Robotics

World’s first cellphone supporting both DVB-T and DVB-H

Taiwanese cellphone company GIGABYTE has unveiled the world’s first cellphone that supports both DVB-T and DVB-H digital broadcasting standards. The t600 is also a smartphone that runs on Windows Mobile 6 Professional, the CPU is an Intel PXA270 520Mhz which is reasonably powerful. The t600 has 256MB ROM and 96MB RAM, external memory used here is microSD. In terms of ...

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nDoo or not nDoo? That is the concept: Nanotechnology in 2047

Designer Patrick Gunther takes a mix of fantasy and possible futuristic medicine and has designed some prototypes for what he envisions nanotechnology to look like in the future. Gunther thinks that in only forth years time, we might have nanotechnology capable of swimming through our bloodstream, acting as a man-made immune system. AIDS and other immunity deficient diseases would become ...

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Fold yourself an Origami Robot

Can’t afford a actual robot? Don’t worry, either can we. But why put your family through the shame of not living up to your technological duties? Check out the Origami Robot from Mr. Torimoto’s SolidWorks. It might not be able to fetch you your mail or cook you a dinner, but it sure as hell would look cool sitting on ...

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Philips 9@9f phone gives you 30 days of standby and 8.5 hrs of talking

  Philips is relatively unsuccessful in the cellphone market, seriously they are even less popular than the good o’BenQ-Siemens. Today they announced an addition to their Xenium series, with a funky number 9@9f. If you rememberthe 9@9  that was out a long while ago, this would be the follow-up, with markedly improved design and thickness (100.7x44x15.7mm, 77g). The 9@9f is ...

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Kuka Juke Bot, the robotic DJ out scratches the pros

So…You wanna be a DJ? Check out these Kuka robotic DJs. The two robots are encased in a circle of LPs. Both robots working independently, grab a LP and place it on the turntable, where it proceeds to consume you in scratching and mixing madness. The DJ’s are actually two Kuka industrial robots which have been modded to be master ...

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OKWAP S868 Smartphone: virtual scroll wheel over the keypad

Taiwanese company OKWAP announced this morning their first smartphone S868. It is one of the rarer Windows Mobile 5.0 smartphones that give you a stylus and an alphanumeric keypad but keeping everything in petiteness (106x51x18mm 122g). The touch screen measures 2.4 inches diagonally, and the camera at the back is a 2 megapixel CMOS with autofocus. OKWAP personalized the system ...

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Cakebot: Taking cake cutting to the next level

[ev type=”youtube” data=”4O4x9J4PnSI”][/ev] If we had to wait this long for our cake to be sliced and served, we’d start making cookies instead. Cool idea with the legos though. And hey. With a faster motor, who knows? We’re lazy enough to get one. If we wanted to see cake being cut this slow, we’d spend our birthdays at our grandparent’s ...

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Destroy data remotely on your stolen Sharp 813SH phone

The 813SH for Biz is a business version of the 812SH, it is designed for companies that need to protect commercial secrets. Bluetooth and infrared data transfer is banned, but Bluetooth headsets are still supported. On top of that, email file attachment function is removed, external memory slot and Felica electronic money chip are also removed. The “813SH for Biz” ...

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