Monthly Archives: June 2017

Toyota’s cute support robot completes its first US in-home test

Toyota's been working on a few great projects aimed at helping people with limited mobility, and they've made a big announcement today. They have completed their first North American in-home trial of HSR, the Human Support Robot. Engadget RSS Feed

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LG gifts Comcast a $180 battery champ for its mobile network

LG's new Android phone called X charge for Comcast's Xfinity Mobile service isn't a flagship by any means. Its specs won't be able to compete with your iPhone 7s and Samsung Galaxy S8s, but it has one particular feature that … Read the rest of this entry

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Now Apple TV has access to all the cartoons on Boomerang

Parents tired of watching Moana on repeat, listen up: there's a new streaming service on Apple TV that just might catch your kids' attention. Boomerang, which offers a variety of classic Saturday morning cartoons from your youth, has finally arrived… … Read the rest of this entry

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Nickelodeon is betting on amateur, kid-focused eSports

Nickelodeon and a handful of other investors — including professional sports-team owners — have just thrown $ 15 million at Super League Gaming, an organization that holds amateur eSports tournaments in movie theaters across the US for kids, teens a… … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Limbo’ and ‘Inside’ will make for one creepy retail disc

You've probably already beaten Limbo and Inside from Danish development team Playdead. But if you've wanted a physical version of the pair, that hasn't been available. Well, until now. Publisher 505 Games is partnering with the studio to put its … Read the rest of this entry

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Meet the small 360 camera module that will fit into phones

You're probably not aware of this, but a Chinese company dubbed ProTruly has already released the world's first two smartphones with a built-in 360 camera last December. Don't worry if you missed the news, because chances are you'd be put … Read the rest of this entry

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These drone racing goggles could spark the sport’s digital era

Drones with digital video capabilities already exist, but in the racing world, analog is still king. For now, at least. Fat Shark has been the go-to maker of racing drone goggles for several years, and it's about to double down … Read the rest of this entry

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NYU lands New York City’s ambitious VR/AR hub

New York City is diving into VR in a big way with the launch of a virtual/alternate reality hub at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering. It'll serve to nurture companies and projects relying on the new technologies, with the hopes … Read the rest of this entry

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Pandora’s CEO is stepping down as digital music evolves

The rumors were true: Pandora CEO Tim Westergren has announced that he's stepping down from the company he co-founded 17 years ago. He'll remain in the leadership position while the company searches for a replacement. President Mike Herring and mar… … Read the rest of this entry

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Tech Hunters: Feeling the need for speed with the Sinclair C5

Sometimes, technology can be too far ahead of its time. That's the excuse many people will give for the Sinclair C5 electric tricycle, which appeared 30 years before car makers like Tesla and Nissan made us believe in an EV … Read the rest of this entry

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