Magnetic

09.05.14
Magneto-Track smart footballs give officials their location and direction
09.05.14

Magneto-Track smart footballs give officials their location and direction

Sure, football arenas like Levi's Stadium are being outfitted with everything modern technology ha...

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06.06.14
Laptops to get maglev keyboards that reduce their thickness
06.06.14

Laptops to get maglev keyboards that reduce their thickness

Magnetic levitation keyboards have been around for a while, but they've never really taken off, or...

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04.30.14
Sony's 185TB data tape puts your hard drive to shame
04.30.14

Sony's 185TB data tape puts your hard drive to shame

It's hard for magnetic data tapes to stand out from the crowd in an era when it's easy to load up...

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12.28.12
Magnetically lifted graphite moves by laser, may lead to light-based maglev vehicles (video)
12.28.12

Magnetically lifted graphite moves by laser, may lead to light-based maglev vehicles (video)

Magnetic levitation is central to the fastest trains we know today, but it's that dependence on el...

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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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06.18.12
Old reel-to-reel tape played back with Square reader on iPod touch
06.18.12

Old reel-to-reel tape played back with Square reader on iPod touch

At first glance, you wouldn't think a Square reader could substitute as a reel-to-reel player,...

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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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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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