Magnets

05.28.15
This foldable drone origamis itself and dissolves when done
05.28.15

This foldable drone origamis itself and dissolves when done

MIT recently unveiled -- or rather, unfurled -- an unusual drone specimen. The tiny robot weighs a...

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03.13.15
iFixit explains how Apple's new MacBook haptic trackpad works
03.13.15

iFixit explains how Apple's new MacBook haptic trackpad works

Apple's new range of MacBooks have something particularly new inside them: the Force Touch trackpa...

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07.07.14
​Researchers deliver encoded messages and data through your smartphone compass
07.07.14

​Researchers deliver encoded messages and data through your smartphone compass

NFC, Bluetooth, WiFi, mobile data, plain 'ole voice calls. Your phone has no shortage of ways to c...

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06.13.14
High-speed maglev toys are coming in 2015
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06.13.14

High-speed maglev toys are coming in 2015

Takara Tomy promised us that maglev technology would make its way to playsets next year, when we s...

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04.17.14
Watch a tiny, magnetically powered robot construction crew go to work
04.17.14

Watch a tiny, magnetically powered robot construction crew go to work

A robot doesn't have to big, powerful and terrifying to be worthwhile, and many people are working...

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12.21.13
Japanese bridge inspection robot has magnetic wheels, shuffles up walls
12.21.13

Japanese bridge inspection robot has magnetic wheels, shuffles up walls

Most wall-climbing robots rely on advanced forms of suction to keep them adhered to a flat surface...

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12.10.13
The 12 Days of iMas, Day 2: Some refrigerator magnets to take you back in time
12.10.13

The 12 Days of iMas, Day 2: Some refrigerator magnets to take you back in time

Today is the second day of a 12-day feature where we'll show you the strangest Apple-flavored gift...

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08.09.12
Panasonic preps SD cards that survive heat, water and X-rays, will probably outlast you
08.09.12

Panasonic preps SD cards that survive heat, water and X-rays, will probably outlast you

Much ado has been made of weather-resistant cameras, but it's all a moot point if the memory card...

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06.14.12
Microsoft applies to patent MagSafe-like magnetic power and data coupling
06.14.12

Microsoft applies to patent MagSafe-like magnetic power and data coupling

Microsoft has applied to patent a magnetic power and data coupling that's similar to the power-onl...

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