Tesla Is Working On Robotic Snakes That Emerge From The Wall To Charge Your Car

tumblr_ln2oa88Bn01qaqeu1o1_r1_500 Elon Musk is pretty much the best thing about Twitter, and today is no exception – the Tesla CEO tweeted that his electric car company is actually working on tech that would allow chargers to snake out of the wall and plug into your car automatically, eliminating the need to manually connect when you get your Model S back to your garage at night. Btw, we are actually working on a… Read More

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EHANG, Maker Of Ghost Drone, Raises $10M Series A Led By GGV Capital

Ghost Drone EHANG Though the market is still in its early stages, drone startups are becoming increasingly popular among venture capital firms. One of the latest companies to benefit is EHANG, maker of Ghost Drone, which users can control by tilting their smartphones. The company announced today that it has raised a $ 10 million Series A led by GGV Capital, with participation from entrepreneurs Xiaoping Xu,… Read More

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Samsung Launches Milk VR Video Service For Gear VR

Gear_VR_Still_2 Now that it’s got a consumer-grade virtual reality headset on the market, Samsung is launching a service of its own to provide 360-degree video content so users have a reason to slip on the Gear VR on a regular basis. Read More

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Ten One Design’s Mountie Clip Is Perfect For Duet’s iPad Display App

pd_mountie_foot_desk Your mobile two-screen setup just got a lot more perfect: Ten One Design has launched the Mountie, a two-sided clip that securely mounts an iPad, iPhone or any other mobile device to your MacBook or iMac’s bezel, while remaining small enough to slip into a jacket pocket or laptop case accessory compartment. The Mountie isn’t the first gadget to do what it does, but it does appear to… Read More

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Matter And Form’s 3D Scanner Is Inexpensive And Promising

Matter and Form Gargoyle Closeup At $ 600, the Matter and Form 3D Scanner is probably the cheapest 3D laser scanner on the market. While the system does require some tweaking to get great scans, I was quite pleased with the scanning results and, more important, thing this thing can stand up to the big boys in 3D scanning. Most 3D scanners use a turntable to rotate and scan objects. Like the impressive Makerbot Digitizer the… Read More

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