Personal Electronics

A Different Kind of Space Race: How Far-Out Tech Changes the Way You Live

Innovations developed for interstellar exploration is inside many of the products in your home. Where will future versions lead?

Elena Titova

· 5 min read

Electronics Banned From Some U.S.-Bound Flights

DHS confirms that passengers on U.S.-bound flights from 10 airports will not be allowed to bring electronics larger than a cell phone on board.

Tom Brant and Chloe Albanesius

· 4 min read

Exploding Earphones Burned a Plane Passenger's Face

Thankfully, it didn't cause a bigger fire on the plane.

Mariella Moon

· 2 min read

4 Ways for Hardware Startups to Reduce Risk

When engineering, manufacturing and selling hardware products the best way to succeed is to plan ahead.

John Teel

· 5 min read

3 Steps to Bring Your New Electronic Product to Market

Follow these tips to turn your concept of a brilliant new gadget into profit.

John Teel

· 5 min read

5 Strategies for Waking Up on Time (Infographic)

Tips for rendering the snooze button unnecessary.

Robert Oexman

· 3 min read

Why This 14-Year-Old Student Was Arrested Over a Clock

Ahmed Mohamed made an electronic clock and brought it to school, where it was mistaken for a bomb. He now may face charges.

Pamela Engel

· 5 min read

A Way to Waterproof Your iPhone? Apple Is Looking Into It.

The Cupertino, Calif.-based colossus is looking for a way to make its smartphones, tablets and laptops resistant to the kiss of death for electronics: moisture.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 2 min read

Taiwanese Parents Now Legally Required to Restrict Their Tech-Addicted Teens

A new law states that residents aged 18 and under should not exceed a 'reasonable' amount of use and carries a $1,595 fine.

Geoff Weiss

· 2 min read

How Technology Is Ruining Sleep -- and How to Fix the Problem (Infographic)

Find out how screens and cell phones impact your circadian rhythms and what you can do about it.

Carly Okyle

· 1 min read

A Simple Bracelet Can Turn Your Arm Into an Interactive Smartphone Display

With Cicret on your wrist, you'll never lose touch with your smartphone again. You wear it like a second skin.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 3 min read

The 'Paper' Airplane to Rule Them All

Say hello to the slickest little high-tech eye in the sky.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 2 min read