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microcontroller

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Ward off pesky paparazzi with a flashing clutch

Adam Harvey's invention includes a small microcontroller, LED lights, and a sensor that detects bright flashes from external sources.

By July 8, 2009

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New malware roosting place: Inside your SD Card?

A pair of security researchers have figured out how to subvert tiny controller chips in flash-memory storage devices, an approach that could expose people's private data.

By December 30, 2013

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Apple looks to outfit devices with solar power converters

A newly-published patent application proposes equipping portable devices with built-in technology that can directly convert solar power.

By October 31, 2013

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A dress that defends your personal space

Artist Kathleen McDermott makes a fashion statement and prevents physical contact with her Personal Space Dress.

By May 29, 2014

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Self-folding origami robot gets up and walks

When it is connected to a power source, this flat robot folds itself into a 3D shape and starts walking.

By August 7, 2014

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Working Pip-Boy 3000 designed for astronauts

A 3D-printed prototype wearable designed for astronauts takes its inspiration directly from the screens of the Fallout series.

By May 12, 2014

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Fish on Wheels lets your goldfish steer their own tank

A design studio has built an Arduino-powered fish tank on wheels that is steered, albeit unknowingly, by the fish swimming inside.

By February 11, 2014

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Fund a hoverbike, get a quadcopter

Engineer Chris Malloy's Hoverbike has hit Kickstarter for funding -- in the scaled-down form of a drone.

By July 22, 2014

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Studio Diip brings its fishmobile to Kickstarter

If you saw Studio Diip's Fish on Wheels in February and were sad that you couldn't go out and buy one, now's your chance to make it happen.

By April 29, 2014