augmented reality contact lenses

Augmented Reality Contact Lenses: Yup, They’re (Almost) a Thing

Technology has been improving in ways unheard of, even in the most outlandish of science-fiction movies. What we’re working on now and plan to do next is going to be…

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Cyborg robot arm

The Long-Foretold Dark Side of Wearable Technology

The downsides of technological progress have been well documented in science fiction stories for more than a hundred years now. So why does it feel like we can’t recognize some…

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Disney Playmation

Disney’s Playmation: Wearables for Imaginative Children

Think back to when you were a child. I’m sure there’s one point where you wanted to be something imaginative or seemingly impossible, right? It was probably something like a…

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key ring

We’re About to Witness the End of Misplaced Car Keys

I’ve never lost my car keys. I don’t say that to brag – actually, I mostly just want to acknowledge that I’m probably long overdue for this particular kind of…

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roost smart battery

Roost’s Simple, Affordable Answer to the ‘Smart Home’

We’ve got smartphones and smart TVs, and we’ve been promised for a while that the next frontier in consumer electronics would be an entire “smart home.” Companies like Apple and…

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Kids and Smartphones: The Moral Dilemma

Okay, admit it: you’re jealous of the modern youngster. I know I am. All it took to make me happy when I was a child was a $.79  HotWheels car…

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Anonabox: Online Privacy for the Rest of Us

Privacy is an important commodity these days. Our own government can’t be trusted with it, and our ISPs seem to take every opportunity to sell us out in order to…

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