Engineering

Kickstarter Alert: Check Out Robo Wunderkind’s LEGO-Compatible Robot Building and Programming Kit for Young Creators

Check out this Kickstarter campaign for a LEGO-compatible robotics building and programming platform designed for kids. [Sponsored]

Kickstarter Alert: 3D Print Your Own Amazing Draconic Dice Crypt for Truly Epic Game Nights

Check out this Kickstarter campaign for this amazing 3D-printable Draconic Dice Crypt and boost your game night cred to the…

Breaking Atmo – March 2019

Space happenings for March of 2019: dragons, tests, last images, and a unique spacewalk.

High Tech Treats in { Device Diary } Vol. 12

The { DeviceDiary } is our place to share some of the devices and accessories that rank high in the…

Mech Battle Is Finally On — October 17th!

We're finally going to get to see mechs go at it like our future has always promised us! The MegaBots…

SmartAC Is Tech for More Economical Air Conditioning

A smartAC kit can make a dumb plug-in air conditioner a bit smarter and help with energy management.

ArcAttack’s Tribute to American Inventors

ArcAttack has posted this great homage to American inventors. Join us as we celebrate the ingenuity and inventions that made…

KOOV Coding and Robotics Kit Creates Innovators

A new coding and robotics kit for the innovators of tomorrow from Sony, KOOV comes with everything needed to start…

Summer Cooling With This DIY Bed Fan Hack

Don't have A/C, or don't want to keep it on all night when it's hot in the house? This DIY…

Nightingale Sleep System Sings Sweet Dreams

Nightingale is a connected device that helps mask unwanted noises by creating blankets of ambient sound.

Rheem Residential Equipment Joins the Internet of Things

Rheem has brought Internet of Things to its HVAC equipment with EcoNet technology. BONUS: We get to chat with HGTV's…

CES Report – Smart Detection of Radon with Airthings Wave

The new Wave radon detector from Airthings gives homeowners much more than just an alert when radon levels are dangerously…

CES Report – Epson Moverio AR Glasses for DJI Drones

The newest version of the Moverio smart eyewear from Epson are specially designed for enhancing the capabilities of aerial drones,…

CES Preview: Smart Home Could Mean Discounted Insurance

ROC-Connect and CoreLogic use data from smart homes to help insurance companies create safer homes and (potentially) reduce insurance rates.

Are Smarter Cars Safer Cars?

New proposals may force the Internet of Things into automobiles by 2023.

Can ELIOT Take the Internet of Things Everywhere?

Legrand’s ELIOT is a new Internet of Things (IoT) system designed for the built environment with the consumer in mind.

Parrot Disco Soars in First Person

The fixed-wing Parrot Disco drone is ready for consumers to purchase and experience first-person views of high-speed, long-duration flight.

Samsung’s Future IoT Is Nation-Wide

There is a dedicated Internet of Things network coming from Samsung that can connect devices across a nation.

Denver Mini Maker Faire: Building the Future

Come experience how the maker community is "Building the Future" June 11-12 at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

‘Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds’ at EMP Museum

I previously mentioned the upcoming Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds exhibit at EMP Museum, but yesterday I actually got to…

Mu-so Qb: The Best Sound I’ve Ever Heard From an 8″ Cube

The Mu-so Qb has a bigger, cleaner, fresher sound that you'd believe from a speaker twice its size.

Kickstarter Alert: The Edge Collapsible, Ergonomic Desk

A desk that's both ergonomic and convenient? That's the idea.

‘Tio’ Breathes New (Robotic) Life Into Old Toys

Tio is a new Kickstarter-funded robotic gadget that can be attached to old toys to add lights, motion, and even…

Talk to Your (Internet of) Things

Is voice control the simple and effective interface that the Internet of Things has been waiting for?

Augmented Reality for Your Ears

The "3D Advanced Driver Assistance System" (3D-ADAS) is audio-based AR for drivers. The system augments the environment around the user…

Collect “Science XP” With Kids Before the Science Fair

The annual science fair at my son's school has come and gone. Sometimes the fair is just as challenging for…

MegaBot Battles Drones at CES!

See the MegaBot Mk. II compete for funding in the Extreme Tech Challenge as well as go up against drones…

littleBits Kits on Sale Today! Get Your Kids Into Electronics for the Holidays

We've talked about littleBits a LOT on GeekDad, because they're great portals into the world of electronics, engineering, and programming…

Secret Life of the Video Recorder

This week's episode of 'The Secret Life of Machines' examines the development of tape recording technology, both audio and video.

Secret Life of the Radio

In this episode of 'The Secret Life of Machines,' Tim Hunkin and Rex Garrod examine the history and development of…