Robot maker Patrick Stefanski created a 3D printed model – and animated – of L3-37, the droid of the recent solo film. L3-37 is one of the funnest droids – and woks – in recent memory and this recreation is fun and ingenious. Stefanski used… Read More »Build your own L3-37 droid with voice interaction
At CES in January, I was pleasantly surprised by the LifeDoor, a clever gadget that is worth being purchased. These small boxes automatically close doors when smoke detectors are triggered, preventing the spread of fire and smoke. The company is moving towards KickStarter to fund… Read More »LifeDoor funds the production version of its fire door closers
LIV Watches is a crowdfunding darling with a number of Kickstarted watches at his belt. Now, it offers a unique set of watches to backers, including the Liv Genesis GX-AC, an automatic chronograph with date. The watch works with a Sellita Caliber SW500, visible through… Read More »LIV launches a bold and bold chronograph for race lovers
For many of us, clean, potable water comes directly from the tap. But for billions, it is not so simple, and all over the world, researchers are looking for ways to solve this problem. Today, the work comes from Berkeley, where a team is working… Read More »This box sucks pure water from the dry air of the desert
Devices like smartphones should help people feel safer, but if you are really in danger, the last thing to do is to take out your phone, go see your recent contacts and type in a message to ask for help. The Women's Safety XPRIZE has… Read More »XPRIZE $ 1M Women's Safety Winner is a Simple and Intelligent Panic Button
It is saying that one person trash is another person’s treasure. So as you are doing your summer cleaning this year, you may be considering trying to sell your old, unused stuff instead of just throwing it away. However, with the growing trend of selling… Read More »Are You Paying Too Much To Sell Your Stuff Online?
Lauren Anderson, on the left, and Sunish Issac, on the right, the two judges of the Anu & Naveen competition Jain Womens Safety XPRIZE, test a Leaf Wearables device Avinash Bansal, co-founder of Leaf Wearables, at center, aboard a bus running through the streets of… Read More »Could this small device solve the threats of sexual assault?
Anker, a battery manufacturer turned accessories company, recently released the $ 39 Spirit X headphones under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy jumpers, the headphones are completely watertight according to the IPX7 classification, meaning they can withstand up to 1 meter of… Read More »Anker's Spirit Headphones are wireless and waterproof
While the Indiegogo crowdfunding company has been running a pilot program in China for a few years, it is now relying on these efforts with the launch of the Indiegogo China Global Accelerated Program. CEO David Mandelbrot is in Shenzhen, China this week to announce… Read More »Indiegogo Extends Efforts to Help Chinese Startups Reach Global Consumers
Intel feels more and more pressed by AMD and Qualcomm and the competition will become even more intense if reports that Apple is working on its own chips to replace Intel processors in Macs are true. In an interview with Engadget last week before Computex,… Read More »Intel teases a 28-core, single-socket chip that will be launched later this year
The ASUS event today at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan had three main anchor points: health, ergonomics and, most importantly, second screens. The head of the poster was the ZenBook Pro 14 and 15 (pictured above), the latest versions of the ASUS high-end notebook with a… Read More »The new ASUS ZenBook Pro features a 5.5-inch touch screen instead of a touchpad
While pipe drones can be a fantasy, robo-dragons (or robotic dragon dragons – as you like) are a reality. This strange but potentially useful robot from Japanese researchers could sneak into the windows of burning buildings, blowing everything around with the powerful water jets that… Read More »This robotic dragon pipe could make its way into burning buildings
Apple TV, which is definitely not a hobby, has new features added as it grows. Tim Cook mentioned that there are 50% more users than last year, and they will undoubtedly be satisfied with the addition of Dolby Atmos audio and streamlining of registration. Apple… Read More »Apple TV gets Dolby Atmos and Simplified Connections for Channels and Services