The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which is essentially the research arm for US armed forces, is currently planning to build what they are calling a drone mothership.
The agency has recently announced several details about the project and …Read More »
RHex (pronounced “Rex”) stands for robot hexapod. RHex is a six-legged robot which is capable of negotiating all types of terrain and the researchers working on this project at the University of Pennsylvania hope one day that it will be …Read More »
Just three months after the official release of BlackBerry’s current flagship phone, the Z10, we’re now getting a glimpse at its successor. A Vietnamese Twitter user that goes by the handle @nvthanh1994 first showed off pictures of the device’s front …Read More »
Just in case you haven’t heard yet, YouTube is celebrating Geek Week next week and will be highlighting all sorts of nerdy content. But to celebrate and promote the upcoming celebration, YouTube started a little easter egg hunt on its …Read More »
Microsoft says indies will now be able to self-publish on Xbox One, retail consoles can be used as dev kits
Microsoft appears to be hell-bent on fixing everything that people have complained about for the Xbox One. After completely reversing their used games policy and online requirements, the company has announced a new stance for how it will approach independent …Read More »
Around a week before Motorola’s scheduled unveiling of the highly anticipated Moto X, the company has announced a trio of new phones coming exclusively to Verizon. Unsurprisingly, since this is Verizon we’re talking about, the phones make up an entirely …Read More »
We all knew the Nexus 7 was coming, so Google’s other announcement really stole the show. They introduced the Chromecast, which is a tiny device that you can plug into your TV’s HDMI port then “cast” (stream) your online content …Read More »
The potential of NFC or Near Field Communication is astounding. When you stop and think about just how many ways the technology can be used it consumes your brain. There are so many applications possible that it’s a wonder the …Read More »
Illegal downloading of music, movies and television shows seems to be on a steady decline, according to a Norwegian study by Ipsos MMI.
The study found that songs are being pirated in Norway at just 17.5% of the rate that …Read More »
At Google’s Chrome and Android event, the company announced the latest version of Android: Android 4.3. This is the third incremental upgrade for Jelly Bean and it adds somewhat minor but useful features to the operating system.
First off is …Read More »
These streetlights automatically dim when no one is around and illuminate as soon as someone passes by
Believe it or not, streetlights use a lot of energy. It’s a shame too, because late at night when no one is walking the streets or no one needs them they still burn through resources. They’re actually a huge source …Read More »
Erik Chevalier is in a sticky situation right now due to the failure of his Kickstarter project board game. He started a Kickstarter project to create a board game, asking for $35,000 from donors. His project is now failed but …Read More »
After being leaked to oblivion, the new Nexus 7 has finally been officially announced at Google’s Chrome and Android event today. The company is touting it as the “world’s highest-resolution 7-inch tablet” and after taking a look at its …Read More »
Comic Con 2013 has ended and fans are quite happy with the outcome. We didn’t get the chance to be at the show floor, but that didn’t stop us from tuning in to Comic Con coverage across the Internet. With …Read More »
The ability to stream videos on the Internet anytime you want has proven to be a revolutionary concept, but one constant problem persists: lagging.
Although many users are OK with services like Netflix or Hulu having a bit of a …Read More »
The industrial mixing robot displayed in the video below is quite remarkable. Developed by OMC, it is a multi-axis, multi-directional robot which rotates a container along 2 axes thus mixing and stirring much more quickly than conventional single axis systems. …Read More »
Users in the need for professional graphics solutions just got their latest fix announced. The NVIDIA Quadro K6000 is the company’s latest professional graphics card, which they’re touting is “the fastest and most capable GPU ever built.” And after taking …Read More »
Android is slowly becoming a gaming platform, one that could become a threat for Microsoft, Sony, and even Nintendo in the years to come. However, only a single company seems to have the qualities to transform Android into a gaming …Read More »
The cost of electric bikes can be quite prohibitive but luckily this Kickstarter project can turn your existing bike electric in a matter of seconds.
Rubbee is a waterproof, electric drive unit for bicycles which is attached onto your bike …Read More »
At the previously held Comic Con, Warner Bros. and Man of Steel director Zack Snyder confirmed plans of a Superman and Batman movie set in the same universe as Man of Steel. Fans will get to see both Clark Kent …Read More »
A video game programmer in Shenzen, China has left his day job programming video games to sell street food. The result? He doubled his salary.
According to Kotaku, the man left his job due to health issues:
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Microsoft Paint might look like a simple tool designed for doing trivial things, but in the right hands, Paint is a powerful graphic designing software. Don’t believe us? Well, ask 97-year old Hal Lasko, the man who creates amazing art …Read More »
Canon’s current high-end DSLRs top out at around the 20-megapixel range. While megapixel count certainly isn’t everything, and Canon’s pro cameras certainly make the case for it by churning out great photos, you have to admit that it’s a little …Read More »
A troubling malware family has recently been brought to light by researchers from both F-Secure and Webroot. What is particularly unique about this malware is that it targets both Windows and OSX. This malware appears to be an early attempt …Read More »
Air powered pants designed to boost a user’s joint power have been developed by design students of the Royal College of Art in London.
The device is still in an early prototype stage and consists of a series of air …Read More »
When Google announced that it would be shutting down Reader, they made sure to give its loyal fan base a reason. It wasn’t something that people agreed with, but how could you really argue with them when they play the …Read More »
If there was any doubt that we’re about to see a brand new Nexus 7, these leaks should put them to rest.
First off are the official press images of the device you see above, leaked by the prolific @evleaks. …Read More »
Rumors and even “leaks” of a cheaper, plastic iPhone have been going around for as long as I can remember now, but this might be the most believable one yet.
Japanese magazine Weekly ASCII has posted images of the rear …Read More »
The most effective Lumia line of Windows Phone 8 devices on the market are the affordable ones, so it comes as no surprise to see Nokia putting more focus on this section of the market. The Finnish giant recently announced …Read More »
Any Gmail user who is not blocking ads knows Google has, for the longest time, shown ads in Gmail (as do other email provides, such as Outlook.com and Yahoo). However, those ads have typically been non-intrusive, traditional ads — ads …Read More »
Underwater exploring robots have been around for decades, but not many are capable of withstanding the strong currents of the sea floor. This means the use of these robotic swimmers are quite limited, but everything could change for the better …Read More »
New REM energy managment system is an innovative approach to storing power generated by renewable energy
One of the problems with energy generated from renewable energy sources is that the energy provided by them can be at times intermittent due to factors such as weather. For this reason it is important to have a means of …Read More »