This Sparki robot is powered by Arduino

Building or programming robots may sound like a lot of fun, but most people probably have no idea where to start. Well, all that is about to change, courtesy of Sparki.

Cloudrobot fighters bring Real Steel beat-downs in mini

If you grew up in the 80's, odds are you probably remember the Rock Em' Sock Em' Robots - little red and blue plastic robots with manual handles and buttons.

Open-source quadcopter swoops out of the shadows

We recently took a close look at the MeCam, a rather interesting programmable flying machine equipped with its own little camera that streams video to smartphones.

Audi models showcase A4 Quattro experience

Audi designs some really sweet vehicles, running the gamut from premium people movers up to impressively fast sports cars.

Portal 2 USB Sentry turret defends its sector

Anyone who's ever played Portal or Portal 2 is clearly familiar with the ominous sentry turrets that target players when they approach.

Android powers this remote control car

It's definitely fun to see the projects people manage to cook up with open source software and hardware.

Video: This Raspberry Pi conducts surveillance missions

The Raspberry Pi has tipped up in a number of geek-related projects, including one where the bare-bones board was selected to power a model sailboat across the stormy Atlantic Ocean.

Specs for DIY Linux-powered Star Trek tricorders hit the web

I was never all that crazy about the original Star Trek series, but I've seen every one of the movies and thoroughly enjoyed watching Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG).

Edison recording from 1888 may be 1st talking doll

There’s another invention being linked to the long dead innovator Thomas Edison. Scientists are now saying that he may have invented the first talking doll.

Bowie's "Toy" hits BitTorrent

David Bowie's unreleased album "Toy" is an enigma no more thanks to a diehard fan and BitTorrent.