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Sphero SPRK+ review

PROS Robust scratch-proof, waterproof design Easy to set up and program Excellent coding app Scales nicely from novice stuff to expert Great fun CONS Can’t

Toyota partners with MIT, Stanford in ‘intelligent’ cars project

Toyota has announced that it is collaborating with Stanford University and MIT to develop so-called intelligent cars instead of autonomous vehicles. This is said to

Nikon D4S Digital Camera Review

The Nikon D4, launched back in 2012, was a revolutionary camera that combined fast capture speed, superb ergonomics and control, and truly professional caliber video

These batteries could last forever

This week researchers at MIT and Samsung have revealed a new approach to batteries, paving the way for “rechargeable batteries with almost indefinite lifetimes.” MIT

Terrafugia shows off Outer Mold Line for TF-X hybrid electric aircraft

  Terrafugia first showed off its TF-X hybrid electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft back in 2013. The aircraft is designed to be able to

This futuristic exoskeleton convinced me to take aging seriously

One day you will die, but, before then – and assuming all goes to plan – you’ll be trapped in an old body. Failing eyesight,

Bouncing tactical camera lets police peer safely into dangerous rooms

First responders and law enforcement officers often encounter dangerous obstacles on the job. They can’t see through walls, but a new bouncing camera can be

Team MIT’s robot lost the DARPA challenge but won over the crowd

At the DARPA Robotics Challenge last week, a robot drove in on a red UTV. The vehicle slowly came to a halt on the obstacle

MIT’s latest robot cheetah can jump higher than you

MIT’s Biomimetics Robotics Lab has created a new version of its robotic cheetah. The Cheetah 2 is capable of even more animal-like actions than DARPA’s