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- Kinect hacked to make UAV quadrocopter
A group of MIT students have designed a unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that uses Microsoft’s Kinect as a primary sensor. The Kinect makes it possible for the UAV, a quad-rotor helicopter, to autonomously map a room and understand its position in an environment where GPS is not available. This allows for autonomous flight indoors and […]
- Galaxy S Plus with 1.4GHz processor confirmed
When Samsung released the Galaxy S Android smartphone in March last year it got a good reception, and led to a number of derivatives including the Nexus S. But with the base spec now a year old, it’s starting to look very old in smartphone years.
Rather than assign the name to history, Samsung has instead […]
- Google Doodle honors Bunsen’s 200th birthday
You may have woken up today thinking it was just another Thursday, that is, until you checked Google’s homepage and saw an interesting animation replacing the normal Google logo. Google is known for celebrating and honoring special holidays, occasions, and important dates in history with its “Google Doodle.” The company even has a patent on the doodle. Today Google celebrates the 200th birthday of German chemist Robert Bunsen with an interactive doodle.