Become Michael Knight with Dashbot, an AI for your car

56bb6606492354b482e938a39f64f40b_original Who needs a smart car when you have a cool car? The Dashbot is a $ 49 add on for your vehicle that allows you to interact with your phone and Alexa while driving, thereby keeping your hands free to fend off pomaded villains and to swoop in an save innocent people before a helicopter explodes overhead. The product is a sort of Bluetooth speaker on steroids with lots of functionality built-in and… Read More

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Become that nosy neighbor you always wanted to be with the Netatmo Presence

img_2072-2 There’s a fine line between security and being creepy and I think the Netatmo Presence is on the right side of things. This porch light/security camera melds the best of an automatic LED floodlight with an outdoor webcam, offering you a way to keep tabs on things even if you don’t want to leave the relative safety of your basement bunker.
Designed by French company Netatmo, the… Read More

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Atlas, The Humanoid Robot, Could Become Your Android Butler

the-jetsons-1280ajpg-6473d5_1280w Here’s to good old Atlas, the walking humanoid robot. He walks, he runs, he carries heavy loads and now – as part of a calibration program – he can do chores around the house. This video shows the team at IHMC Robotics running calibration tests on Atlas. These tests let the operators understand how he moves in the world and what they need to do to tweak his motions. For… Read More

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Neobase Wants To Become Your Private Home Communications Hub

Neobase Shelf_White Earlier this year, Neone announced its plans to launch a private social network based on a small hardware appliance called the Neobase. The original Neobase Kickstarter didn’t succeed, but instead of giving up, the team decided to rework its original plan and now Neone is back and ready to sell the Neobase directly to consumers. There is still a Facebook-like private social… Read More

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GoPro And Red Bull Should Merge And Become A Full-Time Media Company

photo-1429277096327-11ee3b761c93 Yesterday, GoPro unveiled its latest flagship action camera, the GoPro Hero4 Session. As always, the company released a long video packed with great shots of extreme sports. But two things struck me — nearly every athlete in this video features a Red Bull logo on their gear, and producing videos like this one could become a lucrative business. The two companies should consider merging… Read More

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