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Deals: A DIY Tech Resource For Your Inner Mad Scientist

Your childhood dreams of becoming a mad scientist are about to become a reality. With the DIY Hardware & Internet of Things eBook Bundle, you’ll get access to eight premium e-book resources to help you do just that.


Roku Has Five New Boxes To Serve Every Possible TV-Watching Human

Earlier this year Roku announced a single new product, an excellent $US50 ($66) stick that was, for the most part, the only set-top box the average person would ever need. Now Roku is back with five new boxes meant to fill every possible user niche — from the person that still has a tube TV from 1995 to the person with a future-proof $1300 UHD set.


What Parrot's New Drones Can Do

Parrot has a bunch of new drones out right now — from the Disco, the first easy-to-fly fixed-wing drone that promises to give a “fully immersive” flight experience, to a pair of shiny new minidrones.

Here’s all the details.


Encouraging Kids To Create Robotics Solutions

Stockland’s Robotics Challenge launches today, and calls on school children across Australia from 8 to 15 years to submit a creative idea on how robotics technology could improve their community. The winner will be flown to the Sunshine Coast to take part in the Stockland Young Innovators Day and meet Chip, a humanoid robot and the only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.


Lunch Time Deals: $200 Off The Ultimate All-In-One Remote Control

When you’re buying your lunch today, you might want to take a moment and spend a little more. Gizmodo’s Lunch Time Deals posts point out any particularly good bargains for Aussie bargain hunters around the ‘net. Today, JB Hi-Fi has an Instant Deal that slashes the price of the Logitech Harmony Elite universal remote control in half, saving you $200.


Google Glass Is Dead, Long Live Snapchat Spectacles

It seems like it was ages ago that Google Glass was the future that nobody wanted. The wearable tech had at least one bad design flaw — it seemed to get its early adopters punched in the face because people didn’t like the camera being pointed at them. Now, Snapchat thinks people are finally ready for glasses-mounted personal recording.


Don't Look Into This Robot's Eyes While It Learns To Play The Ball-and-Cup Game

Japan’s popular Pepper robot can guess your mood, dress up in cute clothes and now, it can learn to play simple games.


This Drone Can Fly Forever Without A Battery

Want a drone to fly longer and farther? Give it a bigger battery. But that adds weight, which in turn reduces the drone’s flight time. It’s quite a conundrum. It seems like an unresolvable catch-22, except that someone has finally found a way to use wireless power to keep a drone flying.


UPS Desperately Wants To Do Drone Delivery [Marketing]

With many of its competitors throwing their drones in the ring, UPS has now decided to see what all the fuss is about. After all, the [marketing] strategy has won lots of headlines for other delivery companies.


Uber Drivers In The US Are Now Selling Solar Panels During Rides

I hope you like talking to your Uber driver, because things could be getting a lot chattier during rides soon. Geostellar, an online marketplace for solar panels, is testing an unusual sales tactic by enlisting Uber and Lyft drivers to sell panels to riders.


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