Meet Pepper, a Robot That Wants to be Your Friend

Aldebaran, a robotics company founded in 2005, produces and sells autonomous humanoid robots with a goal of contributing to the well-being of humans. Their first product, a 22-inch tall robot known as NAO, has sold over 5,000 units and is utilized throughout the world as a research and educational platform in 70 countries. NAO is […]

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Google Unveils Powerful 3D-Mapping Tablet

In the latest Project Tango news, Google’s experimental Advanced Technologies and Projects (ATAP) group unveiled a prototype tablet on Thursday with depth-sensing capabilities. The tablet will allow users to generate 3D representations of their surrounding space in real time. The development kit, available in limited supply, will cost $1,024 for developers that meet the requirements. […]

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Tetris Turns 30: How the World’s Favorite Puzzle Game Came to Be

30 years ago today, a Russian video game designer named Alexey Leonidovich Pajitnov invented Tetris while working as a computer programmer for the Dorodnitsyn Computing Centre of the Soviet Academy of Sciences. Although Pajitnov had no formal video game design training, he often programmed games in his spare time to test new equipment using simple […]

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Intel Foresees a Future Without PC Cables

Now in its 34th year, Computex has become one of the largest and most popular computer expos for technology fans around the world. Over 130,000 visitors and 1,700 exhibitors make the annual trip to Taipei to catch up on the latest news, get a sneak peek at upcoming gadgets, and watch keynote presentations from all […]

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“OK Glass, FIRE!” Will Google Glass Help the Military Make Guns Smarter?

Precision Guided Firearms (PGFs) are rifles that are inspired by the same missile lock-on technology commonly found in fighter jets. Built with a multitude of sensors that accurately measure wind, elevation, and pressure in real time, PGFs are able to successfully hit their mark from up to 1,200 yards away. With such precise accuracy and […]

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Gear Dad Up and Save an Additional 10% with MasterPass

Father’s day is right around the corner and if you’re anything like me, you still haven’t bought your dear old dad a gift. Fortunately, it’s not too late thanks to Newegg’s extremely fast shipping service. If you’re still looking for a present, head on over to Newegg and shop all our great Father’s Day deals […]

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Key Takeaways from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2014

Every year, Apple holds its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) to showcase their latest software and technology to its 9 million registered developers. Now in its 25th year, the event also attracts consumers who want to know what’s in store for one of the world’s most powerful tech companies. Thousands of people are in attendance […]

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How the Maker Faire Restored My Faith in Humanity

What happened to the happy-go-lucky, carefree, everything-is-awesome kid I used to be? It’s hard to pinpoint specific experiences — I think it comes down to life. Life happened. I went to college, grew up, moved on to see what the world was actually like, and decided that it’s not what I’d expected. It’s only natural […]

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Simple is the New Smart According to the LG G3

Last year, LG introduced two smartphones that were met with great reviews. While the Nexus 5 and G2 were huge successes for the South Korean manufacturer, they felt they could create a new phone that not only combined the best aspects of both, but actually improved upon those features. Developed under a new mantra of […]

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An Apple iHome Coming Soon?

Imagine it – you’re talking to your significant other on your iPhone – with your Bluetooth, of course – as you drive up to your house. You fumble with your garage door opener, then stumble into your house, reach for the light switch, turn off your alarm, turn the AC or heat on, open windows, […]

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