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Microsoft’s Knightscope Robots Guard Silicon Valley

Microsoft’s Knightscope Robots Guard Silicon Valley

By Alex Williams November 18, 2014

Don’t be alarmed when you’re strolling along the roads of Silicon Valley and you happen to be stalked by a cold, heartless, egg shaped machine on wheels; it’s happening. Microsoft, the multinational technology corporation, has finally decided to hire robot …

Laptop Sales See New Revival After Decline Of Tablet

Laptop sales have been increasing lately with the decline of tablet sales. The tablet, once touted as the laptop killer, is slowly sinking in popularity. The reason behind the increase in laptop sales is said to be partly due to …

Google Makes Contact Lens Deal With Novartis Google Makes Contact Lens Deal With Novartis

Earlier this year, Google announced its smart contact lenses aimed at helping diabetics keep glucose levels under control. The company has now reportedly found a partner to to make them. Reuters is reporting that Google has struck a deal with …

Google's Robots About To Get Even Scarier Google's Robots About To Get Even Scarier

Last year, Google bought Boston Dynamics, the robot makers who created such nightmare-inducing machines as this: …and this: …and this: Now, the company is working with researchers from MIT to add some more flexibility into the mix (via 9to5 Google): …

Smoke Detectors: Issue Fixed, Now Nest Buys Dropcam

The Nest Protect smoke detector is back after a two month hiatus – at a reduced price. Previously $130, Nest’s alarm can now be purchased for $99 as the company has eliminated the faulty feature which ultimately led to its …

Star Trek-Inspired Tractor Beam Is Real

If you ever watched Star Trek, you probably wished you had a tractor beam of your own. You may have even dreamed about how you would use it. Would you have used it to pull your car into the garage? …

Yelp Introduces The Yelpulus Rift Yelp Introduces The Yelpulus Rift

Remember that Netflix video parodying Amazon’s famous drone video? It looks like Yelp tried to do something similar, making light of Facebook’s Oculus acquisition. Yelp says in the video description, “For Yelp’s Hackathon 13, this team of engineers imagined what …

Here's That Larry Page TED Talk With Charlie Rose Here's That Larry Page TED Talk With Charlie Rose

Google CEO and co-founder Larry Page participated in a TED talk by way of interview by Charlie Rose last week at TED2014. He discusses his vision for the company, which includes things like Internet balloons (which it already has) and …

The Smart Watch: The Good and The Pretty

The smart watch! What’s your favorite one? Oh, you don’t know what a smart watch is? Understandable. While it’s pretty obvious that sooner or later there would be a smart watch since there are smart-everything-elses, the whole smart watch phenomenon …

Home Security Systems: Affordable Advanced Options

If you’re looking for more home security options than ADT or the other Big Guy security systems, you may not have to settle for a drooly dog and the Batman signal– there are more affordable options for your piece of …

Apple Security Flaw: Mac Users At Risk

Apple is performing an emergency software fix this week to correct a security flaw putting both iPhone and Mac users at risk. After it was brought to their attention that hackers could enter systems by email, Apple, Inc. issued an …

Touchscreen Gloves: Options For Tech-Savvy Handwear

Due to the winter storms that have been making their way all across the United States these past few weeks, most people have opted to bundle up before venturing out, even for small amounts of time. Coats, hats, and scarves …

HTC Keeping New "One" Under Close Wraps

The “Quietly Brillant” brand has been steadily growing in popularity, providing some of the first large screen smartphones along with its unique technology. HTC’s One has sealed the deal to make it one of the top phones of last year, …

Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official
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We reported two years ago that Google contact lenses were likely on the way, after Glass was unveiled, and finding that one of the engineers had previously given a talk discussing such devices. Now, Google has actually announced smart contact …

Giving Yourself The Gift of Health: Priceless

Cholesterol is a hot topic this week, and for good reason– the Christmas dinner rivals the gloriousness of the Thanksgiving dinner, not to mention the cookies and sweets that seem to be everywhere all season. It has since been established …

Best Tablets For That Special Someone On Your List Best Tablets For That Special Someone On Your List
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Tablet computers have brought a whole new definition to the word “convenient;” they have the mobility and ease of accessibility of a smart phone, but also embrace the clarity and versatility of a laptop computer. Tablet computers are useful for …

Curved iPhone: Will it be Apple’s Newest Design? Curved iPhone: Will it be Apple’s Newest Design?

Wasn’t it just a couple months ago that Apple released both the 5s and the 5c at the same time? Now there are rumors spreading like wildfire that Apple will once again do a double phone release. The news seems …