Arthur C. Clarke Predicts The Internet In 1974 [Video]

In 1974 Arthur C. Clarke told the ABC that every household in 2001 will have a computer and be connected all over the world. Courtesy of Australian Broadcasting Corporation. [Via MUO]

MorpHex: An Amazing 6-Legged Robot That Transforms Itself Into a Ball [Video]

Hey, that thing looks like Samus’s morph ball! The main goal of this project was to make a hexapod robot that could transform into a sphere shape and back. In “sphere mode” the robot should be able to roll freely like a ball. [Via]

Google Teases a First Look at Project Glass

Google has always been innovative and coming up with the future before we are ready for it. There was talk about a project featuring a device that would deliver the power of the internet in a wearable device and today I tripped over this video on Google’s channel that spills the beans on what they […]

Flying Car Flies

A company offering what it bills as a flying car has completed a test flight using a full-scale prototype. Terrafugia says it has already received 100 orders for its $279,000 Transition vehicle. The vehicle, officially dubbed a roadable aircraft, can be used as a normal car running on regular unleaded fuel, and is legal to […]

I Wanna Annotate on My iPad!

[Photo Credit] I was at work the other day and my boss had to go to a client meeting, but also had to review a piece of work I had done for a different client before we sent it to them. She recently bought an iPad and I was like – duh, that’s a reason […]

Sand Flea: Boston Dynamics’ New Amazing Jumping Robot [Video]

From the makers of Big Dog, Pet Man, and Alpha Dog, here comes Boston Dynamics’ newest robot: Sand Flea. Sand Flea is an 11-lb robot with one trick up its sleeve: Normally it drives like an RC car, but when it needs to it can jump 30 feet into the air. An onboard stabilization system […]

Monster Cables face off against Coat Hangers

I love my movies, and by association aside from being a movie geek, that also makes me a home theater geek, or an Audiophile. With the onset of each improvement in home theater technology I have to resist the urge to run out to the local big box electronics shop and indebt myself to their […]

Apple to Refund iPads Down Under

She won’t be so happy when she finds out how inadequate it is…[Credit theunquietlibrarian] This be one for the Apple haters: Apple’s been attacked by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for engaging in “conduct that was misleading or deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive.” How come? Because down in Aus, there’s no […]

Applying For a Job? Be Prepared to Give Up Your Privacy

Facebook and your privacy is trending once again among news sites and the blogosphere. This time, Facebook is doing something right. They recently amended their Statement of Rights and Responsibility to reflect a current change among employers asking for potential hires and employees access to their personal Facebook accounts. According to Facebook’s chief privacy officer, […]

Underwater Missile Launch [Video]

Death may rise from the murky depths.

“The Most Absurd 3D-printable iPhone accessory”

Recently, Engineer vs. Designer challenged the world to make the most absurd iPhone accessory that could be made using a 3D printer. The prize was to win a Makerbot Replicator, with a retail value of $1999. Contestants were to upload their designs to thingiverse.com and tag their entries with ‘EvD’. Unfortunately, the deadline was 19th […]

Military Robots Showcase [Video]

Robotic arms precise enough to lift a light bulb, yet strong enough to lift a set of weights. Robots that can search suspicious territory first without requiring a human being. Robots that can push around suspicious cars, break into them and take out the explosive device, safely away from any humans. Looks like the US […]