Pi-Top is 3D printed Raspberry Pi laptop you can build yourself

3D Printed Raspberry-Pi-Laptop

If you love tinkering with the Raspberry Pi Computer, and fancy 3D printing your own things, then the Pi-Top laptop is just for you. The Pi-Top is brainchild of five Londoners – a team that offers this as your little guide to developing a Raspberry Pi laptop (yes that’s right) using 3D printing. Billed as world’s first 3D printed laptop, the Pi-Top comes with a 13.3 inch TFT LED backlight display supporting 1366 × 768 resolution. The Raspberry Pi laptop runs Rasbian Operating System and its casing can be 3D printed in about 160 hours with 0.2mm layers and 30% infill. Read More…

3D Pocketcopter – World’s smallest flying camera targeted for everyone

3D Pocketcopter flying camera

Quadcopter and drones are definitely a good way to capture some really amazing perspective shots. But, do they come cheap? Moreover, they require a lot of care while flying because one wrong move and they come tumbling down to the ground. So what’s the next best solution to this problem? Well, reduce the size of the flying machine, only so much that is can take amazing photographs and shoot HD videos. 3D Pocketcopter is that flying machine which has set Indiegogo, crowd-funding platform on fire with 705% more funding that the minimum funding amount required.
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Apple files patent for ultra-clear noise cancellation technology

Apple Bone conduction technology for noise reduction

Apple has filed a patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for “System and method of mixing accelerometer and microphone signals to improve voice quality in a mobile device”. This patent is for improving the voice quality of iPhone calls by fitting accelerometers that detect vocal chord vibrations through the person’s skull when they speak, thereby eliminating any non-vocal noise and ambient vibrations. To do this the output signal is measured and the accelerometer-based voice activity detector (VAD) does the trick of delivering crystal clear vocal sound to the listener.
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Intel reveals dual-screen laptop with e-ink display on the backside

Intel dual screen laptop

Laptops and netbooks haven’t had much of a technological makeover in the last couple of years, but Intel is hoping to change that with their dual-screen laptop. According to Murali Veeramoney, head of the concept PC programme at Intel, several manufacturers are making laptops based on this new dual-screen laptop concept. The laptop has the traditional screen and a e-ink black and white display on the back side which acts as a surrogate viewing screen with extremely low power requirements.
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3D printed USB flash drive makes James Harden go beardless!

3D printed USB flash drive James Harden

As a basketball fan you would not expect to see Harden Soul in a clean shaved look anytime soon. You probably would never have seen him in a clean shaved look and probably would never do! But, wait a second, what if you could just magically see him in a clean look. Call it a parody or an intuitive idea, NRI have 3D printed a USB flash drive that looks exactly like the star NBA basketball player. And what was the idea or motive behind this USB flash drive? Well, last year Footlocker released a comical commercial of James Harden’s R&B album called Harden Soul.
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Japanese toy maker unveils 3-in-1 RC quadrotor

Amphibious sky RC by Tomy

How about a RC vehicle that can fly in the air, run on the land and sail in the water? Well, looks like this idea has already motivated Japanese toy maker company Tomy who have created a remote controlled quadrotor that can perform all three tasks of running, flying and floating. Called Amphibious sky RC (Arushi), the multi-task vehicle will be launched in Japan next month on 25th October. The high-spec radio control vehicle will be offered in red and blue colors with a price tag of about $100 (9250 yen).
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Dirt cheap 3D printed microscope for your smartphone has 1000x zoom!

3D printed microscope for your smartphone by PNNL

So, how do you turn your smartphone or tablet into a high quality microscope capable of 100x, 350x or 1000x zoom levels? You get hold of a 3D printer and glass spheres that are dirt cheap. That is exactly what Rebecca Erikson from the U.S. Department of Energy’s PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) has done. This inexpensive and practical way to turn your mobile device(s) into high powered microscope is truly amazing and gives us one more reason to rejoice the invention called smartphone.
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Ayatori plugs into smartphone, lets you communicate through light

Ayatori smartphone accessory-1

Light has been a medium of communication since ages. With an idea to bring the same mode of communication to the smartphone crazy world, Japanese firm Vinclu has launched an Indiegogo campaign for AYATORI – light communication appcessory (combination of words app and accessory). Ayatori is a smartphone accessory, which uses romantic light and internet to allow user to communicate their feeling to each other without words. Read More…

Polaroid reveals Instagram Logo inspired Socialmatic Camera

Polaroid's Socialmatic camera

Polaroid has revealed its long awaited Socialmatic Camera at the world’s leading Photokina imaging fair. The square camera gets its design inspiration from the Instagram logo which itself in the first place was taken from a Polaroid camera. Socialmatic was born from a concept camera turned crowdfunding campaign that was purchased by Polaroid and surged towards the manufacturing process. The connected camera comes with a 14MP front facing camera. Polaroid Socialmatic camera can print 2”x 3” photos without ink with the help of ZINK Zero Ink Technology that provides inkless printing by embedding color into paper.
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Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB mechanical gaming keyboard

Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB mechanical gaming keyboard

There is some good news for you gaming fanatics who like precision control and well-illuminated keys while gaming in highly intense action. Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB mechanical gaming keyboard has Romer-G mechanical switches that ensure 25% faster responsiveness to minimize fatigue over long gaming sessions. The feature of this gaming keyboard is its illuminated keyboard that can be customized for lighting from a pallet of 16.8 million colors. But, not to forget the amazing feature called ARX Integration which allows you to dock the smartphone (Android or iOS) into the keyboard itself to display all the in-game info, system statistics and more.
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