Magnet

07.09.12
IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video)
07.09.12

IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video)

Interior navigation is only just coming into its own, but IndoorAtlas has developed a technology t...

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06.14.12
Microsoft applies to patent MagSafe-like magnetic power and data coupling
06.14.12

Microsoft applies to patent MagSafe-like magnetic power and data coupling

Microsoft has applied to patent a magnetic power and data coupling that's similar to the power-onl...

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05.14.12
ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air
05.14.12

ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air

Playback of 3D motion capture with a computer is nothing new, but how about with a solid levitatin...

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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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01.24.12
Magnetic soap could make your next oil spill less oily
01.24.12

Magnetic soap could make your next oil spill less oily

Instead of spending millions upon millions to clean up the next oil spill, why don't we just all p...

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01.09.12
Steelie looks like a simple way to hold your iPad up off the ground
01.09.12

Steelie looks like a simple way to hold your iPad up off the ground

The portability of the iPad and iPhone makes it easy to use these devices in your kitchen, at y...

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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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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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10.18.11
Levitating superconductor floats within a magnetic field so you don't have to (video)
10.18.11

Levitating superconductor floats within a magnetic field so you don't have to (video)

What happens when you douse a superconducting urinal cake with liquid nitrogen? We haven't given...

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