We’ve come a long way in prosthetics. Those who have lost their limbs in war, accidents, and other causes have been able to benefit from the advancements in this technology. Some options these days are even low cost, as 3D … Continue reading →
LittleBits Electronics, an open source library of modular electronics that snap together with magnets, is already something of a darling with hardware hackers and designers. Over time, these components have become more and more sophisticated, and now the company is … Continue reading →
In 2010, SXSW’s Interactive Festival surpassed the Music portion for the first time in attendees. Considering the droves of humans that flood the incomparable music hub of Austin, Texas for the Music portion of the festival, this was no easy … Continue reading →
If last year’s Consumer Electronics Show was any indication of things to come, then the future of living room gaming just may lie in the hot hands of the Steam Machine. After years of speculation and hints of a 2014 … Continue reading →
Last Thursday, the folks at Google announced plans to design contact lenses for a very particular crowd, diabetics. A not-so secretive division of Google, called Google-X, has been testing the notion of “smart contact lens” and the type of help … Continue reading →
Intel just made their most important innovation announcement in years. Edison. This Edison isn’t a person, but it sure is a genius. It’s essentially a tiny computer crammed into the size and shape of an SD card. This means something … Continue reading →
These little robots are not only simplistic in their appearance but in operation. Built to be in cube form, with magnetic sides and corners, they are hollow and have no external moving parts. That does not stop them from their most admirable traits; climbing over and around one another, rolling around on the ground, leaping into thin air and even moving while suspended upside down. The one thing contained inside the cube is the flywheel, which can spin at speeds of 20,000 revolutions per minute!
As mini as it may be, Utilite doesn't limit its ports or connectivity. As seen in the photo, we've got WiFi b/g/n, Blueooth 3.0, 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports, HDMI and DVI for video output, 4 USB 2.0's and 1 micro, as well as a micro SD slot and audio jacks.
Over the weekend a man named Dave Akerman, self described as an armchair astronaut, sent a Raspberry Pi and one of the newly released 5 MegaPixel Pi cameras up, up, up and away, as part of his “Eye in the … Continue reading →
The TitanArm is an untethered, upper body exoskeleton designed and engineered by a group of students from the University of Pennsylvania. It recently has received a lot of attention after winning the silver medal in a Penn Engineering competition. Other exoskeleton systems exist, but are often bulky, expensive, and tethered to a power source.
The Raspberry Pi Computer is a credit card sized mini PC circuit board that cost only $35. Now you can take it anywhere with the new Mobile Raspberry Pi-to-Go; a real mobile computer that gets up to 10 hours of battery life.