August 5, 2019, 12:18 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
This is a design problem, not an aging problem, and it should be fixed.
Move over lithium-ion batteries, sodium-ion is the new hotness
February 1, 2019, 11:06 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Sodium ion batteries are cheaper and charge faster, but there are a few hurdles to their rise.
Vampire power is back, and it's thirstier than ever in the new smart home
February 1, 2019, 10:14 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
We're getting more and more smart devices with teensy little idle loads — but they're adding up fast.
This periodic table may make you think twice about your next phone upgrade
January 30, 2019, 12:12 p.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
As rare earth elements are mined for use in smartphones, they are at risk of disappearing.
Former NASA engineer serves up sweet justice to package thieves
December 21, 2018, 10:04 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
A burst of glitter and stinky spray surprise thieves who steal packages.
Would you want to live in an Alexa-powered smart home?
October 17, 2018, 9:17 a.m. by Matt Hickman
By investing in a prefab homebuilder, it's clear Amazon is itching to play an even larger role in your domestic life.
Meet Boston Dynamics' family of strange and amazing robots
October 12, 2018, 9:59 a.m. by Michael Graham Richard
These robots imitate human and animal movements, making them impressive — and a little creepy.
Inventor creates a Rubik's Cube that solves itself
September 28, 2018, 3:32 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It was either this, or peel off and redistribute the stickers.
Should I unplug my appliances and, if so, will I save money on my electric bill?
4 ways to charge a phone when the power's out
Titanium fangs? The technology behind Navy SEAL dogs
The world's biggest (and most powerful) water pistol can blast through a pane of glass
12 tips for better macro photography on your phone
DIY fridge uses almost no energy