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Posted on Dec 7 2016 - 6:21pm by Brian Atkinson
Comments Off on Disney Research Have Designed & Built The First Tetherless Hopping Robot

Disney Research have designed the first-ever one-legged hopping robot that runs entirely on lithium batteries. The happy robot is able to stabilize by using its only leg thanks to a ‘linear elastic actuator in parrallel’ — or LEAP — comprised of a voice coil actuator in parallel along with two compression springs. Two servo motors then make sure the robot jumps up and down. By concentrating on building a light, efficient robot, Joohyung Kim, associate research scientist at the Disney Research and his colleagues, Katsu Yamane and...

Posted on Dec 2 2016 - 7:58pm by Brian Atkinson
Comments Off on Pyle Is Back With An Updated Version Of Its Street Blaster Speaker

Pyle just took wraps off what could the coolest Bluetooth speaker ever. This beast blasts out an impressive 1,000 watts of the power to turn any space into an instant dance party. Supports NFC pairing, and has an FM tuner and 3.5mm input. Plays for up to 5.5h on battery power. The Street Blaster X also packs in not-so-common features like microphone and guitar inputs for the musicians or DJs who want to use the speaker as a portable public address system. Music, guitar, and microphone volumes can all be adjusted independently, as can the...

Posted on Nov 29 2016 - 11:26am by Robert Meyers
Comments Off on How to keep your data safe when using the cloud

People are using electronic devices to perform more and more daily tasks. Photos, calls, emails, messages, banking, videos… you name it, it’s all being stored on your device. With consumer demand for storage so high, it has become increasingly difficult for manufacturers to provide enough storage built into the device. However, that is where the cloud comes in. The cloud is a virtual space where users can store any type of file or document. Whilst the cloud is a fantastic option for people who need the increased memory and wish to...

Posted on Nov 16 2016 - 7:34am by Robert Meyers
Comments Off on Apple Book Containing 450 Photos of Apple Product

The Apple Company astonished the world today by releasing their new product, Apple Book. The Book is simply called “Designed by Apple in California.” Its next expensive product will not be another wearable device, laptop, computing device, or Smartphone, but rather than a book of pictures. The Book contains 450 photos of Apple products. The idea behind the making of Apple published book is that to show the company’s past 20 years of product design from 1998 to 2015. Apple chief design officer Jony Ive said that they first started...

Posted on Oct 3 2016 - 7:59pm by Brian Atkinson
Comments Off on Yamaha RX-V481 Has Enviable Sound Quality Combined With A Stout Suite Of Features

Yamaha recently released its new RX-V481 A/V receiver, offers great sound quality at an affordable price. With features such as HDCP 2.2, Bluetooth, WiFi and MusicCast it’s one of the top 5-channel. The Yamaha RX-481 is a great match for the Blu-ray players and latest 4K TVs. Each HDMI connection on the receiver fully supports 4K and HDR (High Dynamic Range) technology. At $449.95, the RX-V481 with 80w per channel, is the least expensive of the bunch, but still boasts quite a bit of the staple Yamaha features that found in the more expensive...