Transforming robot can swim, walk or glide

Thanks to special exoskeleton outfits, a tiny transforming robot can now become more than meets the eye. Once outfitted with the plastic exoskeletons, the small bots– dubbed Primers– are able to swim, walk, roll, sail and glide.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/06/transforming-robot-can-swim-walk-or-glide.html

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Tiny Keyboard Experiment: Living with the ‘Minivan’

I’ve been using this tiny 40% keyboard for a week to see how well I adapt (if at all).

The post Tiny Keyboard Experiment: Living with the ‘Minivan’ appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/255783-tiny-keyboard-experiment-living-minivan?source=Computing

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UC San Diego scientists are building tiny nanobots to swim through your stomach

Nanoengineers at UC San Diego have developed tiny micromotor nanobots — around half the width of a human hair in size — capable of swimming through the body to distribute medication.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/16/uc-san-diego-scientists-are-building-tiny-nanobots-to-swim-through-your-stomach.html

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Nintendo Switch reportedly coats game cartridges with bitter substance

Nintendo does not want anyone to put the gaming system’s tiny cartridges in their mouths and reportedly taken measures to prevent that from happening.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/04/nintendo-switch-reportedly-coats-game-cartridges-with-bitter-substance.html

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KiloCore project packs 1,000 CPU cores into tiny power envelope, 32nm process

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A new, ultra-low-power CPU architecture packs 1,000 CPU cores into a tiny surface area, with maximum power consumption of well under 15W at peak operating speeds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230643-new-kilocore-project-packs-1000-cpu-cores-into-tiny-power-envelope-32nm-process

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Trailer or tiny home? The Tiny Drop is the best of both for off-the-grid living

Essentially a modified camping trailer, Tend Building’s Tiny Drop home on wheels is a sustainable off-grid house that excels at getting the absolute most out of its diminutive 150 square feet of living space.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/05/trailer-or-tiny-home-tiny-drop-is-best-both-for-off-grid-living.html

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Small wonder: Samsung announces 2TB T3 portable SSD

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Samsung has announced a new portable USB SSD at CES 2016. The new T3 will pack up to 2TB of solid-state storage into a tiny form factor, while maintaining up to 450MB/s of performance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/220407-small-wonder-samsung-announces-2tb-t3-portable-ssd

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The anti-Silicon Valley: Start-up haven blooms in Moroccan paradise

Taghazout is a tiny town on Morocco’s west coast with sketchy Internet coverage, but it is becoming an international start-up hot spot.


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A Liquidmetal iPhone might soon become a reality

Every iPhone retail box already comes with a small piece of Liquidmetal in it, the tiny SIM ejector, but that’s the only product currently made from the innovative metal alloy. However, that might change in the future, as Apple is studying new ways of using this exciting metal technology in future devices, including next-gen iPhones, iPads and Macs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/14/liquidmetal-iphone-might-soon-become-reality/

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