Thursday, April 25, 2019

Samsung swings for the fences with the Galaxy Note 7

 It was also, to the surprise of many, a titanic hit. A gambit that quickly became one of the most instantly recognizable devices in...

Microsoft signals broader gaming push with Xbox Wireless for partners

 Microsoft wants everyone to know the joy that is low latency wireless gaming peripheral connections. The company is making the Xbox Wireless connection tech...

Xbox Game Preview will soon let Windows 10 users try games early

 Microsoft’s answer to Steam’s Early Access is coming to Windows 10. Xbox Game Preview will be available on Microsoft’s desktop OS beginning soon, staring...

Uh-oh! Crowdfunded social robot Jibo won’t now ship outside North America

 Jibo, a cutesy social robot pitched to crowdfunders in mid 2014 as ‘the world’s first social robot’ but since delayed and yet to arrive...

GOAT legs will let future robots handle rough terrain with ease

 A Master’s Thesis by CMU’s Simon Kalouche posits a new form of robotic leg, one designed for maximum range of motion and, more importantly,...

7 horrifying photos of tangled earbuds that are soon going to be things of...

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Having conquered Chess and Go, the robots move to master Foosball

 We’ve come a long way since the days of selecting a CPU player for the other Pong paddle, tank or hand-to-hand combatant. Now the...

Karma Revero hybrid electric sports car revealed, complete with solar roof

 The Fisker Karma is back, reborn as the Karma Revero, with a familiar look, along with a new name and some design tweaks and...

PlayStation 4’s new beta software reduces clutter, improves multitasking

 The beta for PlayStation 4’s 4.00 operating system arrives tomorrow for those enrolled, and Sony wants to give everyone a preview of what it...

How to make your own ‘Han Solo frozen in carbonite’ fridge

 Growing up, I can remember spending a lot of time thinking about what it would be like to be frozen in carbonite, the way...