Wednesday, February 20, 2019

GOAT legs will let future robots handle rough terrain with ease

 A Master’s Thesis by CMU’s Simon Kalouche posits a new form of robotic leg, one designed for maximum range of motion and, more importantly,...

China launches the first quantum communications satellite – and what is that, exactly?

 Congratulations are in order for China: by launching the world’s first quantum communications satellite, the country has achieved an interesting — if somewhat difficult...

How to make your own ‘Han Solo frozen in carbonite’ fridge

 Growing up, I can remember spending a lot of time thinking about what it would be like to be frozen in carbonite, the way...

Microsoft signals broader gaming push with Xbox Wireless for partners

 Microsoft wants everyone to know the joy that is low latency wireless gaming peripheral connections. The company is making the Xbox Wireless connection tech...

Karma Revero hybrid electric sports car revealed, complete with solar roof

 The Fisker Karma is back, reborn as the Karma Revero, with a familiar look, along with a new name and some design tweaks and...

The IoT threat to privacy

 As the Internet of Things becomes more widespread, consumers must demand better security and privacy protections that don’t leave them vulnerable to corporate surveillance...

Grovemade’s wooden speaker set looks like beautiful cybernetic alien eggs

 The title says it all, really. Read More

Intel’s Joule platform lets makers build computer vision into almost anything

 Intel’s new Joule maker board is designed to provide a platform for makers to create powerful computer vision products, and “seamlessly transition from prototype...

Pizza Hut made a DJ pizza box so now I’m becoming DJ Hot ‘Za

 Pizza Hut is giving you more than just grease in your next pizza box: The maker of fine savory Italian pies has created a...

All Windows 10 PCs will get Windows Holographic access next year

 Windows 10 users will be able to dive into mixed reality starting next year, with an update planned that can let any “mainstream” Windows...