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VRSlide Virtual Reality Waterslide

Ready Player One showed us what virtual reality is capable of in the future, but the last thing you'd expect is for this technology to be combined with an actual water slide. However, that's exactly what VRSlide at Galaxy Erding in Germany has done. Simply put, riders wear a custom waterproof headset, powered by an integrated Samsung Galaxy S8, that uses a two-part tracking system to pinpoint exactly where users are on the slide. Continue reading for more interesting images from around the web.

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Moto X4

The 32GB Moto X4 comes fully unlocked as well as with hands-free Alexa integration, and Prime members (get a free 30-day trial) can pick one up for $199.99 shipped, today only, originally $399.99. Featuring a 5.2" full HD display, fast 4G LTE speed, 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor, 3 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of internal memory with the option to add up to 2 TB of microSD expandable memory. Simply by saying 'Alexa' you can play music, hear the news or check the weather wherever you are. Just ask - and Alexa will respond instantly. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information. Check out more Prime Day deals here (ends tonight).

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Galaxy Wing Samsung

Samsung is allegedly developing a smartphone with a foldable display(s), known as the Galaxy X or Wing, and it should be announced sometime during January 2019 with an official reveal at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain during that same month. Based on the leaked patent images, the flexible screen's resolution is expected to be 4K (3840x2160 pixels), and it may sport dual-cameras at the rear, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon processors, along with at least 6GB of RAM. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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SanDisk 128GB microSD Amazon

SanDisk's 128GB Ultra Class 10 microSD Memory Card works on all compatible devices, including the Fire Tablet as well as Fire TV, all for $23.88 (order now to lock in price), today only, originally $79.99. When used in said devices, simply download your apps and games directly to the SD card, while Class 10 performance is perfect for for Full HD (1080p) video recording / playback. It's designed to perform multiple simultaneous activities with no lag or delay. Product page. Continue reading for a video and more information. Check out Prime Day deals here.

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Aston Martin Vision Volante Aircraft

Honda is already manufacturing their own private jets, but what if you want something more practical and sleek? Introducing the Aston Martin Vision Volante. This personal electric aircraft has room for three adults, and is fully autonomous. "With the population in urban areas continuing to grow, congestion in towns and cities will become increasingly demanding. We need to look at alternative solutions to reduce congestion, cut pollution and improve mobility. air travel will be a crucial part in the future of transportation, the volante vision concept is the ultimate luxury mobility solution," said Aston Martin President and CEO Dr. Andy Palmer. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Super Anthony Robot

Standing 15-inches tall and weighing in at 4.6-pounds, Super Anthony is touted as the "world's most powerful beetleweight fighting robot" that can blast opponents with a 45kg servo force punch. The bot was designed to be wear-resistant with steel gears and has a one-piece output shaft design for ultra-high precision. Using InnoBASIC Workshop, users can easily develop unique attacks - whether if it's a punch, forward slam, or backward flip. Continue reading for two videos, more pictures and information.

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Moto G6 Amazon

The Moto G6 (32GB) is currently Amazon's most popular unlocked smartphone, and Prime members (get a free 30-day trial) can pick one up for $234.99 shipped today. With a 5.7" Full HD+ Max Vision display, advanced imaging software, and a long-lasting battery, it's impressive any way you look at it. Other features include: a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 1.8 GHz octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage with microSD expansion, 12 MP + 5 MP dual rear cameras, a 3,000mAh battery, and Android 8.0. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on unboxing video and more information.

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Russian Spy Camera

At first glance, this looks like a John Player Special '20 filter' box of cigarettes, but it's actually a Soviet hidden spy camera, or to be more specific, a KIEV-30 sub-miniature camera. You might think it would only be worth a few hundred dollars at most, but it fetched a whopping £29,000 ($38,366 USD) at Aston's Auctioneers. Continue reading for another picture and more information.

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Liberty Walk Copen GT-R

Liberty Walk is known for their extreme wide body kits, but their latest project is a bit smaller, literally. They took Daihatsu Copens, complete with its folding hard top, and transformed them into miniature Nissan GT-Rs. They use the same style grille, air intakes and LED daytime running lights from its big brother, with flared wheel arches and a set of deep-dish wheels added. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Tile Mate

The Tile Mate gadget finder can also be used for luggage, keys and more, all for $33.99 shipped (4-pack), this weekend only, originally $49.99. Each tile easily hooks onto keychains or attaches to anything you care about, while Bluetooth tracking will find items in a short to medium range distance. For the longer range, the Tile community's global network can help find your item. The app automatically records the last time and place it saw your item. So, if you left it somewhere, you know where to look first. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.

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