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Month: March 2016

Robotics | IoT

Smartphone-powered 3D printer for USD 99

olo3d-1-printer-smartphone-design-resinOLO 3D enables anyone to print three dimensional objects directly from their smartphone, using a new material called daylight resin.

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Which of these is not a real business?

april-fools2Here’s a list of the best Weird of the Week business ideas from the Springwise database — innovations that should be April Fools, but are actually real…except for one. Can you guess which?

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App links coffee lovers with on-demand baristas

coffeeshots-home-barista-app-p2pCoffee Shots is an app, which connects coffee lovers with nearby home-baristas, so that they can enjoy a coffee together.

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Easy-to-use parking ticket app

meterfeeder-1-parking-smartcity-finesMeter Feeder uses GPS to work out how much to charge for parking and enables drivers to pay digitally.

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Gym startup offers cloud-connected sporting equipment

egymeGym offers tech-enabled equipment and an app that let fitness fanatics track their progress on each machine.

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New database sells stock images of how people really live

modstockModstock is a new stock photography database, which offers images of the modern digital lifestyle.

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MIT’s Smartphone Laser Scanner Is Totally Decent and Costs $49

This laser distance sensor works outside and is upgradeable with your smartphone

DiResta: Cube Twist Drawer Pull

Screenshot 2016-03-29 18.18.00In this video you can see me make what is called a “cube twist” drawer pull.  It is a simple technique often demonstrated by blacksmiths to make handles and tools. Lately I have been watching my youtube Blacksmith teacher Rory May in a recent video he goes into detail on the […]

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Hobby Rocketeers Build Amazing Upsized Estes Gyroc

A group of Florida hobbyists have created a monstrous version of the classic Estes Gyroc. But will it fly?
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The Next Water Crisis Is Looming—How Can Tech Help?

Have you ever wondered if the water in your house is safe to drink? While many have been angered by the news that children in Flint, Michigan were exposed to abnormally high amounts of lead in their drinking water, clean water is actually a problem for millions of Americans. Chicago is busy replacing 900 miles of hundred-year-old, potentially hazardous lead pipes, while Fresno is dealing with cancer causing chemicals in wells. The American Society of Civil Engineers estimates US water infrastructure is nearing the end of its useful life and will need to be replaced, probably costing around a trillion… read more