The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year
Popular Science - Gadgets, 14 hours ago
Each year, Popular Science picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What''s New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in…
The First Home Iris Scanner
Popular Science - Gadgets, November 21, 2014
Myris, a sleek handheld iris scanner, brings biometric security to home computers. The device plugs into a USB port and takes a split-second video of both eyes, scanning…
How It Works: A Pipe-Bot That Seeks Leaks
Popular Science - Gadgets, November 19, 2014
In March, what started as a negligible leak in a gas pipe caused an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings and killed eight people in New York City. Leaky pipes can…
Wi-Fi Coffee Maker Lets You Brew From Bed
Popular Science - Gadgets, November 19, 2014
We''ve all been in that catch-22 where we''re just too tired to roll out of bed to brew that hot beverage that will wake us up enough to get out of bed. Fortunately,…
2014 Pop Awards: The Best New Photography Gear of the Year
Popular Science - Gadgets, November 19, 2014
Gear does not make the photographer, but high quality equipment certainly can help capture the perfect moment. Get ready to geek out over lights, lenses, and accessories…
Samsung Introduces Virtual Reality Smartphone You Wear On Your Head
Popular Science - Gadgets, November 19, 2014
Virtual reality???almost as good as actual reality, but without those pesky smells. Okay, that may not be quite Samsung''s message, but the company is making a hard push for…
How littleBits Engineers Turn Their Ideas Into DIY Kits
Popular Science - Gadgets, November 19, 2014
Every electronic module in a littleBits kit is, well, little. Their small size and ability to snap together in nearly any combination make them useful prototyping tools:…
3 Point-And-Shoot Cameras That Deliver Pro Quality Photos
Popular Science - Gadgets, November 19, 2014
You???ve mastered the art of Instagram, and you???re ready to swap your smartphone camera for something more serious. Five years ago, that meant choosing between the quality of a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera or the low cost of a point-and-shoot. But that???s no longer the case. Mirrorles...
NYC''s Payphones Will Become Gigabit Wi-Fi Access Points
Popular Science - Gadgets, November 19, 2014
Even if you''ve spotted a payphone in the wild recently, it''s probably been a while since you''ve actually reached out and touched one. But that may soon change: New York…
This Helmet Will Tell You When It''s No Longer Safe To Wear It
Popular Science - Gadgets, November 19, 2014
The key principle of helmet design is, by and large, simple: Create a container that will protect its contents (your brain). Successful execution is a bit harder. With…
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