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TNT 1584: Weekend Trip to Proxima B

August 24, 201644 min
Hosts: Megan Morrone, Jason Howell
Guests: Bryan Clark, Adi Robertson
McDonalds' new wearable helps you burn calories and your skin. Project Fi might be coming to a country near you. Today is the fifth anniversary of Steve Jobs' resignation from Apple, which seems to be as good a time as any for all of us armchair quarterbacks to decide whether or not Tim Cook has filled Jobs' shoes. Gautier Hattenberger of the French Civil Aviation University creates a drone controller with an old Game Boy. Leap Motion is taking a step to make its hand-tracking technology a bit more intuitive for users. Dexmo by Dextra Robotics is an new exoskeleton for VR. And finally, when presented with the world’s largest gummy bear, some would simply nibble off a piece and call it a day...but the staff at PhoneBuff decided to see if it could stop an arrow. To raise the stakes, could it prevent an iPhone from being punctured by said arrow?
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