Remember handwriting? The old-timey art of transferring ink or charcoal to paper has been largely sidelined by technology, but a technology-infused pen is looking to bring handwriting into the current century.
File this under unexpectedly cool: organs you don’t harvest, but instead print using an honest-to-goodness printer, just as you might words on paper, except in this case, the “words” are actual stem cells that could save someone’s life.
Here we are in 2013, a bunch of suckers – suckers! – cleaning the screens of our phones and tablets using our bare hands. It’s time to shake things up.
Links to the cover story from this week’s issue of the magazine and related online content.
As data storage needs grow more pressing, an unconventional technology offers hope.
Firefighters in Oz take the red pill because it might save their lives.
The Beam Brush looks like a chunky vibrating toothbrush, but the chunkiness merely makes way for a AA battery and a Bluetooth chip that wirelessly reports your brushing habits to your smartphone.
Adore your Shih Tzu? Now it’s possible to create a tiny replica of Fluffy in figurine form for your office. You could also create customized jewelry, an iPhone case or something far more personal.
As the momentum for self-driving cars grows, one question is getting little attention: should they even be legal?
Picture yourself playing a first-person shooter while strapped in an adult-sized baby bouncer that controlled your onscreen movement. I know, right?!
And lo, on the eighth day of the calendar month of January in the year 2013, a fork from the future appeared before the bewildered eyes of weary pressfolk attending a technology event in the city of Las Vegas.
For all the guilt-tripping about dead trees, we still can’t live without paper. But some day, we may be able to use flexible sheets of digital ink instead.