Nike’s concept running shoes were designed to help athletes run fast. Their goal – to break the two hour mark for a marathon. The shoes use 3D knitting and modern structural tech reduce the energy needed to lift the foot, provide cushioning, and help propel the foot forward.
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Miso Robotics‘ “Flippy” can automatically identify burgers and other items on the griddle, and flip them at the right time. It’s rolling out to the CaliBurger chain over the next couple of years, and eventually will help line cooks with other tasks. We want a Mise en place bot.
A big honkin’ waterproof speaker. Perfect for tailgating or job sites, with up 100w of power, Bluetooth, AM/FM, and analog audio sources. Its battery can deliver 75 hours of sound per charge and can juice up gadgets. A telescoping handle and wheels make for easy transport.
Ready to build your first iOS app? This bundle of online courses from instructor Rob Percival will teach you the basics of building apps for iOS – and includes training in both iOS 9 and iOS 10, as well as Swift 3. You’ll learn by doing, and make a variety of sample apps along the way.
View your tablet hands-free with this convenient stand. It lets you angle your device just right on a tabletop, or even on a wall. It folds down small for easy transport, and is perfect for viewing videos or reading recipes. Save 40% in The Awesomer Shop.
“The greatest advance in television since color television itself!” A hilariously kitschy time capsule of technology over 50 years ago – as RCA shows off its fancy 7-function wireless television remote control which it released back in 1961. Oh, the days before a “mute” button.
Vox Observatory created a fascinating mini-series that looks at how filmmakers used modern tech to capture some of the incredible imagery in BBC Earth’s Planet Earth II. Learn how they filmed at night, played with time, and what they did to made it look so cinematic.
The Xperia XZ Premium has an HDR-enabled 5.5″ 4K touchscreen. Its 13MP front camera and 19MP rear camera both have optical image stabilization. The rear camera also has a 960fps slow motion mode, and can automatically take photos so you can catch fleeting moments.
South Korean company Dot claims that it’s already mass producing its award-winning design for a Braille smartwatch. The eponymous watch not only tells the time – it can also display phone notifications, navigation and more. It also has quick reply and action buttons.
Tha developers of the world’s largest menagerie of creepy robots have taken wraps off of Handle, a 6.5 foot-tall research robot that can drive along at 9 mph and jump up to 4 feet in the air. Its ability to balance and negotiate terrain are especially impressive.
Adesso’s latest keyboard shirks modern design conventions, and goes for a retro typewriter look. Despite its antique style round keytops, it’s got everything you expect in a modern keyboard, including spill resistance, N-Key rollover, and precise Kaihl Blue switches.