Known as M-Blocks, the robots are cubes with no external moving parts. Nonetheless, they’re able to climb over and around one another, leap through the air, roll across the ground, and even move while suspended upside down from metallic surfaces.
Multicolored cosmic lights dance over mountains, bridges and lakes in an amazing new video that highlights the beauty of the northern lights as seen from Norway. It’s time-lapse video’s like this that can give a new insight into the beautiful world we live in.
A little word on Singularity: Popularized by science fiction author Vernor Vinge as well as inventor and now Google director of engineering Ray Kurzweil, the Singularity is a theoretical point in future history when artificial intelligences exceed the power of the human mind, become self-aware and dramatically change the balance of power on the planet … Continue reading ‘Her’ is the best movie ever made about the singularity
Watch Jean-Claude Van Damme carry out his famous split between two reversing trucks. Never done before, JCVD says it’s the most epic of splits — what do you think?
Gesture controls are taking off in the world of gaming with the likes of Kinect – and desktop environments like the Leap motion. The dynamic, however is struggling to find its place in the world of mobile – that is until now. The Umoove app (no extra hardware needed) allows you to control your phone … Continue reading Umoove’s App tracks your face to control game play with no extra hardware
Probably the most useful gadget I’ve owned to date – The Olloclip 3-in-One Photo Lens for my iPhone. Essentially it’s a slip on lens for your iPhone, providing a wide-angle, Fisheye and Macro lens all in a small, stylish bundle. Available in a variety of different styles and lenses, the range available has expanded since … Continue reading Olloclip 3-in-One Photo Lens for the iPhone 4, 4s, 5 and 5s
Google has recently entered into an agreement to aquire Nest, the business behind the smart thermostat and smoke dector, for $3.2 billion in cash. Check out the video to see what they got for their money.
Coin is a smartphone-connected device that can store usage information from multiple cards (up to 8 at any one time), and essentially replaces the credit/debit cards you normally carry. Its compatibility ranges from debit and credit cards to gift cards, loyalty cards, and membership cards. For further information check out the website onlycoin.com Coin is now … Continue reading Coin – One Credit Card to Rule Them All
Sony’s newest 4K Handicam makes shooting UHD a possibility for filmmakers on tighter budgets. Anyone that makes videos for YouTube will know that they are now beginning to introduce the 4K resolution, and if you’re on a bit of a budget this could be the perfect answer.
Another big contender in the smartwatch space; the Neptune Pine packs two cameras and a fully functional Android 4.1 Operating System. For further information visit www.neptunepine.com
Place this small gadget cube onto a surface, and you can capture the colour of that surface – which is then sent to your smartphone via the app. It’s a simple concept but could be a fantastic tool for designers. It has already reached it’s goal on Kickstarter, but if you head over to indiegogo.com you can pre-order the device for $100.00 … Continue reading The SwatchMate gadget Cube captures any colour on any surface
The Flying Eyes HX3 Drone is by far the coolest Drone I’ve seen to date. With a weight of 3.1 pounds and a capability of carring up to 4.4 pounds, Yuneec Aviation Technology say that with a payload attached, the copter can fly between 45 and 90 minutes – extremely impressive figures for a Drone. Although … Continue reading The Flying Eyes HX3 Drone launches later this year
Drones are a hotly debated topic right now, from spying on people to delivering packages for Amazon. But TheDmel seem to have taken it to a new level – dropping a beat and choreographing a handful of drones to dance a long – time well spend in my humble opinion.
Watch how Times Square rung in the New Year with this amazing time-lapse video from The Timelapse Group.
Ozobot is a new, fun robot game piece that moves seamlessly on your tablet and on physical surfaces to let you enjoy a variety of single and multiplayer games. Retailing for $59.95 – the company hope to ship Ozobot in time for the 2014 holiday season.
‘The essence of levitation technology is the countervailing of gravity. It is known that an ultrasound standing wave is capable of suspending small particles at its sound pressure nodes and, so far, this method has been used to levitate lightweight particles, small creatures, and water droplets.’
Tobii & SteelSeries team up to create eye controlled gaming, coming in 2014. Definitely worth watching this area but no doubt it will take some perfecting before they get this just right – watch this space.
So why most of us spend are time playing Angry Birds, there are still folks showing us the true possibilities of this kind of technology. Kyle Lambert creates ultra-realistic paintings using an iPad and his superior art skills. For more of his stuff, check out his website www.kylelambert.co.uk