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hover craft part2(aurdino control)

Using an Aurdino MeArm Robotic Arm

CNC Miller Electronics working - GRBL shield on Aurdino UNO

LiSpeak and some aurdino goodness

DC motor control using Aurdino. IC L239D.

The Force Is With Electronic Arts

Strong preorders for Star Wars: Battlefront have led the game company to forecast record revenue this year.<p>Electronic Arts is back from the “dark …

Your smartphone and laptop battery life could endanger your privacy

Think your private browsing session is really private? A new paper shows how your smartphone or laptop's battery can be used to compromise your …

Privacy

Battery Attributes Can Be Used To Track Web Users

A team of European security researchers has published a paper analyzing how the battery life of mobile devices could be used to track web browsing habits of Firefox users on Linux, using the HTML5 Battery Status API (via The Guardian).<p>The specific method they expose in their paper has been fixed by …

Peter Dinklage is being replaced as Destiny's robotic guide

<i>Destiny</i>'s helpful robot Ghost will soon have a new voice. <i>Game of Thrones</i> star Peter Dinklage, who has voiced the tiny machine since the game launched last September, is being replaced by prolific video game voice actor Nolan North, best known as Nathan Drake from the <i>Uncharted</i> series.<p>North was hired …

Here's what's worth buying from Destiny's Xur, July 31 - Aug. 2

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, you're probably familiar with Xur, the weekly exotic-item merchant who arrives in the tower on Friday at 5 a.m. ET and departs on Sunday at 5 a.m. ET. If you're a casual player, it can be hard to know where your hard-earned …

Playlist

Meet Destiny's menacing Dreadnaught | Polygon

Come Sept. 15, <i>Destiny</i> players will be able to finally face the Hive on their own ground when the game's <i>The Taken King</i> third expansion hits.<p>Bungie this week gives us a look at the expansion's Dreadnaught, the massive ship created by Oryx, father of Crota.<p>The Dreadnaught will be one of the …

A look at the evolution of modern video game controllers

If anything's kept pace with how video games have changed over the years, it's how we interact with them. Our biggest touchpoint with virtual worlds is the gamepad and -- akin to how games themselves have evolved from simple 2D affairs into 100-hour-long labyrinths in three dimensions -- …

Gaming

All Kids Should Make Their Own 'Minecraft' YouTube Videos

As schools continue to foolishly reduce students’ exposure to the performing and fine arts, kids are increasingly being cultivated into passive consumers, rather than active creators. They are not only losing the opportunity for free creative exploration in a variety of media, they are also missing …

This Is The One Difference Between A Gaming PC And A Consumer PC

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How do gaming PCs differ from regular PCs?</i><p><i>Answer by Jae Alexis Lee, Systems Designer & Technology Enthusiast, on Quora</i><p>We’ve all heard the term “Gaming PC,” alternately mentioned as the pivotal achievement in computer hardware or as bottomless pits into …

Hollywood Keeps On Fumbling Gaming Movies Because It Despises Gamers

As everyone is piling on to chastise the appalling <i>Pixels</i>, the movie itself is emblematic of a wider cultural problem within Hollywood; it despises gamers.<p>Despite the fact the movie should be called “Voxels“, Hollywood’s continued fumbling of gaming properties is based around the main issue that it …

Are today's cartoons the best that kids' television has ever been?

Doug Walker, the Nostaglia Critic, asks the question: Are kids' cartoons better now than ever?<p>His answer follows the history of television animation for kids, from early Warner Bros. and Disney efforts, through the explosion of toyetic animated series in the '80s and the relapse into more …

Kids

Why The Joker Is The Best Villain Of All Time

From the comics, the video game and the movies; The Joker is one of our favorite villains of all time. But why?<p>Why does this character capture our imagination? The answer might lie in his destructive relationship with The Batman. I spoke with <i>Batman Arkham Knight</i> developer Guy Perkins about our love …

Love Stories