Dr. Peter Jansen has been working on various tricorder prototypes for over 7 years, and now, he's showing off his newest prototype, the Arducorder. It's not quite ready to scan alien life forms or diagnose patients, but it's still pretty cool to see in action.
On today's show, we check out a cool tricorder prototype with actual working sensors, discuss the adaptation of '90s PC game Myst into a TV show, and show you a racing game that uses projection tech to generate courses out of tangible objects.
An Aussie-designed "smart bag" uses GPS tracking to help you manage your money by locking up when you are near danger spending zones.
A Texas Instruments ARM-based chip means hardware hackers who like Arduino will have another choice besides Intel's Quark for computing projects.
In partnership with the Arduino project popular among hobbyists and students, Intel will sell small computer systems with its 32-bit Quark chip.
Edible Growth revealed a little snack consisting of a 3D-printed, insect flour shell, and a filling that grows itself from seeds, mushroom spores and yeast. It takes three to five days to harvest the snack, though, making it the longest you'll ever have to wait to satisfy your weirdo food cravings.
Welcome to the future. An MIT grad student has figured out a way to unlock an Internet-connected door by saying the words "open sesame" into an Android Wear smartwatch.
PancakeBot returns with impressive flapjack designs of Boba Fett and R2-D2 for a full Force breakfast.
MIT has built a "garden" consisting of over 100 robots that fold up like origami, glow in changing colours, crawl and swim.
A radio-controlled car, that is, one you can either print at home or pick up from a local shop. Kits start at $40.