How OK Go’s Amazing Rube Goldberg Machine Was Built | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

In music, timing is everything. When you’re dancing with an enormous machine, it’s even more important to get the timing correct, down to the microsecond.

For its latest video, released on YouTube Monday night, pop band OK Go recruited a gang of very talented engineers to build a huge, elaborate Rube Goldberg machine whose action perfectly meshes with the band’s song, “This Too Shall Pass,” from the band’s new album, Of the Blue Color of the Sky.

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How OK Go’s Amazing Rube Goldberg Machine Was Built | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Sprint Leapfrogs Verizon With Fast 4G Hot-Spot Device | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Sprint Overdrive photo by Dylan Tweney/Wired.comVerizon’s MiFi was one of our favorite products of 2009: It takes a 3G wireless data signal and turns it into a Wi-Fi hot spot.

Now Sprint has one-upped Verizon with the Overdrive, which takes a 4G signal and turns it into a Wi-Fi hot spot.… Read the rest

Sprint Leapfrogs Verizon With Fast 4G Hot-Spot Device | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Microsoft Touts Home Entertainment at CES Keynote | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Steve BallmerLAS VEGAS — Microsoft detailed plans for XBox 360 enhancements, a new gesture-driven interface for the XBox and a tablet-style Windows PC tonight at a keynote presentation kicking off the Consumer Electronics Show here.

It was the second year as CES headliner for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the keynote spot from his former boss, Bill Gates, last year.… Read the rest

Microsoft Touts Home Entertainment at CES Keynote | Gadget Lab | Wired.com