Autonomous Cars May Change Our Lives In Unexpected Ways
Popular Science - Gadgets, October 23, 2014
One of the test vehicles for Google''s Self-Driving Car project. ? In the future, we may not be dealing with the hassles and frustrations that come with driving cars everyday. Autonomous automobiles can make our lives better! But are cars that drive by themselves all that it''s cracked up to be? The...
Moon Robot Will Broadcast In Virtual-Reality Video
Popular Science - Gadgets, October 22, 2014
Virtual Rover Andy will send 3-D video back to Earth, which will be experienced through the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Astrobotic A team of scientists at Carnegie Mellon have built a robot that will send video from the moon to the Earth. And the robot will be controlled by the Oculus Rift ...
With Xbox One, You''ll Never Watch TV Alone
Popular Science - Gadgets, October 22, 2014
Live stream Xbox One users will be able to see tweets with hashtags related to the shows they're watching. Microsoft. We''ve all done it: you watch the star of your favorite television show do something stupid in the new episode and you can''t stop yourself from shouting at the screen, "Come on! She...
The 10 Best Things From October 2014
Popular Science - Gadgets, October 21, 2014
Nerf Combat Creatures The company's first remote-controlled dart blaster has six legs, walks like an insect, and can shoot darts 360 degrees and up to 45 feet. Plus, it will almost assuredly scare any opponent into submission. $60 courtesy Nerf This article originally appeared in the October 2014 is...
The 10 Best Things From November 2014
Popular Science - Gadgets, October 21, 2014
Interstellar Christopher Nolan glams up astrophysics for the most anticipated science-fiction?movie this fall. It follows a group of explorers as they travel vast distances in space using a newly discovered wormhole-to save the future of humanity, of course. Nov. 7 Paramount Pictures This article wa...
Throwback Thursday: The First Drone Selfie, A 150-Foot Centrifuge, And A Simple Solution To A Deadly Problem
Popular Science - Gadgets, October 16, 2014
October 1964 Cover Popular Science Looking through the?Popular Science?archive reminds a reader that everything we do now was once a new idea,?and that sometimes, even our most advanced technology was imagined years before it was possible.?On this?Throwback Thursday, we go back 50 years to the?Popul...
A Working iPhone Built In Minecraft
Popular Science - Gadgets, October 15, 2014
Minecraft iPhone Minecraft has become home to any number of experiments in the can-do spirit, everything from a huge model of the U.S.S. Enterprise to working hard drives and computers. The latest venture, created by a German man, is a massive working iPhone, which you can interact with by jumping a...
The Greatest Things Of November 2014
Popular Science - Gadgets, October 14, 2014
Interstellar Christopher Nolan glams up astrophysics for the most anticipated science-fiction?movie this fall. It follows a group of explorers as they travel vast distances in space using a newly discovered wormhole-to save the future of humanity, of course. Nov. 7 Paramount Pictures This article wa...
Take Orders From A Cat And Learn Cybersecurity
Popular Science - Gadgets, October 10, 2014
Prepare For Cyber Attack Cats do not have the best business sense. PBS Cybersecurity Lab Screenshot It was my first day on the job as chief technology officer for "SnapCat," and the hostile attacks on our servers came at us fast. With proper coding and security measures, I blocked some, but my cat b...
Feds Bust Maker Of Smartphone "Stalker App"
Popular Science - Gadgets, October 01, 2014
Hammad Akbar The CEO of InvoCode, which makes StealthGenie via Twitter On Monday, the Department of Justice announced the indictment of the manufacturer of the smart phone surveillance app StealthGenie on Monday -- the first such indictment -- but many other so-called "stalker apps" remain on the ma...
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