Much has been written about the unknown health effects of electronic cigarettes, an increasingly popular gadget alternative to smoking. Far less has been said about the people who actually use them. Welcome to the world of vapers, and all that goes with it.
Aaron Grant, co-founder of Thalmic Labs, shares his vision for the future of gesture control in computing and details what sets the MYO armband apart from the motion-sensing crowd.
On the surface, a space station and a remote mountain village might not seem like they have much in common. But Samantha Snabes, a former Social Entrepreneur in Residence in NASA’s Open Innovation Program, sees connections where others might see only…
Our list of the best iPad apps for filing or getting help with your federal and state income taxes, from TurboTax to H&R Block. These are excellent resources if you're taxes aren't a huge, complicated mess.
Hundreds of secretive companies known as data brokers have access to some of the most intimate details about your life. And there’s not a U.S. law on the books that can stop them.
Now in its seventh year, MIT’s Sloan Sports Conference is no longer about jocks versus nerds; it’s about the future of training, competition, and winning.
The One Laptop Per Child project has been growing steadily over the last six years. We talk to OLPC's CFO, Robert Hacker, as well as OLPC affiliates from around the globe, to explore the ambitious future of the XO laptop.
Our interview with Ariel Garten reveals the secrets behind the brainwave-controlled headband known as Muse and what to expect from mind-melded computing in the not-so-distant future .
We list some of the best games available on the Kindle Fire, from Doodle Jump to Triple Town.
Thousands of people across the country are giving the finger to cable providers and getting all of their media from the web. As an early adopter of web-based streaming technology, I’ve put together a few tips about how to do it yourself.
Think today’s pundits and scientists can really forecast the future? Not if history is any lesson. Relive the folly of predictions past with 10 particularly ill-fated tech prophecies that did not stand the test of time.
Social networking didn't start with Facebook. We examine the history of social networking, from BBSes to Friendster to Diaspora.
We directly compare the new shared data plans by AT&T and Verizon. Find out if you'll save more money on AT&T's Mobile Share plans or Verizon's Share Everything plans.
Online, the open range is giving way to cities and subdivisions, and the fight to control the rules of our new communities starts with a simple question: What do you want the Web to become?
Do you pay for apps and games or do you expect to be able to download them for free? For developers the freemium model is fast emerging as the most profitable way to go.