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    MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    USB appendage can provide haptic feedback, be an input device, and crawl across your desk.
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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    Just no!

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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    Grim

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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    Is it just me, or just because its Friday, that the image for the video looks like a black penis in a box coming (?!) out of his hand...

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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    Yes, very willy like.

    Is it April fools already ?

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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    Well there are people who still have the habit of sucking their thumbs...but i bet someone will use it as a vibrator..

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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    I dunno but I expect if my phone started doing what it's doing at 22 seconds in at work, I might get fired.

    And then get a job in Ann Summers.


    EDIT: This reminds me of a scene from Red Dwarf... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1o78X0BQ5k (Probably NSFW.... depending on your employer).
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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    Perhaps readers could think of some other useful sheaths for the MobiLimb
    Don't fall for it, readers....!!

    It's A Trap.jpg

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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    and people get paid to make this stuff ?
    " look I've made a finger for my phone ...boss what will it do ?
    nothing why should it ... boss- your fired
    What does it matter now if men believe or no?
    What is to come will come. And soon you too will stand aside,
    To murmur in pity that my words were true
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    To see the wizard one must look behind the curtain ....

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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    That cat image looks suspicious

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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    With voice control it could be useful for those with some physical impairment.
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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    The MobiLimb can be used in three classes of application as; a tool that can be manipulated to control both physical and virtual objects, a partner reacting to user actions, or a medium providing feedback such as strokes, taps, and similar feedback

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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    Quote Originally Posted by dalidasolk View Post
    The MobiLimb can be used in three classes of application as; a tool that can be manipulated to control both physical and virtual objects, a partner reacting to user actions, or a medium providing feedback such as strokes, taps, and similar feedback
    Yes, I read that in the original article too!
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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    Yes, I read that in the original article too!

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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    Quote Originally Posted by dalidasolk View Post
    Yes, I read that in the original article too!
    The point is your posts aren't carrying much..substance and you merely quoted the article...some would class this as spam..
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    It didn't fall off, it merely became insufficient at it's purpose and got a bit droopy...

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    Re: MobiLimb robotic smartphone limb demoed ahead of UIST 18

    Quote Originally Posted by Disturbedguy View Post
    The point is your posts aren't carrying much..substance and you merely quoted the article...some would class this as spam..
    I'd have reported it as such, including the random other posts clearly copypasta'd from random internet pages.

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