries were the cause of the Galaxy Note 7 explosions that led to a recall of millions of smartphones, confirming what most of us had already...

The iPhone’s home button could be going the way of the headphone jack

Apple had fans up in arms after doing away with the headphone jack, and it looks like it may be about to ruffle some feathers once more. The tech giant is reportedly...

How sunshine is bringing radio to remote parts of South Sudan

In South Sudan, most people don't have a TV. They rely on radio to get information. But limited access to power means entire communities of are left in information darkness for...

Leaked photos show just how sexy Samsung’s Galaxy S8 could look

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8 is shaping up to be one helluva flagship Android smartphone.  Though we already got a glimpse of what the S8 will supposedly look like last month, newly leaked...

You can now create and share lists on Google Maps

Sharing restaurant recommendations just got a whole lot easier. You can now make customized lists of places on Google Maps, the company announced in a blog post on Monday. The lists...