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pizza vending machine

This amazing pizza vending machine bakes fresh slices in just 3 minutes

by Matthew Lucason August 11, 2014
Do you want something from the vending machine? Let’s face it, when someone asks you this question you don’t have too many choices and you’ll probably end up eating some unhealthy snacks. But what if you would be able to choose between that and a crisp and beautifully cooked fresh slice of pizza? I think it sounds delicious! These […]
Origami robot

This self-folding origami robot will amaze you

by Matthew Lucason August 9, 2014
A team of computer scientists and engineers, from Wyss Institute, Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and MIT, have been building an origami robot that just needs to be folded together from a single sheet — and can do all of the folding on its own. While still experimental, engineering techniques drawn from origami promise […]

iphone 6

Apple iPhone 6 release date may be in September; clones go for sales

by Matthew Lucason July 20, 2014
Apple’s iPhone 6 release date is rumored to be in late September as clones of the much awaited smartphone have already appeared in the Chinese market. There have been rumors floating around recently, however, that the release of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 could be delayed until 2015. It seems highly unlikely, given the high-profile nature of the […]
Jibo

Meet Jibo the first family social robot and the cutest one

by Matthew Lucason July 16, 2014
Jibo is the first multi-purpose robot for your family designed for interacting with people and meeting your needs. Cynthia Breazeal, an MIT professor and one of the pioneers of social robotics, has unveiled “the world’s first family robot.” As an MIT grad student, Breazel worked in the early 1990s alongside Rodney Brooks, iRobot co-founder and current co-founder and CTO of Rethink Robotics, on […]

Earth-size diamond star

Astronomers found Earth-sized diamond valued at $2 billion

by Matthew Lucason June 27, 2014
A team of astronomers has identified an Earth-sized diamond in space, or possibly the coldest, faintest white dwarf star ever detected. The large diamond is about 900 light-years away in space. Hovering near a much larger pulsar, this ancient stellar remnant has a temperature of less than 3,000 K, or about 2,700 degrees Celsius. That’s cooler […]
iPhone 5C and 5S

Walmart lowers prices for iPhone 5C and 5S: $29 and $99

by Matthew Lucason June 27, 2014
Walmart is lowering the price of the iPhone 5s and 5c beginning Friday, 9 a.m. “local time.”. The retailer says that the price drop is permanent, and the offer is only available in stores. It’s not available online. With a two-year contract on AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint, the 16GB iPhone 5c will be available for just $29 (down from $49) […]

samsung galaxy tab s

First look at Samsung Galaxy Tab S (10.5 and 8.4 inch versions)

by Matthew Lucason June 13, 2014
Samsung leads the tablet market and with the launch of two new flagship tablets: Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and 8.4 inch, the company becomes more powerful. Samsung‘s global tablet market share is already growing at the expense of Apple’s, climbing to 22.3% in the first quarter from 17.5% a year earlier, while Apple’s share shrank […]
#gizfie

Social media needs a new trend, so we present: #gizfie, the selfie for gadgets

by Matthew Lucason June 8, 2014
Selfies are everywhere. If you spend even just 10 minutes on any social network, you will most likely run into a photo or two (or 20) of faces taken by their owners. The selfie has become a by-word for our self-obsessed age, and it seems everyone’s doing it; even Barack Obama and David Cameron at Nelson Mandela’s memorial. […]
Pepper robot Softbank

Softbank’s Pepper robot is human-like, reads feelings and costs $1,900

by Matthew Lucason June 6, 2014
Softbank launched the first humanoid robot called Pepper. The company, owned by Masayoshi Son, says that Pepper is an emotionally attuned robot “powered by love”. Pepper is provided with a chest-mounted 10.1-inch touch screen tablet, which he uses to display images, content or to express his own feelings. Pepper is linguistically agile, and can speak English, French, Japanese and […]

kickstarter funded

Kickstarter makes the rules easier with Launch Now feature

by Matthew Lucason June 4, 2014
The most important Kickstarter change is the introduction of Launch Now, a new way for users to get their campaigns online faster and easier. The news, which was made official via a Kickstarter blog post this morning by CEO Yancey Strickler, means that new projects will skip the human vetting process, and instead will be evaluated based on  “thousands of data points” before being turned […]
houzz

Houzz, the home design site, raised $150M at $2.3B valuation

by Matthew Lucason June 3, 2014
Home design site and mobile app Houzz is in talks with investors to raise $150 million in a round of funding that would value the company at $2.3 billion, according to people familiar with the deal. Founded by Alon Cohen and Adi Tatarko, the California-based company has more than 2 million new shares at a price per share of […]

tunepics

Tunepics is the next Instagram, but with mood music

by Matthew Lucason May 22, 2014
There is a new social media network in town, which is called Tunepics, launched on Wednesday. With this new Tunepics iOS app, users can feature a song with every image they share. Users can search from more than 35 million songs on iTunes. If users decide they like the song enough to buy it form Apple, Tunepics will […]
iphone 6

REPORT: Finally, a credible iPhone 6 release date

by Matthew Lucason May 16, 2014
Apple’s iPhone 6 remains one of the hottest and most highly anticipated smartphones of 2014. It’s been 7 years since the iPhone first launched and the excitement around this year’s iPhone 6 release date is high as ever. A new report (the most credible so far) suggests that Apple’s iPhone 6 release date is sooner than expected, during the early summer months. German blog iFun reportes that […]

 
 
 
 

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