Ubuntu today has announced the Ubuntu Edge campaign on Indigogo, for a fully converged, beautiful, sleek, phone that can run Ubuntu, Android, and boot a full desktop. This beautifully crafted smartphone is a proving ground for the most advanced mobile technologies on the horizon, a showpiece for true mobile innovation....
A machine launched on Monday  that takes sweat-laden clothes and turns the moisture into drinking water is in use in Gothenburg, Sweden. Sofar more than 1,ooo peope have drunk other's sweat The device spins and heats the material to remove the sweat, and then passes the vapour through a special membrane...
24-year-old Stephen Balaban  has built an alternative operating system that runs on Glass but is not controlled by Google. This is to enable Glass do a whole bunch of things Google has forbidden the device to do. Google is trying to walk a fine line between encouraging developers to write awesome...
The Elf is an electric pedal car powered by a 1-hp (750-watt) electric motor in the rear wheel hub and a lithium battery pack. Created by Rob Cotter A Former performance engineer and top-gun tuner with Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and BMW, He is the founder and CEO of the Durham, N.C.-based Organic Transit, which makes...
For the first time, engineers have charged a mobile phone using urine. They have created a fuel cell that uses bacteria to break down the liquid waste to generate electricity. They were then able to plug in a mobile phone to charge up its battery. The urine powered fuel cells which could even...
A small team of inventors is working on a system called FIDO, or "facilitating interactions for dogs with occupations." Developed by Georgia Institute of Technology associate professor Melody Jackson, Google Glass technical lead Thad Starner, and research scientist Clint Zeagler, the technology is aimed at easing communication between an animal...
A New York-based startup Pixie Scientific, has designed Smart Diapers. They are designed to keep track of a child's health by assessing his or her urine. Using a mobile app, parents must scan the QR code on front of the diaper — whenever it's wet — for "diagnostic testing" to...
Good news ladies, a San Francisco designer Randy Sarafan has created a bra that can be undone simply by clapping. The battery-powered design uses an electromagnet that controls a switch which opens the clasp of the bra when someone claps nearby. Randy says he was inspired by the weird and...
An Indian-American teen has invented a '20-second' mobile charger. 18-year-old Eesha Khare, from Saratoga, California,  has invented a super-capacitor device that could potentially charge your cellphone in less than 20 seconds. She was awarded the Young Scientist Award by the Intel Foundation after developing the tiny device that fits inside mobile...
Developer Nathan Broadbent has hacked away at his microwave to add stuff that any self-respecting microwave manufacturer of the year 2013 should have probably added themselves. Voice commands! Barcodes that pre-set cooking times! Meet the Raspberry Picrowave. As you might’ve gathered from the name, it’s a Microwave mashed up with a Raspberry...