Gadgets

Proxxi saves workers from getting electrocuted – TechCrunch

There are some units which might be great to have – iPhones, sous vide wands – and a few units that you simply should have. Proxxi suits within the latter camp. Proxxi is an always-on sensor that buzzes when it will get too with regards to top voltage electrical energy. Its worn by means of […]

Banksy’s rigged art frame was supposed to shred the whole thing – TechCrunch

In the attached long run will any person really personal any thing? Banksy’s artworld shocker efficiency piece, previous this month, when a canvas of his went beneath the hammer at Sothebys in London, suggests no longer. Immediately the Girl with Balloon canvas offered — for a fab ~$1.1M (£860,000) — it proceeded to self-destruct, by way […]

This 3D-printed prosthetic hand combines speed and strength with simplicity – TechCrunch

Prosthetic limbs have come far from the heavy, forged palms and legs of yesteryear, nevertheless it’s nonetheless tough to pack a variety of movement into them with out advanced or cumbersome equipment. But new analysis out of Cornell makes use of a cleverly designed 3D-printed mechanism to reach speed and strength with easy building — […]

Facebook is building a camera TV set-top box codenamed Ripley – TechCrunch

A mysterious product referred to as “Ripley” seemed hidden but even so Facebook’s new Portal sensible shows in Facebook for Android’s code. Dug up by way of widespread TechCrunch tipster Jane Manchun Wong a week in the past, Ripley’s identify squared with Facebook’s VP of Portal Rafa Camargo telling us that “we’re already investing in expanding […]

Timex builds its first automatic watch in decades – TechCrunch

Leave your smartwatch at the counter as a result of Timex is again with its first automatic watch in decades. Called the Marlin, this 21-jewel timepiece that hearkens again to the times of “Takes a licking, keeps on ticking.” The Marlins price $249 and are available in more than one types. This specific style, in […]

Watch a Boston Dynamics robot get a little funky – TechCrunch

In this a laugh video the Boston Dynamics Spot dances, wiggles, and shimmies proper into our hearts. This little four-legged robot – a smaller sibling to the huge Big Dog – is unusually agile and the staff at Boston Robotics have taught the little robot to bop to Bruno Mars which means that that robots […]

Casio adds modern tech to the classic G-Shock watch – TechCrunch

Casio launched the first G-Shock watch in 1983. The unique set the bar for tricky watches with improbable surprise resistant to offer protection to the quartz module. It’s a classic and nonetheless in the stores in numerous paperwork in 2018. Recently, Casio launched an all-metal model of the watch that includes the iconic design however […]

Tech Will Save Us offers STEM toys you’ll actually use – TechCrunch

I hate STEM toys. I’ve 3 children and in the long run each and every “educational” toy they’ve used – from LittleBits to Nintendo Labo – has ended up in a nook someplace, neglected for extra thrilling fare. This occurs for a couple of causes however the principle one is that the toys require an […]

Vinli launches mobility data platform, signs partnership with ALD Automotive – TechCrunch

Connected automotive startup Vinli targets to glue cars to the cloud and is nowadays saying a metamorphosis in its trade fashion because it companions with the most important fleet operator in Europe, ALD Automotive. Vinli introduced in 2014 as a right away shopper corporate that allowed homeowners so as to add cloud services and products […]

A fictional Facebook Portal videochat with Mark Zuckerberg – TechCrunch

TechCrunch: Hey Portal, dial Mark Portal: Do you imply Mark Zuckerberg? TC: Yes Portal: Dialling Mark… TC: Hi Mark! Nice selection of gray t-shirt. MZ: Uh, new telephone who dis? — oh, hello, er, TechCrunch… TC: Thanks for agreeing to this completely fictional interview, Mark! MZ: Sure — anytime. But you don’t thoughts if I […]