SMART PLUMBER | Researchers develop self-aware Super Mario who can play by itself

January 21, 2015 | 7:13 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

An artificially intelligent Super Mario that can respond to voice commands and learn to play the game by himself has been created by a team of researchers in Germany.

VIDEO | Life-saving app detects car accidents

January 21, 2015 | 11:39 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

A smartphone app developed by a Chilean student could save lives by detecting potentially fatal car accidents and instantly notifying friends, family and even emergency services.

CES 2015 | Daimler’s self-driving concept car turns into mobile living room

January 7, 2015 | 2:38 pm | Paul Lienert, Hayley Plat, Reuters

Germany’s Daimler AG wants to reset consumers’ expectations about self-driving cars with its futuristic Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept, unveiled Monday evening at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

VIDEO | ECG shirt warns wearer of heart problems via smartphone

January 7, 2015 | 12:57 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

Israeli entrepreneurs weave ECG into a stretchy shirt to monitor heart activity, warning patients and their doctors of abnormalities on their mobile devices.

VIDEO | Touch-free smart phone empowers mobility-impaired

December 22, 2014 | 9:49 am | Reuters video,

A touch-free phone developed in Israel enables the mobility-impaired to operate smart phones with just a movement of the head.

VIDEO | 3D printed cookies just in time for Christmas

December 19, 2014 | 3:00 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

A Spanish company has combined technology with cuisine to develop the ‘Foodini’, a 3D printer designed to print the perfect cookie for Santa.

VIDEO | Digital knitwear puts new spin on festive fashion

December 17, 2014 | 3:04 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

London-based design studio KNYTTAN has developed a system to let shoppers design their own unique woollen sweaters and scarves.

VIDEO | Cableless elevator system promises greater efficiency

December 10, 2014 | 6:35 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

A German company develops a new cableless, magnetic elevator system allowing multiple cabins to use one lift shaft, and to travel horizontally as well as vertically.

VIDEO | As online viewing soars media shakeout looms

December 4, 2014 | 1:26 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

S&P Capital IQ media analyst Tuna Amobi says he is surprised at the rate of change in viewing habits, and warns media companies are at risk if they don’t position themselves for change.

VIDEO | Smart bandage tracks vital signs on the go

November 10, 2014 | 8:58 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

Students at the National Taiwan University have developed a ‘smart bandage’ that can monitor a patient’s vital signs and transmit the information to a doctor using a phone or tablet.

VIDEO | Flying car prototype takes to the skies

October 30, 2014 | 7:17 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

The AeroMobil 3.0 is the latest prototype flying car that its makers hope will revolutionize the transport industry.

VIDEO | The cost of saying no way to Apple Pay

October 28, 2014 | 5:02 pm | Reuters video,

Apple Pay resistance from retailers who are developing their own system could backfire.

VIDEO | 3D printed instruments make sweet music in Sweden

October 27, 2014 | 8:54 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

Students from Lund University’s Malmo Academy of Music are believed to be the world’s first band to all use 3D printed instruments.

VIDEO | London phone box goes green as solar charging station

October 16, 2014 | 3:27 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

Young entrepreneurs in London have converted one of the city’s many disused red telephone boxes into a solar powered charging station for mobile phones and tablets.

WASAK! | Video shows iPhone 6 bending with enough force

September 24, 2014 | 6:59 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

With a thinner and larger unit, some consumers initially thought the iPhone 6 may prove fragile or malleable under certain conditions.