Wake up to a dancing iPhone, Ep. 121 Video
Wake up to a dancing iPhone, Ep. 121 Video Transcript
They -- -- -- Stephen here's what's happening this. This week on cnet's crave blocks. Think you and god speed Canadian space agency astronaut Chris Hatfield -- finally made its way back to earth. 57 statute miles over eastern modeling once there. Chris had -- will be lowered into his seat now after being extracted the city's crap. Chris became famous for his very cool how to videos and space demonstrating everyday things on the International Space Station. Chris said his final goodbye to the ISS by performing a cover of David always hit space oddity. Chris that field. We salute you. -- -- about his dream chaser space plane has been shipped and NASA protesting. Dream chasers part of NASA's commercial crew program along with space -- and -- The dream chaser has been designed to blast off vertically hitching a ride on top of the atlas five rocket for trips -- would from the International Space Station. They can return to earth like life. Currently in the US because rides with Russian spacecraft at the cost of sixteen billion dollars a seat to the US taxpayer. Marks a regular -- head of Sierra Nevada space systems recently said in an interview. We're one step closer to -- US astronauts and -- US vehicle to the International Space Station. And in doing so continuing the long standing and proud legacy that was the space shuttle program. Now you can have your own -- 3-D printed on your own custom meets Star Trek figurines. A 3-D print shop called Cuba by has launched a new service that lets you upload it yourself V and print your own face onto a thirty inch enterprise crew member. The figurines are printed out on the pro jets 660 pro 3-D printer and come with a custom message on the Star Trek insignia stance. You can create your own Star Trek action figure -- -- -- -- dot com slash Star -- Pets which allows a user to put your own human based on to a -- space. -- will demonstrate how it works with my cat's -- Okay so to do a little demonstration of pets wish that here we aren't at switched dot com. And upload a -- mean step one and it's a loaded them into a -- picture of -- Africa. -- -- here's my greatest. I'm Clinton this normal -- As I'm also. Hit next. Here's my cat -- I don't. But the -- on his eyeballs and lips -- -- His lips are. It next. An area there's my -- -- He is -- kick start a campaign that is trying to raise a 150000. Dollars to build an army of dancing Smartphone robots. Timmy is an iPhone dock which transforms your phone into an -- -- character who can access your phone's music collection and wake you up with the -- it gets every morning. And normal. Aging bones -- and -- Timmy can tell you the weather traffic conditions and set reminders. But what it does best to -- totally ignoring. The California based start up nuts and bolts is offering to -- -- early backers for sixty dollars. In the alarm clock. Right guys that's -- show things are watching as always you can find all these news stories -- cnet's crave blog crave at cnet.com. While you're there check out this week's crave giveaway giving away the crucial SSD an ideal window system mechanic PC tuneup software. Go to the blog and enter to win.
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What's not to crave about a pole dancing bike? We can think of a few things, actually, but it's still pretty cool. Donald, Eric, and Jasmine also have a go at a super simple phone for luddites and get very serious about George Lucas's neck fat. Plus, Jasmine wants to take a ride in GUSS, Donald has a massive crush on a limbless robot, and Eric wants to take a date to Burger King. Finally, a little bit of ear candy for the MP3 Insider holdovers with some knobtastic speaker furniture.
- Chris Hadfield returns to Earth
- Dream Chaser space plane to begin NASA flight tests
- Beam your face onto a 3D-printed Star Trek figurine
- Petswitch: Give a pet your own face
- Tim-e: iPhone robot is an alarm clock with attitude
- Crave giveaway: Crucial SSD, plus System Mechanic PC tune-up software
- Motorcycle with airplane engine makes a roaring racket