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Those eggs you might have had for breakfast? They're not just food -- they may be the key to longer-running batteries in your devices. Scientists at MIT and Tsinghua University have developed a nanoparticle battery electrode whose egg-like design is built to last. Their invention, which houses a s...

August 10th 2015 at 12:04am 0 Comments
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With the advent of the new, smaller "trashcan" Mac Pro, we're going to start seeing a lot more of the all-aluminum PowerMac G5 / Mac Pro cases going to the recyclers or - even worse - the dump. Gary Katz of Mac M.D. is a longtime Apple Consultant who saw a really impressive bench designed by a Ger...

January 15th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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I'm not going to spoil an upcoming review of the new Element Case Ronin iPhone 5 case by saying too much other than to say that information about this gorgeous US$199.95 hand-crafted case will be available tomorrow on the Element Case website. In the meantime, feast your eyes on this luscious p...

December 4th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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I didn't know what to think about the ElementCase Sector 5 (SE) iPhone 5 "case." I had been using my iPhone 5 for a while, and I really appreciated the fact that it felt like it didn't need a case. I've lauded ElementCase in the past because the craftsmanship and quality were outstanding. But p...

November 29th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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The slim lines of the upcoming iMac models would be impossible if it weren't for a bit of intellectual property from Cambridge, England-based TWI. TWI developed a technique called friction-stir welding in 1991 that doesn't require melting metals to join them together. Through the use of a rotat...

November 20th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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If you enjoy case mods, then you should check out this latest offering from the K.O. gadget store. The custom backing lets you replace your glass back panel with an aluminum one inspired by the concept designs of the iPhone 5. Though the idea of an aluminum back is fetching, the highlight of th...

June 11th 2012 at 11:10am 0 Comments