Gadgets

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 […]

I tried out Nike’s self-tying shoes, the HyperAdapt 1.0

I tried out Nike’s self-tying shoes, the HyperAdapt 1.0

Nike’s HyperAdapt Self-Tying Laces Demo I’ve spent a lot of time over the past few days with the folks at Nike, who were showing off a whole bunch of new and upcoming products at their Innovation for Everybody event. The big attention-getter was the HyperAdapt 1.0 — namely, self-tying shoes. Nike had already toyed with […]

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