In many respects, it could be considered a boombox. But if the Sony Muteki RDH-GTK33iP shelf system can't easily be hoisted above our heads in an attempt to win the heart of the girl we love, we simply can't bring ourselves to actually call it that.
The people behind the 185TB tape aren’t creating the technology necessary for its existence so they can make the world’s longest mix-tape. Instead it’s far closer to a proof-of-concept than it is to something you’ll see on your record store’s shelves. Sony might not even turn this technology into a product that’ll see the light of day.
With Blu-ray sales losing steam, Apple's decision to avoid the format altogether seems smarter than ever.
Just last week, Sony warned shareholders that revenue from the company's 2013 fiscal year would be much lower than previously anticipated. This was, of course, in large part due to Sony's decision to exit the PC business .
As a graduate student at M.I.T. in the 1990s, Cynthia Breazeal studied with the roboticist Rodney Brooks and explored the idea of “social” robots that were designed to interact and collaborate with humans.In 2012 Dr.
It turns out – who knew?! – that there are many products on the market to clip your earbud wires to your clothes. I haven’t seen any yet that are as sleek and simple as the Tamer from Tokkii. With the Tamer, Tokkiiclaims to be an all-in-one earbud solution for many aggravating issues that may have bugged you but didn’t appear to have a ready solution.
Barely a week since successfully completing sea trials after a three year hiatus, the venerable research sub Alvin is already earning back the $42 million in hardware upgrades and engineering retrofits it's received—showing off its spaciou
Most camera geeks agree that Sony needed to make up for the NEX-F3, and that it did so with style by producing theNEX-5R. When we placed this in the hands of our in-house camera guru, he was "thrilled." In fact, he described it as one of the best compact ILCs of 2012-2013, and that people should keep it in their mind the next time it came time to buy a camera.
When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Eye-tracking tech could finally go mainstream with head-mounted displays like Oculus Rift and Sony Project Morpheus , with pupil spotting specialist SMI readying new consumer-level hardware for gaming, VR, and social networking.
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It's our10th birthday, and to celebrate we'll be revisiting some of the key devices of the last decade. So please be kind, rewind.A company called Sling Media burst onto the scene in 2005 with a relatively new idea: give customers the ability to access their home cable and video services while they're traveling. Its "place-shifting" concept was embodied in its first device:the Slingbox.
For all the popularity of fingerprint scanners,Fujitsubelieves that it can go one better. The Japanese company has been working onpalm-based systemsfor the lastfew years, and we've already seenturnstiles,walletsandtabletsthat are accessed from your hand.
NASA is getting ready to conduct its first optical communications experiment aboard the ISS orbiting the Earth. The experiment is called the Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science or OPALS. The experiment payload will head to the ISS aboard the SpaceX mission set to launch to the station on April 14.
A certain Disney character once said "in every job that must be done, there is an element of fun", probably the earliest expression of what is now termed "gamification". Sony has just released an internal research project called EvolutionUI that does exactly that, by incorporating achievements and badges into the process of learning how to use your smartphone. Be warned.