A couple of weeks ago we saw how Android apps can be made to run on desktop operating systems, including Windows. Corbin Davenport did the reverse, installing Windows 95 on his Android Wear-powered Samsung Gear Live.
You can get all sorts of cruel alarm clocks to help you wake up. But programmer Jamie Dixon had a better idea – if you want a sure fire way to get out of your bed, then remove the option of staying in bed entirely.
A couple of weeks ago, after it unveiled the new iPhones and its smartwatch, Apple’s “one more thing” was… spam. The company gave away U2’s latest album Songs of Innocence for free to all iTunes users, making iTunes download it without people’s consent.
Earlier this month we found out about KFC Japan’s chicken-themed computer keyboard and mouse. The restaurant chain continues to celebrate Colonel Sanders’ 124th birthday with its latest silly giveaway. Behold!
And people think the iPhone 6 Plus is huge.
If you’ve never heard of David OReilly’s Mountain, it’s a “mountain simulator” that requires barely any input from the player. It asks you a couple of questions when you first start the game, but afterwards it doesn’t need any input from you.
We’ve seen a couch on wheels before, but this one made by Engineering students in University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia can drive in any direction and has a Raspberry Pi for a brain.
Led by Steph McArthur and Will Andrew, the UNSW students built a custom steel chassis equipped with four independently controlled Mecanum wheels, which use multiple rollers instead of a single tire to achieve omnidirectional movement.
If you find yourself spending more time on your phone rather than talking with whomever you’re currently having dinner or drinks with, then it’s time to stop and take a step back for a moment. Or better yet, swap your device with the noPhone whenever you’ve got company or when you’ve got plans to head out with a bunch of people.
You’ve seen the Keyboard Cat meme. Now it’s time for your own feline friend to take center stage by being your resident keyboard cat with this Cat Keyboard Scratcher. As the name implies, it’s a cardboard scratcher for your cat that’s designed to look like a keyboard.
I guess this is a thing now. After seeing the hilariously boring Fish Plays Pokémon, software developer Andrew Hill wondered if he could make the same setup but for a fighting game. The result is Fish Play Street Fighter.
Gene Bransfield will make you think about securing your wireless networks the next time you see a cat with a collar. The security engineer has become famous for his goofy invention, the WarKitteh. Hidden in a cat collar, WarKitteh records Wi-Fi access points along with GPS data.
If fish can drive, then they sure as hell can play Pokémon. And that’s exactly what a goldfish named Grayson Hopper is doing – not that he knows he’s doing it – thanks to its owners Patrick Facheris and Catherine Moresco.
Because a robot vacuum cleaner isn’t unique enough nowadays, Samsung equipped its upcoming VR9000H with a few tricks to make it stand out. The most interesting of which is a feature called Point Cleaning, which will allow you to indirectly control the vacuum cleaner using the laser pointer built into its remote control.
Growing up I was really into DC Comics’ Flash because he could run really fast and I wanted that super power for myself. I figured I could easily get all the cookies I wanted if my parents couldn’t see me move.
Mobile phones went from big to small, then back to big again when smartphone-slash-tablet hybrids hit the market. People with small hands had a hard time using phablets with one hand because their thumbs couldn’t quite get to the other end of the screen.