FAA Advisory Panel Says We Should Be Allowed to Use Electronic Devices

As expected, the FAA advisory committee has recommended that airline passengers should be "allowed to use smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other personal electronic devices during takeoffs and landings". That means, yes, we can finally use our damn (innocent) electronic devices while on an airplane without looking… »9/26/13 10:26pm9/26/13 10:26pm

Supercomputers Corroborate Einstein's e=mc2 After 103 Years

Believe it or not, but it has taken 103 years and the combined power of various of the world's top supercomputers to prove Eintein's biggest equation right, resolving e=mc2 at the scale of sub-atomic particles. The feat has been achieved by a team of French, German, and Hungarian physicists led by Laurent Lellouch at… »11/21/08 6:56pm11/21/08 6:56pm

T-Mobile's First 3G Phone, Samsung T639, Streets in NYC

After getting FCC'd in July, a 3G'd up version of the Samsung T639 is now on sale at "select" NYC T-Mobile stores. The catch is that T-Mob's 3G network isn't quite up and running—they bought some licenses in 2006 and have been working on it, but it ain't ready yet. Of course, the T639's launch might be hinting it'll… »10/11/07 5:00pm10/11/07 5:00pm

First Useful TV Packaging In History Transforms Into a TV Stand

Wouldn't the packaging for a big-screen TV be the perfect size for a TV stand? Yes, and a clever designer decided to do just that. We knew there were some tricky designers working on various packaging techniques for electronics devices, judging from all the puzzle-like intricate packing schemes we've seen in the… »7/18/07 9:06am7/18/07 9:06am