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Hacked Nintendo Power Glove lets you control drones like a wizard

More than 25 years after Lucas Barton fell in love with the Power Glove in The Wizard, Nintendo’s impractical but undeniably cool hand-mounted NES controller has a new purpose — controlling drones. Engineer Nolan Moore used the peripheral as the basis for a gesture-based controller for the Parrot AR Drone quadcopter, allowing …

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Samsung might release bendable smartphones early next year

Samsung may release two smartphones with bendable OLED screens next year, according to a report in Bloomberg. One model is said to fold in half, while another has a 5-inch display that “unfurls” into a tablet-sized 8-inch panel. The phones may be announced as soon as Mobile World Congress in …

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Podcast platform Stitcher bought for $4.5 million

Stitcher, one of the largest podcasting platforms outside of iTunes, has been purchased by E.W. Scripps for $4.5 million. The sale comes a year and a half after Stitcher was acquired by the streaming service Deezer. With over 8 million registered users and 65,000 podcasts, Stitcher has grown into one of …

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