Ryan Fitzgerald

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Experimental Google Smartphone Becomes Brain Of Space Robot

NASA has hacked the phone to make an autonomous utility robot for the ISS.<p>Robots excel at the tedious, repetitive tasks that bore humans into ineffectiveness. So NASA has tweaked an experimental Google smartphone called "Project Tango" that takes 250,000 measurements per second to create a 3-D map …

Halo: The Master Chief Collection coming to Xbox One this year

<i>Halo: The Master Chief Collection</i>, a bundle featuring remastered versions of the four numbered Halo games, will be released on Xbox One this year, reports Engadget.<p>The package would include 2001's <i>Halo: Combat Evolved</i>, 2004's <i>Halo 2</i>, 2007's <i>Halo 3</i> and 2012's <i>Halo 4</i>, and would leave out spinoffs such as …

Self-driving car drops off driver, finds parking spot

Technology that helps park a car is no longer new. But what about a car that drops you off, parks itself, then when you’re ready to go, it comes and gets you?<p>It’s not KITT from Knight Rider and you don’t need to be David Hasselhoff. It’s Valet Park4U, the latest evolution of self-parking technology …

21-Year-Old Builds Nutsy Rally Car in His Garage

So the Kiwi telecaster is a bit misinformed. He says, “No supercar on earth can take off this quickly. Zero to two-hundred in <i>seven</i> seconds.” Admittedly, if he was referring to the last generation of ultra-exotic specials from Ferrari and Porsche, he’d be bang on. But the McLaren P1, Ferrari …

Now There's A Drone That You Can Control Using Oculus Rift

Parrot CEO Henri Seydoux demoed the new drone, which is very lightweight at 380 grams, and includes a 14-megapixel fish-eye camera that has a 180-degree field of view. The full-HD camera has a three-axis stabilization system, which basically means that the picture doesn't look wobbly or off-center, …

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Your next car could feature Softwheels

Can you imagine how uncomfortable it would be to drive a car without a suspension? Now, think about being stuck like that everyday. That is the situation for many people in wheelchairs. A company from Israel has come up with an ingenious solution that goes on sale later this year, though. The …

Ken Block and friends go dark for upcoming Gymkhana clip

We've seen Ken Block do what he does best just about everywhere he does it: on closed lots, in warehouses, on public streets, at rallycross events, in competitive rallies... even on the soccer pitch. But the one thing they've all shared in common (aside from his ever-present Ford Fiesta HFHV) is …

AirBulb wants to put a speaker in your lightbulb

Connected lightbulbs are a nice idea. But what about a connected lightbulb that’s also a Bluetooth speaker?<p>That’s the idea behind the AirBulb, whose developers just started a Kickstarter fundraiser to make this dream a reality.<p>Screw this bad boy into a lamp or overhead socket, connect your phone to …

Delta Wants To Put You On A Flight With An Inspirational Business Leader

The airline and social network are combining digital and physical connections to inspire the business leaders of tomorrow.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_-1LPRMD_4<p>The serendipitous meeting on a flight is the stuff of urban legend. We’ve all met someone who has a story about a marriage, business …

This Simple Device Harvests Sunshine And Beams It Down To Dark City Streets

But while all of that density can help cities become more sustainable, it does create one obvious problem–there’s less and less natural light …

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