The one concept of Cyberpunk that I’ve always enjoyed is bionic limbs. In that near future universe, people could have cybernetic limbs. For years, this concept was relegated to science-fiction. However, there has been progress to make these sort of replacement limbs a reality.
Recognizr is an app for the Android platform which allows you to simply snap a picture and automatically pair up the face with publicly-available data and information stored on your phone.
Created by the guys at The Astonishing Tribe (or tat for short) and leveraging Polar Rose’s facial recognition platform, Recognizr not only can connect faces with your mobile device’s address book, but it can match the person’s face to social networking profiles and automatically allow you to identify the user by face.
Teddy bears are supposed to be all cute and fuzzy, but what happens when an intrepid DIY-enthusiast decides to make one look like a Cylon?
The Cylon Teddy Bear Mark 1 was created by Instructables user Dragonvpm, probably to scare his girlfriend!
Man, the Internet and blogs sure have changed the media landscape. Ten years ago no one would expect an exclusive scoop as big as this to be found in a blog. Of course engadget isn’t just another gadget blog, but still.
With all the brouhaha slowly dying down about the CrunchPad and the JooJoo, Notion Ink quietly slipped in some news about its upcoming tablet PC called the Adam.
Notion Ink was spouting some complete nonsense last week about the Adam’s battery life.
What do I mean by the “real Google phone”? Google has finally confirmed their own phone – the Nexus One. It’s not an AT&T/T-mobile branded Android 2.1 phone. Its an unlocked GSM phone that you can use on any GSM carrier and sold directly by retailers to you!
We’ve featured several iPhone clones here on Technabob before, but this one is unique in that it not only is a doppelgänger for Apple’s wonder-phone, it runs Android apps.
The Aphone A6 phone does its best to look like an iPhone, featuring a 3.5-inch capacitive multi-touch display, and a “dual-core” CPU of some sort.
There must be a lot of Google employees who like to use their phones while they’re driving. The company is currently working on an “eyes-free” interface for their Android software that utilizes tactile and aural feedback together with a new way of navigating phone menus that will allow users to operate their phones using just one hand, and without even having to look at their phone’s screen.
Google’s Android platform might be designed for mobile devices, but that didn’t stop this guy from making an Android-inspired desktop computer.
Built by software engineer (and self-proclaimed geek) Eric Burke, the Android PC is inspired by the green ‘droid head on the Android logo.
This trio of pint-sized robots connects to your media player and rocks out to the beat of your favorite tracks.
The robotic musical group, known as Bandroid, has a lead guitar player, keyboardist and drummer, which can each wildly gesticulate to the beat.