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Schumacher Mi3: World’s Fastest Remote-Controlled Car Faster Than Many Actual Cars

Schumacher Mi3: World’s Fastest Remote-Controlled Car Faster Than Many Actual Cars
There are hobbyists, and then there are people like Nic Case. His obsession with remote-controlled toy cars has led him to create the Schumacher Mi3, a record-breaking toy car that can easily outrace even the one…
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WALL-E Mobile PC Can Actually Move Around, Not Sure on Garbage Collection

WALL-E Mobile PC Can Actually Move Around, Not Sure on Garbage Collection
German tinkerer Thechoozen from Cologne built this incredible-looking WALL-E robot that has a mini PC inside. That’s not all. The whole thing was made out of sheet metal and also has an RC unit so that…
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Army Tank PC Casemod Has Working (Mini) Turret, Treads, Still Runs Windows XP

Army Tank PC Casemod Has Working (Mini) Turret, Treads, Still Runs Windows XP
How’d you like a computer that not only looks like an M1A2 Abrams tank, but that actually can drive and fire ammo? Well, if you’re modder Skip Station, you already have one on your desktop. Skip’s…
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iRobot 110 FirstLook: The Little Spy Car That Could

iRobot 110 FirstLook: The Little Spy Car That Could
The iRobot 110 FirstLook is built to serve the military and law enforcement. From the looks if things, that’s pretty obvious from the get-go. Usually, you don’t need a robotic spy cam unless you are defusing…
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Cheap RC Car Modded With Arduino and PC for Telepresence and More

Cheap RC Car Modded With Arduino and PC for Telepresence and More
I really like cool RC gear, but the problem for me is that most of the RC cars have a very limited range. You get the things too far from you and they just won’t respond.…
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RC Copter Hunts Hydrogen-Filled Balloons

RC Copter Hunts Hydrogen-Filled Balloons
I have tried my hand at flying remote control helicopters a few times. Once the copter flew away never to be seen again. I suspect this was a response to seeing how poorly I landed my…
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DeskPets RC Tank Controlled by iPhone

DeskPets RC Tank Controlled by iPhone
I think one of the coolest gadgets that has ever launched to go along with the iPhone is the AR.Drone flying machine. That thing is really cool, but so expensive that I will never buy one.…
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RotorConcept SWAT Copter Looks Like it Could Do Serious Damage

RotorConcept SWAT Copter Looks Like it Could Do Serious Damage
Every time I visit CES, I like to dig around looking for something other than the usual big-brand announcements, and this year is no exception. My favorite off-the-beaten-path thing of the year so far? The ID-1SWAT…
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Kyosho J-Kart R/C Car Drives, then Flies

Kyosho J-Kart R/C Car Drives, then Flies
I’ve seen plenty of remote-controlled cars and helicopters over the years, but I can honestly say this is the first one that I’ve seen that starts out driving on the ground, then instantly takes to the…
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Draganflyer X8 Now for Sale, Definitely Not for Fun and Games

Draganflyer X8 Now for Sale, Definitely Not for Fun and Games
We featured this 8-rotor helicopter a few months ago, and even then it was pretty evident that the DraganFlyer X8 is not meant for recreation. Now that it’s been released and we can see it’s specs…
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Force Rc Micro-Copters: Hands-on Flight Test

Force Rc Micro-Copters: Hands-on Flight Test
The guys over at Horizon Hobby were kind enough to send us a few of their Force RC remote-controlled micro-helicopters to play with, and I thought I’d share some of my experiences with you.…
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R/C Squirt Gun Car Will Make You All Wet

R/C Squirt Gun Car Will Make You All Wet
Are you the type of person that loves playing crazy pranks? Then this Arduino-based remote-controlled water-pistol car should be right up your alley. And guess what? You can use your Android phone to control this sucker!…
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Corvette Zr1 Pc Casemod Can Actually Drive

Corvette Zr1 Pc Casemod Can Actually Drive
By starting with a 1/6th scale remote-controlled Chevy Corvette ZR1 as the basis for his casemod project, modder Bill Owen managed to create a complete desktop PC on wheels. Under the hood of his “Project blur”…
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Starship Enterprise Submarine: Its Dive-Year Mission

Starship Enterprise Submarine: Its Dive-Year Mission
It’s funny, I always thought when they named it the Starship Enterprise, they were talking about the type of ship that could fly through outer space. But apparently, the ship part was referring to a water-bound…
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Skitterbot R/C Bug Robots Are Very Cool and Very Fast

Skitterbot R/C Bug Robots Are Very Cool and Very Fast
I’m a sucker for remote control toys and robots. My office desk and the toy room upstairs are littered with the remnants of all manner of R/C toys from cars to robots and flying whatnots. A…
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Remote Control Soccer Cleats: Why? Why Not?

Remote Control Soccer Cleats: Why? Why Not?
Why anybody thought they needed to make remote-controlled cars made to look like soccer cleats is anyone’s guess, but here they are. These vehicles pit one shoe versus another in a game of tabletop or floor…
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