Bragi's Dash Pro earbuds pack improved audio and AI smarts

Bragi's Dash Pro earbuds pack improved audio and AI smarts If tapping your cheek to ask Siri a question isn't futuristic enough, Bragi's new "wireless ear computers" might impress you. The headphone maker has announced two new versions of its high-end Dash earbuds, the "Dash Pro" and the "Dash Pro tailored b… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Lowe's exoskeletons help workers carry what you can't

Lowe's exoskeletons help workers carry what you can't Exoskeletons aren't just for shipyard workers or people with limited mobility. If Lowe's has its way, they'll help store staff fetch your giant bucket of paint. The home improvement retailer has partnered with Virginia Tech to test prototype passive… Source: Engadget Link: Lowe's exoskeletons help workers carry […]

Google Home can now recognize more than one person

Google Home can now recognize more than one person Google's Home device is late to the domestic AI assistant game, but it can do one trick that Alexa can't right now: Tell family members apart just by their voices. Up to six people can link their Google accounts to one Home device, then train Google'… […]

An electric scooter is the perfect vehicle for quick jaunts

An electric scooter is the perfect vehicle for quick jaunts We have a plethora of options for getting around in an urban area. Buses, taxis, Uber, monorails, light rail and dirigibles (well, probably not the last one) make travel in big cities easier. But for those looking for a bit more freedom and fun, ther… […]

ICYMI: A soft robot sleeve to keep your heart going

ICYMI: A soft robot sleeve to keep your heart going Today on In Case You Missed It: A soft robotic device made by Harvard and Boston Children's Hospital researchers has been tested on pigs and so far, seems quite promising in treating heart disease. The robotic heart wraps around parts of existi… Source: Engadget Link: […]

The Racing Driver Who Cut Off Her Breasts And Aided The Nazis, Explained

The Racing Driver Who Cut Off Her Breasts And Aided The Nazis, Explained A while back, I wrote about the very conflicting story of Violette Morris, a cyclecar racer in the 1920s who was so insanely hardcore she had her breasts removed so she could fit into her cramped race cars better. She’s a fascinating […]

MIT's 3D graphene is ten times stronger than steel

MIT's 3D graphene is ten times stronger than steel An awful lot of ink has been spilled about how graphene is going to basically save the world with its myriad applications and powers. But chances to actually see evidence of how and why the hexagonal lattices are so strong in a life-size way have bee… […]

New 'Pokémon Go' creatures include a limited edition Pikachu

New 'Pokémon Go' creatures include a limited edition Pikachu Niantic promised more creatures in Pokémon Go on December 12th, and it's delivering… with an interesting twist. It's not only adding "several" new critters from the Pokémon Gold and Silver games (such as Pichu and Togepi), but also re… Source: Engadget Link: New 'Pokémon Go' creatures […]

'Cards Against Humanity' hole is a crowdfunding metaphor

'Cards Against Humanity' hole is a crowdfunding metaphor The Cards Against Humanity crew is no stranger to backing projects that are alternately very helpful and utterly pointless, and its latest is squarely in the latter camp. It's crowdfunding the Holiday Hole, which is… a hole in the ground. That's… Source: Engadget Link: 'Cards Against Humanity' […]

GoPro has a voice-controlled remote for its voice-controlled cameras

GoPro has a voice-controlled remote for its voice-controlled cameras One of the reasons we gave both of GoPro's new cameras — the Hero5 Black and Hero Session — good scores is that they both allow you to use voice control to do things like start and stop recording, take photo bursts, set a highlight tag, […]

Alton Brown's internet cooking show will be a 'Good Eats' sequel

Alton Brown's internet cooking show will be a 'Good Eats' sequel Do you miss Alton Brown's classic cooking show Good Eats? You're about to get more of it… and then some. In a live chat with fans, Brown has revealed that his previously hinted-at internet cooking show will be a spiritual sequel to Good Eats, […]

Doctors relax rules on letting babies watch screens

Doctors relax rules on letting babies watch screens Ever since 1999, many pediatricians have clung to one main recommendation about kids and gadgets: you shouldn't show screens to any child under 2 years old. However, they've just loosened that once-firm policy. The American Academy of Pediatrics has… Source: Engadget Link: Doctors relax rules on letting […]

AT&T to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion

AT&T to buy Time Warner for .4 billion After no small amount of anticipation, it's official: AT&T has announced that it's acquiring Time Warner for the equivalent of $85.4 billion in cash and stock. The move gives one of the US' largest telecoms control over some of the biggest names… Source: Engadget Link: AT&T to […]

The bottom line: Our quick verdict on the Lenovo Yoga Book

The bottom line: Our quick verdict on the Lenovo Yoga Book There's nothing quite like the Lenovo Yoga Book. It's a small, lightweight clamshell device running your choice of Android or Windows 10 as an OS. Take a tour of the hardware and you'll find a 360-degree hinge, a screen and, uh, no keyboard. That's […]

ICYMI: Wearable robots will walk all over you

ICYMI: Wearable robots will walk all over you Today on In Case You Missed It: MIT and Stanford researchers created tiny robots that can grab onto clothes and walk on your shirt, with the goal of them one day, forming a swarm to create a temporary video screen and then marching back into a… Source: […]

Cleveland pitcher leaves playoff game due to drone injury

Cleveland pitcher leaves playoff game due to drone injury I'm not sure if "drone" has appeared on a major league injury report before, but one of the flying machines has had an impact on an MLB ALCS playoff game. No one was injured by a drone at the ballpark in an Inglesias-like incident, but Cleveland […]

What's on your TV: 'Black Mirror,' 'Desus & Mero,' 'The Walking Dead'

What's on your TV: 'Black Mirror,' 'Desus & Mero,' 'The Walking Dead' The Walking Dead left us on a cliffhanger during last season's finale, and we'll (presumably) find out which longtime cast member dies Sunday night when it returns. Until then, there's Viceland's new podcast turned PTI-style latenight show Desus &amp… Source: Engadget Link: What's […]

Tencent to debut live-streaming WeChat drone at end of month

Tencent to debut live-streaming WeChat drone at end of month Tencent, the Chinese tech giant that owns League of Legends, Supercell Games and WeChat, the most popular messaging app in China, announced on Friday that it will release a consumer quadcopter by the end of October. Source: Engadget Link: Tencent to debut live-streaming WeChat drone […]

Apple reportedly wants to use changeable E Ink keyboards

Apple reportedly wants to use changeable E Ink keyboards Apple's plans for advanced laptop controls may extend beyond that rumored OLED touch strip. Both 9to5Mac and TrustedReviews report that Apple has been in talks to use a laptop version of Sonder Design's dynamic keyboard technology, which uses E Ink t… Source: Engadget Link: Apple reportedly […]

Duke hopes HoloLens will assist with tricky brain surgeries

Duke hopes HoloLens will assist with tricky brain surgeries When Microsoft envisioned the medical world embracing HoloLens in the future, it wasn't kidding around. Duke University is testing the augmented reality headset as an assistive tool for difficult brain surgeries like extraventricular drain placement,… Source: Engadget Link: Duke hopes HoloLens will assist with tricky brain […]