Mechanical Engineering


New Robot BRETT Learns Like Children Do

New Robot BRETT Learns Like Children Do

UC Berkeley researchers developed a new ‘deep learning’ technique that enables robot to learn skills via trial and error like c...

May 25 2015, 1:08pm CDT

Radio Disney for Ford SYNC AppLink will be on display at CES 2015

Radio Disney for Ford SYNC AppLink will be on display at CES 2015

The Radio Disney app will be available soon for Ford SYNC AppLink to stream music for families with an easy touch of a button i...

Dec 31 2014, 4:39pm CST

LG to debut First Mega Capacity Double Door-in-Door Refrigerat at CES 2015

LG to debut First Mega Capacity Double Door-in-Door Refrigerat at CES 2015

This will be the industry’s first doo-in-door refrigerator with new contoured glass finish and mega capacity....

Dec 29 2014, 4:34am CST

Real Housewives of New Jersey's Melissa Gorga Has Her Own Lawsuit

Real Housewives of New Jersey's Melissa Gorga Has Her Own Lawsuit

New Jersey Housewife Melissa Gorga's suing her $3.8 million dollar home buyer for money not paid, but there's more to...

Jul 1 2014, 4:53pm CDT

Portable Air Conditioners: Are they for Real?

Portable Air Conditioners: Are they for Real?

The question to ask in reference to portable air conditioners is this: are they for real?...

Jun 19 2014, 3:19am CDT

Humanoid Robot Pepper Reading Emotions Goes on Sale in Japan

Humanoid Robot Pepper Reading Emotions Goes on Sale in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Softbank Corp. is entering the robotics business with its cooing, gesturing and sympathetic Pepper humanoid-on-whe...

Jun 5 2014, 4:59am CDT

2015 Stingray Automatic Transmission shifts faster than a Porsche dual-clutch auto

2015 Stingray Automatic Transmission shifts faster than a Porsche dual-clutch auto

GM wants enthusiasts to like the 8-speed Stingray auto...

Apr 8 2014, 1:44pm CDT

General Electric Goes Long On Gas-Fired Distributed Power

General Electric Goes Long On Gas-Fired Distributed Power; Invests $1.4 Billion In New Business Unit

General Electric plans to invest more than $1 billion in the rapidly growing distributed power industry. GE’s Vice Chairman Joh...

Feb 26 2014, 10:46pm CST

From Sci-Fi To CyPhy: iRobot Founder Takes To The Skies

From Sci-Fi To CyPhy: iRobot Founder Takes To The Skies

The excerpt below comes from Forbes/Wolfe Emerging Technology Report’s recent full-length interview with Helen Greiner, co...

Feb 4 2014, 9:15am CST

Simple Tech Develops Infant Warmer To Save Lives In Developing Countries

Simple Tech Develops Infant Warmer To Save Lives In Developing Countries

According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 20 million low birth weight preterm babies born annually global...

Jan 30 2014, 5:57am CST

Cars Will Become Endpoints By 2015

Cars Will Become Endpoints By 2015

First there was the PC.  Then came the smartphone, followed by tablets.  After that, endpoints began popping up all o...

Jan 29 2014, 2:20am CST

Auto Tech: Coming Soon To A Tire Near You

Auto Tech: Coming Soon To A Tire Near You

A few years back, on a weeklong bus tour of Continental AG’s technology and engineering centers in Germany, one item attracted...

Jan 28 2014, 5:35am CST

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Gadget Watch: iPhone case lets you see heat

Gadget Watch: iPhone case lets you see heat, to spot leaky insulation or moisture LAS VEGAS (AP) — Remember the a...

Jan 10 2014, 1:21pm CST

AT&T Offers Up Triple Play For Carmakers

AT&T Offers Up Triple Play For Carmakers

AT&T, like other wireless carriers, long ago realized that while a customer may come looking for just a single service, per...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Top ten Heater deals from Amazon

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Top ten Heater deals from Amazon

Here is a summary on hot Holiday gift tip of Top ten Heater deals from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below...

Dec 21 2013, 12:28pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Holmes HFH111T-U Desktop Heater Fan with Comfort Control Thermostat at $21.99

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Holmes HFH111T-U Desktop Heater Fan with Comfort Control Thermostat at $21.99

Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in...

Dec 21 2013, 12:15pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Dr Infrared Heater Quartz + PTC Infrared Portable Space Heater - 1500 Watt, UL Listed , Produces 60% More Heat with Advanced Dual Heating System at $174.99

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Dr Infrared Heater Quartz + PTC Infrared Portable Space Heater - 1500 Watt, UL Listed , Produces 60% More Heat with Advanced Dual Heating System at $174.99

Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in...

Dec 21 2013, 12:11pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Delonghi EW7707CM-DISC Oil-Filled Radiator Heater, 1500-Wattat $59.99

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Delonghi EW7707CM-DISC Oil-Filled Radiator Heater, 1500-Wattat $59.99

Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in...

Dec 21 2013, 11:57am CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Vilano Aluminum Road Bike 21 Speed Shimano at $259.28

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Vilano Aluminum Road Bike 21 Speed Shimano at $259.28

Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in...

Dec 20 2013, 9:23am CST

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Ford says 70% of its Cars Will Have Auto Start/Stop By 2017

Ford promises tech will improve fuel economy by up to 10%...

Dec 13 2013, 10:12am CST

NASA Valkyrie Robot for DARPA Competition Unveiled

NASA Valkyrie Robot for DARPA Competition Unveiled

NASA robot was developed i Texas with help form UT and Texas A&M...

Dec 11 2013, 11:56am CST

Interchangeable Lens Olympus Cameras Leak Online

Interchangeable Lens Olympus Cameras Leak Online

Official announcement could come next week...

Sep 14 2012, 8:11am CDT

BMW Patent Unveils Seven-Speed Manual Transmission

BMW Patent Unveils Seven-Speed Manual Transmission

Transmission tech wouldn't let the driver pick the wrong gear...

Jun 7 2012, 1:30pm CDT

Dads and Grads Gift Ideas 2012: Monkey Light 8-Bit Bike Wheel Light

Dads and Grads Gift Ideas 2012: Monkey Light 8-Bit Bike Wheel Light

Offers great safety for night time riding and looks super cool too....

Jun 7 2012, 9:24am CDT

Brammo Empulse and Empulse R Get Price and Launch Date

Brammo Empulse and Empulse R Get Price and Launch Date

Expensive Electric motorcycles coming soon...

May 11 2012, 12:00pm CDT

Beijing Auto Show 2012: Luxury Cars and Hot Models [Photos]

Beijing Auto Show 2012: Luxury Cars and Hot Models [Photos]

The China Auto Show 2012 is underway. Green cars are just a side note at the China Motor Show. Luxury cars and sports cars rule...

Apr 24 2012, 9:02am CDT

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG unveiled

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG unveiled

The new 2013 G63 AMG impresses with a state-of-the-art powertrain, expressive new design and improved efficiency. All this is l...

Apr 19 2012, 3:05am CDT

Lincoln Unveils the New 2013 MKZ

Lincoln Unveils the New 2013 MKZ

Slick new Lincoln has gigantic sunroof...

Apr 3 2012, 3:39pm CDT

2013 Ford Fusion to Have Optional Start-Stop Tech

2013 Ford Fusion to Have Optional Start-Stop Tech

First non-hybrid mid-size sedan to offer start-stop...

Apr 2 2012, 2:00pm CDT

Cars with Autopilot Expected within the Next Decade

Cars with Autopilot Expected within the Next Decade

Are automated cars a good or bad thing?...

Feb 28 2012, 1:05pm CST

NZXT Switch 810 PC Case Review

NZXT Switch 810 PC Case Review

Cool case that is perfect for enthusiasts...

Feb 23 2012, 1:02pm CST

Hands On: 2011 Ford F-150 4x4 Supercrew King Ranch with the EcoBoost 3.5L V6

Hands On: 2011 Ford F-150 4x4 Supercrew King Ranch with the EcoBoost 3.5L V6

Big truck with small truck fuel economy...

Jan 20 2012, 1:57pm CST

Bridgestone Shows Off Tires that Don’t use Air

Bridgestone Shows Off Tires that Don’t use Air

Tires of the future?...

Dec 2 2011, 2:42pm CST

BMW to Make Diesel Engines for Toyota Models in Europe

BMW to Make Diesel Engines for Toyota Models in Europe

Toyota diesels to run BMW engines...

Dec 1 2011, 3:15pm CST

Crash Tests on Volt Sees Two More Fires Result

Crash Tests on Volt Sees Two More Fires Result

Something amiss with Volt battery packs after crashes...

Nov 28 2011, 5:01pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Hello Kitty Mini Fridge Great for a Hello Kitty Fan of Any Age

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Hello Kitty Mini Fridge Great for a Hello Kitty Fan of Any Age

This is a cute little fridge perfect for a small space....

Nov 13 2011, 3:21pm CST

Honda Shows Off New ASIMO Robot with Advanced Design

Honda Shows Off New ASIMO Robot with Advanced Design

Updated robot is smarter and more agile...

Nov 8 2011, 3:05pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Whirl 'n Wear Charms Spectacular Spinner Perfect Way to Make Jewelry

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Whirl 'n Wear Charms Spectacular Spinner Perfect Way to Make Jewelry

This is a great gift idea for the girl who loves to create....

Nov 8 2011, 12:06pm CST