Team BlackSheep’s Vendetta is a fast racing drone with a high learning curve

l1000549 Drone racing as a sport is taking off, with teams, sponsors and television networks all getting in on the action of this developing scene. There’s a professional drone racing league, live streaming and even drone-racing simulators, where drone-pilot hopefuls can try emulating the real thing. But what if you want to actually take to the skies with a racing drone? Team… Read More

You don’t need a subwoofer for your wrist

img_7489 Sometimes it’s best to just be blunt — to ask a company, “why is this a thing I want?” It’s an important question — perhaps the most important question in consumer electronics — and for some companies, it’s seemingly becoming increasingly more difficult to answer. It’s something Basslet gets a lot. You would, too, if you had devoted the… Read More

Tenka Labs raises $2.1 million to turn LEGO blocks into kids’ engineering projects

circuit cubes Nate MacDonald and John Schuster spent more than a decade in schools looking to teach students some basic principles of circuitry and engineering — but realized that just giving them a battery and a motor and saying “go” wasn’t enough. So the two have started Tenka Labs, a new company that designs small blocks that operate as parts of circuits that they can connect to… Read More