HOME of the FUTURE
by Robert Sorokanich
These tiny little speedsters are Anki DRIVE, the awesome 21st century take on the classic slot car. They use your iPhone as both a remote control and an artificial intelligence brain, so you can race against human or a computer opponent. And did I mention these cars also have laser guns and tractor beams?
At the Home of the Future, Gizmodo en Espanol’s Manuel Mendez and I raced against each other in a bunch of hotly-contested 15-lap heats. That’s us above, duking it out for toy-car glory. Once you give the Anki DRIVE cars a 10-minute charge, unroll the racetrack mat, and download the app to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod, you’re ready to race.
Read full article here: Anki DRIVE Is the Hilariously Fun Future of Weaponized Slot Cars