Fri, 21 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400After years without updating its QuietComfort line, Bose boldly claims that the new QuietComfort 15 headphones are "its best-performing, quietest headphones ever." We used them in a room filled with jet engine noise to hear how well they perform.
Thu, 20 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400On Friday, Aug. 21, audiences will get a chance to see an extended preview of James Cameron's fictional new cinematic world. IMAX theaters across the country will show 16 minutes of footage from Cameron's 3D, photo-realistic CGI sci-fi epic Avatar.
Fri, 14 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400The engines propelling some small UAVs might have as much in common with your home office inkjet printer as they do traditional aircraft motors.
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Wed, 12 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400The Pogoplug promises to turn what was once an obscure magic trick for the geek elite-accessing the images, documents and music on a hard drive in your home from any computer in the world-into an idiot-proof everyday activity.
Thu, 30 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400The Nerf N-Strike Raider Rapid Fire CS-35 delivers a fully automatic stream of foam without the jamming issues that plagued earlier models. It also holds more ammo than any Nerf gun ever, thanks to a snap on tommy gun style 35-dart drum magazine.
Fri, 24 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400If you looked inside the Nikon D5000 and the more expensive Nikon D90, you'd be hard-pressed to tell the two cameras apart. So what are consumers sacrificing to get a camera that is a more compact version of the D90, but for hundreds of dollars less?
Wed, 15 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400The iRacing simulator is no Mario Kart. The goal of this PC racing sim is simple: Provide professional racers with the most realistic training and track re-creation technologically possible. And if non-pros want to take it for a spin, that's fine too.
Fri, 10 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400The vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has told Congress that fewer F-22 Raptor attack planes are being ordered so that more electronic attack airplanes can be fielded. The plane in position to gain from this funding switch is the EA-18G Growler.
Thu, 09 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400In August, the first UAV-to-soldier airdrop test will occur in California, using a small unmanned airplane and guided parachutes. An all-composite T-20 Arcturus unmanned airplane will drop 10-pound supply packs during a test at Camp Roberts.
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Thu, 25 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400The Wii MotionPlus attachment clips to the bottom of the Wii controller and, when paired with compatible games, boosts its motion-sensing capability and precision.
Fri, 12 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400The Office of Naval Research has awarded Raytheon a year-long contract to develop the preliminary design of a 100 kilowatt experimental Free Electron Laser (FEL) for naval warships. Raytheon has 12 months to create a preliminary design.
Thu, 11 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400The Air Force's newest intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft, the MC-12 took off for its first combat mission in Iraq. This medium-altitude manned turbo prop aircraft will support Coalition and joint ground forces.
Thu, 11 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400These beach-friendly sandals have a built-in metal detector, purportedly allowing you to comb the beach for buried treasure at your leisure, without all the traditional beach-combing gear.
Mon, 08 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400No Steve Jobs. No tablet. No musical guest. Still, there is plenty to talk about from Apple's WWDC '09, including the iPhone 3.0 OS, Safari 4, TomTom GPS and My iPhone lost protection programs. Glenn Derene was there to record all the big news.
Fri, 29 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400Imagine a bank vault that handcuffed every John Dillinger who walked in through the door. Nothing like that quite exists, but this Russian strongbox, circa 1815, comes pretty close.