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Electric Objects: Put Internet Art on Your Walls

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Ever wish you could have moving paintings like the ones in Harry Potter? Wish no more - Electric Objects are HD screens powered by a computer to allow users to display paintings, photographs and GIFs, all inside a handcrafted frame. The frame itself comes in a matte finish to resemble paintings and photographs instead of looking like a screen placed on the wall.     Electric Objects is ... Read More »

LEGO Exo Suit – Inspired by Alien

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Alien Isolation is coming out soon and has got everyone reminiscing about Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic. Well LEGO has stepped up to join the party with approval on a new project featuring an Alien inspired build for a LEGO Exo Suit.   The project was first submitted a few years ago to LEGO Ideas by Peter Reid, it’s now set for release ... Read More »

SmartDroplet: Make your garden smarter

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Following on from the trend of smart homes and “The internet of Things” concept, we came across this awesome little gadget that will bring some cool tech to your garden. Droplet is the world’s first smart sprinkler system that combines the latest technology in robotics, cloud computing and connected services to transform the way sprinkler systems function. Droplet keeps your ... Read More »

Phone Charging Myths

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If you have a mobile phone, chances are that you’ve had an issue with one of your many phones’ batteries. It happens to us all and we all blame ourselves – “I shouldn’t have used it while it was charging”, “I should have charged it for 24 hours before using it for the first time”, etc. We al try our best to ... Read More »

Gaming Exoskeleton to take FPS to Next Level

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This futuristic looking bit of kit is the ARAIG Exoskeleton (As Real As It Gets). It’s made up of three layers (a hardware decoder, undersuit and exoskeleton), and is designed to accurately provide feedback to the user depending on what’s happening in a game, whether you’ve been shot, punched or driven over by a tank. Pretty. Damn. Cool. The suit ... Read More »

Watch the Oculus Rift in Action with an Omnidirectional treadmill

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Yes, you read that correctly, an omni-directional treadmill paired up with the Oculus Rift and Team Fortress 2! This awesome setup was created by Virtuix who have been working on a consumer level omnidirectional treadmill for virtual reality applications, and it has combined its device with the Oculus Rift, and Team Fortress 2. Is this the next dimension in gaming? ... Read More »

New Skube speaker makes music social

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A group of students at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID)have designed a really cool little gadget that could send some waves through the music industry. They have created a new speaker/jukebox called the Skube, aiming to make listening to music a more physical and social experience. Read More »

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