Augmented Reality Is Headed to Your Windshield

Augmented Reality Is Headed to Your Windshield

Like millions of other kids around the world, Jamieson Christmas, now in his mid-forties, was transfixed the first time he saw director George Lucas’ epic space opera Star Wars. “I’m a child of the ’70s,” he told Digital Trends. “I grew up when Star Wars was first released. [What really fascinated me was] this idea of holography. George Lucas set up this vision of little robots beaming three-dimensional pictures of people. R2-D2 and all that stuff. It had a really tremendous influence on me.”…


Sweden’s New Car Carrier Is the World’s Largest Wind-Powered Vessel

(CNN) — Oceanbird might look like a ship of the future, but it harks back to ancient maritime history — because it’s powered by the wind…


Nokia Wins NASA Contract to Put a 4G Network on the Moon. Yes, Really

Soon, astronauts on moon missions won’t have any excuse for not answering their texts…


The LAFD Just Hired America’s First Firefighting Robot

Robots are about to become a lot more commonplace in our daily lives. If that much wasn’t clear when Boston Dynamics’ Spot rebot took an “evening stroll” last month, the Los Angeles Fire Department makes an even better case. This week, it became the first fire department in the US to deploy a “robotic firefighting vehicle.”…


Apple’s Revived MagSafe Charging Standard Opens the Door for a Portless iPhone

Apple revived one of its more beloved technologies, MagSafe, at its annual iPhone reveal on Tuesday, showing off a new line of smartphones with magnets built into the back for fast and sturdy connections to wireless chargers, snap-on cases, and other accessories…


Open-Source Leg: The Quest to Create a Bionic Limb That Anyone Can Build

LONDON — U.S. chipmaker Nvidia pledged Monday to build a £40 million ($52 million) supercomputer in Cambridge, England, weeks after announcing it intends to buy British rival Arm for $40 billion…


Apple Researching Slide-Out OLED iPhone Screen for More Usable Area

Apple is researching iPhone displays that could be pulled or rolled out of a device to show a greater screen area when desired…

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