Daily Crunch: Twitter confronts image-cropping concerns

Twitter addresses questions of bias in its image-cropping algorithms, we take a look at Mario Kart Live and the stock market takes a hit after President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis. This is your

I, For One, Welcome Our Remote-Controlled Robotic Fire-Breathing Dragon Overlords

A bit of silly for your Monday morning: this is a flying, RC-controlled robotic dragon that actually breathes fire and sounds like a monstrous squeal demon as it takes off. The Dragon took a year to b

A Really Nice Flying Ornithopter Video For Your Friday Enjoyment

These things are pretty old but sometimes it's nice to see two dudes really happy about a piece of technology that really works. This ornithopter is made by the guys at <a HREF="http://www.flappingfli

Wipeout Goes Corrugated On This Cardboard Race Track

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/racer_analog_race_game.jpg" />As a child of the 80's, I spent more then my fair share of quarters on games like Contra, Wipeout, and Batt

Where a radio controlled Nissan Sentra SE-R is used to sell the real thing

Car commercials are as old as TV. There’s nothing really exciting about the format anymore because we already know the format. To sell a luxury car, a B-rate celebrity often points out the finer

Plug-and-play bomb system for radio-controlled model airplanes

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/rc_bomb.jpg" /> China-based Quanum is offering a <a href="http://quanum-rc.com/products_bomb.html">bomb system</a> called "Bombs Away" f

The Quadcopter, or build your own Drone

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/AeroQuad_012_Large.jpg" />We told you about the AR.Drone that we saw at CES, but here's a homebrew alternative that you can build today.

RC model of Star Trek USS ENTERPRISE swimming underwater (video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/USS-ENTERPRISE-_model.png" /> I'm not an RC gadget expert, but modding static model kits of space ships so that they're water-proof and

Very cool RC toy: "Mission Carrier SWAT truck" with helicopter (video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/swat_bandai_2-620x566.png" /> Just yesterday we featured Bandai's cool remote-controlled <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/07/13/s

Italian company uses RC toy submarines to run cables through sewers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/thunder-tiger-neptune.jpg" alt="thunder-tiger-neptune" title="thunder-tiger-neptune" />Smart. And a little gross. An Italian company has

RC helicopter looks like Airwolf!!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/airwolf-rc2.jpg" />Good news, children of the 80s! You can fulfill your life-long dream to be Stringfellow Hawke by flying this miniature

RCTiger.com: Real-time web-based tank warfare

We received an email today telling us about RCTiger.com, a German website that lets you move little remote control tanks around a simulated battlefield. While I was quite skeptical at first, once I st

Quarter-scale RC tank can pull a car behind it

Looking for a last-minute gift idea? Here’s a full-working 1/4-sized tank “powered by two, 500 watt 24 volt motors which are so powerful that it can pull a car on a level surface,” according to

Incredibly tiny RC helicopter: prototype for Dune Hunter-Killer?

Fear is the mind-killer. And this thing will kill more than that once the technology is co-opted by the treacherous Harkonnens — or your roommate. This tiny RC copter is available from Thinkgeek

Wow: Bottles, an RC car, and the Super Mario theme

If you’re reading this from the office and you can’t view YouTube videos, you should consider going home on your lunch break to watch this. I’ve seen some cool shit before, but this

RC controlled by N95

This is a pretty neat mod from ShakerRacer that uses the N95’s accelerometer via Bluetooth. Are our recent N95 winners willing to rig an RC with Bluetooth and test this out for us?

RC a human tonight in NYC

In case you’re bored tonight around 8:30 PM EST. Imagine being able to control people by telling them what to do, what to say, and where to go. Imagine being able to see and hear the world aroun

Locate and Control Your Whip From Anywhere

Before the glitz and glamour of the smartphones (I secretly hate) and other cool stuff (crap) I’ve embraced from the gadget/gear world I used to fuss around with cars. Say what you will about the Fa

Beverage Buddy Could Be My New Best Friend

Nothing too fancy here, just a radio-controlled car that looks like a dune buggy — wait — what’s that I see? Two frosty beverages being driven to me? Now that looks like it might be

Micro Mosquito

We got to take a look at the ultra-cool Micro Mosquito from InterActiveToy on Wednesday and it was really neat. It’s a tiny little RC helicopter with two blades that can hover, making it perfect