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Posted by Allison Blackburn

Forget air guitar thanks to Aerodrums, the invisible drums

Just everyone will have heard of playing an air guitar, holding your hands as though you are playing the guitar and playing along to a guitar solo. Well now with a little thanks to technology there is now air drums in the form of Aerodrums, invisible drums that you can actually play. [Image Courtesy of Aerodrums] You no longer have to struggle to find room for a full drum kit if you have Aerodrums. You can play the invisible drums and it sounds like you are playing real drums, yet you don’t have to hit any skins. Instead, the kit […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Robo Chef will cause a stir in the kitchen

Moley Robotics from London has revealed a prototype robot for helping out in the kitchen. The Robo Chef robot can cause quite a stir and it was shown off at the industrial technology trade fair, Hannover Messe, in Germany. [Image Courtesy of Moley Robotics] Robo Chef is a robot that can cook up a meal from scratch and it learns as it captures the movements made by a human when they are preparing a meal. The movements are turned into commands and these drive the robots hands. The 2011 BBC Masterchef champion, Tim Anderson, is training the Robo Chef to […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

10TB SSD available cheaper thanks to NAND technology

You will soon be able to put huge amounts of memory into your computer thanks to NAND technology developed by Intel and Toshiba. The companies have revealed 3D NAND memory chips which are stacked in layers, which mean they can hold more data than the chips with single planes that are out now. [Image Courtesy of Engadget] Toshiba have revealed that they are working on the first 48 layer NAND chip in the world with a 16GB chip that boosts reliability and speed. At the moment they are giving engineering samples to manufacturers but the general public will have to […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Delta Airlines offer pet in-flight monitoring

Any pet owners who worry about their pet during a flight can ease that worry and have peace of mind if they are flying with Delta Airlines. This is thanks to the airline unveiling a device that lets you keep tabs on your pet during the flight with an in-flight monitoring device. [Image Courtesy of Thinkstock] The in-flight monitoring device brings you peace of mind for the cost of $50 per flight and the device is attached to the carrier of the pet during the flight and when on the runway. It works thanks to GPS tracking and monitoring technology […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Smart Safe Won’t Open Until You’ve Reached Your Goal

Have you ever thought of having an electronic device that rewards you for meeting the goals you set? The kSafe is your new go to personal trainer. It’s a smart safe that only opens when the selected tasks are successfully carried through. The idea behind it is not to make you feel like a trained dog but to help keep you on track in order to achieve your goals, like following a diet, for example. The project is currently seeking crowd funding on Kickstarter. Developed by a startup company in California, the safe is the perfect size to hold many different objects. If you’re a fan […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

Google Chromebit HDMI dongle turns any screen into a PC

The Google Chromebit is a HDMI stick that can turn any screen (with HDMI input of course) into your personal computer. It’s manufactured by Asus, runs the Chrome OS and can connect wirelessly with a mouse and keyboard over Bluetooth. We guess you’d be able to use your smartphone as a controller too. Personally I think devices like this have been a long time coming especially with tiny computers like the Rasberry Pi launching back in early 2012. It’s also worth mentioning that Google is not the first foot in the door; we recently featured the Intel Compute HDMI stick that packs […]