Kyocera Corp. and Century Tokyo Leasing Corp. are partnering to build two massive solar power islands that will float on two reservoirs in Japan to generate about 2.9 megawatts of energy. Plans are in place to build a total of 30 such islands.
The ORA-X is a pair of smart eyeglasses that’s on track to be sold to consumers for a palatable $300 a pop next summer. Optinvent has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the developer-friendly ORA-1, a warning shot at Google Glass and other competitors.
Fuji Xerox has created a prototype robotic printer that will simplify the normal printing process. The robot printer, which has been tested in a lounge in Tokyo, finds its way to you whenever you want to print a document.
Amazon isn't the only Web giant planning to make deliveries by drone. Google has just revealed that for the last two years it's been developing its own unmanned flying machine in an ambitious Google X initiative called 'Project Wing.'
Omni3d's AirEnergy 3D printed wind turbine is portable and easy to assemble, but it packs a punch with 300 watts of energy. The turbine can power multiple gadgets and even supplement a house's traditional power supply.
With the help of time lapse photography, rugged equipment, and a fair bit of luck; researchers have finally caught Death Valley's sailing stones in the act and solved the centuries-old mystery of how they travel across the desert floor
Jaguar has promised its forthcoming mid-size XE sports sedan will offer a laser-based augmented reality head up display (HUD). So we decided to delve a bit more deeply into the system, how it works, and what kind of roles it could play in the future of…
Google could be about sign a deal to take over a massive aircraft hangar in LA where Howard Hughes' famous 'Spruce Goose' plane was built. A report Tuesday described the space as "atypical," suggesting it would be perfect for the Web giant.
The clever Knee Defender gadget has been preventing airline seats from reclining for the last 11 years. This week, however, the device – or, more accurately, one man's refusal to stop using it – led to two passengers getting kicked off a flight.
After washing out in its first effort, the Coolest Cooler came rolling back to become the highest funded Kickstarter campaign in the history of the site. The ice chest with everything from a blender to a Bluetooth speaker has now reached over $10 mill in…
The 2014-2015 school year is coming up, and that means back to school shopping. Because we don’t care about pencils and notebooks here, we’re counting down the eight best car gadgets for the upcoming school year.
Tech fans considering a cruise for their next vacation may well be tempted by the Quantum of the Seas, a vessel that its owner, Royal Caribbean, describes as "the world's most technologically advanced ship ever to sail."
Two new bike designs may make bike locks a thing of the past. The Denny is a high-tech bike filled with useful features, including a handlebar that acts as a bike lock. The Yerka's frame opens up to securely lock the bike.
Definitely ideal if looking for a safe, clean hospital for an upcoming surgery, a badge system created by Biovigil checks to see if the medical staff is washing their hands after interacting with patients.
Kickstarter backers may have flocked to the Coolest Cooler and Neil Young's Pono Player, but other projects weren't quite as successful. Check out our picks for the 10 worst Kickstarter campaigns, whether talking video games or Red Bull-fueled road trips.
It looks like Coin is in a serious predicament. The e-wallet for your credit cards has delayed its launch, is charging backers for the beta version and has yet to answer important questions about its feasibility.
A piece of wearable kit that attaches to your legs like an exoskeleton and transforms into a chair at the touch of a button has caught the interest of BMW and Audi, both of whom plan to test it out with factory workers in the coming months.