SunFounder Arduino Robot Kit – A Cool DIY Robot for Kids
I remember myself using Arduino Uno for an LED cube project and believe me, you can do almost anything with it. When you combine this with DIY kit, even small kids can easily program interactive robots. Having said that, Sunfounder, a very well known manufacturer of STEM gadgets and DIY kits has a wide range of products that use Arduino to build crazy toys and robots. This Arduino robot kit is one of them.
This robot kit features an Arduino nano board, an ultrasonic sensor at the front (the scary looking eyes in the top) and a few servo motors. This is a DIY robotic kit which means you should build it yourself. Fret not, even a small kid could do these construct these DIY kits with ease. The robot could walk like a person, make hand movements and probably it could dance too! It is equipped with an obstacle avoidance feature as well. This programmable robot kit would be a perfect gift for a kid, who is interested in STEM-related stuff.
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- Easy to assemble
- High Performance 9G servo motors
- Obstacle avoiding
- Learn to code easily
4.1 / 5
Editor's QuoteA Very useful STEM Robot that stimulates ideas in Kids
6 in 1 Pocket Multitool Pen
If you are looking for something that can be used for 6 different purposes and yet kept in the pocket, you can count this in. Presenting one of the cheapest but most useful tool/pen/accessory, whatever you call. This product comes straight from a Chinese company and costs around $3. You might think that the gadget is cheap and low quality but the reviews on various websites prove the other way. Here are the functionalities of this amazing gadget Designed for 6 functions Stylus pen for touchscreen, Ballpoint pen Scale, and ruler Slotted screwdriver Phillips screwdriver Level gauge How can you even expect a pen to do these many cool things? Go ahead and buy one for yourself and share a picture with us on Instagram.
ULANZI Handheld Video Rig Steadicam
DateDecember 18, 2018 CategoryGadgets Under $50, Gadgets on Amazon, Smartphone Accessories TagsDSLR Accessories, gopro accessories
Triple 3 Shoe Mounts Video Action Stabilizing Handle Grip Rig for iPhone 7 Plus Canon Nikon Sony DSLR Camera / Camcorder This is an updated version that is made of High-grade ABS impact-absorbent plastic Perfect low angle shooting and universal for Smartphones/DSLR cameras/Camcorders or for GoPro cameras Removable Triple 3 Shoe Mounts - Can attach your LED video light and Microphone at the same time Standard 1/4-20 thread - Compatible with all the tripods with 1/4'' screw Perfect support low angle shot for Vlogging, Action Video, Wedding Videomakers, or Phone Filmmakers
Muse – Brain Sensing Headband
DateNovember 11, 2018 CategoryCool Wearables, Cool Gadgets, Gadgets on Amazon TagsMeditation Gadget, Meditation Headband
Muse is a cool product that senses your brain and helps to keep it calm. This product makes meditating very easy. This makes building a consistent practice of focused attention meditation faster, easier, and more enjoyable. Muse comes with an app where you can track your sessions and obtain feedback. Muse gives you accurate, real-time EEG feedback making meditation easy to learn, trackable, and fun. Most people struggle with starting a meditation practice, they worry if they are doing it right and what they should be doing next. As your personal meditation assistant, Muse helps you track your progress, keep consistent, and stay engaged. While you meditate, you’ll hear gentle ocean waves or rainforest rainfall get progressively louder as your mind drifts, signaling you to bring your attention back to your breath.
Firewalla Red – Cyber Security Firewall for Home
Firewalla is a small crowdfunded product which acts as a firewall for home and business. It is an intelligent device that provides complete cybersecurity. It has a wide range of applications starting from connecting to a router to ad-blocking. Firewalla even works with inexpensive routers so you don't have to worry about the compatibility. By the way, there is no monthly fee!!!! Simple to Use Plug and play installation, multiple ways to connect. App supporting iOS and Android Devices. Cyber-security as simple as tapping on a few buttons. Major Functions Cybersecurity, protect all devices Inbound and outbound firewall with intrusion prevention Parental Control and Social Hour Built-in OpenVPN Server, great for traveling or using public Wi-Fi Block Ads across all devices Family Protect, auto-filtering of adult and malicious sites Rich insights about your network Additional Features Monitor broadband bandwidth usage Hourly, daily, monthly bandwidth usage summary. Content filtering and activity detection Internal and
Vegetable Shaped Mechanical Kitchen Timer
DateOctober 30, 2018 CategoryGadgets under $10, Gadgets on Amazon, Kitchen Gadgets TagsCheap Kitchen Timer, Golandstar Cute Cartoon Vegetables Timer
If you are someone who forgets everything, this kitchen timer is for you. The Golandster timer comes in cute vegetable shapes and the timer goes up to 60 minutes. Since it is mechanical, there is no need for batteries. Also, this kitchen tool is so cheap that you can grab one for less than $10. How to Use? To set time, you need to turn it clockwise to your desired time stamp (max 60 minutes). This enables the mechanical rotor to get the necessary clockwork power which slowly turns in the anti-clockwise direction until the desired time is hit.
Adonit Snap 2 Stylus for Smartphones
DateOctober 1, 2018 CategoryApple Accessories, Gadgets on Amazon, Gadgets Under $50, Smartphone Accessories TagsAdonit Touch Pen, Best Touch Pen for Smartphones, Stylus for iPhones
Presenting one more unique and useful Gadget for your smartphones, this cool gadget is specially made for iPhone users. Let us know more about Adonit Snap 2 stylus. Snap 2 combines the precision of a fine point stylus with a Bluetooth camera shutter remote to create the ultimate creative tool for iPhone users. Draw, doodle, and write on your phone with precision. Elevate your storytelling on Snapchat and Instagram. The shutter remote makes it easier than ever to control your iPhone’s camera. Instantly take photos with the snap of a button or capture the perfect moment with three continuous shots in Triple Burst mode. Comfortably hold your phone out front to take selfies. Place your phone on a tripod or lean it against a surface to capture group shots at a distance. No need to set a timer, just snap the button to get the best shot. Not just iPhone, this stylus
Igloo Home: Smart Padlock
DateOctober 30, 2018 CategorySmart Home Devices, Cool Gadgets, Gadgets on Amazon TagsSmart Home Tool, smart lock
This is one of the coolest Padlocks you will ever see. Packed with smartness, this Smart lock allows you to set passwords or unlock with a tap of a button using a simple mobile app. So, you have no hassle of losing keys. The product has one more amazing feature. It allows you to grant remote access using its innovative PIN code technology. So, the next time a delivery guy appears at your doorstep when you are away, just generate a temporary pin and provide it to him. Check the video below for a better understanding of the padlock.
Sphero Mini : The App-Controlled Robot Ball
DateNovember 10, 2018 CategoryGadgets for Kids, Gadgets on Amazon, Gadgets Under $50 TagsApp-Enabled Programmable Robot Ball, kids toys, robot, STEM Gadget
Sphero has created some of the finest STEM toys for kids and today, we are going to check out their Sphero Mini robot. Sphero Mini is an app-controlled robot ball that can be programmed as per your needs. You can use your smartphone to move it around, play games with it and compete with other Sphero users. Little robot. Lotta fun. Sphero Mini fits a huge experience into a tiny robot the size of a ping pong ball. Aside from driving and addicting games, get the ball rolling just by using your face. Yes, you read that right. Face Drive is a crazy, first-of-its-kind feature that uses facial recognition technology to drive the ball. And thanks to the beauty of app updates, there's always more features on the way. Packed with teeny tiny tech, Sphero Mini has a gyroscope, accelerometer, and LED lights that glow in millions of colors. Colorful, interchangeable shells