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Grifta gamepad splits in two and changes size

Most gamepads, including the PlayStation 4's DualShock 4 and the Xbox One Wireless Controller, come in one-size-fits-all shells that demand fingers …

Leap Motion teams up with OSVR for motion-controlled virtual reality

Virtual reality is in an odd place right now. Countless companies are competing to one-up each other, adding features and upgrades to supposedly make …

Solar-assisted, volcanic-composite sailing yacht navigating world's toughest waters

Though basalt fiber isn't a household term like fiberglass or carbon fiber, it's not a new composite, either. According to a 2006 article published …

Revology introduces a brand-new 1960s Mustang

Boutique revivalist automakers like Equus, Renovo and Revology attempt to update the original beauty of car design with the latest in technology, …

New 12-in MacBook vs. 11-in MacBook Air (2015)

Size<p>The new MacBook is 3 percent taller and 6 percent narrower than the 11-in MacBook Air. One of the new model's killer features, though, is that …

Learn To Fly With The Flippable Axis Nano Drone

Drone ownership offers fun by the bucketload, but piloting a huge quadcopter can be a little daunting for beginners. The Axis Nano drone is …

Drones

Bike-towable Wide Path Camper available for pre-order

As is often the case when a prototype moves into production, the design of the Wide Path Camper has been tweaked a little since we last checked in. …

Google launches new Chrome devices, including a Chrome OS-based HDMI stick

Google has announced a range of new Chrome OS devices, including the Chromebit, a tiny Chromebook on a dongle which can be plugged into a television …

Soundbrenner Pulse: The musician's smartwatch

For over two hundred years the mechanical metronome has been a vital tool for musicians, but it's limited, often distracting, and can't be used in a …

Batteries

Phase One launches 80 MP medium format drone camera

The Industrial division at Phase One has revealed an 80 megapixel medium format drone camera that's claimed to be the world's smallest. The Phase One …

Drones

Honda S660 sports car moves from concept to production to Concept Edition

The S660 is a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive car powered by a turbo-charged three-cylinder engine with dual overhead camshafts (DOHC). It is designed …

Samsung Galaxy S6 (and GS6 edge) vs. 2014 Moto X

How do Samsung's new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge match up with one of the better phones of late 2014, the 2nd-generation Moto X? Let's compare their …

Tiko "unibody" 3D printer hits Kickstarter

Ordinarily, the frame is one of the most expensive components of a 3D printer. To allow for precision printing, the multiple beams that make it up …