This Small Robot Arm Will Play Chess Against You!

This small robot arm, built by Youtuber DIYprojects, can play a match of chess against you! The robot was built using an Arduino Leonardo controller, four TowerPro SG90 mini servo motors, and some wood. Check it out in action in the video above! [DIYprojects] Advertisements

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Understanding How a TV Works at 380,000 Frames Per Second

If you are reading this, you’ve seen a screen with your eyes. But have you REALLY seen it though? Like real proper seen it (at 380,000 frames per second)? Don’t worry, Gav is here to help you out. This is How a TV works in Slow Motion. [The Slow Mo Guys]

Tracking Firm Promises VR Play Without ER Stay

A new virtual reality headset technology might stop you tripping over furniture, without the need for external hardware. Occipital says its approach includes live tracking of the surrounding room to cut down on embarrassing tumbles. To date virtual reality systems fall into two category. Some, like the Oculus Rift and Vive, use separate devices to […]

User Interface Blamed For Bogus Missile Alert

A badly written and designed drop-down menu was responsible for a mistaken alert that Hawaii was under missile attack according to reports. Local officials will redesign both the menu and the system to reduce the chances of a repeat incident. The message came from the Hawaiian Emergency Management Agency and appeared on phone screens reading […]

10 Ways Cryptocurrencies Are Changing The World

With the massive breakout of crytocurrencies in 2017 and the likes of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple gaining multi billion dollar market values, it is clear that the monetary world is changing. But what effects will it have? [AllTime10s]

Google Phone Screens Could Sing

Google has bought a company that’s developing a way to make smartphone screens double-up as speakers. It could mean slimmer phones or longer battery life. The buyout of Redux actually happened last year but has only just been made public. It involves technology that works in two contrasting ways, the first being to vibrate the […]

Fingerprint Sensor Built Into Phone Display

Vivo has made the first phone with a fingerprint sensor built directly into the display. While it brings some practical benefit, the solution itself is a clever use of technology. While fingerprint unlocks are relatively common now, they usually come at the expense of screen size. It’s not simply a case of effectively lopping off […]

Passenger ‘Drone’ Grounded By Light Drizzle

A demo of a drone that carries passengers – or as some cynics call it, a helicopter – had to be cancelled because of light rain. The makers say the problem is only with the demo model and the real thing will cope with poor weather. The SureFly can carry two passengers and in its […]