May 03, 2016This isn& 39;t just another autonomous drone that follows you around, the Hover camera drone can take 13 MP photos and 4K video, all with electronic stabilization and one of the best autonomous drone systems on the market. This new drone doesn& 39;t come from some tiny start-up either, in fact the founder, MQ Wang, has a PhD from Stanford, according to ZDnet.
IBM released its new Cloud Quantum Computer via its Cloud Servers to allow public access to experiment with it.May 05, 2016Quantum computing is unprecedently difficult to understand and model. It is still generally only understood by the most dedicated academics and scholars in the quantum field.However, perhaps it could be the lack of availability of quantum computers that hinder the public from fully understanding how they work and the applications they may have.
May 10, 2016Kaplamino is a YouTuber who constructs incredible Rube Goldberg contraptions, along with some great domino creations! Kaplamino& 39;s newest creation was a Rube Goldberg Machine made almost entirely out of magnets.Rube Goldberg was a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist but is mostly known for his creation, the Rube Goldberg Machine.
May 14, 2016What was only just a dream a few years ago is now a reality with Google& 39;s newly unveiled Tilt Brush. This technology is a combination of virtual reality with innovative 3D drawing processing, and it is amazing to watch masterpieces be drawn with it. Tilt Brush utilizes a brush remote and another hand held palette that allows you to select colors and brush styles to create designs with.
May 11, 2016This the modern technological age, so almost everyone has a wi-fi router in their house. Just having a good internet service provider may not be all you need to get good internet, in fact where you have your router placed may be causing a lot of problems for how you connect your devices. While the internet and wi-fi still probably seems like magic to many, it& 39;s not, and there are ways to improve the transfer of signals between the router and all of your devices.
May 16, 2016Thomas Edison is one of the most famous inventors in the history of the known world, and you probably are familiar with many of his inventions like the light bulb or the modern electric power system, but there& 39;s a lot more he did that you may not know about. Edison accumulated a total of 1,093 patents throughout his entire life, from good to bad, but his work could be considered essential to the modern way of life.
Disney Research Labs have been working to develop a robot that can be controlled by a human and provide the same dexterity as a human user.May 14, 2016Disney Research Labs have been working to develop a robot that can be controlled by a human and provide the same dexterity as a human user. This is useful in long-distance operations, and it allows human to process the precision of robotic control.
May 16, 2016Prosthetics have come a long way in recent years with the development of 3D printing and other non-invasive technologies, but a new robotic arm under development takes prosthetics to the next level. Johnny Matheny lost his left arm to cancer a few years ago, and he recently underwent a surgery to attach a connector to what is left of his arm bone.
May 17, 2016Replicating the walking movements demonstrated by humans is really hard when it comes to the realm of robotics. This has left many robots using either wheeled mobility techniques, or using four-legged systems. Researchers at the University of Michigan have been developing a robot named MABEL, which can walk upright on two legs and traverse uneven terrain.
May 17, 2016Photos of the highly anticipated iPhone 7 were leaked yesterday by a Chinese Facebook page, and there are some interesting features in the pictures. The two big rumors surrounding the next iPhone is that it will feature dual cameras and a smart connector, things that these images do not show, according to Tech Insider.
May 19, 2016You probably know a thing or two about how screens work given how prevalent they are in modern society. They are made up of pixels which display red green or blue in different values to create pictures. You are probably also aware how excel spreadsheets work as well, but have you ever used spreadsheets .
May 18, 2016You can buy pretty much anything off of Amazon and have it be at your doorstep in a day or two. This amazing capability has only come in recent years, but it also means that you can buy some pretty weird things without anyone knowing about it. Amazon has grown to encompass every realm of retail, and we have collected 10 of the weirdest thing you can purchase on the online shopping giant.
Microwaves haven& 39;t changed much since they were created in 1946, but one company is seeking to change that.May 20, 2016Microwaves haven& 39;t changed much since they were created in 1946, but one company is seeking to change that. The modern microwave is a bulky appliance that takes up a lot of space in the kitchen, but many couldn& 39;t live without it.
May 20, 2016Carbon (Carbon3D, Inc.), a 3D printing company just unveiled their new M1 3D printing machine that prints at incredible speeds by using a revolutionary new technique.The M1 is a revolutionary new 3D printer directed towards prototype development and low-volume manufacturing. The developers at Carbon ensure that the M1 uses the best technology developed by the most prestigious engineers to create and provide a seamless printing machine that is not limited to the outrageous times that other printers are often hindered by.
May 19, 2016Candy and confections aren& 39;t made the way they used to be, but one candy shop is trying its hardest to preserve the old-fashioned way of making sweets. The confectioners over at Lofty Pursuits and Public Displays of Confection have been collecting drop candy making machines and rollers for a few years now.
May 23, 2016You& 39;ve probably seen her videos, but there is a Youtuber who spends her time building incredibly useless robots that are hilarious to watch, but incredibly unhelpful. Simone Giertz describes herself as a Maker/robotics enthusiast/non-engineer, who has become an expert in building & 34;shitty robots.
May 19, 2016Unveiled at CES 2016, the ASU Cast one is a smartwatch that has a built-in 1280x800 projector which allows you to project onto your hand, or even watch a movie while out camping. ASU is a Chinese company, and you can currently get your hands on one of these watches for 2,999 yuan, or US$460.
May 24, 2016If you have ever used a photo editing software, you have probably had to choose whether you wanted to use RGB or CYMK, but what& 39;s the difference? RGB stands for Red, Green, Blue and it is typically used in screens and digital media. RGB may sound familiar because it is the three colors which pixels operate in.
May 23, 2016Whether you realize it or not, robots have the ability to be incredibly creative, and a bunch of them have just won a robot art competition. Automation doesn& 39;t just stretch into the manufacturing industry, but it may soon take over the creative industries as well, such as writing and artistic expression.
May 23, 2016Air conditioners can be expensive, bulky, and consume a lot of energy, so two architects set out to solve that problem. They designed a small cube with an integrated fan that uses only an icepack to effectively cool down comparatively large indoor spaces. Fans just circulate the air, and if the ambient air is still hot, they don& 39;t do much good.
May 25, 2016Virtual reality is growing at an alarming rate, and soon we will have to figure out how VR will fit into our everyday lives. Many fear that VR will take control of people& 39;s lives and they will not want to be a productive member of society anymore. Those thoughts and fears are probably justified as the world ventures into a realm that has never been seen before.