Singapore company Asia Tracks has invented a new device to remotely trace, lock and immobilise your car anywhere using just your mobile phone. With just the touch of a finger, a car can be traced and immobilised anywhere, anytime
Honda UK is taking it to another level with their Advanced Driver Assist System that not only regulates your speed, but manages the turning, allowing you a full auto-pilot system for your Accord when you're out on the freeway.
Why put up costly cell phone towers in thinly populated areas, when a few balloons would do? In North Dakota, former Gov. Ed Schafer is backing a plan to loft wireless network repeaters on balloons high above the state to fill gaps in cellular covera
Cingular Wireless has managed to get a patent on the concept of using emoticon on mobile phones. The aim of the patent is to enable the displaying of MSN style graphics on handsets, they also managed to patent the delivery of text based emoticon - so
The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from the maker of the BlackBerry in the long-running battle over patents for the wildly popular, handheld wireless e-mail device. A trial judge can now block BlackBerry use in the US.
In a desperate filing in federal court in Richmond, RIM argued that there is "exceptional public interest" in keeping BlackBerries beeping. Exempting government and emergency users from the injunction—which NTP has suggested—
Apple has been criticised over a new version of its iTunes program that can keep track of a user's listening habits. The updated software includes a feature that recommends tracks similar to the music being played via iTunes.
Working with a material 10 times lighter than steel—but 250 times stronger—would be a dream come true for any engineer. If this material also had amazing properties that made it highly conductive of heat and electricity, it would start to sound like
fMRI is poised to transform the security industry, the judicial system, and our fundamental notions of privacy. Columbia University scientists are using the technology to analyze the cognitive differences between truth and lies.
Broadband gear maker NetGear Inc. is introducing a cordless phone to dial Skype Internet calls over any Wi-Fi connection without a personal computer, joining a parade of new products bringing online telephony to the mainstream.
It's a contact manager, a calender, a camera, a web browser, an instant message machine, a mini arcade, a calculator, keeps notes, and oh yeah and it's a phone...
Japan's Toshiba Corp. said it will delay the year-end launch of its next-generation HD DVD players to address copy protection issues, potentially undermining its advantage as the first supplier to put such machines on the market.
There's more to this story than meets the eye. Behind NTP Inc. that is suing RIM, is a tall, skinny, entrepreneurial Chicago inventor, Thomas J. Campana Jr., who died before knowing how much his case might rock the wireless world.
Looking to advance broadcast technology beyond traditional analog signals, 7 US commercial radio networks announced an initiative dubbed the HD Digital Radio Alliance that aims to promote wide-scale deployment of high-definition digital radio.
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. was dealt another legal setback in a key patent infringement case, raising pressure to settle or face a possible shutdown of its U.S. mobile e-mail service.
The PHaSR is about the same size and weight of a fully loaded M60 machine gun but shoots a low-power beam of laser light capable of temporarily impairing an individual's vision, much like the disorienting glare one sees when looking into the sun,
Very cool! But the size is its only real benefit over others,... but soon...
Spam on cell phones is becoming a fact of life in the U.S., despite aggressive defensive tactics by operators. Unwanted text messages from a Florida-based travel company were sent recently to 98,000 Verizon Wireless customers.
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The vehicle does something most can't: jump over the board, like a cat bounding over a fallen log. The sedan's experimental, Bose-designed suspension, driven by four electromagnetic motors, had quickly pulled each wheel up, then down.
The notorious E. coli bug made its film debut Wednesday. That's when researchers announced that they had created photographs of themselves by programming the bacteria to make pictures in much the same way Kodak film produces images.
TiVo Inc. said it will let some subscribers transfer recorded television programming to Apple iPod digital music players or Sony's PlayStation portable devices.
The company that sped up pulls of draft beer at sports stadiums around the country with its Turbo Tap nozzle is bringing the technology to rec rooms across America.
HONEYWELL is developing a micro flying spy drone -- that would be used for civilian law enforcement! The device, a hovering robot carrying video cameras and other sensors, is being created and tested at HONEYWELL's Albuquerque, NM plant.
I figured those nifty nanos were much more fragile than Apple let on...
The Greek mathematician Archimedes torched a fleet of invading Roman ships by reflecting the sun's powerful rays with a mirrored device made of glass or bronze, and some 2,000 years later, researchers from MIT and the U of A set out to recreate t
Canadian firm Research in Motion acknowledged it may face a court order to stop selling its Blackberry handheld computers in the United States following the latest ruling in a patent dispute.
PoGo is the Swiss Army Knife of MP3 players, all that's missing is the toothpick.
Walt Disney Co. agreed last week to make five of its current prime-time TV shows--including the hit series Desperate Housewives and Lost--available for download to Apple's new video-ready iPod.
Witness the evolution of the revolution. First it played songs. Then photos. Then podcasts. Now iPod plays video, changing the way you experience your music and more. Again. In lighter, thinner 30GB and 60GB models starting at $299, the new iPod is m