Earlier this year, Electrolux Design Lab challenged students from around the world to come up with innovative appliance concepts for the homes of the future. Organizers have now whittled around 1,700 entrants down to six finalists, who will attempt to wow a jury with their designs next month.
It's no secret that Star Wars is full of scenes that defy the laws of physics. From space battles inspired by WW I and II dogfights to beams of light clashing in lightsaber duels. Researchers in Poland have now created a film to show what a laser bolt would actually look like.
If you're looking to buy a new tablet this holiday season, this is probably the first place to look. Gizmag has the new iPad Air 2 in house, and, though you'll have to wait for our full review, we do have some early thoughts.
You hear plenty of stories about what a stand-up guy Keanu Reeves is when the cameras aren't rolling – and now it makes sense. Turns out he's a madly passionate motorcyclist, which in my books makes him a superior human being.
If a 3D printer puts the power of a CNC mill and a few other machines into the hands of even amateur makers, then BotFactory's Squink could essentially put the power of an entire factory into one small corner of a home office.
Landslides kill thousands of people every year, so it's no surprise that various systems have been developed in an effort to predict when they're about to occur. One of the most recent innovations utilizes fiber optics to create a sort of "nervous system" of the slope that's being monitored.
Backpacks are certainly a convenient way of schlepping your stuff around, but they do have at least one shortcoming – you have to take them off to get at what's in them. The wolffepack, though, features a tethered detachable cargo section that can be swung around in front of the wearer as needed.
Dyson, a company best known for its line of high-end vacuum cleaners, has just announced a new humidifier that's designed to kill bacteria in the air using what it calls "Ultraviolet Cleanse" technology.
McLaren has continued the drip-feed of info about its upcoming P1 GTR. The company is aiming for the racing version of its P1 supercar to be the world's greatest track car and it has some suitably mind-boggling specs. Now, a stripped down interior and F1-based steering wheel have also been revealed.
Is email a dated relic from the early days of computing? Or is it something that's so simple that it never really needed to evolve? Google seems to be moving towards the former, while leaving a foot firmly planted in the latter. Meet Google's Inbox, which is akin to a next-gen version of Gmail.