Nearly everyone has a smartphone with a camera these days, and videoconferencing is commonplace. But back in the 1980s, it certainly was not. Techmoan shows off Sony’s PCT-15 aka “Face to Face,” a 1988 device that could send a single black-and-white image at a time, transmitting data via a phone line – like a fax […]
We never could play Guitar Hero on Hard or Expert levels. Engineer Nick O’Hara has no such problems, thanks to the robot he built. Jon Bot Jovi uses AI and computer vision tech to detect the notes and timing, then triggers solenoids to push the guitar’s fret buttons and strum bar to perform even the […]
Artist Jerry Lo of WosinCraft makes these uniquely beautiful keyboard wrist rests from resin, colorful pigments, and wood. Designs include soothing scenes of mountains, galaxies, ocean waves, and other dreamlike places. The transparent areas allow lighting to shine through from edge-lit keyboards for even more impact.
Save 33% on TechSmith’s easy-to-use video editing software, along with 1-year of maintenance. With a built-in screen-recording function, it’s perfect for creating tutorials and demos. It has tools for annotating and highlighting areas of the screen, as well as a library of pre-built templates, stock music, and sound effects.
Protect yourself and your car with this windshield camera. It shoots crisp 1080p footage, triggering when it detects motion. It has a wide 140º viewing angle, and can continuously record on a loop. In the event of a collision, it automatically locks the current recording. Save an extra 20% through 6.20.21 with code WELOVEDAD.
Whether you’re working on enormous spreadsheets or want to fill your peripheral vision while gaming, this ultrawide IPS monitor from Sceptre will do the trick. It offers a 3840 x 1080 (Dual FHD) resolution with 120Hz and FreeSync support, HDR600, and a 125% sRGB color gamut. It has DisplayPort, HDMI, and USB-C connectors.
This skinny, tube-shaped camera can capture images deep within walls, conduit, dryer vents, drainpipes, or other hard-to-reach places. It has bright LEDs at its tip to illuminate dark places and can send still or video images to your smartphone via Wi-Fi. Its 16.5 foot-long cable and camera tip are rated IP68 waterproof.
This tiny printer is great for printing quick notes, doodles, or photos in black and white. It outputs 200 dpi monochrome images on 1.9″ rolls of paper and needs no ink. It can also print on sticky paper. Save an extra $10 with code PRINT10 in The Awesomer Shop.
Bang & Olufsen’s cylindrical Bluetooth speaker looks kind of like a soup can to us. The rugged portable speaker is dust-proof, waterproof, and scratch-resistant, and with a run time of up to 27 hours per charge, it’s ready for all your outdoor adventures. Available in black, grey, or green.
PC maker CherryTree is offering this awesome computer inspired by the Borg cube in Star Trek: Picard (and TNG before it). It comes as an ATX case for your own builds, or CherryTree can build a complete system for you. The Collector’s Edition comes with blueprint art and a Romulan pixmit hoodie, packed in a […]
Inspired by Goodyear’s concept for a ball-shaped tire, engineer James Bruton created a spherical wheel that can roll in any direction. After validating the design, he built a trio of the wheels and attached them to a robot as a testbed for the technology. We’re impressed with the little fella’s agility.
German automaker Opel is showing off a sweet restomodded version of its 1970 Manta coupe. In place of the diminutive inline-4 engine, the concept is propelled by an electric motor that sends 145 bhp and 188 lb-ft. of torque to the rear wheels, about double the original car’s power.
Whenever we try to decorate a cake, the frosting comes out an uneven mess. What we need is the Bakon Piston Depositor with the Cake Decorator option. This robotic cake-making machine smoothly applies layers of frosting to a spinning cake, then a second component squirts out perfectly piped frosting flowers.
Never misplace your wallet again. This slimline wallet has a special pocket on its side that perfectly holds an Apple AirTag, so you can hunt down your wallet in seconds with your iPhone. The front-pocket wallet holds up to six cards along with a few folded bills and is crafted from premium Italian leather.