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There are iPhone cases for the fashionable, the hip and the accident-prone. Now there's one for the absent-minded. Kensington has created an app & case combo that alerts you once you've strayed...
3 | July 19, 2012 4:21pm
We use bandages to protect our wounds, but what if they could accelerate our recovery? Or better yet, make our injuries hurt less. Procellera bandages accomplish that by creating a tiny electric...
3 | June 28, 2012 1:11pm
Parents of wee ones are always wishing they had a pair of free hands. The Origami stroller from 4Moms doesn't offer extra limbs, but it does make the dreaded chore of collapsing and unfolding a...
1 | June 14, 2012 12:44pm
We all know that leaving a device plugged in wastes significant amounts of electricity over time. But is anyone motivated enough to unplug all their gadgets and appliances while they're not in...
8 | April 19, 2012 12:31pm
At the Cleantech Forum in San Francisco, chief scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute talks about strategies to make oil-free automobiles. He believes that cars would be simpler and cheaper to...
23 | March 29, 2012 11:59am
At the Cleantech Forum in San Francisco, NRG Energy CEO David Crane discusses how smart meters, distributed-solar projects, and plug-in electric vehicles could potentially cause disruptive change...
3 | March 27, 2012 1:28pm
Let the sun's energy take care of charging your e-reader with this product. Just make sure you don't do what our SmartPlanet team did - crack the Kindle screen while trying to remove it.
12 | March 21, 2012 9:40am
Sifteo offers a new game platform--requiring you to stack, sort, and shuffle. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das shows how these video game cubes communicate with each other for a novel way to play.
March 12, 2012 8:28am
Apple's Tim Cook and Philip Schiller unveil the company's newest iPad. The device powered by A5X chip, offers a higher-resolution Retina Display, longer battery life, plus 4G LTE. The pricing...
1 | March 7, 2012 2:54pm
Apple's Tim Cook and Eddy Cue show off the company's new Apple TV streaming video box. The new hardware has several updated features, including 1,080-pixel resolution for movies and TV shows and a...
3 | March 7, 2012 12:52pm
Ever run your washing machine with just 1 or 2 articles of clothing and felt a bit of guilt. Running a load of laundry consumes water & electricity, but a new product can get your clothes clean...
2 | February 28, 2012 8:47am
It's a heart-stopping moment when a caregiver for an Alzheimer's patient realizes their charge has wandered away. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das looks at new shoes from Aetrex that could help find them.
February 22, 2012 7:50am
Lugging around a heavy, cumbersome bike lock can be a nuisance, but Kuat aims to solve that. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das tries out their new Bottle Lock.
3 | February 15, 2012 8:49am
Two college students ditched plans to enter the consulting and banking fields when they discovered they could grow mushrooms using coffee grounds. The “Back to the Roots” founders say they...
6 | February 13, 2012 8:38am
Picking the perfect bunch of roses is no easy task. Pink or red? Organic or conventional? Sumi Das explains why many of the bouquets sent this February 14th may be coated with chemicals.
1 | February 8, 2012 8:50am