Beyond the hype, what's the day-to-day life of a Nest user like? Is there planet-saving involved?
From tablets to gaming consoles, smartphones to personal drones, and much more, these are the 12 gadgets that earned PopSci's top marks this year.
One of the Wii U's closest relatives isn't from Nintendo's past. It's a controller accessory with a surprising cult following.
Our buddies over at Popular Photography do a contest for readers to show off their best shots, and man, do they get some great stuff. Still-lifes, animal shots, action shots, landscapes--there's a huge variety of submissions here and they're universally awesome. Click through to see which of the hundreds of great entries took the big prize.
For the tech-geek woodsman in you.
General Motors reprograms robots to put a toy car in a wrapped box. Unionize, elves, before it's too late!
The computing giant's annual list of technology predictions for the next five years foresee computers that can taste, see, smell, hear, and touch.
Unless the person you're shopping for has obsessive tendencies, fitness trackers won't help him or her get into shape.
It's that time of year again--the time of year to take incredibly detailed macro shots of pointsettias. And what better camera to do it with than the Canon EOS 5D Mark III, the winner of Popular Photography's hotly contested "Camera of the Year" contest? The follow-up to one of the most important cameras in the history of photography, the Mark III bests its predecessor in every way, topping strong competitors on its way to the prize. Read more here.
iPhone owners: let's raise our glasses to Apple Maps, which has, indirectly, given us a better iPhone. And then let's get rid of it.
As long as you reset a weight every 30 minutes, you can have a continuous, battery-free light source.
A recently filed patent details the (scary dystopian) handcuffs of the future.
Give the pixel five years, researchers say, and it'll be dead--cast aside for a vector format.
The year's coolest toys for kids who like to build things, break things, and play with bugs