Remotely operated aircraft successfully tested as tool for measuring changes in polar ice sheets

Scientists studying the behavior of the world's ice sheets--and the future implications of ice sheet behavior for global sea-level rise--may soon have a new airborne tool that will allow radar measurements that previously would have been prohibitively expensive or difficult to carry out with manned aircraft.

Does a Wii make you meaner than an Xbox?

Playing a video game on a Wii could make you play more aggressively than if you were using an Xbox for the same game.

Man controls Times Square screen with iPhone - for real

Just a week ago, a hoax video was doing the rounds purporting to show the hacking of a Times Square advertising screen using an iPhone as a remote control. But now a Canadian man claims to have done it for real.

SMSC samples remote USB 3 graphics technology

SMSC recently began sampling its ViewSpan USB 3.0 remote graphics technology - which allows users to easily connect multiple displays to desktop and mobile PCs.

Sexy Android turns your car on

Sure, everyone knows sexy Android smartphones make their owners appear more attractive than they really are. But now that sleek Droid or seductive Evo 4G can be used to turn on your car as well.

Report: the top brands in home theaters and beyond

This ain't your grandmas home theater set-up. The CE Pro 100 tells you how the other half makes like a pomme de terre de le divan.

Microsoft shifts desktop management to the Cloud

Microsoft has introduced a cloud-based service designed to simplify the remote management of desktop PCs. 

Apple kicks off iPad pre-order festival

Rejoice all ye Apple faithful! The long-awaited “magical” iPad is currently available for pre-order, with reservations limited to two per customer.