Yuneec’s Mantis Q looks like a great new affordable, user-friendly drone. It weighs only about 1 lb and can be folded when not in use. Its battery lasts up to 33 min. per charge. It can shoot 4K/30 or stabilized 1080p/60 video, and can be operated via voice commands.
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Turing is the latest tech from GPU experts NVIDIA. It represents a breakthrough in real-time ray tracing – long thought of as the holy grail of CGI due to its ability to replicate reflections. The tech is currently pricey, but we hope to see it in gaming systems someday.
If you have trouble tying your shoelaces, there are some great alternatives out there. But if you’re a mechanical engineer, you might build yourself a robot to perform the task for you, like these UC Davis students did. It’s not exactly fast, but it does get the job done.
Water-resistant mechanical keyboards are nothing new. But if you’re looking for the most bang out of your buck, check out Aukey’s offerings. Available in 87 or 104 keys, the keyboards are affordable yet still offer features such as RGB backlighting and N-key rollover.
Magtop Pro aims to bring back the convenience of Apple’s sorely missed MagSafe port on MacBooks. The adapter protrudes only slightly on MacBooks and other USB-C devices. It can be used for delivering both power and data, so you’re not sacrificing a port.
The June Oven lets you bake, broil, toast, reheat and more in one appliance. It has smart settings that let you fine tune its heat based on the type and quantity of food, which its internal camera can identify. You can even operate it with your voice or via its app.
Samsung’s latest phablet has a much needed 4,000mAh battery, either 128GB or a crazy 512GB capacity, microSD slot and USB-C port. Like the S9 and S9+, it’s water- and dust-resistant and has a variable aperture camera. Its stylus can also be used as a remote control.
DIY Perks shows us how to make a beautiful, vintage-looking Bluetooth speaker and LED lamp using cheap parts and electronics. There is a bit of 3D printing and soldering involved though. If you’re up to the task, check out the video’s description for the relevant links.
The latest update to Origin’s light and slim gaming laptop sees thin bezels on its 1080p display, Intel 8th Gen CPUs, and a GeForce GTX 1050Ti or 1060 GPU. The 2018 EON15-S also has a USB-C port, two display ports, an HDMI port and individual RGB keyboard lighting.
The Nixoid and Glower watches use nixie tubes found in military warehouses in Ukraine. They have silicon straps and cases for an eye-catching casual look. The Nixoid has a 55mm diameter while the Glower has a 49mm diameter. Both last up to 20 days per charge.
This unusual lens lets you get up close and personal with nature thanks to its proboscis-like design. The 24mm F/14 macro lens has a teensy waterproof and dustproof lens tip, an LED ring light. It offers impressive depth-of-field, and is designed for both video and still images.
Tobias Kuhn’s robot has just one purpose – to juggle a ball on its surface for as long as possible without it falling off. He used an array of four microphones to detect the position of the ball, controlling a circuit which tweaks the angle of the table to keep it going.
This portable air conditioner can cool up to a 55 sq.ft. area. It weighs only 12 lb. and can be powered via an AC plug, a car adapter or an optional 5-hour battery. It also has a built-in ultrasonic mosquito repellent, two USB charging ports and an LED light.
The first phone to offer an upgrade path to 5G, which promises speeds up to 10x faster than LTE. In addition to its upcoming 5G Moto Mod, it packs all-day battery life, dual 12mp depth-sensing cameras, fast charging, and a bright 6″ AMOLED display. Drops 8/16/18 at Verizon.
Master Replicas Group is making an officially licensed 1:1 scale prop replica of the face of 2001: A Space Odyssey‘s HAL 9000. The replica also doubles as a Bluetooth speaker. If you’re willing to pay extra, there’s a variant that comes with a voice-interactive wall-mounted console.
Crack the throttle open on the Zero SR and amazing things happen. The scenery becomes a blur, traffic disappears in your mirror, and your arms threaten to be yanked from their sockets. The Zero SR is an all-electric silent assassin that delivers 116 lb-ft. of torque at any speed.
While its robotic “fingers” aren’t nearly as agile as Jake Shimabukuro’s, beginner ukulele players now have some robotic competition, thanks to this desktop machine that can play whatever tune you feed it. Listen as it plays the theme from The Godfather, and more.
If you’d rather leave your phone when you’re exploring, this satellite-based communication gadget could be your best alternative. It’s resistant to impact, dust and water. Its month-to-month plans let you text, send SOS, check in, send location details and more.
Enjoy videos on the go with Sony’s new MP-CD1 pocket portable projector. It weighs under 10z and is as small as a smartphone. Yet it shines up to 105 lumens and projects up to a 120″ 854×480 video. It accepts HDMI/MHL input and recharges via USB-C. It’s also a power bank.
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