Sony released a first version of this robot dog several years ago, but due to the limitations in robotics at the time it was pretty basic by today's standards. This latest iteration of the Sony Aibo features dozens of modern advancements that include artificial intelligence in addition to robotics. The look and feel of the robot is much more friendly and welcoming and actually resembles a real dog as opposed to the clunky sci-fi pet look of its predecessor. The movements are fluid and natural thanks to the ultracompact 1 and 2 axis actuators. The internal software is what makes the major difference with the Aibo, allowing it to learn and understand your preferences as well as your home and other environments that it will be spending time with. If you're not ready for the commitment of a real pet that you requires actual food and exercise, then this little guy might be just what you're looking for.
Sony Aibo Robot Dog
Acer Aspire S24
Acer has just released their Aspire S24 and its their slimmest all-in-one desktop computer to date. Features include a 23.8 inch touchscreen display, 2.1 channel speakers with a subwoofer, Qi-wireless charging station, a 1TB drive and plenty of USB 3/2/C ports. The side profile is only 2.35 inches and with barely any bezeling, the S24 maximizes their screen-to-body ratio. This elegant machine has the perfect aesthetic to go with any room in your house and the powerful specs will ensure that you can do everything you need on it. Prices start at $880.
Titan Underwater Diving Drone
Drones are all the rage these days and finally were starting to see some that can navigate the waters like their aerial counterparts. Able to dive down to depths of 500 feet, the Titan is a perfect tool for the photographer that lives to capture underwater treasures. Six thrusters propel the drone and proprietary software allows you to get steady and smooth footage and sharp imaging even with unpredictable ocean conditions. There is a 4k sensor and a 160 degree wide angle lens that capture 8-megapixel stills and 1080p live streamed footage. You control the drone as you would a typical video game controller and the 3000-lumen LED lights allow you light up darker environments. Also includes a hardshell carrying case and a battery with up to four hours of run time. This Kickstarter is fully funded so you can preorder now.