Google's top secret Google X research lab is working on a handful of projects to build better batteries for mobile devices, reports the Wall Street Journal.
?Before California ran? out of water, its most fearsome natural disaster was earthquakes.
You might think riding a bicycle down a ski slope so steep, you hit 138.75 miles per hour and break a world record before tapping the brakes is one of the more outrageously dangerous things anyone could do.
On mountain ranges across the world, a small group of extreme athletes have been taking to the skies in specially-designed bodysuits to test the limits of unpowered human flight.
The Vivoactive is a new wearable device from Garmin that is part smartwatch and part fitness tracker
Sensors that identify infectious disease and food contaminants may soon be printed on paper using ordinary office inkjet printers.
If livestreaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat are going to ?change the news industry in a similar way Twitter did--by allowing whoever happens to be near a news event to become a de facto journalist--imagine what happens when you put an inter
On a good night--when the phase is just right and the shadowing just so--the moon transforms from a two-dimensional orb in the sky into something almost graspable, like a marble
Forget the Apple Watch. Forget the Pebble Time. What you really need is a wristband that gives you the power to control an army of scary-looking drones.
We dissected and demystified the world's most awesome vehicles, tools, and toys
Who knew that "road blocker technology" exists and is so satisfying to watch?
Forget point and shoot, it's point and scan
With more than 2,000 channels to choose from, Roku's little streaming puck has never been short on content.
The single-walled carbon nanotubes in new fibers created at Rice line up like a fistful of uncooked spaghetti through a process designed by chemist Angel Martí and his colleagues.
Carbon nanotube fibers invented at Rice University may provide the best way to communicate directly with the brain.
Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a new type of shape-shifting nanoprobe
In this episode of Invention Factory, we explore the evolution of robotics. From robots that can be our friends, exoskeletal suits that can make us faster and stronger, and machines that learn like humans welcome to the true age of robotics.
Microsoft's new Surface 3 takes many of the qualities that made the Surface Pro 3 great, and puts them in a smaller, cheaper and lower-octane package. Let's see how it compares to Apple's latest 11-in MacBook Air.
We've known for some time that Apple Watch pre-orders would start on Friday, April 10. Today Apple added a note to its product page detailing exactly when online pre-orders will begin: just after midnight Pacific time (that's late Thursday evening if
AFTER A THREE-MONTH hiatus, the Gadget Lab podcast is back with a new co-host: WIRED senior writer David Pierce steps up to the mic for the first time this week.
How would you like to be able to know the chemical composition of something, just by taking a snapshot or video of it with your smartphone?
Cameras on drones are awesome, but they can only show you what's already there
If you've visited a trade show or children's museum lately, chances are you've seen an interactive, motion-sensitive exhibit projected onto a wall or floor.
Not content with vacuums and fans, Dyson is expanding into the realm of air purification with its Pure Cool purifier fan, which was unveiled today.
You can prepare for a barrage of April Fools' jokes in the next 24 hours or so, but this isn't one of them. The Amazon Dash Button is the company's latest (rather clever) attempt to get you to buy more stuff from the online superstore.
Flash storage technology will soon see a three-fold improvement in data density thanks to a joint development at Intel and Micron that will allow the production of 3.5 TB flash sticks and 10 TB standard-sized SSDs.
A few months ago, Sony brought good news to its music-loving PlayStation users -- the company was officially discontinuing its failed Music Unlimited streaming service and was instead partnering with the biggest player in the streaming music space,
Microsoft opened up its Windows 10 Technical Preview to Windows Phone users last month, but only a scant few Lumia devices were supported.
Apple is making it a little bit easier to switch to an iPhone: with a change to its trade-in program today, customers will now be able to hand over old Android, BlackBerry, and Windows phones to receive a discount toward a new iPhone.