There are some old and new faces in this week’s app roundup. But all of them have something fresh to add to the lineup. We’ve got a doodling app, an app for your health, and app for finally digitizing old photos, an app for the sports lovers out there, and more. Enjoy!
The robots are coming, thick and fast. A team of researchers from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey California has successfully lofted 50 drones into the air at once, all controlled by a single person — making it the biggest drone swarm ever to enter the sky.
What's more gross than a fungus gnat larva? Thousands of fungus gnat larva swarming together to look like a giant blob snake. From afar, it just looks like a rotten log or snake trying to slide by on the sidewalk but when you get up close, the horror, the horror.
Foursquare is about to radically change the way you use it faltering service—or at least, that's what it hopes to do with a forthcoming app called Swarm. The new app will be centered around a more general idea of where your friends are, rather than a specific spot on a map.
When you get hundreds of reindeers together and try to move them around, they turn into one gigantic sentient-seeming swarm that spins around together. This footage, taken from above with a drone by photographer Jan Helmer Olsen, shows the stunning spirals that are created when herding reindeers. It's got to be…
Oh no. A Swiss Research team conducted 83 experiments and found that mobile phone calls cause bees to leave their hive, become disoriented and die.
As a cyclist and a drinker of fine craft beers I can't see much fault with these bottle-opening bike seat clamps. If they make it out of Kickstarter and you procure one, please enjoy responsibly.
Researchers are working towards mass-producing a bunch of tiny, flea-sized robots to do our bidding. Bring on the miniscule robot helpers!
The collective power of many little robots could do a lot of good for the world. But for now, it just pulls little children across the floor in a freaky way.