NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has not found a single trace of methane in the Martian atmosphere, decreasing the odds that there is life on the planet.
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Hours after liftoff, Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Cygnus spacecraft is flying at 17,500 mph as it races to rendezvous with the International Space Station.
Samsung unwisely decided not to incorporate the majority of our recommended features in their new Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Fools! Fortunately, Samsung (sort of) got one recommendation right.
In a new twist on strange brew, an Intel engineer has shown off a project using wine to power a microprocessor.
NASA's Voyager 1 space probe has left the solar system, making it the first human-made object to journey into interstellar space.
When you're not taking snorkeling pics or reading Proust in the bathtub with your water-resistant slate, do you slop spaghetti sauce and raw beef juices all over it? If so, you're in luck! Sony has introduced the foodie-friendly Xperia Tablet Z: Kitchen Edition.
The debate has raged ever since Google announced in 2011 that its pet project, a fleet of autonomous Prii, had logged almost 200,000 miles on California highways: Are self-driving cars ready for primetime?
South Korean electric folds up to conserve parking space
With the launch of NASA's lunar mission, the space agency is taking a big step in an effort to create an outer space Internet.
Having helped drive watches from the wrists of smartphone users around the world, the smartphone industry is now seemingly bent on bringing them back – on its own terms, of course.
NASA is developing plans for space mission to visit an asteroid
Agilent Technologies has opened new Spectroscopy Technology Centre in Mulgrave, Victoria.
Sony's new high-concept Cyber-shot QX lens cameras may look like a gigantic lens you place on top of your smartphone screen--which, oddly, you actually can do. But in reality, each of the two models, the higher-end QX100 and the smaller but farther-zooming QX10, is a standalone camera that will fit into a decent-sized pocket all by itself. The real advantage with these lens cameras--announced at the IFA consumers electronics show in Berlin--is that you can use either one with your smartphone to shoot photos with excellent image quality and resolution, in effect transforming your smartphone into a high-quality point and shoot.
Microsoft's Xbox One will become available on November 22 and the company has made the game console faster by cranking up the clock speeds of the CPU and graphics processor.
A smart watch from Samsung Electronics, an Acer smartphone that can shoot 4K video and a Sony one with a 20-megapixel sensor, plus a plethora of tablets and TVs are all expected at this year's IFA consumer electronics show.
There may soon come a time when nearly uncrackable secret information can be beamed straight to your smartphone. No, we're not talking about handsets loaded with GPG keys or two-factor authentication apps, but the waaaaaay far out ideas behind quantum cryptography, the incredibly secure communication technology capable of locking down messages far more tightly than Lavabit ever could.
Crowdfunding website Kickstarter.com has announced it "will open up to Australia- and New Zealand-based projects in the very near future", and that it will run "Kickstarter School" events for interested contributors in Sydney and Melbourne next week.
Finally, the technology exists to replicate garden gnomes.
We are gathered here today to mourn the death of the Ubuntu Edge. This ambitious project blurred the line between smartphone and PC, and while it burned but only briefly, it burned brightly enough that its legacy will live on in the hearts of future generation of phones.
We're still at the airport, and as pleasant as the confines of Mineta San Jose International Airport may be, it's no fun waiting around for a delayed flight. In this episode of Tech For Life, we'll look at even more apps and gear aimed at air travelers, with an eye toward staying on top of those inevitable flight delays.