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

Google’s Lack Of Product Isolation Would Support A Chrome OS And Android Merge

 Chrome OS, the “cloud” operating system that Google introduced for laptops and Android, the operating system on phones and tablets may become one, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The “folding” could happen as early as next year…could be introduced at Google I/O…or not. I’ve personally spoken to sources over the past… Continue reading Google’s Lack Of Product Isolation Would Support A Chrome OS And Android Merge

Underwater Drone Startup OpenROV Launches A Super Fast Exploration Robot

 Trident is a remote-controlled, camera-equipped underwater drone – and it’s the fastest machine yet from underwater robotics startup OpenROV. Trident can go “as fast as Michael Phelps,” according to co-founders David Lang and Eric Stackpole. For reference, Phelps clocks in at 4.4 mph if you factor his record for 50.77 seconds in the 100 m. So… Continue reading Underwater Drone Startup OpenROV Launches A Super Fast Exploration Robot

Meet Teforia, A Tea Brewing Robot For The Home

 Tea making is a delicate process that only the truest of enthusiasts around the world appreciate. The time-honored tradition of sourcing the right ingredients, taking care to consider the age of the leaves, the season of the year and the temperature of the water and then waiting for it to steep to just the right… Continue reading Meet Teforia, A Tea Brewing Robot For The Home

OnePlus X Unveiled: 5-Inch Display, 13MP Rear Camera, Starting At $249

 We got a look at the new device(s) at a San Francisco event earlier this week. The Onyx version is available on OnePlus.net in the UK on November 5th for EUR269 and in the US on November 19th for $249. The invite window will be a month. The Ceramic edition will be available in Europe… Continue reading OnePlus X Unveiled: 5-Inch Display, 13MP Rear Camera, Starting At $249

Understanding The 3D Printing Ecosystem

 Excitement about 3D printing has steadily accelerated over the past decade — but this excitement has largely outpaced innovation and development in the field. As a researcher in 3D printing technologies, I’ve built 3D printers using all of the major technologies, as well as more experimental ones. What I’ve learned is that many of these… Continue reading Understanding The 3D Printing Ecosystem