Star Trek Tricorder is Now Real

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Star Wars in an Animated GIF

From AJ Sitthixay we get this awesome (and FAST) look at the entire plot of Star Wars:

Star Wars in a Nutshell

A Cluster of Raspberry Pis

Jani Turunen brings us news of a systems engineer at NVIDIA who recently built a new cluster computing system, which wouldn’t be a big deal except for the fact he did it out of Raspberry Pis!

Wooden Bluetooth Stereo Speaker

Jabari Brannon found this awesome wooden wireless stereo speaker alarm clock on eBay! Looks like it uses Bluetooth or an aux cable, and it also tells you the temperature. Plus they put a microphone in it so you can use it as a speakerphone.

Real-Life Tricorder

For you Star Trek fans out there, Jake W shared a CNET story with us about a new Tricorder-like device, called a Scan-a-do, that’ll scan your vitals in with a smartphone.

Kite Patch Makes You Invisible to Mosquitoes

Paul Dixon pointed out a very cool IndieGoGo campaign to bring a new kind of mosquito protection to market! The Kite Patch is a mosquito-fighting sticker that adheres to your clothes and is supposed to make you basically invisible to mosquitos.

Google Maps Hack for Offline Caching

Finally, for those of you who didn’t notice, Google Maps now includes iPad support! So update your app on your iPad and you’ll see it’s full screen. Marawan Alwaraki somehow figured out that you can cache the maps by zooming in on a location and then typing “ok maps” in the search bar!


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