Category Archives: Hardware

Instead Mouse: Computer is Commanded by Gesture Control Bracelet (video)

MYO Thalmic Labs

Startup company ‘Thalmic Labs’ plans to launch its product ‘Myo’ — a bracelet that allows you to manage your computer in a very specific way. Sensors in the device measure the electrical activity in the hand movements and recognize what we command. This is the future of human-computer interaction and the way the computer interface

Charge your mobile phone for 30 seconds

StoreDot - Load your mobile phone for 30 seconds

If you have a smartphone then you know the feeling of frustration when you need to quickly exit the house and see that the battery of your mobile phone is almost empty. Israeli startup StoreDot has a solution for all our problems. The company specializing in nanotechnology claims they have made ​​a battery that can

From toys to cars – what will you make on a 3D printer?

From toys to cars - what will you make on a 3D printer?

Around 200 years ago the industrial revolution changed the way we create things. Today nearly everything we own is mass produced in factories but that could all be about to change again. Just as consumer tech has helped many of us become photographers, DJs and even journalists – could it be about to remove the

Horrifying robot baby wants a hug

Horrifying robot baby wants a hug

Finally, Osaka University’s infant robot Affetto is able to hug you like a real baby, with the added benefit of paralyzing you with terror. A year and a half ago, Affetto wasn’t much more than a face, but a video from the university’s Asada Laboratory discovered by Plastic Pals shows a newly-limbed and skinless Affetto

Microsoft unveils ‘Surface’ tablet in iPad challenge

Microsoft unveils Surface tablet

Software giant Microsoft unveiled its first tablet computer, Surface, in a major hardware launch clearly designed to take on long-term rival Apple’s market-ruling iPad. Chief executive Steve Ballmer described the iPad challenger — complete with a built-in stand and ultra thin covers-cum-keyboards in a range of colors — as a tablet that “works and plays.”