• Crunch Report | SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch Planned for November

    Falcon Heavy launch is set for November, i.am+ acquires Wink and Stitch Fix has confidentially filed for an IPO. All this on Cruch Report. Read More

  • The Canary Flex is a cool little camera with some kinks to work out

    The Canary Flex is a cool little camera with some kinks to work out

    The security camera space was different when Canary blew past $1.9 million in pledges on Indiegogo way back in 2013. These days, it’s a packed space with high-profile competition from Nest, Netgear, Blink and Netatmo, to name just a smattering. The original Canary camera was an imperfect but solid debut from the New York-based hardware startup, with good hardware featuring built-in… Read More

  • The top 7 startups from Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 1

    In-flight VR entertainment and security guard drones were amongst our favorites from the 44 startups that launched at Y Combinator’s Summer 2016 Demo Day 1. After querying investors and our writers, here are TechCrunch’s picks for the 7 most promising companies from the first half of the batch, plus an honorable mention. Check back later for all the startups and our picks from… Read More

  • Goodbye Annoying Clips: Fitbit Reveals The $99 Flex Activity Tracking Wristband

    Goodbye Annoying Clips: Fitbit Reveals The $99 Flex Activity Tracking Wristband

    If there’s one issue that seems to crop up often with Fitbit’s eponymous line of fitness trackers, it’s that they can be a little tough to keep track of — our own Matt Burns ended up washing his, a tragedy that’s apparently befallen many a Fitbit fan. That’s where Fitbit’s new $99 Flex wristband comes into play — it takes most of the same… Read More

  • Adobe Software Updates To Help Devs Build iOS, PlayBook And Android Apps

    Adobe is today pushing updates to its application development software product Flash Builder and the open source Flex framework to enable developers to build apps for iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry PlayBook, following support for the Android platform (added last April). Developers can now opt to use Adobe’s platform to build apps that work across the Web, the desktop and a range of tablets… Read More

  • Test Drive: Ford Flex

    A wee bit ago I took a spin in the Ford Flex here in NYC. While it’s not a geek’s dream, it does have a few high tech goodies that kept my interest. That’s what we’re going to focus on with these Test Drive features going forward since we’re not an auto blog. Read More

  • Adobe Open Sources Parts Of Flex Platform

    Adobe have announced tonight, via Robert Scoble and the ScobleShow that they are opening up the Flex platform under a Mozilla Public License (an Open Source license). Flex is a group of technologies (much similar to .NET or J2EE etc.) that provides a more programmer-friendly development environment for Flash, rather than a graphics-driven environment that Flash was associated with. Previously… Read More

  • FLeX 4.2 PC

    This Mini-ITX Media Center is intended for the fashionably-minded consumer. It’s powered by a respectable 2.33GHz Core 2 Duo with 2GB DDR and a 750GB hard drive with vibration dampening. That’s all fine and good, but what sets this rig apart is its ability to fold. One can bend it into more agreeable appearances for use with a home theater system or whatever else you have in… Read More