The robots of CES are a joke

The robots of the future are, well, still figuring things out.That was the overwhelming takeaway from CES, the world's largest tech convention, held this past week in Las Vegas. From a laundry-folding bot that couldn't fold laundry, to an AI-powered helper that refused to help,

Tales Of CES: How Many Selfie Sticks Are Too Many?

CES is in full swing — the doors of the show officially opened this morning, tens of thousands of people took over the show floor, going from one stand to another. The Las Vegas Convention Center was as overwhelming as I expected, but one thing in particular struck me. CES is a trade show,

Google, not Facebook, should have bought Oculus Rift

The wrong tech giant has snapped up the Rift, sadly – Mountain View would likely make better use of the VR goggles in the future.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/07/google-not-facebook-should-have-bought-oculus-rift/

Industry Disruption Should Head Back To The Future

It’s hard to believe that we’ve actually made it ‘back to the future’. In the 25 years since the second film in the Back to the Future trilogy came out, much of the director’s vision of the future has been borne out. And that fact holds some interesting lessons for entrepreneurs.

This Man Is About to Put a Robot in Your Pocket

What will it take for robots to become as common in our homes and daily lives as smartphones, TVs, and computers? Ask roboticist Tomotaka Takahashi. The famous Tokyo professor aims to be “the Steve Jobs of robotics,” by moving away from technical specs and emphasizing design,

Google I/O Wishlist: What We Want (And What We'll Get)

Google's biggest days of the year are right around the corner: Google I/O! And along with fancy developer seminars with enticing names like "open-source technologies from the Hadoop ecosystem as part of your Cloud toolkit," we're also going to get some Fun Announcements.

Democrat with financial ties to AT&T just gutted California's net neutrality law

California lawmakers have the opportunity to pass a new law that would serve as the gold standard for true net neutrality protection across the country. But a Democratic assemblyman with financial ties to the telecommunications industry just gutted it.

Bose SoundSport Free earbuds sound better than AirPods, but they're still lacking

Bose SoundSport Free$199View ProductThe GoodHave volume buttons on right earbud • Great sound quality with good bass • Water-repellent • Fit very snugly in earsThe BadAudio lag makes them unusable for video • Large size • Bulky charging case • Charging case uses Micro USB • Only last up to 5 hours on one charge • Quick charging is slower than competitorsThe Bottom LineBose's SoundSport Free wireless earbuds sound better than AirPods,

'The Proposal' is ABC's weird-ass dating game and an IRL episode of 'Black Mirror'

Equal parts shudder inducing and idiotic, ABC's new dating game The Proposal isn't being likened to The Bachelor franchise nearly as much as it is being compared to Netflix's nightmarish Black Mirror. Complete with a swimsuit portion and thirty-second responses to "deal breaker" questions,

Amazon has a great deal on Echo Spots: Save $40 when you buy 2

What's better than Alexa? Two Alexas. Amazon has a great deal today that saves you $40 when you buy two Amazon Echo Spots.  The Echo Spot is the half-grapefruit-sized version of the original Echo that exchanged surface area for some pretty sweet visual features. As we’ve come to know,

Snapchat's newest feature aims to create 'a world for your Bitmoji to live in'

Snapchat's Snap Map will soon know even more about what you're doing.The app is adding two new features to its Snap Map, called Weather and World Effects, that make it easier to see what your friends may be up to. SEE ALSO:

Why the heels are back in 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom'

If you remember the uproar over Claire's heels in Jurassic World, you might be surprised to learn that she's back in them for Fallen Kingdom. And you may be even more surprised to hear that the heels returned at actress Bryce Dallas Howard's insistence.SEE ALSO: 'Jurassic World:

Amazon has this ASUS gaming laptop on sale for $300 off — the lowest price we've ever seen it

As much as console players don't want to hear it (including myself), PC gaming does it better — from graphical power to control precision. However, shopping for them can be a bit difficult. It's often a balancing act between cost and performance, especially when it comes to gaming laptops.

Timelapse of a dude building a log cabin by hand is oddly satisfying

Ever want to build yourself a nice cabin in the woods? Outdoorsman Shawn James can help you out.Using basic tools and the power of his own body, James managed to build a rustic, off-the-grid log cabin, and captured nearly every step in the process.As James notes in the YouTube comments,

How foreign media translated Trump's 'shithole' comment

It's been a struggle for non-English speaking countries to properly translate the eloquent diction of President Donald Trump. Especially with his strong, stable grasp of the English language.

Family shares hilarious Photoshop fail from a photographer they hired

Heavy-handed photo retouching has come under scrutiny in recent years. But you've never seen a botched Photoshop job like this before.Pam and Dave Zaring shared a series of photos to their Facebook page on Friday of a family photoshoot they had taken last year. "We paid a photographer,

移动推广运营的AARRR模型分享

在和大量移动应用开发者接触的过程中,我们注意到有一个现象是:很多开发者只注意应用的下载量和激活量,他们把这些指标看成是一款应用成功与否的标志。

[what if]第85期:高尔夫火箭

假设在绕地轨道上有一艘宇宙飞船,能不能通过以相反方向击打高尔夫球的方式来使飞船加速,进而达到逃逸速度?如果可能的话,需要多少高尔夫球才能让飞船飞到月球?

Ghost 智能空中机器人:操作飞行仅需3步,支持点对点定点巡航

Ghost 智能空中机器人,是由国内EHang团队研发的一款智能航拍飞行器。Ghost 的操作简单,用户只需点击APP上的“起飞”按钮,选择目的地,点击返航,三步就能完成所有的飞行过程,大幅降低了航拍的技术门槛。

英国博士绘制Wi-Fi信号图:光束犹如幽灵

据英国《每日邮报》6月19日报道,英国纽卡斯尔大学博士生路易斯·赫南(Luis Hernan)日前绘制出一系列展现人类周围无形网络Wi-Fi连接情况的图,这些盘旋围绕的明亮光束犹如幽灵。

How Lobby Groups Rejected the Canadian Government's Plan To Combat Patent Trolls

An anonymous reader writes Michael Geist reports that according to documents recently obtained under the Access to Information Act, the Canadian government quietly proposed a series of reforms to combat patent trolls including new prohibitions on demand letters,

Doing it for the kids: StubHub concerts drum up music education funds

BROOKLYN, New York — Like many musicians, Walk The Moon frontman Nicholas Petricca rewards his avid fans with something special at the end of each concertA sweaty teenage boy, who belted every lyric in the front row at a show this week, earned the set list that was scribbled on a paper plate.

【特别提醒】2014中国大数据技术大会门票全面告罄 不接受现场购票

2014中国大数据技术大会暨第二届CCF大数据学术会议于12月12日正式开幕,吸引了来自海内外的众多与会者,目前大会门票全面告罄。因场地有限,不接受现场购票。敬请大家谅解!

iOS 8.2将于三月正式发布,适配Apple Watch

苹果将在三月发布iOS 8.2,其中包括iPhone连接配件更新,也就是支持Apple Watch的一些系统改动。不久前,库克表示Apple Watch将在4月上市。苹果内部最新的开发路线图要求iOS 8.2在三月前交付公众。

携程去哪儿合并破裂的两大原因

摘要 : 有一点可以肯定:双方确实曾经接触并认真讨论过合并事宜。而究竟是什么原因导致合作破裂呢?  

Officials: Legionnaire's outbreak in New York City has ended

Health officials say they are confident that the outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in New York City is now overThe announcement was made during a press conference at the New York City Health Laboratory on Thursday, ABC 7 reporterd.See also:

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