Author: Gaurav

Lexus turns 2017 IS sedan into a gesture-controlled music visualizer

Lexus LIT IS

You have driven fancy cars all your life or maybe if you are not that lucky, you did it in racing games. Four wheelers spark your desire to live life in the fast lane, and if your ride is the coolest in town, it’s an added bonus. Have a look at this 2017 Lexus IS, and it’ll become an object of your desire. Sadly money can’t buy it, as it’s been created as a one off piece. It is draped in 41,999 programmable LEDs which turn it into a canvas for a striking visualization. Frankly, if this was a street legal car, it would grab all the attention on the streets.

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Shotgun Guitar – Playing music never seemed so dangerous

Shhotgun Guitar

You shoot bullets with a shotgun and you create music with guitar strings. When both of these come together, it’s something like you’ve never seen before. However strange it might sound, but it’s true, and the man behind this creative idea is pickup designer Bryan Fleming. And he put his creation in the hands of Rev. Peyton of Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band who had a big hand in designing it too. in the end, it ended up all as a video which is going viral on the internet.
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British researchers developing super-efficient battery of the future

Battery charging

Time has come when battery power is going to be one of your basic need, owing to the amount of time we spend with our gadgets. The craving to develop a battery source which lasts longer and requires far less time to charge is paramount. Researchers around the globe have been trying desperately to find that magic material which makes current battery charging methods look trivial.
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HyperDrive reclaims every missing port in new MacBook Pro

HyperDrive MacBook Pro accessory

The new Apple MacBook Pro came with a hefty price tag minus all the essential ports that you need in your daily routine. For people who rely heavily on the USB, SD card reader or HDMI ports, Apple MacBook Pro 2016 comes with 3 Thunderbolt ports and 2 USB-C ports. That means you have to carry a lot of dongles to get the intended functionality. Thankfully, an accessory promises to solve your woes in the most practical way possible.
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Reason behind iPhone 6s battery issue finally revealed by Apple

Apple iPhone 6s battery issue

Lately, Apple has had a rough time with its iPhone 6s models which are prone to mysterious shut downs. This was presumed to be a battery issue and Apple owed an explanation. The Cupertino giant however subdued the issue with recall of handsets facing this problem. Now, the company has finally revealed what the issue actually is. But strangely they have only revealed it the users in China.
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This gymnastics robot has got some sick skills

Gymnastic robot

Robots are really evolving into machines that are more convincing, efficient and have superhuman capabilities. If a robot were to challenge a world class gymnast, how would it fair in the challenge? By the look of things it would be a stiff challenge for the most agile gymnast out there, and it’s just the beginning. This Japanese robot has got some sick skills when it comes to being spatially aware, along with the agility to move lighting fast moves.

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Just Eat’s robot delivers a surprised woman her takeaway meal

Just Eat delivery robot

The complexion of food delivery to your doorsteps is changing gradually with the introduction of delivery robots. A few months ago we saw Domino’s pizza delivering robot make first appearance in Australia and New Zealand, and now it’s Greenwich in the news. Just Eat has delivered a takeaway meal to Greenwich resident Simone who ordered it from Turkish restaurant, Taksim Meze using the Just Eat app. The surprised woman was elated to see a droid on her doorstep, and describes it as something right out of a movie scene.
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Google’s Atlas humanoid can now walk like us humans

Atlas humanoid robot by Google

Atlas, the Boston Dynamics’ (now owned by Google) ace robot has improved a lot in the last couple of years owing to intense development. It has demonstrated successfully how to get up after being pinned down to the ground, and a whole set of new features which make it a pioneering innovation aimed for the tech dominated future. Now, the robot can walk on uneven terrain, and I mean really uneven terrain that would be hard for us humans to walk on.
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Manchester University’s researcher develops low cost smart cane

mySmartCane

Life for the visually impaired is very tough, and at times it can get relentless. Even for the family of the blind person, life is not the same. That is what Vasileios Tsormpatzoudis, a PhD student from the Manchester University’s School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. His mother has retinis pigmentosa (Hereditary eye disorder affecting the retina) and that affects her daily routine in more ways than not. This inspired the researcher to make a low-cost smart cane as a reliable mobility tool in daily life. And he like to call it mySmartCane.
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