We keep talking about how the end is inevitably going to come in the shape of giant, autonomous mechas with a hatred for mankind. As such, it can be easy to forget that machines can be friendly—so friendly, in fact, that they'll make you the perfect white Russian every time and not even ask for your number.
Okay, so Legonardo is nowhere as good as Da Vinci but it's still an automaton made out of Lego blocks that draws. Eee.
While the very idea of being governed by our machines machines is more than terrifying enough, there's something to be said about the notion of being subjugated by our primal cousins as well.
Can't think of what else you might want to use that 3D printer you bought for? Why not print a robot?
With so much attention being poured into 3D content, it's hard not to want to be part of the action. How does one go about that? Funding the Lynx A camera may be a good first step.
hile it doesn't reproduce at alarming rates, the Cuddlebot may be the next best thing to Star Trek's fuzzy...fuzzies.
Looking to brew a perfect mug of Lapsang Souchong? Green Tcult might well be your cup of tea.
Why use a regular lightbulb when have can have one capable of generating 1600 lumens -- the equivalent of 100 watts -- while using only 12 watts and LEDs?
Securifi is looking to cash in on the success of its Almond touchscreen router with the Almond+, which adds home automation control to the mix.
If the team behind Leikr gets its way, no one would ever be lost or bereft of a decent exercise plan again.
A bracelet and shoe clip-on that tracks everything ? We're in!
Can you think of anything more metal than a heavy metal group consisting of robots? No? Didn't think so.
We're getting ever closer to the singularity. This time around, Japanese scientists have given a robot muscles and bones. Really.
Perfect for the modern neanderthal, the Boombot is looking to be an ultra-chic, ultra-portable and ultra-resilient music experience.
Full-scale invasion? Pfft. These robots are taking inspiration from furry woodland creatures instead. Fear the quiet ones.