Author: Bharat

Chevy unveils life-sized Lego Batmobile made from 340,000 bricks

Life-sized Lego Batmobile from the Lego Batman Movie

Chevrolet is not a name you’d generally associate with Legos. But the automotive giant has done the unthinkable. In collaboration with Lego Masters, Chevrolet has debuted a surprising new life-size Lego Batmobile modeled after the Batman’s Speedwagon from The Lego Batman Movie. The Lego Batmobile measures 17-foot long and is made from over 340,000 Lego bricks. The Batmobile weighs over 1,695 pounds with the four tires tipping the scale at 100 pounds each. Read More…

Indian 10th grader builds landmine-detecting drone, bags Rs. 50m in funding

landmine detecting drone Harshwardhan Zala

At 14 years of age, most students don’t even think about national security. Harshwardhan Zala however is different. The 10th grader from Sarvoday Vidhyamandir in Bapunagar, Gujarat, India has developed prototype of a landmine-detecting drone for war areas. Even better, the young innovator has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Rs. 5 crore with the Gujarat state government. The deal, in order to facilitate development of drones for detecting landmines in war zones, has been signed with the Department of Science and Technology in Gujarat. Read More…

The most sought after types of online casino games

Online casino games

It is estimated that online casinos pull in a whopping $278 billion dollars of profit each year and will continue to grow into the near future. Even without offering virtual poker games in 2016, New Jersey casino Golden Nugget pulled in over 54 million from online bets in just one month. That’s a ton of money for casinos, and it speaks to the rise in popularity of internet gambling sites with online players. Part of what makes online casinos so attractive and fun to visit are the games, which feature increasingly creative themes, great payouts, and play that makes you feel like you’re in a live game. Read More…

Elderly will ditch canes and walkers for Superflex’s robotic-powered suit

Aurora Powered Suit

There are many drawbacks of growing in age, one of them is the difficulty to carry out activities of daily living. In collaboration with industrial designer Yves Behar’s studio FuseProject, Superflex has designed powered-clothing to enhance day-to-day experience for the aging population. Dubbed Aurora Powered Suit, the powered undergarment is aimed at helping the elderly with mobility challenges posed by age and illness. Read More…

Heartbeat-powered, Swiss watch-style device will power pacemakers of tomorrow

 

watch like pacemaker battery

On the tune of automatic watches that harvest power from movement of the wrist, researchers have developed a wristwatch-style device, which will power pacemakers by drawing power from the heart itself. The smartwatch-style device is created by two researchers – Andreas Haeberlin and Adrian Zurbuchen from the University of Bern and Michigan respectively. Read More…

Bionic Nerf gun arm gives direction to an amputee’s shooting ability

What if you’re a Nerf Gun fan and you have hacker friends? Well, if you’re Nicolas Huchet, you can get a bionic Nerf Gun. A team of hackers called Hackerloop, based out of Paris and New York, has developed a bionic Nerf Gun for Nicolas who was left with a myoelectric prosthetic hand after an accident. The gun is designed to attach to an amputated arm and fire with muscle contraction. Read More…

This Apple Watch stand transforms your smartwatch into a Mac

 

Elago W3 Apple Watch stand

Apple Watch has been a sad gadget of late. To give it a slight memory refresh, Elago is selling an Apple Watch Stand that will make the watch look like a Mac from yesteryears. The stand dubbed Elago W3 is compatible with all Apple Watch 1 and 2 variants including the Sport and Edition. The stand is a simple device designed to allow you to charge your smartwatch. It comes with night stand mode and can be placed close to the bed to use functions such as alarm, reminders or occasion messaging. Read More…

AMD’s VR-ready CyberPowerPC gaming PC comes with Oculus Rift for $499

 

AMD CyberPowerPC

Virtual reality gaming rigs are increasing in numbers. The technology is reasonably expensive at the moment with desktops costing upwards of $1,000. AMD is slated to change that cost phenomenon, and for this has introduced CyberPowerPC – an Oculus Rift headset ready Gamer Ultra VR desktop that is priced at $499.99. There’s a catch here – the desktop will sell for sub $500 tag in a bundle with an Oculus Rift headset, which alone costs at $599.99. The total cost of the system would therefore be $1099.98. Read More…

5 step to convert YouTube video to Mp3 and associated benefits

youtube-mp3-convert

YouTube is a magical platform where anyone can go and find a way to become a creator. Expression and originality run free and people can find new ways to engage, start conversations and solve pressing issues. One of the most significant features users have been demanding ever since YouTube’s humble beginning, has been the ability to hold onto the YouTube videos of their choice to be able to enjoy the files at any time of their choice, even offline. Read More…

Razer unveils Project Valerie gaming laptop with three 17-inch screens

Razar project valerie

If you’re a sleek laptop types, this machine is not for you. But if you’re a hardcore gamer with a rig comprising 2-3 additional displays, this is your best bet to go portable. Innovative computer peripheral manufacturer Razar has unveiled Project Valerie at the CES 2017 – a state-of-the-art laptop that doesn’t have one, not two but three 17-inch displays that slide out from the sides to lock into place providing 180-degree field of view. Read More…

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