Software

Review: Solid 'Gears Tactics' can't quite find an identity

To prove that tastes moves in cycles, tactical turn-based strategy games have seen a resurgence again. Sparked by the success of "XCOM: Enemy Unknown," more titles have tried to find their niche in the category.

Engineering

Swarms of autonomous aerial vehicles test new dogfighting skills

Aerial dogfighting began more than a century ago in the skies over Europe with propeller-driven fighter aircraft carried aloft on wings of fabric and wood. An event held recently in southern California could mark the beginning ...

Engineering

Protective hearing tech in the Army: Not too loud and not too soft

(Tech Xplore)—Soldiers' ears have had a tough challenge. Historically, soldiers have had to choose between hearing protection and force protection. In other words, maintaining situational awareness was not in line with ...