Science fiction's job is to give us a map of where we're headed. From Jules Verne to William Gibson, sci-fi authors describe their visions of the future, and how people might live in it. We ask Intel's futurist for his list of favorite sci-fi books.
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The two Voyager spacecraft are still running, 35 years after their launch. And as you might expect, our two ambassadors to the galaxy are sporting the finest technology of 1977, the year they were launched.
When he died on Oct. 5, Steve Jobs was eulogized as the tech visionary who put elegantly designed gadgets into the lives of people who often hadn't realized the devices were essential — until Jobs, and Apple, created them. A recently recovered 1995 interview offers another chance to hear from the late CEO.
Facebook status updates have been blamed for both break-ins and break-ups. Now the "via" feature — which shows the source (device and/or service) of a status update — can let you claim to be communicating from outer space, or via Morse code.
Take another moment to remember the Sony Walkman and your favorite mix tape.
All Tech Considered takes an in-depth look at what goes into carving the most seasonal of geek crafts, an R2-D2 jack-o'-lantern, with pumpkin sculptor Noel Dickover.
Google has revamped its logo for yet another special occasion — this time, its name is made out of a flock of colored balls that bounce away from the cursor when a visitor comes to the Google search page.
The new iPhone seems to have a few problems with dropped calls. Well, fear not: we're here to help you keep those dropped calls on that shiny new iPhone to a minimum.
If there is one theme that continually pops up in our Flickr group is how technology fills our life with an enormous amount of cables. These are two great shots that metaphorically show us how tangled we are with tech. Wires emer...
An online service offers three pairs of socks by mail a year for 'time-starved, tech-savvy men.'