Vinaya Gets $3M To Build Connected Tech That’s More Sensitive To Human Psychology

 Can the problem of tech gobbling up too much of your attention be fixed by buying more technology? Vinaya, a U.K. startup which started out back in mid 2013 — and is now announcing its first full product launch, fleshing out its business philosophy and detailing $3 million in seed funding — reckons so. Read… Continue reading Vinaya Gets $3M To Build Connected Tech That’s More Sensitive To Human Psychology

Checking In On Windows 10

 Mired as we are in earnings season, I was slightly remiss this week in keeping tabs on Windows 10, Microsoft’s new operating system. A few things happened that are worth our time, and, as it’s the weekend, we have the minutes. First up, Microsoft detailed how it will continue to encourage — force? — users up… Continue reading Checking In On Windows 10

In A Rare Move, Apple Discounts The Apple Watch With New iPhone Purchases (In Some Stores)

 Outside of the deals they give students and the occasional Black Friday hook up, Apple isn’t exactly known for throwing around discounts. So here’s a wild one: Apple is experimenting with giving people $50 discounts on Apple Watches if they buy one at the same time as a new iPhone 6s or 6s Plus. Read… Continue reading In A Rare Move, Apple Discounts The Apple Watch With New iPhone Purchases (In Some Stores)

HUDWAY Gets Your Eyes Off Your Smartphone And Back On The Road While Driving

 HUDWAY is a piece of glass that turns any smartphone into a heads-up display on the front of your car. The device beams information from your phone to a thin layer of curved glass mounted to the front of any dashboard for turn-by-turn navigation and phone messages. We hear of the poor fool who lost their… Continue reading HUDWAY Gets Your Eyes Off Your Smartphone And Back On The Road While Driving

The Apple TV Is Now Available In Stores

 The Apple TV, complete with a brand new remote and its own app ecosystem, is today available in retail stores. You can pick up the $149 set top box at your local Apple Store, and 9to5mac reports that Best Buy and Target are carrying the device, as well. If you’re ahead of the game, you… Continue reading The Apple TV Is Now Available In Stores

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: GoPro, Sonos, And Flosstime

 Another work week has come and gone, and today marks the beginning of a fresh weekend. And what better way to start it than with a listen to the old TechCrunch Gadgets podcast. We’re discussing GoPro’s disappointing earnings, the new Sonos Play:5 speaker, and the Flosstime smart floss dispenser. This weeks episode of the TC… Continue reading This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: GoPro, Sonos, And Flosstime