Mechanical

01.17.12
Das Keyboard Model S mechanical keyboard heads to the Mac this April
01.17.12

Das Keyboard Model S mechanical keyboard heads to the Mac this April

We just got a look at one new mechanical keyboard designed for Macs at CES last week (Matias' Tacti...

By D. Melanson,   01.17.12
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01.12.12
Hydromechanical watch concept pumps away the hours for horologists (video)
01.12.12

Hydromechanical watch concept pumps away the hours for horologists (video)

Vincent Perriard and crew have apparently gone from overseeing the Concord C1 QuantumGravity watc...

By R. Lawler,   01.12.12
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06.17.11
Sony tablet teaser video is breathtaking, not overly informative
06.17.11

Sony tablet teaser video is breathtaking, not overly informative

Woosh. Plonk. Snap. Like a highly atmospheric scene from your favorite film noir, Sony's teaser...

By Vlad Savov,   06.17.11
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05.11.11
Touch pad prototype works without movement, makes fingertips feel like they're sliding (video)
05.11.11

Touch pad prototype works without movement, makes fingertips feel like they're sliding (video)

This comes from the same touchy-feely Kajimoto lab in Japan that brought us the tactile kiss tran...

By S. Sakr,   05.11.11
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05.06.11
Editorial: A less tactile future, and how to avoid it
05.06.11

Editorial: A less tactile future, and how to avoid it

For the past few weeks, I've been doing most of my typing on a Matias Tactile Pro 3 -- a mechanical...

By D. Melanson,   05.06.11
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05.02.11
Tactile kiss transmission device finally makes it okay to smooch your computer (video)
05.02.11

Tactile kiss transmission device finally makes it okay to smooch your computer (video)

They say the vast majority of communication is done physically rather than verbally, but in the rea...

By Vlad Savov,   05.02.11
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03.25.11
Turing machine built from wood, scrap metal and magnets, 'geek' achievement unlocked (video)
03.25.11

Turing machine built from wood, scrap metal and magnets, 'geek' achievement unlocked (video)

We take it for granted nowadays that thumbnail-sized silicon chips can crunch through the most comp...

By Vlad Savov,   03.25.11
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03.23.11
x-Ar exoskeleton arm keeps repetitive tasks from doing you harm (video)
03.23.11

x-Ar exoskeleton arm keeps repetitive tasks from doing you harm (video)

The spring-loaded technology behind the Steadicam has just found another use -- the x-Ar exoskele...

By Sean Hollister,   03.23.11
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03.14.11
US Navy explains basic mechanical principles of a fire control computer -- in 1953 (video)
03.14.11

US Navy explains basic mechanical principles of a fire control computer -- in 1953 (video)

Bits, bytes and silicon transistors? Boy, you have it good -- back in 1953, state-of-the-art compu...

By Sean Hollister,   03.14.11
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