What Is A Bush Robot?

No, it’s not an evil plot to take over the presidency and the White House. It’s also not that singing bush on The Three Amigos. I’m talking about “fractal branching ultra-dexterous robots.” So what the heck is that? A bush robot is a branched hierarchy of articulated limbs, starting from a macroscopically large trunk through …

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Free Your Phone With OpenMoko

Cell phones are for the most part proprietary in their platforms. Sure you can write J2ME applications for them. BlackBerry phones also have an API which you can utilize to write custom applications. It’s the actual operating system though that you really can’t get too. Don’t care? Well, then this review isn’t for you. However, …

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IM Using Yahoo While Flying

Yahoo has launched instant messaging in the skies! Of course it’s currently only on their BetaBlue plane, the first domestic carrier to offer in-flight WiFi internet access. While on board you can connect via your WiFi enabled laptop or Blackberry device to use your Yahoo Instant Messaging service. What’s next? World of Warcraft anyone? Read …

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Feel The Pain! Simulated Bullet Hits In FPS Games Coming

According to PC World Magazine, TN Games, makers of “physical experience hardware,” will release a PC vest accessory on November 21 that simulates the feeling of being hit by real bullets when playing first-person shooter games. The 3rd Space FPS Vest features eight embedded contact points that are said to simulate the direction and force …

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