Edge of Innovation

Our drive to test limits and continually innovate often leads to new ways of experiencing the world. iQ explores how people push technology to the edge of innovation in everything from science and health, to sports and entertainment.

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How the Compaq Deskpro 386 was once the fastest PC in the world
Inside The European Space Agency’s Headquarters
Artist Regrows Vincent van Gogh’s Ear
Best 2 in 1 laptops? These are the biggest, lightest and Porsche-iest around
Future medical technology: Gadgets won’t save your life, software will
HP Spectre x360, a 2 in 1 you can scribble on
Can technology help avert a future global water crisis?
Tech buzzwords of 2015 (part 2): WiGig, procedural generation and clever WattUp-ery
CES 2017: Robots like Kuri, Lynx and Olly turn heads (literally)
CES 2017: Was Amazon’s Alexa the star of the show?
Five ways technology is changing music festivals
Are web TV streaming services killing off television or saving it?
Is room-scale VR the crazy future of theme park rides?
8 tricky jobs you didn’t know a robot could do
Hot drone startups: From life-saving UAVs to indoor quadcopters
Smart Underwater Imaging Aims to Save Endangered Marine Species
Microsoft’s bold tech predictions imagine the world of 2026
How No Man’s Sky is making procedural games cool again
Alien holograms attack in Microsoft’s mixed reality HoloLens demo
Apps, ovens and home delivery: What 12 ex-Apple engineers did next
This Revolving House Folds In On Itself
Researchers Make a Micro Monet the Size of a Protozoa
Tech buzzwords of 2015 (part 1): Quantum dots, superMHL and 5th generation processors
Meet Project Tango: The smartphone that sees in RealSense 3D
DS Group’s Digital Boutique: the future of fashion retail powered by Intel
Are robots ruining our childhood dreams?
7 awesome Windows 10 laptops with 7th Generation Core inside
CES 2016: The newest, thinnest, fastest and weirdest tech in the world
Trust and Autonomous Driving: What Will It Take?
Jetpacks? Organic architecture? Disney’s Tomorrowland is closer than you think
Mind control: The new MindLeap VR system can read your thoughts
5th Generation Intel Core Processors Make Waves at CES 2015
Mexico builds the airport of the future
Cliff House: Living on the edge
CES 2016: How three amazing tech trends are shaping the future
IFA 2016 round-up: 7th-gen Core, OLED tellies and Sony in your ear
The Luna EMG is a robotic exoskeleton that will nurse you back to health
Two-Sided Touchscreen Turns Glass Walls into HoloDisplays
Surrealist Photographer Bends Reality
Pacemakers: The target of thousands of safety failings
Could USB-C audio replace the old 3.5mm headphone socket?
Mini PCs are becoming ever smaller and more invisible
Machine learning: What to expect from AI and how it is changing our lives
These mixed reality headsets promise new ways to see the world
Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop was five years in the making
Living off the grid: how solar batteries like Tesla’s Powerwall change everything
After the AlphaGo AI beat a human at Go, what’s next? StarCraft?
Dancing with My 3D-Projected Self
Let there be light and video mapping!
Could we build a Big Hero 6-style robot companion? Well, sort of…
4 things you might not know 3D printers can do
Voke VR Immerses Fans in Live Sports
7th Gen Intel Core line-up blooms with desktop, VPro and Xeon CPUs
Future commuting: electric planes, trains and automobiles
IFA 2016: The laptops and mini desktops that stole the show
Tiny Robots Might 3D-Print Tomorrow’s Skylines
Connected Cars. Safer Cars.
Six Decades of Intel Bunny Suit Fashion
5G Set To Transform the Future of Gaming
World Future Sports Games to include manned drone racing and robot swimming
NASA’s 4K video of a water droplet in space is simply sensational
6 stunning laptops with 8th Generation Intel Core inside
VR Vacations: Technology Transforming Travel and Leisure
Will your next PC be an Always-Connected PC?
The Dell XPS 13 2 in 1 is thinner, lighter and whirr-free
Lights Brighten Dark Winter Moods
Cinematic special effects come to live theatre
What do these billion dollar startups say about our future world?
Bionic eyes: How new contact lenses could triple the quality of your eyesight
Computex 2017: Meet the first consumer desktop CPU with 18 cores
Stellar cryptocurrency challenges Bitcoin as the future of money
500 Drones Light Night Sky to Set Record
New NICU Tech Gives Parents a Voice
Top 10 Technologies From #IDF15
Inspired by Innovation
Billion dollar unicorns: These are Europe’s biggest tech startup ideas
Tomorrow’s building materials could include wool, mushrooms and nuts
Making Virtual Reality: How Creators Embrace a New Medium
Computex 2015 offers tantalising glimpses of our high-tech future
Apollo Lake and 6 other cool things at IDF 2016 Shenzhen
Smell on your Smartphone.
RealSense, Windows Hello and WiDi impress at the Intel Xmas showcase
Is this Pimax 8K headset going to save VR?
How Virtual Reality Works
Dame Kelly Holmes: “Technology is massive for athletes these days”
Overclocking Community Gets Nostalgic
These high tech companies are building the world’s most innovative products (but how many have you heard of?)
All-in-One PCs: Desktops are becoming an extension of the virtual world
Laval Virtual: the public discovers virtual reality innovations
Catch More ZZZs with Sleep-Enhancing Tech
Intel VPro and the no wires workplace of the (very near) future
Forget driverless cars, these flying cars are almost ready for take off
Smart Ships Take to the Seas
Your PC used to have five cables, soon it won’t have any
It’s Baidu vs. Google in the race to build driverless cars
Intel ISEF 2015: It’s innovation that counts, not gender
Space tourism: Thanks to Dennis Tito, we could all be astronauts
Light, giant 3D faces and Intel RealSense dazzle SIGNAL 2015
This 8th Gen CPU is Intel’s best gaming desktop processor EVER
Picking Out One from a Billion: the Face Recognition System From NTechlab
10 reasons you don’t need a new PC
Japan’s waterborne solar farm and other fantastic floating structures
Surface Studio rethinks the PC (and it’s not alone)
Sitting desk, standing desk or one of these oddball alternatives?
Forever young: Researchers discover genes that influence lifespan
A BIOSKIN Building Facade? A Skyscraper-Sized Air Conditioner!
Design Competition Unleashes Wild Tech for Future Homes
Dumpster Diving Robots: Using AI for Smart Recycling
Fighting against pollution with drones
Are universal cards like Coin and Plastc the real future of mobile money?
These were Intel IQ’s biggest tech stories of 2016
Li-Fi and why everybody is talking about Internet lightbulbs
Using Precision Medicine to Tackle Cancer
From Maverick to League of Legends Team Leader
How a human chatbot challenged our perception of artificial intelligence
The Architecture of Radio visualises the secret world of wireless signals
Rugby World Cup 2015: Hawk-Eye, augmented reality and apps
Real Robocops: From 2017, Dubai police will have robot reinforcements
Why the Acer Switch 5 is cooler than your average 2 in 1
8 things new laptops are consigning to the tech scrapheap
Giant Drone Racing May Be Next Big Spectator Sport
Mobile World Congress 2016: 5 things you might have missed
Jim Parsons Talks Tech
5 cool supercomputing things we learned at SC16
15 years on, Windows XP still refuses to die
Is this Ohbot 2 the first humanoid robot in space?
This Dress Was Drawn Into Existence With a 3D-Printing Pen
IDF 2016 imagines a world of autonomous cars, 5G drones and laser beams
Modular tech: Razer Blade Stealth, Project Ara and the future of design
Can electronic devices replace guide dogs for the blind?
Google I/O 2016: Daydream VR, conversational AI and smartypants wearables
This is what the future of the remote control looks like
The Future of Music is VR and Spatial Audio
4D printing vs. 3D printing: What’s the difference?
Anti-Poaching Technology Protects Animals in Africa
Wireless Charging Ready to Cut Power Cords in Public Places
Meet the Surface Book 2: bigger, faster and longer-lasting
Step into Mixed Reality with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
Can 3D Cameras Let Us Reach Inside Our Computer Screens?
Goodbye headphone jack, now where’s my wireless power?
Pamper your plants with the Parrot Flower Power
What does the laptop of the future look like?
Simulation Nation: How Companies Use VR to Create the Future
How Bell’s Law predicted the Mini PC, Compute Stick and Smart Dust
What is neuromorphic computing (and why might we need it)?
Quantified Self for Babies with New BabyGuard Wearable
How cable-banishing WiGig technology will inspire truly wire-free laptops
Goodbye light bulbs, hello OLED lighting, laser headlights and graphene filaments
5 flipping amazing 2 in 1 devices that’ll make you ditch your laptop
This Tiny Brain for Wearables Is Cute as a Button
RSC Live brings The Tempest from stage to screen
MIT leads the race to design Elon Musk’s 760mph SpaceX Hyperloop pods
Future homes: Building skyscrapers out of wood
This man tested Tesla’s Autopilot system and it freaked him out
Razer Blade Stealth: A 4K Ultrabook with a desktop GPU in tow
8 Tips for Traveling with Camera Drones
Experts Explore How 5G Could Connect the Unconnected
How Data Science Technology Seeds Precision Farming
Millennials Marching to the Quickening Metronome of Moore’s Law
Maglev – Whatever happened to floating super trains?
Drone Photography Opens New View on Vertical Adventure
Capturing the wonders of Nature high in the mountains
Who needs new battery technology when wireless charging promises wire-free top-ups?
50 years on, imagine a world without Moore’s Law
The Making of “Little Bear Blue”
Project Oxford: from facial recognition to emotion recognition
Weird and wonderful wearables: rocket skates, mind control and selfie drones
6 things you might not know about 7th Generation Intel Core processors
Putting out the next Great Fire of London with drones and guns
New Book Looks At Three Scientists Who Sparked Silicon Valley Success
Smart sailing: François Gabart’s trimaran MACIF is a floating tech lab
The skyscraper video games exploring the smart city of the future
The Science Behind Real-Life Invisibility Cloaks
MWC 2017: Book One, Galaxy Book and Lenovo 2 in 1 PCs shine
London’s new solar farm floats into the record books
Defining the Future of Our Wireless World
These record-breaking drones push tech to the limit
Disney Makes History with Light Show Powered by 300 Intel Drones
How Intel keeps Stephen Hawking talking
5G: The Communications Key to Autonomous Driving
IDF 2016: Merged Reality vs Virtual Reality vs Augmented Reality
How Formula 1 is Racing Us Into the Future
Try and Stare into the Blackest Material in the World
Will drone delivery quadcopters see with RealSense eyes?
How the RealSense 3D camera works (and some clever things you can do with it)
What do William Shakespeare, Andy Serkis and Intel have in common?
The future of food: pea burgers, ant egg salads and caterpillar sushi
Geofencing and the Electric Car
How would Shakespeare use technology to stage The Tempest?
CES 2017: Tech Pushes Performance
Forget MP3, DSD and lossless FLAC, vinyl is getting its groove back
The changing face of the personal computer
5 technologies the new Apple MacBook consigns to the scrap heap
CES 2017: Where virtual, augmented and mixed reality clashed
How Photosafari’s stunning landscape photography is empowered by Intel
Artists Turn Tracking Data From a Journey Across Spain into a Giant Marble Mandala
Like Cicret and Ritot, future phones could use your skin as a screen
Is this Cyborg-Cockroach the perfect lifesaver?
The Imitation Game and the debt we all owe to Alan Turing
Breaking a world record with Intel
Edison Tower’s maglev ‘Wonkavators’ move vertically and horizontally
MicroTug: This mini-robot can lift 2,000 times its own weight
Drone Innovation Trends to Watch in 2017
This Boom supersonic passenger jet is a mini-Concorde
Inside Intel’s factories – from micrometers to nanometers
What does it take to win World Building of the Year 2015?
Does Whale Snot Hold the Secret to Ocean Health?
How (un)healthy was your festival season?
From cliff house to ice hotel: Extreme rooms with OMG views
BBQ gadgets: High-tech solutions for the perfect steak
Robots that look like humans? These designs are far more efficient
Meet the technology that turns your skin into a data network
The world’s fastest supercomputer will research dangerous viruses and better batteries
PonoPlayer: The Future of Music.
The 2nd-gen Compute Stick puts a Windows 10 PC in your pocket
This NullSpace suit lets you experience VR with touchy-feely haptic feedback
Smartphones Aren’t Everywhere, Yet
Whatever happened to HaLow, tidal lagoons and the Segway Robot?
Five Eco-houses in Nature You Have to See
Say HaLow to the new Wi-Fi for the Internet of Things
Real-Time Data Tech Pulls Red Bull X-Fighters Fans into Freestyle Motocross
5 Tech Triumphs at the 2014 World Cup
Beautiful things in tech: 3D-printed ribs, NASA and this sweet Mercedes-Benz boat
Watch this DHL Parcelcopter 3.0 bring drone delivery a huge step closer
Which new technology won the Intel Future Showcase 2015?
Frugal Innovation Brings Healthcare to Rural India
Here’s how that jaw-dropping Lexus Hoverboard works
Sci-Fi Meets Reality: HAL Exoskeleton Gives Patients Hope
Microsoft Build 2017: Cloud clipboards, Fluent Design and mixed reality controllers
Mini-STX: Everything you need to know about the 5×5 form factor
Meet ANGELINA, the computer AI that designs strange video games
This Compute Stick PC turns your HD TV into a Windows 8 machine
Immersive Internet, Merged Reality and the tech buzzwords of 2016
This futuristic greenhouse could make us happier and healthier
The Lenovo Yoga Book is a laptop, but not as you know it
CES 2017: The best desktops, laptops and mini PCs
From Babbage to Curie: Incredible shrinking computing machines
IFA 2017: The cool laptops and desktops you’ll be buying next
The Floating Seahorse: The deluxe houseboat with an underwater view
Birdly Augmented Reality Machine Lets You Fly Like A Bird
Tomorrow’s flying cars might be less car, more drone
Assistive technology: From connected canes to stair-climbing wheelchairs
The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25 years of cosmic wows
Tidal lagoons: Generating renewable energy with invisible moon power
Could Samsung’s foldable, rollable tablets finally dethrone the iPhone?
Getting ahead of the wave with technology.
Making computers more human
In the Google Pixelbook, Android has never looked so good
Five high-tech projects that benefit nature
Inspiring a Love of Nature Through VR
From 3D games to 3D buildings: Spectacular architectural visualization with Unreal Engine 4
Food technology: Building future farms in the strangest of places
This Lenovo Yoga 920 is the future of passwordless computing
Five essential festival gadgets no one should be without
Widgets to Wickets: Cricket Tech Immerses Fans in the Game
Computex 2016 round-up: Home robots, WiGig and a VR-ready backpack PC
5 of the smartest startups to watch in 2015
Can Gates, Bezos and Zuckerberg battle climate change and win?
From darkest Peru: how Intel technology powered Paddington’s big-screen transformation
Think Your Smartphone Can’t Be a Satellite?
Beautiful things in tech: a BMW i8, Intel Core M CPU, Uncharted 4 and a planetary waltz of CO2


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