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Tomorrow Daily 056: A robot pilot, a saltwater-powered car and a DIY Raspberry Pi laptop

PiBot is a 15-inch tall robot that has successfully learned to navigate takeoffs and landings in a flight simulation. His next goal is piloting a full sized plane, but we're not sure if we're on board for that.

By September 23, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 035: Robot butlers, invisible plane walls, tattoos powered by sweat, and more

Forgot your toothbrush while traveling? Starwood hotels says this little robot named "Botlr" will bring various items up to your room from the front desk. We're just happy it doesn't asking for a tip.

By August 13, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 013: Climate-controlled cities, muscle-powered robots, potato salad, and more

Today's show features a very successful potato salad Kickstarter, and a futuristic city with climate control. Which one would you back?

By July 7, 2014

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Tiny robots powered by living muscle tissue

Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.

By July 6, 2014

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Andy Rubin's next Google moonshot project: Robots

The former Android leader is in charge of one of Google's "moonshots," an effort to use robots to free humans from drudgery.

By December 4, 2013

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Future robots powered by pee? Urine luck!

How to power robots that go where humans fear to tread? A new device works like an artificial heart to pump pee into the "engine room" of self-sustaining bots.

By November 11, 2013

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Best mobile games of February 2014

Looking for a new game to play on your mobile device? Here's our pick of the best released in February 2014.

By March 5, 2014

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Smart wig on and lightsaber packed, I visit the future

In the second part of a two-part piece of speculative fiction, Crave's Eric Mack time-travels to a day when everything is a little more awesome.

By January 5, 2014

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Liquid Robotics launches autonomous sea-faring data center

The new Wave Glider SV3 is essentially a fully autonomous floating server rack, a system its maker fashions as the Amazon Web Services of the open ocean.

By April 8, 2013

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1.3m Android devices switched on every day, 500m in total

500m Android devices have been activated globally, with 1.3m new gadgets added to the total every day.

By September 12, 2012