Could a Smartphone Cholesterol Sensor Convince You Not to Supersize?

One day you might be able to make a more informed decision when the cashier asks if you'd like to supersize your fries. Researchers at Cornell University have developed an accessory for your smartphone called the smartCARD that actually lets you measure your cholesterol in mere minutes. » 12/17/13 6:40pm 12/17/13 6:40pm

Techie Visa Card Features Buttons and Screen to Generate CCV Dynamically

In the interest of thwarting credit card theft, Visa is testing some pretty interesting card technology with a handful of European banks. Using what appears to be Visa's mutant hybrid of a credit card and a pocket calculator, users can enter their PIN into the card itself and have a security code generated on the… » 11/11/08 3:35pm 11/11/08 3:35pm

Windows Storage 1.0 Feature Pack Adds Blu-ray Burning, Smart Card…

Microsoft's prepping a "Storage 1.0" feature pack for Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003 and Server 2008 that adds a few useful storage options for people who really love storing things. None of these are groundbreaking, but they are fundamental to those of you who would like to master Blu-ray discs natively, or… » 8/15/08 6:30pm 8/15/08 6:30pm