One of Chen's deepest, darkest fantasies is a set-top box that records shows and pulls in torrents at the same time. Italian hardware firm Telsey and software maker TVBlob just made it—the BlobBox—a reality.
Ceramic isn't just for pottery. It's used in military armor to stop bullets and the Space Shuttle to thwart heat. Now, Asus is reintroducing the material in its sci-fi-tastic Marine Cool motherboard.