We've Just Developed a Portable Cloaking Device 

If you’re a non-magical being, you might think your chances of becoming invisible are slim to nil. But don’t jump to conclusions just yet: Researchers are now claiming to have developed a portable system that can make small objects, like your keys or pet lizard, disappear from sight.
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Google's Nexus Player Gets a Discount and $20 of Google Play Credit

Google’s Nexus player is the company’s most serious foray into set top boxes yet, and while it launched with a smattering of issues, anyone who’s seriously invested in the Google ecosystem might want to take a chance on it with today’s deal. » 4/30/15 6:45pm Thursday 6:45pm

In The Future, Spider Silk May Help Grow Your Replacement Heart

There’s been a lot of talk lately about how spider silk is this crazy wonder material that may soon find its way into everything from electronics to ultra-strong fabrics. Now, there’s another reason to be excited about spider silk: doctors might one day use the stuff to grow you a new heart. » 4/11/15 5:30pm 4/11/15 5:30pm

What Futuristic Inventions Must We Never, Ever Build?

No one sets out to make a dystopia, but there are some futuristic inventions that seem ripe for unintended consequences. So set aside that killer robot you've been putting together in your garage and for goodness sake halt your lab work on that food replacement pill, and tell us about your own personal tech nightmares. » 3/02/15 7:00am 3/02/15 7:00am

How to Turn Your Smartphone Into the Ultimate Spy Tool

You don't need to be Bond to get your own spy gadgets. You've already got the ultimate spy tool in your pocket: a smartphone. And who would suspect you're spying when you're probably just texting a friend? Here are the apps and peripherals you need to take your phone on a covert mission without Q in your corner. » 2/12/15 3:06pm 2/12/15 3:06pm

​What Was Your Most Disappointing New Technological Purchase Ever?

Being an early adopter has its rewards (you get to try things first!) and its challenges, namely the bought-in-haste, but ultimately terrible, tech that you are now that not-at-all proud owner of. Today, we want to know about the most disappointing, useless new technology you ever regretted buying. » 1/08/15 6:55am 1/08/15 6:55am

What Unforgettably Terrible Tech Were You Happiest To See Disappear?

Some old products inspire their own little cult of nostalgia long after they're gone (who wouldn't still want to receive a telegram?) and some merely disappear, forgotten. And then there's a third category of things that you really just can't believe managed to hang around for as long as they did. » 10/07/14 7:20am 10/07/14 7:20am