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CellRobot Modular Robot Construction Kit

Anyone interested in learning more about robotics or teaching others, may be interested in a new modular robot concept called CellRobot which has been developed and launched by Kickstarter with the aim of raising $50,000 over the next 25 days. Watch the promotional video below to learn more about how the different modules can be combined to create hundreds of different robotic creations. The team behind CellRobot explain more about its inspiration, development and functionality. CellRobot is a complete robotics…

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Raspberry Pi Pan And Tilt Camera Created

Electronics enthusiasts looking for a new project idea to keep them busy over the weekend and beyond might be interested in a new DIY pan and tilt camera which has been created using a Raspberry Pi mini PC which has been combined with an Arduino Uno, web camera and a pair of servos. Check out the video below to learn more about this Raspberry Pi and Arduino camera unit that can be used to help provide surveillance in your office…

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EStream Portable Water Power Generator

Enomad has created a very unique way of generating power from water sources while you are out and about, away from the gird and exploring nature. The Estream takes the form of a small power generator that fits into a backpack, fitted with 3 collapsible fins that is capable of generating power wherever there may be a river or stream. To generate power the Estream is submerged in a moving water, stream or river and is capable of producing an…

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New PlayStation 4 Slim Console Images Leaked

Details and new images have been released this week for the highly anticipated launch of the new PlayStation 4 Slim which has been announced this week and will be launching before the end of the year to compete with the new white Xbox One Slim which is now available to purchase. As you can see from the leaked images below that could possibly be the new PS4 Slim or Neo, the console features a matt black finish with rounded corners.…

Gadgets

Facebook open sources 360 Surround camera with Ikea

Facebook needs you to fill its News Feed, Oculus Rift, and Gear VR with 360 content. So today it put all the hardware and software designs of its Surround 360 camera on Github , after announcing the plan in April. Thanks to cheeky instruction manual inspired by Ikea’s manuals, you can learn how to buy the parts, assemble the camera, load the image-stitching software, and start shooting 360 content. Essentially 17 cameras on a UFO-looking stick, the 360 Surround camera…

Gadgets

Nintendo NX said to be a portable console with removable controllers and a TV dock

Nintendo’s upcoming NX console is slowly taking shape, but a new report provides a lot more specificity than we’ve seen in the past, claiming the still-secret gaming hardware is actually primarily a portable console – albeit with some modular features that could make it more versatile than most handhelds. According to new info from Eurogamer , the NX core system will be a “high-powered” portable device, with its own built-in display. Flanking the display will be two detachable controller sections,…

Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro May Launch In India Next Month

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro could be headed to India next month, according to a recent report the handset will launch in the country in September. As a reminder the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro comes with a 6 inch display that has a Full HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and it also comes with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of built in storage. The handset is also equipped with…

Smartphones

These Sony Xperia Devices Will Get Android Nougat

Sony has revealed which of its Sony Xperia smartphones and tablets will be getting the Android Nougat update. The company has revealed that the Android Nougat update will be released for the Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Tablet, Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia X, Xperia XA, Xperia XA Ultra and Xperia X Performance. We’ve been working hard to bring this major update to as many of our devices as possible, as quickly as we can. We’re really…

Smartphones

Pokemon Go Reaches 100 Million Downloads on Google Play Store

Pokemon Go is gaining a lot of popularity in the markets where the game is available. The app reached 50 million milestone one week after its launch and it seems it has reached yet another milestone. Pokemon Go has reached a massive 100 million downloads milestone in the Google Play Store. There’s no word about the exact download number of the game on iOS App Store. However, some reports suggest that the game could net $3 billion to Apple in…

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XOXX Composer MIDI Digital Music Box (video)

A unique digital music box has been unveiled this week in the form of the XOXX Composer which consists of eight rotating discs that are used to control and create different sounds. Magnets can be attached to the discs at one of the 16 steps to trigger sounds via the companion application. Pitch and volume is controlled using the included sliders and knobs as well as a slider on the side of the system that comes complete with LED and…

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Z Advanced Gaming Mouse Unveiled (video)

Swiftpoint has unveiled a new advanced gaming mouse it has created in the form of Z, which has been equipped with an Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Force Sensor and Tactile Feedback technology making it a “faster, more precise and highly intuitive mouse”, say it’s creators. The Z is the worlds first gaming mouse to pivot, tilt and roll, offering a unique way of clicking buttons, allowing users to access a wealth of different button actions with hardly any movement of their fingers…

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Gigabyte Aero 14 Gaming Laptop Launches Priced From $1599

Those of you patiently waiting for the launch of the new Gigabyte Aero 14 gaming laptop to launch, after being unveiled ahead of Computex 2016 earlier this year. You will be pleased to know that it is now available with systems starting from $1,599. Gigabyte has equipped the gaming laptop with a massive 94.24 Wh battery and powered the system using a Core i7-6700HQ processor that can be supported by either 8 or 16GB of DDR4 2133 memory also offers…