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A Millennial Mom’s Guide To CES

Earlier this month I was at CES in Las Vegas doing quadruple duty as radio host of my radio show on SiriusXM; as judge and MC of The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards Show; as co-host of a lively karaoke

Endless Has Built A $79 PC For The Offline World

There are affordable computers, there are cheap computers and then there’s the Endless Mini, which is available for as little as $79. “Everybody in the world deserves the option to have a

Samsung Partners With Microsoft For Windows 10 IoT Effort

Samsung has made its name in mobile as the world’s biggest maker of Android devices. But it looks like it has different plans in mind when it comes to connected devices and the Internet of Thin

Meet H. Moser & Cie., The Swiss Watch Company Apple Is Probably About To Sue

Oh, Switzerland, you seem to have it all: fine chocolates, fondue, goats with bells around their necks. But what you don’t have is a sense of how to beat smartwatch makers without looking silly.

This Robotic Arm Can Do Everything From 3D Printing To Laser Cutting To Cake Decorating

Having hands is pretty damn great, you know. Most of us take it for granted just about every day. Armed with the right tool, your hands can do just about anything. That’s the idea behind Carbon

Kids Can Learn To Code With Programmable Friendship Bracelets By Jewelbots

I have no idea if friendship bracelets are still a thing, but Jewelbots is trying to bring them into the 21st century — and it’s trying to teach kids the basics of programming at the same

Stereolabs’s Depth-Sensing Camera Helps Robots, Drones And Cars See

Stereolabs's ZED stereo camera is a Kinect-like sensor that allows developers to build depth-sensing into their devices. Say you want to build obstacle avoidance into a robot or drone. To do that, you

Netflix Launches In 130 New Countries, Including India But Not China

U.S. movie streaming giant Netflix just dropped the hammer and opened its service in 130 new countries, including India and Russia -- but crucially not China. These new markets take Netflix, which cla

Meet The Startups Participating In Hardware Battlefield 2016 At CES

Today, we are thrilled to introduce the Hardware Battlefield 2016 participants. These startups represent what we at TechCrunch feel are the most interesting, most promising early-stage hardware compan

Google Announces New Chromecast Audio And Android TV Hardware Partners

You could be forgiven if you had already forgotten about Android TV, but Google's one-year-old Android-based successor to its ill-fated Google TV project is still around and kicking. Today, Google ann

Identilock Is A Mobile Gun Lock That Keeps Firearms Secure

If a parent makes the choice to keep a firearm in their home, a key decision that follows should be how to keep the kids safe. Launching today from CES 2016 Battlefield is Identilock, a smart gunlo

The URB-E Is A Foldable Electric Scooter For The Urban Commuter

Debuting in prototype-form at CES a few years ago, the URB-E is finally ready for the spotlight. Weighing just under 35 pounds, the foldable scooter can carry an adult up to 20 miles at a top speed

Casio Releases An Android Wear Watch That You Can Beat Up

Casio, the biggest name in rugged sports watches, has dipped a cautious toe into the smartwatch space with their new WSD-F10. This watch features a dual LCD/LED touchscreen and a battery life of about

Video Distribution Startup VHX Is Now Building Apps For Phones, Tablets And Internet-Connected TVs

VHX, a startup that helps customers sell videos online, is taking a big leap into mobile, with new capabilities for publishers to launch their own custom apps. While the startup is officially annou

A Look Back At Some CES Hot Air

In 2006 I was “leading” a team of Gizmodo reporters at CES from my underground lair in deepest Brooklyn. My son had just been born in December and I decided to stay home so I’d chat

HERE Launches Cloud-Based Maps For Automated Driving

HERE, the mapping service now owned by Audi, BMW and Daimler, today announced a new cloud-based mapping service for enhancing Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and automated driving features

Google And Huawei Bring Gold-Colored Nexus 6P To US

Have you been waiting to buy your Nexus 6P but held back because it wasn’t available in gold in the U.S. yet? Your long and agonizing wait is now over. As Google and Huawei announced at CES to

HTC’s New Vive Dev Kit Blends VR And AR

Virtual reality. If you're sick of the sound of VR already consider that a taster of the queasy sensations tech companies are aiming to flog consumers this year. To wit: HTC has just announced a secon

Oculus Gives Original Kickstarter Backers The Final Rift Headset For Free

Remember that time <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/03/25/facebook-to-buy-oculus-vr-maker-of-the-rift-headset-for-around-2b-in-cash-and-stock/">Facebook bought Oculus</a> for $2 billion, and

Garmin’s Augmented Reality Headset Could Be A Dream Come True For Cyclists

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.garmin.com/en-US">Garmin</a>'s new Varia Vision device could either be a dream come true for cyclists or a work in progress, but this is definitely an interesting a
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