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Archive for April 2013

Fusion Drive Could Get Astronauts to Mars and Back in a Month

Fusion Drive Could Get Astronauts to Mars and Back in a Month
The problem with exploring our solar system today is that we lack the technology to make voyages between planets quick enough. It’s nearly impossible to visit other planets because of slow propulsion systems that expose astronauts to cosmic radiation and require huge amounts of fuel.

Compact Laser Tag Target Invented, Unending Fun to Be Had Soon

Compact Laser Tag Target Invented, Unending Fun to Be Had Soon
Do you want to play laser tag all the time? Please. Does a bear poop in the woods while dreaming of playing laser tag? Well now you can. A group of kids from the Young Tech Entrepreneur program of ThoughtSTEM have invented a small laser tag target.

Braven BRV-1 Bluetooth Speaker Review: Small, but Mighty

Braven BRV-1 Bluetooth Speaker Review: Small, but Mighty
With so many Bluetooth speakers flooding the market, it’s getting harder and harder to decide which one to buy. Well, I’ve been test-driving one for the past few days that I definitely think should be in the running.

Envisioning Audi’s First Motorcycle: Ducati + Audi = Ducaudi

Envisioning Audi’s First Motorcycle: Ducati + Audi = Ducaudi
Last year, German auto giant Audi purchased Ducati Motors, through its Italian subsidiary Lamborghini. Many people have been speculating whether this could mean that Audi will start manufacturing motorcycles. A couple of designers have been trying to figure out what such a motorcycle could look like.

TYLT PowerPlant External Battery Pack: Never Run out of Juice Again

TYLT PowerPlant External Battery Pack: Never Run out of Juice Again
No matter what smartphone you have, at some point in time, even if you’ve got a 2,300 mAh battery, you’ll end up needing a juice up. While there are plenty of battery cases available, these kinds of products quickly become obsolete once the format of your smartphone changes.

Ressence Type 3 Watch: Look Ma, No Hands

Ressence Type 3 Watch: Look Ma, No Hands
For as long as watches have been made, most of the analog watches have had hands of some sort. Granted, there are plenty of digital watches that eschew hands altogether, but I have trouble naming any analog watches that didn’t have any hands.

Super Doctor Who Time Traveling System Shirt

Super Doctor Who Time Traveling System Shirt
I’m a sucker for all things vintage Nintendo. I’m also a sucker for a good piece of Doctor Who merchandise. So this mashup t-shirt is a win-win in my opinion.

MAKI: Print Your Own Robot Using a 3D Printer

MAKI: Print Your Own Robot Using a 3D Printer
Most of us don’t have a 3D printer. But if you do – or use a service like Shapeways – and you want to build your own robot, check this out. You can build a humanoid robot head like MAKI, an “emotive robot” using 3D printed parts plus some third-party tech.

The Distance to Mars: Measured in Pixels

The Distance to Mars: Measured in Pixels
I’m pretty sure that many people have trouble understanding stellar distances. Even Mars, one of the closest planets, is really far away by Earthly measurement standards. Check out this great and simple web animation on how far away Mars actually is from Earth.

Paper Shooter Cardboard Rifle Fires Spit Wads

Paper Shooter Cardboard Rifle Fires Spit Wads
I think we can all agree that growing up, getting in a spit wad fight with someone was fun right up to the point where you got hit with a spit wad. After that, it’s really gross and you really just don’t want to play anymore.

Nero Trigger Will Trigger Your Camera at Just the Right Time

Nero Trigger Will Trigger Your Camera at Just the Right Time
Nero has announced a remote shutter trigger for photographers that has some very interesting tricks up its non-existant sleeves. Rather than simply allowing you to remotely trigger the shutter, the Nero Trigger has the ability to automatically trigger your camera and flash under a variety of different conditions.

iOS 7 Fan Concept: Cleanliness Should Be Next to Usefulness

iOS 7 Fan Concept: Cleanliness Should Be Next to Usefulness
No one knows when the next major update to iOS will be released, but I’m sure everyone has an idea – more like a wishlist – of what Apple should add, remove or tweak to make using the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch a better experience.

MightyMega Launches: Our New Science Fiction Website Goes Online

MightyMega Launches: Our New Science Fiction Website Goes Online
For those of you who follow Technabob regularly, you might know we have another website, The Awesomer. Now, we’ve added a third site to our little family, a new science fiction website, called MightyMega.

Next Xbox to Be $500, Always Online, Launching Alongside $99 Xbox 360? [Rumor]

Next Xbox to Be $500, Always Online, Launching Alongside $99 Xbox 360? [Rumor]
In the latest What The Tech podcast of Guys From Queens, tech blogger Paul Thurrott dished out a number of details about the next Xbox that he says he received back in January (of this year, I suppose).

Megafeis G600 Android Handheld Crushes the Specs of the Sony PSP it Knocked off

Megafeis G600 Android Handheld Crushes the Specs of the Sony PSP it Knocked off
I’m not sure what it is with the cheap Chinese gadget makers and their desire to make things that look like the Sony PSP, but they keep doing it. Funny thing is, the latest PSP lookalike has better specs than the PSP itself.

Giant Steampunk Dragon, Enough Said

Giant Steampunk Dragon, Enough Said
I don’t know about you, but I need a giant steampunk dragon in my home. One that doesn’t actually breath fire, because, well… no more home if it were to breath fire in my living room.