Gadgets

The hardware that’s bringing computing everywhere

  • Samsung Announces Two Galaxy Tab S2 Tablets Which Are Thinner Than The iPad

    Samsung Announces Two Galaxy Tab S2 Tablets Which Are Thinner Than The iPad

    Samsung announced its thinnest smartphone to date last week — that’s the Galaxy A8 — and today the Korean firm took the wraps off its thinnest tablet devices so far: the Galaxy Tab S2. Like last year’s Galaxy Tab S, design is a big focus for these two devices. And, at just 5.6mm, they are more slender than Apple’s sleekest iPad Air (6.1mm). They are available in… Read More

  • Enabling Makers To Create “The Next Big Thing” Crunch Network

    Enabling Makers To Create “The Next Big Thing”

    Makers have long been known as hobbyists or tinkers. However, with increased access to professional-grade tools, the maker movement is transforming business as usual. Through collaboration and connectivity, makers are inspiring innovation on a daily basis with the creation of smart gadgets, machines, robots and wearables. Read More

  • Smart Bed Startup Luna Joins Y Combinator, Has Raised $1.3M In Private Funding

    Smart Bed Startup Luna Joins Y Combinator, Has Raised $1.3M In Private Funding

    Luna had a successful crowdfunding campaign earlier this year, raising more than $1 million for a mattress cover that adjusts temperature, tracks your sleep and connects to other devices. Now the company is sharing more news. It’s part of the current class of startups at incubator Y Combinator, and it has also raised $1.3 million in funding from private investors — roughly the… Read More

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Jolla, Eden, iPod touch, And HTC’s New Phones

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Jolla, Eden, iPod touch, And HTC’s New Phones

    Happy Friday, and welcome to the latest edition of the TechCrunch Gadgets podcast. This week, we’re focusing on Jolla’s split, Eden’s on-demand tech help service, the new iPod touch, and HTC’s freshly revealed Desire smartphones. This week’s episode of the TC Gadgets Podcast is brought to you by John Biggs, Romain Dillet Natasha Lomas, and Jordan Crook. We… Read More

  • Your Phone Can Tell Whether You’re Depressed

    Your Phone Can Tell Whether You’re Depressed

    You may think you know a lot about the inner workings of your phone, but your phone may have an even better picture of your mental state. A new study published yesterday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research by researchers from Northwestern University details how GPS and usage sensors can determine whether or not a user is exhibiting signs of depression. The report detailed that… Read More

  • Tesla Is Making A Mystery Announcement Tomorrow

    Tesla Is Making A Mystery Announcement Tomorrow

    We just got the official word: Tesla is announcing something tomorrow. What is that “something”? We… actually have no idea at the moment. I’d love to say “YEAH! GET HYPED! NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS THAT WILL BE SUPER INTERESTING!” for the sake of readership — but I can’t really do that, because Tesla is keeping details super sparse. Could it be that… Read More

  • GoPro’s New Camera Gets Torn Apart, Is Basically Impossible To Open And Repair

    GoPro’s New Camera Gets Torn Apart, Is Basically Impossible To Open And Repair

    If you ran out to buy GoPro’s new cube-shaped, waterproof camera, a heads up: if it breaks, you best hope it’s under warranty. Opening it up and fixing it yourself is probably a bad idea. Why? Because even the folks at iFixit, who gut electronics all day every day, couldn’t get it open without destroying it. Read More

  • The Apple Watch Is Now A Hulu Remote Control

    The Apple Watch Is Now A Hulu Remote Control

    A number of mobile app publishers are still trying to figure out their strategies related to Apple’s first wearable device, the Apple Watch. While many opt for background apps that push relevant information when needed, Hulu’s entry into the Apple Watch space instead sees the company turning the Apple Watch into a remote control that lets you control video playback across a number… Read More

  • Apple Releases New Apple Watch Ads Showcasing Its Many Different Use Cases

    Apple Releases New Apple Watch Ads Showcasing Its Many Different Use Cases

    The Apple Watch was released in April, but many still struggle to understand how useful it is. Do we need another screen in our lives? Apple provides many different answers with four new ads it released today. The Watch is a fitness device, a device to save time and a great travel compa Read More

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