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A Flint, MI university turned vacant land into autonomous vehicle proving grounds

A Flint, MI university turned vacant land into autonomous vehicle proving grounds

Kettering University unveiled this week an automotive proving grounds in a bid to lure companies and students to the Flint, MI area. The test track is on the school’s grounds, housed on land that once contained a massive General Motors’ manufacturing facility that was torn down and left abandoned. The Kettering University GM Mobility Research […]

The Fitbit Flex 2 can go in the pool with you

The Fitbit Flex 2 can go in the pool with you

Apple’s latest Watch was met with great applause when the company announced in September the thing could take a dive in the pool and keep on ticking. But the price and other bells and whistles of the Watch might be too much for those just looking for a simple way to track steps, laps and calories. […]

New Lab is a new home for hardware startups in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard

New Lab is a new home for hardware startups in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard

New Lab, which co-founder David Belt described as “a collaborative workspace” for companies in fields like robotics and artificial intelligence, officially opened last month. The facility is located in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard, in a building that was once used to assemble ships. Belt said he wanted to bring the building back as a manufacturing center, […]

Mophie’s charging case is a no-brainer for wireless earbud owners

Mophie’s charging case is a no-brainer for wireless earbud owners

Being synonymous with a particular product category is a mixed blessing. Mophie is undoubtedly the best-known name in the battery case business, but the company has been keen to distance itself from the space a bit — or, at the very least, let it be known that it has more to offer the world. Mophie released […]

Google’s self-made hardware is getting pop-up shop in New York

Google’s self-made hardware is getting pop-up shop in New York

Google’s new hardware is getting a Google-owned physical retail experience – temporarily. The search giant is opening a popup shop in Google at 96 Sprint St. in New York beginning on October 20 called “Made by Google.” This is the same tagline the tech titan uses to market its own-brand hardware, which now includes the […]

This ‘ballbot’ is like a real-life BB-8

This ‘ballbot’ is like a real-life BB-8

 It isn’t quite as lovable as the spherical droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but this robot from Carnegie Mellon University has the benefit of being more than a special effect (however cool). And believe it or not, it basically has no moving parts. Read More Source link

Amazon’s new Prime Reading gives Prime members all they can read

Amazon’s new Prime Reading gives Prime members all they can read

Amazon launched another benefit for Prime members today: Prime Reading, which lets users read from a section of over a thousand Kindle books, digital magazines, short stories, comics and more for free as part of their subscription. It’s essentially a version of Kindle Unlimited with a pared down catalog (Unlimited boasts over one million books, […]

Xiaomi’s 4K Android TV box is now on sale in the U.S. for $69

Xiaomi’s 4K Android TV box is now on sale in the U.S. for $69

We told you last month that Xiaomi’s Android TV box would go on sale in the U.S. in October, and true to our word it has. The Chinese company is best known for its affordable smartphones, but today it launched a set-top box priced at $69 that looks like great value. Originally unveiled at Google I/O in May, […]

Here’s what the Google Pixel could look like

Here’s what the Google Pixel could look like

Google is set to announce a bunch of new products tomorrow. And the star of the show is supposed to be the long-rumored Google Pixel. 9t5Google has spotted not one but two accidental leaks that match up and look legit. The Google Pixel will be Google’s flagship Android phone, and here’s what we know so […]

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