The Mi.Mu have existed for a while already, but exclusively on Imogen Heap's hands. Now, her tech folks have refined them enough to be sold. The wearable gloves will track your hand movements and will recognize specific postures and detect the speed of the gestures you're making.
We'll be seeing lots of people wear Google Glass if they somehow make it really fashionable. But enough of that, because Google Glass of the far future will be one you don't wear because it is attached to you.
Scientists at Cambridge have figured out the mechanism involving the sperm bonding to eggs. This discovery could lead to a whole different kind of non-hormonal birth control options.
The usual forms of birth control use lots of hormones, pumping it into the body. It comes with a lot of side effects too. The discovery of how eggs attract sperm could lead to new birth control options that don't mess up hormones.
All those random taps on your touchscreen display might not be so random after all. There could be a pattern to it. The way you interact with it is so unique that the researchers from Georgia Tech have created a software that can lock down your tablet if someone else is using your machine.
R2-D2 was always in the right place, at the right time in the Star Wars movies. Now he's going to do the same for you, in the kitchen! Here are some R2-D2 measuring cups to help you ensure you bake with the right amount of ingredients!
As far as hacks go, this could be the geekiest one we love. It's Spider-Man's web shooter! Hardware hacker Patrick Priebe engineered a wrist worn electromagnetic miniature harpoon launcher. Next up: we need the real-life Spider-Man to make an appearance.
Google has released a remote desktop app that lets you control your computer from your phone. You can control your Mac or PC from any Android device now.
Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android is an extension of existing Google software that allows to control your desktop remotely from within Chrome. First, you have to download the helper app for your computer from the Chrome Web Store (XP and up, OS X 10.6 and above, and Linux, too) and install the remote desktop app on your Android from Google Play.
Which country gets more coitus than most? How do we even know? This map claims to measure the frequency of sexy time and the duration of sex by country. Maroon means tons, and as the shade gets lighter, the frequency drops.
The Smart Highway is an experimental Dutch roadway featuring luminous road markings. It is now opened and as the video after the jump shows, the markings do glow in the dark. Seems a tad bit like Tron's grid?
An internal email unearthed by CNET sent by a Samsung executive, five days after Steve Jobs' death reveals just how brutal business is and how companies will go the lengths to squash the competition. The subject was how to leverage the death of Steve Jobs to Samsung's benefit.
Bill Gates has a patent that could prevent cameras on prying on your screens. Gates is listed as one of the inventors of the patent and describes itself as "a system for detecting and responding to an intruding camera."
See those tiny dots in the picture above? They are tiny robots, aimed at mass producing electronics in the near future. Built by a company called SRI International, they have found a way to control them using magnets.
Who pays the price at the cost of electronics? It isn't robots. It's people. And this short documentary reveals the hazards of the electronics industry in China profiling workers poisoned by chemicals and their struggle for compensation. It is the video Apple and Samsung don't want you to see.
Augmented reality is one of those things that are kind of fun to watch. So Häagen-Dazs decided to do something with it with their ice cream. This is the Concerto Timer and it uses 3D Kinect technology to create a "cutting edge" augmented reality experience. Not exactly value adding to your experience, but quite cool anyway.
Here's a hilarious spoof on technology and what happens when lawyers decide to get creative by using modern technology to help their client. Emojis? Now, that can't really help, right? Watch the video after the jump.