This is just one piece of a giant panorama. (Credit: Screenshot by Amanda Kooser/CNET) NASA is going big. Very big. The space agency used technology from panoramic equipment and software company GigaPan to help stitch together a massive image of the surface of Mars that hits 1.3 billion pixels. Show More Summary
This afternoon, 3D printing giant Stratasys announced the $403 million acquisition of MakerBot. And while it won't change anything about MakerBot's brand, Stratasys could supply the know-how to scale up business in a big way. That could mean more stores, more factories, and even more offices. Read more...
Many of the communication devices that attempt to make the jump from our hands to our wrists tend to follow the same form factor as mechanical watches (think Pebble or the much-rumored Apple iWatch, for example). The Smile SmartWatch from Emopulse is quite a different proposition. Show More Summary
Microsoft has rescinded the Xbox One internet connection requirement as well as the used games DRM. Both policies are now similar to Xbox 360. Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
Google’s wearable computing device has come under fire once again. Government privacy and data protection officials from seven countries have reached out to Google CEO Larry Page over privacy concerns regarding Google Glass. Commissioners...Show More Summary
Chocolate syrup glides off a shoe coated with NeverWet. (Credit: Screenshot by Christopher MacManus/CNET) Imagine spilling red wine or chocolate syrup on your shirt, only to watch it glide off as if nothing ever happened in the first place. Show More Summary
Good news for the folks at Spindle came today, as the startup social network that's centered around local discovery was acquired by Twitter. According to the company, "By joining forces with Twitter, we can do so much more to help you find interesting, timely, and useful information about what's happening around you." Developing... Comments Via: All Things D Source: Spindle
Here’s a limited edition watch you’re not going to want to miss. The Tokyoflash Kisai Intoxicated LCD Watch has many of the goodies you’ve come to expect from Tokyoflash with a little something extra…This watch features an integrated breathalyzer that will help ensure you know when it is time to go home If you’re out [...]
Do you ever lie awake at night wondering what the world will look like in two or three hundred years? Ben Franklin did. And he thought that by the 21st century not only would humanity have some absurdly cool gadgets, men might live to be over 900 years old. Read more...
Stratasys, an Israeli-based 3D printer and additive manufacturer has just agreed to acquire 3D printing company MakerBot. They've announced a "definitive merger agreement" where MakerBot would merge with a subsdiary of Stratasys in a...Show More Summary
In a time when everything from coffee makers to refrigerators can boil water for your coffee or tea, a dedicated electric kettle almost seems like a waste of counter space. So how does a company like Panasonic convince you a kettle is...Show More Summary
It's often been rumored that Microsoft had an eye on Nokia's handset business. It made perfect sense for both companies -- one a struggling pioneer of the mobile industry and the other a struggling stalwart from the first wave of smartphones. Show More Summary
Microsoft has caught a lot of heat for restricting the sale and trading of used games on Xbox One, and requiring the consoles to phone home every 24 hours for verification. Basically, for having hefty DRM. Well good news for whiners everywhere: Microsoft is giving up. Read more...
Microsoft has announced that Office Web Apps will be getting real time editing functionality in the coming months. A video demonstration has been posted online. Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
[Saeid Momtahan] made a couple of attachments that let him use his angle grinder as a bench grinder. It may be better to refer to it as a bench motor, as he uses both a grinding wheel and a wire brush while showing off his project. The attachments come in two parts. Show More Summary
You have to love the boy and girl icons. (Credit: Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) Sometimes my CNET handlers like to challenge me. Or perhaps they're sending me a discreet message. Today, for example, one of my knowing leash-pullers sent me details of an app he thought might interest me. Show More Summary
Best Buy is recalling 5,100 replacement batteries for the MacBook Pro after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported 13 separate cases in which the batteries caught fire, at least one causing serious injury. Read more...
Microsoft has caved to the hordes of angry gamers who have been loudly complaining about its policies for used games and connectivity requirements for its upcoming Xbox One console. Microsoft has updated its Xbox One page to announce changes in its Digital Rights Management (DRM) policies. Show More Summary
A few months ago we saw a couple of pillow cases that would be right at home in Aiur. This stuffed toy on the other hand is for those who are loyal…
Microsoft's next game console, the Xbox One, is perhaps best known for its complex used game system and once-per-24-hour online check-in requirement. Today, it looks like Microsoft is rolling back those policies according to a report at Giant Bomb, and the company took to its Xbox blog to explain. Show More Summary