$50 R/C Helicopter Uses Accelerometer Glove for Controls

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Realistically, since the remote control is really only using an accelerometer, it probably wouldn’t be all that difficult to devise a smartphone app to do the same. In any case, this little flying machine gets about 10 minutes of flight time on a 20 minute charge. For $50, it will make a nice toy you can smash into the wall and collect the pieces up afterwards.  when it ships this May. A larger version will also sell for $100. For serious flyers, the E-flite blade mCPx heli is the way you wan’t to go.

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New Game Lets You Stuff Your Smartphone in a Foam Ball and Chuck It

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Playing games on a smartphone is fun and all, but flicking your finger up the screen isn’t exactly the same thing as rolling a bowling ball down a real alley. Physical Apps wants to change that with what they call TheO.

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