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PhD student creates jumping robot that can pick itself up

11/29/2011, Jianguo Zhao, a PhD student at Michigan State has developed a robot that can not only jump, but pick itself up after it lands, and even steer itself in order to keep itself headed in the right direction. He has hopes that this robot/technology will...

Student hacker penetrated Facebook

08/18/2011, Is Facebook really that hack-proof? Apparently, a student hacker was said to have successfully “penetrated” Facebook after performing repeated attempts to illegally access the social networking site’s programmes – at least according to a court...

Amazon makes life easier for students with the Student app

08/15/2011, Great news for those of you who are students – Amazon has announced the launch of its Amazon Student app that will give iPhone and iPod Touch users a convenient and easy way to shop for textbooks, electronics, apparel, bedding and more. Students can...

Google to announce Chrome OS notebook monthly subscription today?

05/11/2011, Remember when we reported about rumors stating that Google will be selling their Chrome notebooks at a $20/month subscription instead of a one-time price? Well, according to a recent report from Forbes, Google will be announcing the $20 subscription for...

Tvor, the robotic lantern lights up the dark

12/29/2010, A Czechoslovakian design student has designed a robot to help light up dark areas, wherever it is. Called Tvor, “the intelligent lighting creature”, it does its job by constantly looking for dark areas in any space and shining its light in...

Barnes & Noble Introduces Its NOOKstudy Reading Platform

07/13/2010, Barnes & Noble has announced its NOOKstudy online reading and study platform for students. The program allows students to manage eBooks and notes all in one place. Since users will be able to access their textbooks, lecture notes, syllabi, slides and...