Planets get together in the sky every couple of years in such a way they seem aligned with each other. From Earth's perspective, it looks like they are dancing with one another but its more colloquially known as the "Dance of the Planets."
Apple is going to trial next month in New York for its price fixing lawsuit. The U.S. released emails that purport to show Apple was the “ringleader” in a scheme to set high ebook prices with some of the largest American publishers.
Nvidia is pushing forward with its GTX 780, so powerful but not as expensive. Compared to Titan, the GTX 780 is just a little bit behind, with 3GB of memory to Titan's 6GB and 2,304 cores to Titan's 2,688.
The folks over at Disney Research have come up with a way to provide tactile force feedback with nothing but puffs of air.
Dubbed the Aireal system, it works alongside a Kinect equipped Xbox sending tiny high speed vortexes of air towards the player coinciding with action that's happening on the screen. The air cannon has access to Kinect's 3D data too and it will be able to continuously track and target the player no matter how active they get. Check it out in the video below:
The Xbox One's new Kinect sensor won't be stuck in console duty for long. Microsoft announced that the new and improved motion tracking system will be hitting Windows sometime next year. No specific date has been locked down yet.
Shots of Awe is a new web series hosted on Discovery's TestTube network. It discusses everything from the universe to technology, society, science and more. It's hosted by performance philosopher Jason Silva.
Here's the Nano-Falcon, an RC chopper that's so tiny that Guinness World Records granted it the smallest IR controlled helicopter.
The Nano-Falcon measures at two and a half inches long, and its internal components and electronics were made possible because of smartphone technology. It'll be selling for $46 when it becomes available next month.
This parody may be funny now, but surely its going to have some truth in the future. Will we snapping photographs like that? We're going to have a world where everyone's filming everything with their glasses in the future.
A new Apple ad claims that more people listen to music on their iPhones than any other phone. In a 60 second ad, it features downbeat music, somewhat somber, and images show people grooving to the music on their iPhones.
Ben Kokes created a custom ring with an inductive loop, a copper coil assembly hidden on the inside, that caused stones lining the outside of the band to light up when the ring comes close to an induced alternating magnetic field. Could this be the most geeky romantic engagement ring?
Iran has hacked US oil, gas and power companies according to the WSJ. The hackers gained access to control-system software that allowed them to manipulate oil or gas pipelines.
According to officials, these break ins from Iranian hackers are somewhat like reconnaissance missions for Iran. They're just there to gather information on the operations and figure out how to disrupt or destroy them in the future.
Google's trend monitoring has just gotten a facelift, and it looks damn pretty right now. The new full screen visualization will show you the data that's been available as a list in technicolor awesome.
Samsung has topped the 10 million sales mark for its Galaxy S4 in "record" time. In only less than a month after its global release, their flagship smartphone has surpassed the 10 million units mark, according to a release.
We can't wait for 3D printing to go mainstream. With techniques like these, the sooner the better we hope. Here's a story of Kaiba Gionfriddo, who was born with a collapsed windpipe and suffers from tracheomalacia. It stopped him from breathing.
Twitter launched its two factor authentication yesterday. Today, Kim Dotcom promptly pointed out to claim that he invented it.
He took to Twitter to point out a patent from 1997 which he claims is proof that two-step security is, in fact, his idea. He even accused companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter of infringing rights:
The Xbox One sounds like a myriad of devices into one, but it may also be a hit with the adult market who aren't gamers. One of the most useful purpose of it could be the world's most sophisticated workout gadget.
If you haven't already heard of the Xbox One, the real end goal as it turns out and as FastCo. Design uncovered, is a totally connected, integrated home control device.
It is dubbed Home 2.0 by Marc Whitten, Microsoft's chief production officer of interactive entertainment. The project has been in the back of their minds since Microsoft acquired id8 Group R2 studies - a home automation specialist.