British Army Competition Yields Bomb-Dropping, Hi-Def Video Taking, Unfortunately Noisy Flying Robot

One of the front runners of an ongoing British Army-sponsored competition for new military technology is this miniature spaceship-looking thing, which is designed to inconspicuously drop bombs and listening devices behind enemy lines. The external blade-less shape allows the machine to enter buildings through windows… » 8/16/08 2:00pm 8/16/08 2:00pm

RC-12 Mini Camera is Tiny, Works Underwater, Wireless to 30 Meters

The RC-12 Mini Camera is essentially a 1.2 GHz wireless camera with a 30 meter range, a 2.7 MP CMOS sensor and waterproof housing. It looks about as big as a LEGO brick and can shoot 45 minutes of video on a single charge. This camera isn't anything I have any practical use for, but it's the type of gadget I would… » 4/30/08 8:00pm 4/30/08 8:00pm

Black Hole Phone Bag Drops You From the Grid Like Jason Bourne

True, this black hole phone bag probably appeals more to pasty tinfoil types than badasses who can kill you with a phone book, but it'd be nice when you're hiding from your crazy hacker girlfriend 'cause you just want to play Halo with your friends. Slip your phone in the bag and it disappears from the network—no… » 11/29/07 11:00am 11/29/07 11:00am