Webcam: A Short Film About The Dangers of Webcam Hacking [Video]

Warning: Do not watch this at work, and while there is nothing inappropriate with the video, some scenes could attract unwanted attention if someone sees you watching this. “Webcam” is based on actual events and was shot entirely on a computer’s webcam. The filmmakers hope that it will make people think more about the technology […]

Spray-on batteries could change device design

We’ve done a great job of producing batteries in ever decreasing sizes, but one limitation is that they still remain fixed shapes: largely cylinders with the occasional disc or rectangular block. That in turn places restrictions on the design of battery-powered devices. Now a new technique could mean flat or even curved batteries that fit […]

2.5 Terabits Per Second Downloads? Researchers Unveil Fiber Optic Transmission With a Twist!

An international team of researchers have managed to achieve data transmission speeds of 2.5 terabits per second by “twisting” light waves. They believe the same technique could also be used for more traditional wireless transmission. The technique involves controlling the movement of light waves in two different ways: the spin angular momentum (which is already […]

Microsoft Introduces its Tablet: The Surface

Microsoft has stepped into the bloodsport Kumite known as the tablet market and has announced more details for The Surface. With Apple dominating this corner of the world, other manufacturers were quick to develop their own hardware to varying reception. The ever popular Blackberry introduced their Playbook hoping to trump the other projects, but sadly […]