This train leaves trails of Laser graffiti

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Saturday 26 October 2013

It all started out when Aaron Koblin and Ben Tricklebank found a powerful RGB laser on Ebay for 600 bucks and decided to point it at the canyon walls outside LA. Unfortunately, the light show scared the whits out of an elderly man who happened to also be in the area (the middle of nowhere, to be precise). […]

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4D communication: Smell-enhanced texting

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By Annie Churdar in New Products on Wednesday 23 October 2013

Take your texting experience to the next level with ChatPerf! We all know smells are powerful emotional and memory triggers. So why not use that to humanity’s advantage? Make texting, chatting, and concerts way more fun by adding a unique smell. Just plug your desired scent into your iPhone, download the app, and enjoy a […]

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Play vinyl records with your smartphone

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Wednesday 16 October 2013

Everyone loves vinyl right now, but not everyone can just throw one on a handy turn-table. Let’s face it, most offices don’t really have that kind of vintage tech anymore. But that didn’t stop German dance label Kontor Records from mailing out some super sweet, orange vinyl LPs to their target agencies.

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Japanese GPS app lets you follow penguins to the aquarium

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Saturday 5 October 2013

This is the coolest idea ever … The Sunshine Aquarium in Japan invented an app that lets you follow penguins to the aquarium. Seriously! It’s a GPS for your phone that captures footage of your surroundings and adds cute animated penguins. Just follow the tuxedo birds and you’ll end up at their home in the […]

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Cheetah Robot beats the world record speed set by Usain Bolt

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Wednesday 11 September 2013

It was only a matter of time; we all knew it’d happen at some point. Robots have not only surpassed us in the mental processing department, but now in the athletic department, too. Take, for instance, the “Cheetah Robot” created by Boston Dynamics This robot took Usain Bolt’s 27.78 mph world record and beat with a stunning 28.3 mph. […]

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Meet the most sexist computer ever invented

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Monday 9 September 2013

This poor computer just doesn’t have a filter when it comes to telling jokes. Programmed to tell sexist jokes by scientists at University of Edinburgh, it hasn’t yet been programmed to be “socially aware”, so some of the jokes come out better than other. The scientists taught the computer to combine two unlikely words and […]

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Frogger game for Google Glass makes you hop in real life

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Friday 30 August 2013

Need a good laugh? Then watch this video of a nerdy man playing the all new GlassFrogger game. It’s the original Frogger but with a twist. To jump the obstacles on screen, the player has to jump them in real life. What does that mean for the rest of us who still can’t afford to buy […]

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Adobe Kuler App let’s you make colour combinations from anything

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By Tes One in Tech on Tuesday 2 July 2013

Discovering great colour combinations is always inspiring and helpful in my work. My phone is filled with countless photos of random objects, with the soul purpose of capturing the colours for later reference. Thanks to Adobe, colour hunting is now a whole lot easier. Adobe Kuler app allows you to extract and capture colour themes […]

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Game suit lets you hear and feel the game

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Monday 24 June 2013

It’s the next level of gaming. This incredible Game Suit lets you actually feel the game. Video games no longer need to be a simple 2D experience. If it’s raining in the game, you’ll feel it. If there’s an explosion, you’ll hear it in surround sound. Thanks to this high tech exoskeleton, you can really get […]

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One way to make Japanese couples conceive? Let them raise a robot baby first

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Thursday 2 May 2013

The cuddly little Japanese robot is called Yotaro. He giggles, sneezes, and smiles endearingly. This little guy might be just what reluctant Japanese couples need to push them over the edge and make them want to raise a child of their own.

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LaCie Blade Runner Desktop Drive

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Thursday 25 April 2013

LaCie Balde Runner, designed by Phillippe Starck, is a top of the line desktop drive to make all your colleagues jealous. Its goregous design combines the hard edges of blade-like shapes with an organic, bean-like center structure. Oh, and did I mention its 4TB drive and high-speed USB 3.0 interface, which can handle the toughest tasks.

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The Seaboard: an electric piano that plays differently according to your touch

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Friday 19 April 2013

This is the new generation of electric piano keyboards. Most keyboard pianos hardly register any difference in sound due to the players’ touch. But this new instrument by Roli is made to respond to your touch, just like an acoustic instrument. The user can create a huge variety of tones and colors just by moving […]

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Television screen made of 625 remote controls

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Monday 8 April 2013

Check out this awesome video of a television screen made up of old remote controls. All 625 controls work together to project images thanks to the genius of Christ Shen. The LED infrared display can only be viewed through special goggles. Very cool.

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GravityLight: a gravity powered light by Martin Riddiford and Jim Reeves

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Friday 5 April 2013

Never replace the batteries on another camping light again. Thanks to GravityLight by Martin Riddiford and Jim Reeves, we can have free, eco friendly light anywhere. Originally designed as an LED light for poor African countries, this invention gives of light made from the slow decent of whatever weight you place in the bag haning […]

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Declassified UFO design from 1956

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By Annie Churdar in Tech on Monday 1 April 2013

Do these images look familiar? They should. It’s a UFO. But not from outer space. These are real plans from real scientists back in the 50s. The Aeronautical Systems Division (USAF) recently released these images for a project worked on in 1956. The flying craft was known as Project 1794 and was designed to reach […]

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