"Gadget" is a catch-all word these days for nifty devices. We've covered the basics, such as clocks & watches, plus delved into the world of present-day and future high-tech gadgets, such as digital jewelry and restaurant pagers.
Can I turn my iPhone into a guitar amp?
Are premium audio cables worth the investment?
Earbuds vs. Headphones
A Breathalyzer for Drugs? We're Not There Yet
Wearable Alcohol Sensor Could Text You if You're Too Drunk
Top 5 Green Automotive Gadgets to Help You Save Gas and Save Money
How Rolex Came to Rule the Wrist
How the Pebble Watch Works
10 Ways Watches Have Evolved
People Still Use Fax Machines, But, Um, Why?
How Thermal Fax Machines Work
History of the Fax Machine
Running While Female: Safety Apps and Tech
How can a bracelet track your heart rate?
How Athos Clothing Works
New MIT Headset Can 'Hear' Your Thoughts and Respond
Is It Time for Civilians to Start Wearing Their Own Body Cameras?
How Amazon Echo Works
Google Home Speakers Argue, Talk About Their Feelings on Twitch
Why Some People Are Refusing 'Smart' Utility Meters in Their Homes
The Uber-popular Aeron Chair Was First Made for Grandma
Self-stabilizing 'Smart' Utensils Counteract Hand Tremors
Salty Fork for Salty Folk
How Digital Shopping Lists Work
12 Exciting VR Applications Other Than Gaming
How Haptic Footwear Works
Wearable Tech for Pets: A Whole New Way to Call Your Dog
How Satellite Phones Work
How Electronic Language Translators Work
How Apple Airport Express Works
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Living with a nerve disorder can be extremely challenging, but there may be a new hope on the horizon. Can a garment called the Electrodress change the lives of patients forever?
When you start talking about potentially shooting particles around faster than the speed of light, it's natural for people to wonder how on earth you can time such tests. So what does CERN do to make sure their instruments all have the same time?
You may have heard about quartz and liquid crystal in reference to wristwatches, but do you know how the two materials make the time tick by?
By Jeff Harder
If you left your house at all in the last couple of years or so, you've seen QR codes all over the place. Scan one with your smartphone and you can check in with friends, buy a new shirt or even brag about the sex you just had.
Here's a new pollution fighting idea: What if our clothing could clean the air it touched, while we were simply walking around going about our business?
Goggles is a Google invention that allows you to search for information using visual clues from the real world. Take a gander at Goggles in this article.
Thanks to nanotechnology, you may no longer need to live in fear of dropping your smartphone in the toilet or sink. Is dependable waterproofing for smartphones and tablets really happening?
You can use an iPhone to tune your guitar, learn chords, and even record new songs. But can you really replace your amplifier and effects pedals with the same device you used to book a show?
What if a piece of fabric could charge your iPod while you run, or fuel your flashlight when the power's out? Think how power felt could change your world.
Mystery clocks represent that enigmatic intersection between horology and magic. What makes their floating hands move and keep time so well?
So, you're a new parent and you want some high-tech baby gadgetry that'll make you standout at playgroup? This state-of-the-art stroller should do the trick.
The sales guy says you need premium audio cables if you want premium sound. Is he telling you the truth, or is he just trying to make a buck?
You've trained for 16 long weeks, and the day of your very first marathon has dawned -- exceedingly early, we might add. How are the race directors going to ensure that your premier time is clocked as accurately as possible?
By Robert Lamb
Audiophiles like to debate the pros and cons of speakers, headphones and earphones. When it comes to earbuds and headphones, though, they might just want at least one pair of each.
It's sort of like an MP3 player, only it's way more interested in tracking your vitals than in playing the latest Adele track. Ready to meet a device that could change the face of technology, according to the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show?
Can you think of an instrument more influential in modern music than the electric guitar? How about the synthesizer? From analog to digital, synthesizers have changed the landscape of sound as we know it.
By Jeff Harder
Nope, it's not a tramp stamp that lights up, but this slim, circuitry-filled sticker could save your life someday. And that's pretty cool, isn't it?
By Robert Lamb
As companies dream up better audio and video standards and storage media, they also add new ways to send it crisply from your gear to your ear, and optical audio is one of them.
The BrailleTouch allows touch typing for the visually impaired -- and more. Check out this innovative, game-changing tech in this article.
Will those crazy car chases look and sound better on a components or all-in-one home theater system? That is the question.
If you've ever wanted to eliminate some of those pesky audio cables, wireless speakers may sound like a great idea. They have some advantages, but wireless speakers still come with some strings attached.
That old record collection of yours is taking up so much space, but what if you could fit the whole kit and caboodle into something the size of a deck of cards? All you have to do is convert your LPs into digital files. We'll show you how.
If all you do is swim in the pool and play the occasional game of Marco Polo, you are missing out. An underwater sound system could get you doing the electric boogaloo on land and in water. How cool is that?
By Robert Lamb
You don't need to pull out your electronic language translator to figure out that sign, no matter what language you speak. But rest assured that one of these gadgets could come in very handy in your adventures abroad.
The Solowheel is an impressive piece of modern engineering. But how were the inventors able to boil personal transportation down into something not much larger than a soccer ball?