Astronomers Uncover a 'Transformer' Pulsar

An international team of scientists using a fleet of orbiting X-ray telescopes, including NASA's Swift and Chandra X-ray Observatory, has discovered a millisecond pulsar with a dual identity. In a feat that has never before been observed, the star readily shifts back and forth between two mutually exclusive styles of pulsed emission -- one in X-rays, the other in radio.

Slick 3D printed robot makes Optimius Prime jealous

I'm sure I wasn't the only child growing up in the 80s who wished he could own an actual robot like one of the Transformers.

'Transformer' robot can become almost anything

MIT engineers say they've created a miniature device that can fold itself up into amost any shape, opening the way for cheap, reconfigurable robots.

webOS-on-Android inches forward

Although still officially in pre-Alpha, the folks at Phoneix have made significant progress with their webOS-on-Android project.

This solar concept house is a transformer

We’ve seen some buildings that respond to their environment with, say, thermochromic glass that tints in response to the heat of the sun.



Asus kicks off shipments of Transformer TF300 tablet

Have you been holding out for a new mid-range Android tablet with long battery life and sweet specs?

Asus Transformer is a ghost in Android's Honeycomb machine

It seems as if the Asus EEE Pad Transformer is little more than a ghost in Android's Honeycomb machine.

Asus attempts to explain Transformer shortage

A Taiwanese-based Asus rep has attempted to explain why Android enthusiasts are having such a difficult time purchasing the elusive Transformer tablet.

Is the Asus Transformer a phantom tablet?

Target has reportedly cancelled a number of Asus Eee Pad Transformer orders, just days after offering a $40 coupon that brought the total cost of the Android Honeycomb tablet down to $360 (plus tax and shipping).