GeekBeat.TV # 207 | Do Robots Get Cavities???

Google+

Google+ is all the rage this week! Is this finally a successful attempt at social from Google?

A Robot in the Dentist Chair

Showa Hanako 2 is a robot that’s meant to train dentists on procedures. She feels real, so dentists, or students, can know exactly what it’s like to pull back on the cheek to get at that back tooth. She can blink, sneeze, cough and more!

Use a Chromebook on the Plane Without Paying for It!

Virgin America is adding Chromebooks to select flights. You’ll be able to pick up, use, and give back at the end of the flight.

Send an SMS While Being Chased by a Bear!

The DeLorme InReach is a GPS device that will allow you to send text messages whether or not you have cell phone service. So, if you’re being chased by a bear, you can get a hold of someone!

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Comments

  1. Bruce R. (BPR639geek) says

    Google+ looks very cool, but it seems there are no more invite requests, I can only be kept posted, oh well, guess I have to wait. Cali I hate to say this, but the girl in the dentist chair gives me the willies, ‘freaky!!!’ But I see her more a manikin than a robot. Great GB Live today, I had fun, and as always, I learned alot, thanks!!! “B”