• Detroit Needs A Statue of RoboCop! Best Kickstarter Project Yet.

    When it comes to things the city of Detroit needs, there’s undoubtely a pretty long list. And if there is an official version of such a list, I’m pretty sure that a statue of RoboCop isn’t on it. But that’s dumb. It totally should be. And that’s exactly why God invented the Internet. How is this tech-related? First of all, RoboCop is tech. He’s probably the… Read More

  • Robocops to roam the streets of San Jose

    According to the Mercury News, cops in San Jose will soon be wearing head-mounted video cameras to record their interaction with civilians. The devices will sit above their ears and they will be activated whenever they speak with a citizen or suspect. The videos will then be uploaded to a central server. Presumably these things turn off when the officers are in the toilet. Why is this happening? Read More

  • Meet the Tmsuk T-34, a mini robocop on four wheels

    Tokyo-based robot maker Tmsuk and security firm Alacom [JP] jointly developed the “T-34,” a compact patrol and security robot that can launch a net to catch intruders. As this is a Japanese robot, it goes without saying it’s controllable via cell phones. Read More

  • True iPhone killer: the BlackBerry Terminator

    “Put down your iPhone. You have 20 seconds to comply.”
    “I think you’d better do as he says, Mr. Jobs.”
    “You now have 15 seconds to comply.” Yeah I know that’s from Robocop, not Terminator, but the latest BlackBerry device, the Terminator, looks more like ED-209 than a hunter-killer. It’s got all the usual stuff — infra-red vision… Read More

  • You're kidding me, right? A new Robocop movie!

    The Moving Picture Thanks for the tip, Joe G. Read More

  • Rent The HAL-5 Exoskeleton For $590/mo

    Tired of carrying in those groceries for your elderly neighbor all the time? Need to change the flat tire on your 1981 IROC-Z Camaro in the driveway? Don’t bother exerting all your energy on these mundane tasks when you can just pay for a Japanese invention that makes it easier. The HAL-5 exoskeleton can now be rented for just $590 a month for the next year, basically allowing anyone who… Read More