Here's Why the iPhone 5S Accelerometer Is So Screwed Up

A few weeks ago we confirmed reports that the iPhone 5S motion sensors were embarrassingly off. Some enterprising devs have investigated the problem, and figured out that at its root, it's indeed a hardware design issue that Apple either overlooked or ignored. The good news is that there's a fix coming—but not from… » 10/16/13 1:46pm 10/16/13 1:46pm

A Fuelband-like Collar Shows You What Life Is Like As a Polar Bear

Those nifty Fuelbands and activity trackers can measure pretty much anything you do and even knows when you're having sex. So why not use similar technology to try and understand mysterious animals like the Polar Bear. That makes so much sense! And even better, why not add a GoPro camera to see what life is like for… » 7/30/13 10:00pm 7/30/13 10:00pm

Your Table Could Be Your Next Mobile Keyboard

Not a fan of typing on a touchscreen but don't want to have to carry around a bluetooth keyboard just for your phone or tablet? There might be a new option on the table soon, so to speak. This prototype software tracks keystrokes by using the accelerometer to track vibration, turning all kinds of things into keyboards. » 11/09/12 12:00pm 11/09/12 12:00pm