Magnets

03.13.15
iFixit explains how Apple's new MacBook haptic trackpad works
03.13.15

iFixit explains how Apple's new MacBook haptic trackpad works

Apple's new range of MacBooks have something particularly new inside them: the Force Touch trackpa...

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07.07.14
​Researchers deliver encoded messages and data through your smartphone compass
07.07.14

​Researchers deliver encoded messages and data through your smartphone compass

NFC, Bluetooth, WiFi, mobile data, plain 'ole voice calls. Your phone has no shortage of ways to c...

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06.13.14
High-speed maglev toys are coming in 2015
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06.13.14

High-speed maglev toys are coming in 2015

Takara Tomy promised us that maglev technology would make its way to playsets next year, when we s...

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04.17.14
Watch a tiny, magnetically powered robot construction crew go to work
04.17.14

Watch a tiny, magnetically powered robot construction crew go to work

A robot doesn't have to big, powerful and terrifying to be worthwhile, and many people are working...

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12.21.13
Japanese bridge inspection robot has magnetic wheels, shuffles up walls
12.21.13

Japanese bridge inspection robot has magnetic wheels, shuffles up walls

Most wall-climbing robots rely on advanced forms of suction to keep them adhered to a flat surface...

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12.10.13
The 12 Days of iMas, Day 2: Some refrigerator magnets to take you back in time
12.10.13

The 12 Days of iMas, Day 2: Some refrigerator magnets to take you back in time

Today is the second day of a 12-day feature where we'll show you the strangest Apple-flavored gift...

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08.09.12
Panasonic preps SD cards that survive heat, water and X-rays, will probably outlast you
08.09.12

Panasonic preps SD cards that survive heat, water and X-rays, will probably outlast you

Much ado has been made of weather-resistant cameras, but it's all a moot point if the memory card...

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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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05.13.12
Inhabitat's Week in Green: self-driving cars, solar parasols and the ultimate DIY Iron Man suit
05.13.12

Inhabitat's Week in Green: self-driving cars, solar parasols and the ultimate DIY Iron Man suit

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean t...

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