No sexting, that's for sure, but no Tienanmenexting or DalaiLamaexting, either. "Cellular companies in Beijing and Shanghai have been told to suspend text services to cellphone users who are found to have sent messages with 'illegal or unhealthy content.'"
Researchers from Tokyo's Meiji University demonstrated a prototype lickable display to display images with flavor. The screen is outfitted with an array of spray cans that squirt flavoring onto a "hygienic film" over the flat screen. "The goal is to make it possible for people to have the experience of something like eating at a… READ THE REST
Researchers have built tiny "liquid robots" that can operate continuously without needing any electricity. Instead, they get their power from chemical processes fueled by "food" they collect from the liquid in which they're swimming. According to the engineers from Berkeley Lab, the 2 millimeter "liquibots" could be used for chemical screening, to discover drugs, or… READ THE REST
DogPhone, who dis? University of Glasgow computer scientist Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas, who specializes in animal-computer interaction, her labrador Zack, and colleagues have developed a videophone system for dogs. It consists of a ball containing a motion-sensitive switch and wireless radio. When the dog shakes the ball, it triggers a nearby laptop to initiate a call. And… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Homes are meant to be sanctuaries – safe zones where we can rest and play without fear of danger or harm. In the unpredictable world we live in, a strong home security… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. From phone calls to podcasts to music playlists, you listen to a lot of stuff these days. And while earbuds and your phone's speaker work just fine most of the time, there are… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. You never forget the first time you sink your teeth into the odd, slimy, weirdness of a traditional, home-use teeth whitening tray. So many have us have succumbed to the allure… READ THE REST