Dragon

  • International Space Station Successfully Grabs SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule (Update: Berthing Complete!)

    International Space Station Successfully Grabs SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule (Update: Berthing Complete!)

    If SpaceX founder Elon Musk felt like winning the Super Bowl when the Dragon (perched atop a Falcon 9 rocket) finally launched on Tuesday, he must be absolutely over the moon now. At 9:56 AM Eastern this morning, astronaut Donald Pettit coaxed the International Space Station’s gangly robotic arm into grabbing the unmanned Dragon capsule, marking the first time a private spacecraft has… Read More

  • Alltel Wireless Taps Nuance To Power Voice2Text Voicemail Transcription Service

    Alltel Wireless Taps Nuance To Power Voice2Text Voicemail Transcription Service

    Alltel Wireless, a Little Rock, Ark.-based carrier that serves six states, has today announced that it will use Nuance’s Dragon Voicemail to Text transcription to power its own Voice2Text service. The service will basically let users read their voicemails straight from their inbox, rather than waiting through voice prompts and having to sit through a message. The beauty is that once… Read More

  • Hands-on with Dragon's upcoming eyewear line

    Spring is just around the corner and the sun is slowly poking its head out through the clouds here in NYC. I’ve been rocking polarized Electric Hi-Fis for the last couple years, but I think it’s time for a new set of shades for this year. I sat down with Dragon yesterday and they gave me a peek at some new shades for this coming year. If you’re a snowboarder or motocross… Read More

  • First Impressions: Callpod Dragon V2 Bluetooth headset

    Revamping their bluetooth headset of 2007, CallPod is just about ready to ship the Dragon V2. Coming in at just 5 cents short of $100 bucks, they’ve managed to pack a bunch of features into a box $20-$30 bucks cheaper than other high-end headsets: 100 meter range, dual-mic noise suppression, 8 hour talk time, “Dragon to Dragon” (Walkie-talkie-esque) communication… Read More

  • HP's "Dragon" laptop is too big for its britches

    When is big too big? When does a laptop cease becoming a laptop and becomes a portable desktop? When does the word “portable” start to mean “maybe with three guys and a crane?” Apparently now, thanks to HP and the new 20.1-inch laptop its calling “The Dragon.” Read More