Leaked iPad Mini 2 Casing Shows a Possible 'Space Gray' Version

So with the iPhone 5S, Apple introduced a new 'Space Gray' color that is its new black. Not in that tired fashionista way where trends are considered the new black but in a completely literal way in that Apple is calling its black 'Space Gray'. So maybe it's not surprising that a supposedly leaked iPad Mini 2 casing… » 9/20/13 8:17pm 9/20/13 8:17pm

Pentagon’s Lightning Gun Sold for Scraps on eBay

» 8/04/11 4:30pm 8/04/11 4:30pm

There was a time, not all that long ago, when the Pentagon sank tens of millions of dollars into remote-controlled lightning guns that it hoped would fry insurgent bombs before they killed any more troops. Now, disassembled parts from the one-time wonder-weapons are being sold on eBay. At least one buyer snatched up… » 8/04/11 4:30pm 8/04/11 4:30pm

It's Amazing How Many Parts and Pieces Are Inside a Typewriter

I'm literally shocked at how many parts are inside a typical typewriter. I really thought it would be one of the easiest gadgets to make, I mean, who knew there were so many connectors, screws, wires, cables and a million other metal objects I can't even describe. Just take a look at the picture and think how hard it… » 2/12/11 12:00pm 2/12/11 12:00pm

Microsoft Kinect Gutted: Four Microphones, Two Cameras, And One Very…

Oh my! When the folks at iFixit tore down a Microsoft Kinect they found a strong little fan among the many, many sensors. They suspect that Microsoft's a bit paranoid about heat dissipation after the Xbox 360's red-ring-of death problems. » 11/04/10 6:18pm 11/04/10 6:18pm

Gorilla Glass To Protect TVs From Wiimotes Next Year

The Motorola Droid and Dell Streak are just a couple of the gadgets using Corning's high-strength Gorilla Glass for their displays, but from next year we could be seeing TVs donning stab-proof protection too. » 8/02/10 4:07am 8/02/10 4:07am

Sharp Conjures Up World's First 3D Camera For Phones—and the Nintendo…

Designed for mobile devices such as phones, digital cameras or even netbooks, Sharp's 3D camera module will start mass production this year—meaning within the next couple of years we could be shooting image-popping HD 3D video. » 5/12/10 3:43am 5/12/10 3:43am