Here's a map of the US if every state's population matched its size

It's a little unfair that giant states with tiny populations get so much room for such few people. I mean, especially since states on the east coast are living on top of each other in cramped borders. So let's change that with a fun little thought exercise and a spin on how to look at the map of United States: what if… » 2/05/14 9:02pm 2/05/14 9:02pm

The map of the world if every country's population matched its size

Here's a fun way to look at the world. What if every country's population actually matched its size? So more populous places like Japan and Vietnam that are cramped in tiny specks of land now get to stretch their feet a bit while uselessly big countries like Canada and Australia get their population booted to smaller… » 12/20/13 8:05pm 12/20/13 8:05pm

The New iPad Comparison: How It Stacks Up to Other Leading Tablets

Well, it's finally here, Apple's new hotness. But how does it compare to the new hotness from Asus, Samsung, Amazon, BlackBerry, or heck, the iPad 2? We've got you covered with this head-to-head spec sheet. » 3/07/12 2:15pm 3/07/12 2:15pm

Apple's Spaceship Campus Is Bigger Than the Empire State Building

We already know that Apple's upcoming spaceship campus is going to be out of this world gorgeous. We also know it's going to be gigantically big. But how big? Well, the Empire State Building ain't got nothin' on Apple. » 8/16/11 3:21pm 8/16/11 3:21pm

Panasonic Just Wants To Be Your Everything

In an era when companies are getting focused, trimmer, leaner, Panasonic has unapologetically taken the stance that more is more. Thousands of products? Try a million. This is old school everythingism, and I kind of love it. » 7/12/10 10:00pm 7/12/10 10:00pm

Palm Treo Pro Sized Up Against Competition

Most of us can size up the functionality of a phone from its spec sheet, but a phone's practicality, usability and enjoyability falls to a whole other series of factors. Form factor is a biggie. In this clip, you'll see the Treo Pro » 8/26/08 8:30am 8/26/08 8:30am literally sized up against the smartphone competition (including the Palm Centro,…

Nippon Signal Mini Projector Could Fit Into Your Shirt Pocket

Nippon Signal has revealed its new entrant into the color projector size war, showing off a SVGA 800 x 600 resolution color projector that's roughly the size of a cigarette case at a recent micromachines exhibition. The prototype, which measures a tiny 90 x 55 x 20mm, uses a MEMS scanner to project images, rather than… » 8/02/08 2:00pm 8/02/08 2:00pm

Moore's Law Revitalized by 12-Nanometer Chip-Fabbing Invention

A year ago we reported on Intel's nifty technique for 22nm » 7/25/08 8:40am 7/25/08 8:40am chip fabrication, which may extend the life of Moore's Law. Now MIT is reporting a new technique for optical lithography which should make 12nm chip manufacture possible, making for smaller, denser future chip tech.By combining laser interference technology…