Everyone knows that turtles swim very well. This is why the U-CAT has been designed to swim like a turtle to navigate around corals and rocks. The U-CAT was designed in Estonia. The robot has flippers to swim around while most other underwater robots use propellers.
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Above is a video of Bryan Cranston (Walt) and Aaron Paul (Jesse) reading the final script for Breaking Bad for the first time. As you could imagine, there are some spoilers in the video. Breaking Bad is one of the most popular shows of all time and the ending was highly praised by critics. Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul were in awe of how the show ended and said it was perfect. This video was released as an extra for Breaking Bad: The Complete Series.
The TobyRich SmartPlane is a remote control plane that can be controlled with a smartphone. The plane can make adjustments and corrections since flying a remote control plane can be hard. The TobyRich SmartPlane has a rechargeable battery that weighs only a gram. The SmartPlane can cruise at full throttle for five minutes on a single 15-minute charge. You can control the plane from your iPhone. Tilting the iPhone left to right makes the plane tilt. The throttle is handled by an on-screen control that is accessible through your thumb. The SmartPlane costs $94.
British Airways has made a very creative billboard called “Look Up.” The new video ad in Piccadilly Circus in London features a boy looking up at the sky. If you follow the finger, you will notice that it is pointing at a place in the sky. The billboard gets updated in real-time and it displays the flight number and origin. In the video, the sample used is the BA475 in Barcelona. The billboard uses custom-built surveillance technology to make the ad work.
Google is adding a search button to Google Chrome’s omnibus. The feature will only appear for some users, which suggests that the search company is still considering whether to make this feature live for everyone in the future. This feature was noticed by Chromium evangelist François Beaufort as noticed on his Google+ profile. You can see what the blue button looks like above. Many people do not know that the omnibox (address bar) is used for searching as well as typing in hyperlinks.
Apple has partnered with GN ReSound to build hearing aids. The first “Made for iPhone” hearing aid is called LiNX. The LiNX uses Bluetooth-like technology. The hearing devices connects directly to the iPhone and is the smallest wireless device GN has ever made.