Academics and hobbyists are already hacking the Kinect—and doing so is about to get even easier.
Allowing a phone to flip between two modes could help keep company data safe.
A prototype sensor consumes just a few nanowatts and could someday take pressure readings from the eye.
A study reveals the challenges facing mobile payment systems in Third World countries.
Machines that respond to emotional state could help you focus better on the task at hand.
Can IBM's Jeopardy winner help doctors treat their patients?
New compact cables show promise for power transmission and high-field magnets.
The long-term value of an innovation often doesn’t become apparent until it has gone through many product cycles—including buggy versions that annoy early adopters.
Samsung's new four-inch display could eventually lead to flexible screens.
Sony's new phone is aimed at avid gamers, but it's unlikely to challenge the iPhone.