A Case With a Pop-Up Crank Keeps Your Smartphone Charged Forever

Hand crank-powered flashlights and radios for weather emergencies are nothing new, but what about when your smartphone dies in the middle of the day? That's just as dire an emergency, and it's inspired the creation of this smartphone case with a built-in .....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 17th, 2015

The Faster You Wave Your Hand, the Faster These Toy Cars Will Race

The speed at which a Hot Wheels car tears around a plastic track is directly proportionate to how high you can build the launch ramp. But to make these capacitor-powered Wave Racers go faster and faster around a track, kids simply need to wave their hands.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2015

Teen invents method for transcoding text into Braille in printer’s memory

The on-chip transcoding technology is meant to replace costly stand-alone software. If you’re blind, the world of PDFs and laser printers doesn’t do much for you. There are software programs and special printers that transcribe text into .....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2015

Teen With One Hand Learns To Play A Mean Guitar, Thanks To 3D-Printed Prosthesis

Diego Corredor loves music and has always longed to play the guitar. But the 17-year-old lost his right hand at birth, rendering his dream impossible. Or so it seemed. In this video, the teen overcomes the seemingly insurmountable, playing a guitar with.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2015

Teen Can Play Guitar Thanks To A 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hand

 Diego Corredor wanted to play guitar but lost his right hand at birth. While he could use a prosthesis to grab a glass of water or pick up objects, he wasn’t able to hold a pick and strum the strings. Then a group of makers at 3D Gluck came al.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2015

A 16-Foot Elastic Band Powers This Sleek 3D-Printed RC Car

Elastic-powered toys don't sound particularly exciting these days when you can get a buy a flying toy helicopter that fits in the palm of your hand. But three students at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena created this stunning RC car, made from.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsJan 26th, 2015

Mercedes-AMG makes its questionable GLE63 S Coupe even crazier with 577 horses

Mercedes-AMG has lifted the veil off of the 2016 GLE63 S Coupe. Aimed at the BMW X6 M, the GLE63 is powered by a hand-built 5.5-liter V8 engine that sends 577 horsepower to all four wheels. The post Mercedes-AMG makes its questionable GLE63 S Coupe even c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 12th, 2015

The World"s First Inflatable Flashlight Never Needs New Batteries

There's no point in keeping a stash of emergency flashlights around your home if the batteries inside them just end up getting stolen for TV remotes and the kids' toys. So the folks who created the original LUCI, a dirt-cheap inflatable solar-powered rech.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsJan 5th, 2015

Lens-free microscope lets almost anyone spot cancer

High-powered microscopes are useful for spotting cancer and other diseases in cells, but they're expensive and complicated. Your local physicians probably won't have a microscope on hand, and you'll probably need at least some skill to use one. Howev........»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2014

Behold The Minipresso, A Hand-Powered Espresso Maker

Would you drink an espresso out of this thing? A new gadget called the Minipresso might be the most "SkyMall" way ever to make that steamy shot of wonder, but one thing is for certain -- we can't wait to try it. Due to come out sometime in early 2015 fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated NewsOct 15th, 2014

This Minature Hand-Powered Espresso Machine Takes Caffeine Everywhere

As addictive mind-altering substances go, coffee is actually pretty hard to hit up on the move. If you're out of range of a Starbucks, getting a hot, caffeine-rich epsresso generally requires a 20-pound machine and mains electricity, which is exactly the .....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsOct 11th, 2014

Goliath – The Gas Powered Quadcopter

I have a small quadcopter that fits in my hand which I enjoy using. To call what I have and this gas-drinking monstrosity by the same name seems wrong, but just as an elephant and a mouse are both animals, they are, on some level, the same thing. On the [.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsSep 16th, 2014

New Silent Hills image shows Norman Reedus, flashlight in hand

New Silent Hills image shows Norman Reedus, flashlight in hand.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2014

Facebook tests internet drones in UK skies

Facebook reveals its solar-powered glider will have the wingspan of a 737 but weigh less than a car.....»»

Category: topSource:  v3Related News5 min. ago

Built By A Parkinson’s Sufferer, MyHealthPal Tracks Symptoms, Creates Research Data

 The development and availability of wearables is running hand in hand with the exploding interest in the digital health space. Managing our health via apps and devices is slowly becoming the norm. And patients that need to monitor their condition da.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News42 min. ago

TC Roundup: Facebook, moving ahead with drone, plans test this summer

Facebook, moving ahead with drone, plans test this summer: Facebook plans to test a version of its solar-powered drone this summer, a step in its efforts to beam internet access to billions of people without it today, executives said on Thursday. Earlier.....»»

Category: topSource:  tchcircleRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Teens in more distracted driving accidents than previously thought

AAA has announced results of what it claims is the most comprehensive research even conducted into crash videos of teen drivers. AAA says that it has found evidence that distracted driving is a much more serious problem than was previously believed. Accor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Facebook successfully tests solar-powered drone to provide wireless Internet services

The test flight of a drone prototype dubbed "Aquila" took place in Britain and was considered a milestone in an project......»»

Category: asiaSource:  ibnliveRelated News6 hr. 41 min. ago

NomadKey for Pebble charges your smartwatch on the go

Nomad has introduced a new charger designed specifically for Pebble owners who always want to have their charger on hand, but without the hassle of carrying a full-size charging cable. It's called NomadKey for Pebble, it is smaller than your finger and eq.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

​If You Touch This Plant It Will Make You Vomit In Pure Agony

The Gympie Gympie is an Australian plant with spindly stems and heart-shaped light green leaves. Brushing your hand against it can make you throw up from the pain. Using it as toilet paper has made people shoot themselves. This plant will ruin you.Read mo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News15 hr. 42 min. ago