Joshua SchnellContributor, PCWorld

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Robotic Espresso Machine Takes Your Order via Text Message

No time to make coffee? Not in the mood to wait in line at Starbucks or Peets? The Textspesso may be the answer...

Coffee Table Is a Giant NES Controller, Doesn't Make Beating Megaman Any Easier

One geeky furniture builder achieves a new high score with this awesome table that resembles a giant wooden Nintendo controller. Oh, and it totally works!

Chess Set Transforms Into Mecha for the Ultimate Checkmate

Chess not your thing? This 3D-printable chess set that turns into mech characters might change your mind.

Hacked Kinect Allows Singer to Really Shine

In this unique art project, a hacked Kinect helps translate singing into light patterns.

This Kit Will Turn Your BMX Into a Turntable

Bored with performing traditional BMX tricks on your bike? Impress your friends with Turntable Rider.

Musically Inclined Jelly Probably Sings Better Than You Do

This Arduino-powered gelatinous goo plays music when you touch it. Awesome!

I've Got Two Turn Tables and a Felt Pen. Wait, What?

Take two turn tables and some odds and ends, and you can make a pretty nifty drawing contraption.

Fus Roh Dah! This Kinect Setup Puts You In Skyrim

Using virtual reality, you can get even more immersed in the Elder Scrolls universe.

Inky Poster Can Actually Lay Down the Funk

A poster at this year's SXSW could play music with just a touch.

Customize Your Doorbell With the MP3 DJ Doorbell

Want to herald your guest's arrival with a triumphant fanfare instead of a boring traditional doorbell? The MP3 DJ Doorbell is for you.

These Adorable Cable Labels Enable Your Organization Obsession

Label your cables in style with these acrobatic tags. (Awww, how cute.)

This Game Lets You Battle It Out With Lego Robots

Robots and Lego? Somebody pinch me! A game on Kickstarter will let you build robots out of Lego and battle your friends for galactic supremacy.

'Real Steel' Comes to Life With This Motion-Controlled Boxing Robot

One robot hobbyist developed a boxing robot that you can control with a Kinect-like motion tracking system.

MechWarror Could Become Reality With This Battle Robot Arena

A group of robotics fans wants to build a battle robot arena; you can help them get there.

Microsoft's 3D Transparent Interface Makes Us Feel Like We're Living in the Future

Microsoft develops a form of 3D computing that uses a transparent screen and Kinect motion-traction technology.