Xiaomi CyberDog vs Boston Dynamics Spot
With the first 1,000-units priced at just $1,575 USD, Xiaomi’s CyberDog quadruped robot is a far more affordable version of Boston Dynamics’ $70,000+ USD Spot. Despite the far lower price tag, it’s still powered by NVIDIA’s Jetson Xavier NX platform, which is an AI supercomputer that includes 384 CUDA cores, 48 tensor cores, 6 Carmel ARM CPUs, and 2 deep learning acceleration engines. It uses an 11 high-precision sensor suite, including touch sensors, cameras, ultrasonic sensors, GPS modules, and more, for instant feedback to guide its movements. Read more for two videos, including a head-to-head comparison with Spot.

120-Year-Old Time Capsule Undeveloped Film
French photographer Mathieu Stern discovered a 120-year-old time capsule in the basement of an old family home, and inside the antique box that dates back to the year 1900, were two glass plate negatives. After combing through the other items, which included coins, a paper doll, seashell, and even a letter, he decided to develop the glass plates using an classic photographic printing method called cyanotype. Read more for a video and additional information.

Jetson One Electric Personal Flying Vehicle
You’ve probably seen the Jetson One, but now CNET provides an up-close look at this personal flying vehicle. The Swedish startup wanted to garner up some interest by posting a few videos of it in-action, and so far, they’ve received over 3,000 purchase requests, selling out of their entire 2022 allocation. Made from aluminum and carbon fiber, it’s powered by eight motors that enable the flying vehicle to hit a top speed of 63 mph. Read more for the video and additional information.

Sony X80J 50-inch Smart Google TV
Sony’s X80J 50-inch 4K Ultra HD LED Smart Google TV could be the best entry-level set for everyday use, and you can get one for $498 shipped, today only, originally $699.99. Featuring a wide color gamut and a unique TRILUMINOS PRO algorithm capable of detecting color from saturation, hue, and brightness to reproduce natural shades in every detail. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.

Nissan R33 GT-R NISMO 400R
For $2.18-million, this ultra rare Nissan R33 GT-R NISMO 400R could be yours. Why does it cost more than most supercars? Well, there were only total of 40 vehicles ever built. This particular example is finished in “Deep Marine Blue”, powered by an REIMAX twin-turbocharged inline-six 2.8L engine generating 400 hp and 346 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Other upgrades from the factory include a carbon fiber propshaft, titanium exhaust, and a bevy of aerodynamic parts on the exterior. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.

Play GTA V Grand Theft Auto Nintendo Game Boy
Sure, there was never an official Grand Theft Auto V release for the original Nintendo Game Boy, but that didn’t stop one programmer from getting the game to run…sort of. Put simply, it requires a special game cartridge with an integrated Wi-Fi module. Next, it had to be configured to stream video and play games in full resolution at 20fps. What he ended up with is something that might be hard on the eyes. Read more to see the game in-action and for additional information.

LEGO Ideas 21332 The Globe Set
The LEGO Ideas (21332) The Globe isn’t just a static desk piece, but the 2,585-piece set actually spins. This realistic, customizable vintage brick-built earth globe comes complete with printed names of the continents and oceans that glow in the dark. France-based LEGO fan Guillaume Roussel came up with the idea for this set and was inspired by the tales of Jules Verne. It measures in at 11.5″ (l) x 10″ (w) x 16″ (h) and should fit nicely on any desk or shelf. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.

Samsung Exynos 2200 Smartphone Chip SoC AMD GPU
Samsung Electronics officially revealed its latest mobile processor today, the Exynos 2200. This is their first mobile processor that comes equipped with an AMD RDNA 2 architecture-based Samsung Xclipse graphics processing unit (GPU). What is the Xclipse GPU? It’s a bespoke hybrid graphic processor located between the console and the mobile graphic processor, which is set to usher in a new chapter of mobile gaming. Read more for an intro video and additional information.

Rimac Engineer Hypersimulator Home Motion Racing Simulator
H/t: Car Scoops
Former Rimac engineer Tino Šturlić’s wanted to make use of the knowledge gained from working at the Croatian supercar manufacturer. So, he built “Hypersimulator,” which is unofficially the ultimate home motion racing simulator rig. Auto enthusiast Misha Charoudin was lucky enough to meet up with Šturlić in person and get an up-close look, which unlike store bought versions, has actuators low in the seat to replicate the rumble you get from the road. Read more for two videos and additional information.

ZEVA Aero UFO eVTOL Aircraft Test Flight
ZEVA has successfully completed the first test flight of their zero-emission electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft in rural Pierce County, Washington on Sunday, January 9th. This UFO-inspired creation flew untethered and utilized its eight zero-emission electric motor-driven propellers. The production model aims to achieve a top speed of 160 mph and have a range up to 50-miles. Read more for the test flight video and additional information.