• 10 gizmos and gifts to encourage kids to learn to code

    Welcome to the 2016 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We’ll be rolling out a bunch of guides leading up to Christmas, hopefully making your holiday shopping a little easier. Looking for gifts for others on your list? Check out our full 2016 Gift Guide Hub. Think you’ve got a budding coder in your house? The learn-to-code space has no shortage of ideas to inspire young minds and… Read More

  • Mimo’s new app teaches you how to code on your iPhone

    Mimo’s new app teaches you how to code on your iPhone

    Apple’s new iPad app Swift Playgrounds is popularizing the idea of learning to code on mobile devices, not desktop computers. But its focus is only on teaching kids to code in Swift. A new application called Mimo goes beyond that, with mini-lessons for not only Swift, but also HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, SQL and more. The idea with Mimo is to break down computer science lessons… Read More

  • With Mimo, MIT Alums Are Disrupting The Baby Nursery, Onesie At A Time

    With Mimo, MIT Alums Are Disrupting The Baby Nursery, Onesie At A Time

    For all the innovation that has come out of startups, few have addressed one of the hardest tasks in the world: caring for a newborn infant. Whether it is providing milk at 3 a.m. or ensuring that the baby is exposed to the right shapes and sounds appropriate for its age, parents are faced with a near-constant barrage of challenges, often under incredible pressure and stress. Read More

  • Review: IMO Monster Touch

    The Monster Touch is an auxiliary screen for people who, well, need an additional screen. In case of the Monster Touch the idea is there, the execution needs some work however. I’ve found some situations where the screen came in handy and I can imagine that for some users this screen would do the trick. Read More

  • Oh boy! A touchscreen MIMO sub-display is on the way

    Of course, I don’t expect our readers, however savvy, to instantly know what a Mimo sub-display is — so I direct you to our video review of the last version of this fun little doodad. Basically it’s a small display (7-8 inches) for putting your AIM list, media player, or torrent window. Handy if you like that kind of thing and could use a little extra space on your… Read More

  • Video Review: ThinkGeek Mimo Mini USB Monitor

    The 7-inch 800×480 Mimo monitor is a portable USB-powered display that’s easy to set up and use and ought to fit neatly in most laptop bags. At $130, it’s not outrageously priced, either, considering you’re getting a pretty capable second monitor that weighs just 1.3 pounds and requires only a single cable in order to operate. Read More

  • Linksys WRT350N 802.11n Gigabit Router

    Not only does this WRT350N have MIMO draft-802.11n routing capabilities, which means you can get next-generation’s wireless today, it’s a gigabit router as well, so you can transfer your files around your network home network at speeds The Flash would be envious of. All this wireless and wired speed can help you connect your various PCs together in a Michael Jackson/Paul… Read More