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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...

Water buckets and rocking chair turned into interactive controllers

12/27/2010, We’ve seen many strange controllers over the last few years, and now some smart folks out there have come up with the Channels project that uses buckets as a controller, allowing folks to paddle through a digital dreamscape. Each bucket features plastic...

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...

Students get cheaper MacBooks

12/29/2009, Apple has quietly gone about reducing the price of its white MacBook from $949 to $899 for students, teachers and faculty members. This gesture of goodwill does not come with a compromise in any way, where one can bring home the white polycarbonate...

Students get cheap Windows 7

09/17/2009, Students are now able to pick up the new Windows 7 operating system from Microsoft for as little as £30, since the educational preorder will kick off on September 30th (the number seems to crop up too often here), which is roughly 22 days ahead of...