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"I Know That Face"-Advanced Facial Recognition Software

Computers that talk to us. Programs that recognize human emotions and respond accordingly. An electronic device that knows the face of its owner. Sound like science fiction? 

Birmingham University researcher Lijun Yin wants to make it a reality. 

Clearing Up The Noise Part II: Solutions For Capturing Quality DSLR Audio

DSLR cameras are not equipped to record high-quality audio, but a few improvements can turn your scratch-track DSLR audio to production-ready audio.

The Human Touch Comes Calling - Anatomical Advancements In The World Of Mobile Phones

Yep, that's a picture of a man dressed as a cellphone. And while that's a Halloween costume, NTT DoCoMo and Osaka University in Japan are working on ways to make your mobile phone more human.

Mark Zuckerberg Action Figure Pokes Fun At Facebook Founder

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has followed Apple's Steve Jobs into action figure immortality, and social media hero worship may never be the same again.

Lights Out - A Sensor That Cuts Your Electricity Usage

A single sensor in your home could save you 40% of your electricity costs.

On This Day In Video Game History: March 10

Here's a bit of video game trivia before we take an even deeper plunge into the past: the first ever video game called "Tennis for Two" was created by William Higinbotham in 1958. But what happened on the 10th of March eleven years ago? Read on to find out!

Introducing HTC's Android-based Smartphone: The Merge

It's been leaked, the news has been tumbling around in the rumor mill for months, but HTC has finally decided to go public: its first Android-powered smartphone is here. It's HTC's Merge and it's coming to you very, very soon.

Lemelson-MIT Awards RPI Student For New Bomb Detection Method

A doctoral student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) has won the 2011 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for developing a new technique for detecting hidden explosives, chemicals, and other dangerous materials from a safe distance.

 


Size Matters: The World's Smallest Computer

It's fairly common knowledge that we love miniaturizing our technology. The first computers were massive, and often filled entire rooms. Since then, we've managed to make them smaller, and smaller, and smaller.. Last month, researchers from Michigan University unveiled a very interesting and exciting prototype.

Apple's iPad 2 is Coming to Town

The iPad arrived with a bang last year and was sold out almost instantly in retailers nationwide. Apple has just announced the launch of the iPad 2 and already the world is waiting for its arrival with eager anticipation.