Parrot Jumping Night Drone goes bump in the night

by Edwin

When one grows up, one would definitely have gone through the experience of being all alone from time to time – simply because our parents or guardians, or even older siblings are unable to be there with us physically. This situation, coupled with an overactive imagination, is certainly perfect breeding grounds for creatures of the night to make an appearance, and with this, things that go bump in the night …

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Parrot Hydrofoil Drone glides across water effortlessly

by Edwin

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A drone is nothing out of the ordinary any more for us folks these days, and you can expect to see more and more of such ‘robots’ take to the skies in the near future, as additional application from them are eked out by the working class. Well, here is an interesting paradigm shift where a drone is concerned – instead of hovering around in mid-air, how about having a …

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Sphero BB-8 makes Star Wars fans drool all over

by Edwin

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If there was one particular droid that certainly captured the imagination of many throughout the first two Star Wars trilogies, it would be the dynamic duo of R2-D2 and C3PO. The thing is, the former is a whole lot more useful than the latter, as good ol’ Artoo always managed to get out of a tight spot, not to mention has helped in his own way to overthrow the evil …

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Lost in Space B9 Electronic Robot plays its role well

by Edwin

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There is just something about an on-screen persona that becomes larger than life when it ends up being produced as a toy, and that the toy itself would be an above average make where build and quality are concerned. Having said that, anyone remembers the robot B9 from Lost in Space? The folks over at Thinkgeek have managed to come up with the $49.99 Lost in Space B9 Electronic Robot …

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For the Young Programmer in Your Life

by Alison

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Whether you or someone you know, I think it is safe to say we have all known someone in our lives who was or is an amateur computer programmer, coder or robotics fan. These are the ones that build their own computer from scratch for fun. Motherboards, processors and graphics cards are their language. Ever wonder how these people got their start? What item, device or experience triggered their passion …

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Parrot Bebop Drone takes off with aplomb

by Edwin

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For those who are not in the know, the company known as Parrot is no stranger when it comes to drones – they have come up with a fair number of drones in the past, such as the AR.Drone 2.0 Elite Edition, but this time around, they are offering something that looks slightly different from the quadcopter form factor that most of us are used to. The £429.99 Parrot Bebop …

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Zyro DroneBall is a multiplayer, multidrone aerial ball

by Edwin

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There are some great ideas out there from time to time, although these might need more than just talk to get it off the ground. In fact, pooling resources from various interested parties would go some way to help – and this is where the crowdfunding concept has taken off in a rather big way. Well, the Zyro DroneBall can be said to be a rather interesting idea which has …

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Nico Nico Douga Self-Switching-Off Robot – sounds like a plan!

by Edwin

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I am quite sure that in this day and age, if you were to pass a piece of paper and some color pencils or crayons to your little one, you would most probably be greeted by a blank look – as they wonder where one is able to access the “Home Screen” on the sheet of paper, as well as be on the lookout for a power button so that …

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