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What's better than using the sun to charge your gadgets? Using the sun, and then bragging about it to your social network. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das checks out the Changers Starter Kit and its...
2 | December 5, 2011 10:00am
From an autonomous car to a robot built to respond to disasters to a robot that can fold towels a la Rosie from "The Jetsons," these are just some of the amazing machines that caught the attention...
November 30, 2011 5:15pm
In his Silicon Valley apartment, inventor Kent Frankovich is trying to make cycling safer--with a spin on the good old-fashioned bike reflector. Frankovich has developed a design that makes it...
7 | November 30, 2011 8:43am
Six to ten diapers a day. That's how many times a baby usually needs to be changed. It all adds up and then ENDS up in our landfills. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das checks out gDiapers, an...
4 | November 29, 2011 8:47am
One out of every 15 kids has a speech impediment. When a toddler says "wabbit" instead of "rabbit," it may be cute, but as the child grows older, it can be the source of cruel taunts and teasing....
November 28, 2011 8:32am
Better known for its Bluetooth headsets, Jawbone is venturing into fitness gadgets with UP, a wristband that tracks your activity level, what you eat, and when you sleep. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das...
8 | November 22, 2011 8:51am
At Mountain View, Calif.-based SST, engineers have developed new gunfire-detection software that pinpoints the exact location of a shot, making it easier for police officers to respond to a crime...
1 | November 21, 2011 11:30am
At the Greentech Media Solar Insight conference, executives from the clean-tech industry describe the state of the photovoltaic market in the United States and the outlook going forward.
November 17, 2011 2:30pm
Home energy management systems may finally be heading mainstream. Energy Hub's CEO, Seth Frader-Thompson predicts that every home in the U.S. will utilize some form of energy management within 10...
November 16, 2011 11:05am
Hosting a holiday soirée but don't want to scrub dishes for a party of 30? Japanese-designed Wasara paper tableware lets you entertain elegantly with an eco-friendly flair.
November 15, 2011 8:31am
Electric vehicles and hybrids seem to have captured all the attention lately. But Honda believes natural-gas vehicles could be the future too. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das talks to Jay Guzowski, senior...
8 | November 14, 2011 8:41am
Graphic designer Renee Walker says current food labels can be confusing and should instead focus on ingredients. She shows SmartPlanet how she created a new design based on blocks of color.
5 | November 9, 2011 9:49am
Ever feel guilty about using foil once and then throwing it in the recycling bin? If you're looking for a better way to wrap up your leftovers, recycled aluminum could be the answer....
4 | November 8, 2011 9:00am
According to a recent AAA study, car crashes cost $300 billion a year, and the human cost is even greater. Experts at Consumer Reports say a technology known as electronic stability control can...
2 | November 3, 2011 8:13am
"The Eatery" a new app from start-up Massive Health lets users snap a picture of their food and then starts analyzing eating habits over time. SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das talks with...
November 1, 2011 8:00am