Best Tech Stories around the web #122

On the program this week: Metal Gear Solid' inspired prosthetic limb, discover Hyperloop in virtual reality, a computer that can survive on Venus, drones ballet, solar panels that generate energy when it rains and a cute robot to carry your stuff!

Metal Gear Solid'-Inspired Prosthetic Limb Sends Email, Charges Phones by

To the casual observer, the 25-year-old British man walking down the streets of Austin with a seemingly metallic left arm this weekend might be a cosplayer — a fan of a Marvel Comics figures like Cable or the Winter Soldier. It matches his lanky build well, and you can occasionally catch him using it vaguely in the manner of a smartphone. Read more

Ride Elon Musk's Hyperloop in virtual reality by

What started as Elon Musk's wild dream of a sort-of-Jetsons-style tube for high speed commuting is becoming a reality in at least one country. Now SpaceX posted a 360-degree video of its own Hyperloop demonstration pod and tube being tested on a short track. Read more

NASA is close to making computers that can survive on Venus by

We'll never explore the universe if our computers can't handle what's out there. NASA is close to making computers that can. Read more

Intel powered the drones during Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show by

Video: There were 300 drones dancing behind Lady Gaga during the Super Bowl halftime show. They’re called Shooting Stars and were previously used in a holiday show at Disney World. Read more

Scientists are developing graphene solar panels that generate energy when it rains by

Solar power is making huge strides as a reliable, renewable energy source, but there's still a lot of untapped potential in terms of the efficiency of photovoltaic cells and what happens at night and during inclement weather. Now a solution has been put forward in the form of producing energy from raindrops. Read more

The makers of Vespa designed a cute robot to carry your stuff by

Video: Robots are coming! Especially robots that carry and deliver stuff, like the Starship delivery bot or these ridiculous motorized suitcases. Read more