Going into any surgery your main hope is to just come out the other side in one piece with whatever needed fixing being fixed. But how about if you came out of surgery with serious burns and the surgeon said you were actually the cause?
At first glance, Instrument 1 looks like a controller for some off-brand Guitar Hero clone. For their first product, the makers at music technology company Artiphon said they did look at those peripherals for inspiration. But this smart instrument, the “most funded musical gadget in Kickstarter history,” is actually about democratizing the joys of composing music, not just mechanically imitating it.
On November 11 Nintendo will launch its next games consoles, but this one isn’t called the Switch and won’t have any games available beyond those it ships with. Instead, this piece of hardware is the NES Classic Edition, which allows us to replay 30 classic NES games using a modern HD TV.
When Google first introduced its interactive Doodles they were something to get excited and talk about regularly, especially when they made Pac-Man playable in a browser. But now they’ve become the norm and we expect new ones regularly. However, the Google Doodle for Halloween this year is worth a mention.