Magnetic

03.20.12
Apple snags a patent for the Smart Cover's magnetic know-how
03.20.12

Apple snags a patent for the Smart Cover's magnetic know-how

No, it doesn't cover the totality of the Smart Cover itself (or any case that folds into a triangl...

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02.22.12
Magnetic retainer lets you operate machinery with your tongue, gives linguistics new meaning
02.22.12

Magnetic retainer lets you operate machinery with your tongue, gives linguistics new meaning

Many people with debilitating conditions rely on sip and puff technology to get around, which is re...

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02.16.12
Magnus magnetic stand has a hold on your iPad 2
02.16.12

Magnus magnetic stand has a hold on your iPad 2

Sometimes the most simple accessories can be the most effective. When I received a tiny box from Te...

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01.28.12
Apple patent looks to create 'secure magnets' to unlock your device
01.28.12

Apple patent looks to create 'secure magnets' to unlock your device

It's an Apple patent application: please be aware this is unlikely to wind up in your next device,...

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12.08.11
Researcher brings modified Touchpad into the MRI room, breakthrough ensues
12.08.11

Researcher brings modified Touchpad into the MRI room, breakthrough ensues

Yes, the Touchpad is officially dead, but that hasn't stopped Stanford researcher Andrew B. Holbro...

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11.22.11
Lyneborg bot carves models of magnetic fields, dares the future to have a look (video)
11.22.11

Lyneborg bot carves models of magnetic fields, dares the future to have a look (video)

If you're going to create a robot that carves something, have it carve models of an invisible fie...

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11.07.11
Nuclear clocks could be 60x as accurate as atomic counterparts, less prone to errors
11.07.11

Nuclear clocks could be 60x as accurate as atomic counterparts, less prone to errors

For years, atomic clocks have been considered the most accurate devices for tracking the slow ma...

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10.26.11
FingerFlux system uses magnets to add tactile feedback to touchscreens
10.26.11

FingerFlux system uses magnets to add tactile feedback to touchscreens

We've seen a number of efforts that promise to make touchscreens more tactile, but none quite lik...

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10.21.11
Smart Cover can unlock password-protected iPads running iOS 5 (video)
10.21.11

Smart Cover can unlock password-protected iPads running iOS 5 (video)

Psst. Hey, do you carry a spare Smart Cover around with you? Well, if you're an unscrupulous so...

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