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GoPro Gives Up on Drones

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 14:56
After another rough round of financial reports, the company gives up on the Karma drone.

Hitting the Las Vegas Strip in Lyft's Self-Driving Car

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 14:56
After 20 minutes of being shuttled around the Las Vegas Strip, I found myself almost disappointed by the simplicity of the demo—it just worked.

Would You Like to Talk to Your Fridge? LG Can Help

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 14:56
LG's new ThinQ platform enables device interaction and habit recognition for smart home appliances and electronics.

Seagate's New Drives Encrypt Data, Simplify Drone Photography

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 14:56
The new DJI Copilot 2TB drive can ingest drone footage in the field, and even includes a built-in display. Seagate's new Fast SSD, meanwhile, offers up to 1TB of encrypted SSD storage.

Tello's Tiny Toy Drone Costs Less Than $100

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:03
The Tello is powered by tech from DJI and Intel, isn't much bigger than a smartphone, and can help kids learn how to code.

Limited Edition Sea of Thieves Xbox Controller Includes Glowing Skull

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:03
It's a translucent deep purple controller with a textured grip, a glowing green skull on the front, free DLC, and two 14-day trials thrown in.

Acer Unveils 65-Inch Predator 4K HDR Gaming Display

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:03
It's a supersized display with Nvidia G-Sync and Nvidia Shield streaming capabilities built-in.

LG Might Make Pricey TV Calibrations a Thing of the Past

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:03
LG's 2018 OLED and Super UHD TVs will enable automatic calibration with Portrait Displays' CalMAN software, but it doesn't mean you'll necessarily be able to do it yourself.

Belkin, Kohler Look to Smarten Up Your Bathroom

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:03
The most neglected room of the smart home gets some love at CES 2018.

New Jersey May Ban Drinking and Droning

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:03
The state Senate has approved a bill that would make it illegal to fly an unmanned aircraft under the influence of alcohol, and now the measure is headed to the New Jersey Assembly.

Pentagon Asks for Wirelessly-Powered Drones Inspired by Nature

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:54
Today's drones just aren't good enough in terms of power, maneuverability, materials, and communication for military use.

Samsung Reveals 146-Inch MicroLED Modular TV

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:54
It's a concept display called The Wall, which Samsung says will allow you to vary the size and shape of your TV using MicroLED modules.

AMD Expands Lineup of Mobile Ryzen, Vega Chips

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:54
AMD's new Ryzen 3 mobile chips are poised to show up in cheap laptops, while its Ryzen Pro series are destined for corporate ultraportables and workstations. There's even a discrete Vega GPU coming this year.

Nvidia Teams With Uber, Volkswagen on Self-Driving Tech

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:54
Nvidia now has over 320 partners, including companies and organizations, developing autonomous vehicles with its technology.

Why Amazon's Alexa Is 'Life Changing' for the Blind

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:54
For the blind, Amazon's Echo and Alexa is more than just neat technology; it's a lifeline.

Honor's View 10 Is the New Flagship Killer

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 21:55
Huawei's sister brand has a powerful phone at a sub-$500 price, and it's coming to the US.

Amazon Kills Off Anime Strike, Moves Content to Amazon Prime

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 17:50
Same content, $60 savings. What's not to like?

Border Agents Searched 11,000 More Devices in 2017

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 17:50
U.S. Customs and Border Protection also announced updated guidelines for what agents can look at when searching travelers' electronic devices.

CTA Adds Two Female Panelists to CES Keynote Lineup

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 14:43
Men still dominate the keynote presentations and panels at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, but it's no longer a shutout.

'Joke' Cryptocurrency Dogecoin Now Has a $2B Market Cap

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 14:43
It's official: cryptocurrency investing has really gone to the dogs.

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