Turn Your Mobile Into a Scientific Tricorder with These Real-Life Apps

In Star Trek, tricorders are multifunctional devices that do everything from mass spectrometry and genetic analysis to communications. Now there are a host of mobile apps you can turn your phone into a scientific tool not entirely unlike what Data uses to analyze new planets. » 4/26/13 11:59am 4/26/13 11:59am

10 Stories That Prove Cell Phones Are A Harbinger of Evil

I don't need to tell you that cell phones are evil. They play obnoxious ringtones, inspire people to yell loudly into bluetooth headsets on the bus — and they always lose signal when zombies are chasing you. Plus, they sometimes turn everyone into supersoldiers filled with bloodlust. And don't even get me started on… » 2/23/12 11:08am 2/23/12 11:08am

iPhone Apps from Science Fiction

Inspired by the fantasies of SF writers, we've made a shortlist of applications that developers need to build for the iPhone right now — and all of them will make your phone more powerful than a light saber. In fact, the whole iPhone-light saber conversion process » 10/06/08 4:20pm 10/06/08 4:20pm is completely retro. In the brave new iPhone future,…