Gadgets

Safety and inspection bot startup Gecko Robotics adds $7 million to the coffers – TechCrunch

Gecko Robotics goals to save human lives at our country’s energy vegetation with its wall-climbing robots. To proceed doing so, the startup tells TechCrunch it has simply secured $7 million from a cadre of high-profile resources together with Founders Fund, Mark Cuban, The Westly Group, Justin Kan and Y Combinator. We first reported on the Pittsburgh-based corporate […]

Watch Nvidia unveil the RTX 2080 live right here – TechCrunch

Nvidia is benefiting from the Gamescom in Germany to carry a press convention about its long term graphics processing devices. The convention will get started at 6 PM in Germany, 12 PM in New York, nine AM in San Francisco. Just per week after the corporate unveiled its new Turing structure, Nvidia may percentage extra […]

It’s Friday so relax and watch a hard drive defrag forever on Twitch – TechCrunch

It’s been a whilst since I defragged — years, most certainly, as a result of in this day and age for a collection of causes computer systems don’t in point of fact wish to. But most likely it’s we who wish to defrag. And what higher strategy to defrag your mind after a lengthy week […]

The Automatica automates pour-over coffee in a charming and totally unnecessary way – TechCrunch

Most mornings, after sifting during the night time’s mail haul and skimming the headlines, I make myself a cup of coffee. I exploit a easy pour-over cone and paper filters, and (in what’s most likely my maximum tedious Seattleite affectation), I grind the beans by way of hand. I just like the guide facet of […]

Tomu is a fingernail-sized computer that is easy to swallow – TechCrunch

I’m a massive fan of unmarried board computer systems, particularly in the event that they’re sufficiently small to swallow. That’s why I just like the Tomu. This teeny-tiny ARM processor necessarily interfaces together with your computer by means of the USB port and incorporates two LEDs and two buttons. Once it’s plugged within the little […]

SNES.party lets you play Super Nintendo with your friends – TechCrunch

Hot at the heels of the fantastic NES.birthday party comes Haukur Rosinkranz’s SNES.party, a web page that lets you play Super Nintendo with all your buds. Rosinkranz is Icelandic however lives in Berlin now. He made NES.birthday party a yr in the past whilst experimenting with WebRTC and WebSockets and he up to date his […]

VR optics could help old folks keep the world in focus – TechCrunch

The complicated optics concerned with hanging a display screen an inch clear of the eye in VR headsets could make for good glasses that proper for imaginative and prescient issues. These prototype “autofocals” from Stanford researchers use intensity sensing and gaze monitoring to deliver the world into focus when somebody lacks the talent to do […]

XYZPrinting announces the da Vinci Color Mini – TechCrunch

XYZPrinting could have in any case cracked the colour 3-D printing code. Their newest gadget, the $1,599 da Vinci Color Mini is a complete colour printer that makes use of 3 CMY ink cartridges to stain the filament as it’s extruded, bearing in mind as much as 15 million colour mixtures. The printer is these […]

Fitbit’s upcoming Charge 3 to sport full touchscreen, per leak – TechCrunch

This seems to be the Fitbit Charge 3 and, whether it is, a number of large adjustments are within the works for Fitbit’s premier health tracker band. The leak comes from Android Authority which issues to the adjustments. First, the instrument has a full touchscreen relatively than a clunky quasi-touchscreen just like the Charge 2. […]

This robot maintains soft, unnerving eye contact – TechCrunch

Humans already in finding it unnerving sufficient when extraordinarily alien-looking robots are kicked and interfered with, so one can most effective believe how a lot worse it’s going to be once they make unbroken eye contact and reflect your expressions whilst you heap abuse on them. This is the long run we’ve got decided on. […]