A young hacker has built a mini Arduino-controlled self-balancing robot that looks for all the world like a mini Segway. It's remote-controlled by a WiiMote, it's cheap, and the chap in question is just 17 years old. That all-robotic future gets nearer every day.
Kinect hacks are often impressive, revealing how powerful the Microsoft device actually is. A new one that combines 3-D modeling, data gloves, and gesture control, hints at how you may control your PC in the near future.
Oh Harry Potter, you may be the stuff of fantasy for kids everywhere but you're not real. Which is why Twitter is more awesome: It's really real, and someone's just used it to make a version of the Weasley family's locator clock.