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  • Original Grain Wants You To Wear Their Watch, And An Apple Watch – On One Wrist

    Original Grain Wants You To Wear Their Watch, And An Apple Watch – On One Wrist

    The Apple Watch poses a potential problem for traditional watch companies: your wrist is extremely limited real estate. It’s something that even smartphone makers don’t face to such an extreme extent, since it’s very possible to carry two phones, even if it’s not the norm, and in fact many people do have one phone for work and one for personal use already. Read More

  • Phantom Speaker Maker Devialet Turns Up The Volume With New $20 Million Funding Round

    Phantom Speaker Maker Devialet Turns Up The Volume With New $20 Million Funding Round

    Devialet, known for its Phantom speaker which supposedly sounds better than speakers 20 times bigger, just announced that it has closed a $20 million Series B round. LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault, Xaviel Niel, Jacques-Antoine Granjon, and Marc Simoncini are behind today’s funding round. This funding follows a Series A in 2012 where the company raised $19.1 million to fund the development of… Read More

  • The DxO ONE Is A Plug-In iPhone Camera With A 1-Inch Sensor

    The DxO ONE Is A Plug-In iPhone Camera With A 1-Inch Sensor

    Your iPhone camera is already one of the better mobile cameras available, but a new accessory from imaging technology leader DxO could up the iPhone’s game considerably. The Lightning-enabled DxO ONE has a super bright f1.8 aperture lens, and a 20.2 megapixel, 1-inch sensor. That sensor size is on par with the Sony RX100 series of compact camera, which produces amazing pictures in terms… Read More

  • Toshiba Announces New Windows 10 Back-To-School Laptops

    Toshiba Announces New Windows 10 Back-To-School Laptops

    Toshiba has announced their entire back-to-school lineup of laptops and 2-in-1 products. The company is expanding its Satellite C Series, which is currently its top-selling line of portable computers. The new Series C will be available in both 15.6- and 17.3-inch sized, both of which are HD TruBright displays. Additionally, both sizes will come with a dedicated Cortana button for easy access… Read More

  • Bartesian Is A Robotic Bartender That Can Make Cocktails From Capsules

    Bartesian Is A Robotic Bartender That Can Make Cocktails From Capsules

    Another day, another robotic bartender that can make your favorite drinks using a pod-based system of flavors and booze. This time the robot is called Bartesian and it uses little K-Cup-like pods to squirt out Margaritas, Cosmopolitans, and Uptown Rocks. What of the booze, you ask? The Bartesian uses little glass bottles full of various liquors to add a little kick to your drink. You can fill… Read More

  • Challenges Of The Final Frontier Crunch Network

    Challenges Of The Final Frontier

    Like many kids in my generation, I grew up with Star Trek. I’d watch the original series in re-runs and then the Next Generation in college. I found their take on space exploration fascinating and wondered if we would ever be able to explore the galaxy like Captain Kirk. Read More

  • Nest Launches A Camera: Meet The Nest Cam

    Nest Launches A Camera: Meet The Nest Cam

    Remember when Nest bought Dropcam? That first fruits of that purchase are finally dropping today: Nest has just announced the Nest Cam, an oh-so-Dropcam like security solution. At first glance, the Nest Cam looks like the Dropcam that we all already know. At second glance… it… still looks like a Dropcam. It’s a bit more slim and its curves are a bit curvier — but the… Read More

  • Edward Snowden Supports Apple’s Public Stance On Privacy

    Edward Snowden Supports Apple’s Public Stance On Privacy

    Edward Snowden says we should support Apple’s newly emphasized commitment to privacy rather than a business model driven by personal data collection, whether or not Tim Cook is being genuine. Snowden spoke over video conference during the Challenge.rs conference in Barcelona today. I asked Snowden his thoughts on Cook’s recent acceptance speech for an Electronic Privacy… Read More

  • Kindle Announces New $119 Paperwhite E-Reader With A Font That’s Easy On The Eyes

    Kindle Announces New $119 Paperwhite E-Reader With A Font That’s Easy On The Eyes

    Amazon has just announced the availability of a new $119 Paperwhite e-reader with a 6-inch 300ppi display and a new font and book layout system that will make it easier to dig into The Martian during summer vacation. The reader will ship on June 30 and is available for pre-order now. It also includes a backlight and is available with or without cellular data and Amazon’s… Read More

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