Gadgets

Face-plant into this airplane tray table pillow

Face-plant into this airplane tray table pillow

You don’t have to be a circus freak contortionist to sleep on a plane thanks to Woollip. Now you can dive face-first into an inflatable travel pillow that’s made to sit atop your tray table. Woollip just hit Kickstarter for $30 and plans to ship in July. Most travel pillows sit behind your head or […]

Nike just unveiled the first real power-lacing sneaker, the HyperAdapt 1.0

Nike just unveiled the first real power-lacing sneaker, the HyperAdapt 1.0

It’s finally here. After teaming up with Michael J. Fox to tease us with self-lacing Nike Mags on Back To The Future day in October, Nike has finally announced a mass production shoe that will feature real-life power laces. Meet the HyperAdapt 1.0. Announced today at the Nike Innovation Summit, the HyperAdapt 1.0 will be the first […]

The Apple Watch hack: Bringing design expertise to reinvent the wearable

The Apple Watch hack: Bringing design expertise to reinvent the wearable

I bought an Apple Watch six months ago. This was no casual purchase. As an Apple fan, a watch collector and with more than 20 years of experience in the design innovation space, I had extremely high expectations of the purchase. While I have enjoyed the stylish Apple Watch’s features and functions, I have occasionally […]

UK graphics company Imagination Technologies is laying off 350 as it feels the iPhone pinch

UK graphics company Imagination Technologies is laying off 350 as it feels the iPhone pinch

Smartphone sales are slowing down, and it looks like Apple might see its first iPhone sales decline in the next quarter. That pinch is now being felt by one of Apple’s key suppliers. UK company Imagination Technologies announced today that it is restructuring its company. It will lay off 350 people and shutter some operations in the process — 200 announced today, on top […]

The REVL Arc is a 4K smart action camera with a built-in gimbal

The REVL Arc is a 4K smart action camera with a built-in gimbal

Part of the Y Combinator Winter 2016 class, REVL just launched a smart action camera that solves the two worst things about action cams: shaky footage and a cumbersome editing process. Developed by ex-NASA, Sikorsky and HP engineers, the REVL Arc has a built-in motorized gimbal to keep the camera’s view level with the horizon. The […]

Google could be selling Boston Dynamics because even Google thinks these robots are terrifying

Google could be selling Boston Dynamics because even Google thinks these robots are terrifying

Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. isn’t happy with Boston Dynamics, its robotics subsidiary. According to a report from Bloomberg, Alphabet executives think that Boston Dynamics is unlikely to generate substantial revenue in the next few years and is hard to work with. Toyota or Amazon could be interested in acquiring Boston Dynamics for their manufacturing […]

Nextbit cancels CDMA version of Robin smartphone, issues refunds

Nextbit cancels CDMA version of Robin smartphone, issues refunds

After already delaying the CDMA by a few months, Nextbit has decided to cancel the production of the CDMA Robin for Verizon and Sprint networks outright, Recode reports. The company is now refunding Kickstarter backers and offering them a 25% discount on the GSM version should they choose to get one. “We were not sufficiently doubtful of what […]

Amazon Echo VP Mike George to talk about Alexa at Disrupt New York

Amazon Echo VP Mike George to talk about Alexa at Disrupt New York

Amazon Echo is becoming a surprisingly good product. With countless of integrations, you can now control many things using your voice. It’s now possible to order pizza, play something on Spotify and call an Uber using your voice. But it’s also a new device — Amazon only released the Echo in June 2015. That’s why […]