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A group of French and American scientists publishing in the science journal Nature are reporting success in their attempt to develop software that allows damaged robots to quickly overcome many sustained injuries and continue with their tasks.  A major problem in robotics has long been the inability of the machines... Read more...
Android M, known internally as Macadamia Nut Cookie, is on the horizon. Google I/O kicked off this afternoon and the first topic of discussion was of course Google’s next generation mobile operating system. For those that were hoping for a huge UI overhaul or a ton of gee-whiz features, this is not the Android release... Read more...
Welcome back for the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. On tap for you all today, we have deals on a Dell Inspiron 3000-series slim desktop PC, a Lenovo IdeaPad Z50 Intel Core i7-4510U based notebook, a Samsung UN32J5003 32" 1080p LED LCD Smart HDTV, and a whole lot more. Full... Read more...
Google has just rolled out a fresh update to its Goo.gl URL shortening service, now allowing links to load up an app and bring the user straight to the appropriate page. An example can be seen below, where a user taps a link on Twitter, and is brought to the specific page of an appropriate app. Got $23,000,000 kicking... Read more...
One of the main advantages brick-and-mortar stores have been able to maintain in the online shopping era is instant gratification. Whereas you can waltz into a store and leave with the desired item in-hand, online shoppers typically have to wait at least a few days after purchasing a product, though that's changing... Read more...
AMD has just announced a new processor that will sit atop the leaderboard when it comes to FM2+ processors. The new processor, the A10-7870K APU, is priced at a respectable $137 and will be available beginning June 2. Before we start getting into the meat of this announcement, we must clear up a bit of confusion... Read more...
The mobile payment wars are heating up. On one side is Google, which is expected to make an announcement today or tomorrow at its annual Google I/O convention. And on the other side Apple, which is reportedly getting ready to provide details about changes coming to its Apple Pay mobile service, one of which will be a new rewards program. According Read more...
Who knew keyboards could be so exciting? Hot on the heels of KFC’s Tray Typer comes a decidedly cooler keyboard from Lenovo. The company used the spotlight at Tech World today to announce the Smart Cast smartphone, which has a projector that can create a virtual keyboard on just about any surface. Tell me that isn’t... Read more...
Does the world really need 76 flashlight apps? Microsoft thinks not, and it’s planning to cull the least useful apps (flashlight and otherwise) from the Windows App Store in the near future. Microsoft sent app developers a letter this week outlining several tweaks to its App Store policy that are designed to reduce... Read more...
I've always liked the feel of Microsoft's Xbox controllers, and I'm not alone in that sentiment. That also applies to the controller for the Xbox One, which retains the same general design of previous versions while adding a bunch of fancy new features, though it's missing a 3.5mm audio jack. According to a support... Read more...
Among the numerous benefits and features of Amazon's Prime subscription service is a same-day delivery option, an amenity that's available in a dozen metro areas with planned expansions into San Diego and Tampa Bay. Normally the cost for near-instant gratification would cost Prime members $5.99 per delivery, though... Read more...
Earlier this morning, Lenovo covered its bases in the consumer space with three new notebook lines. Tonight, the company has turned its attention to the business-oriented ThinkPad 10 tablet (you can read our review of the previous model here), which has received a thorough makeover with improved performance and... Read more...
It’s hard to believe that the current generation Nissan GT-R has been available in the U.S. since July 2008. Since its debut, the GT-R has demolished vehicles costing thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars more when it comes to outright performance. This is despite the fact that the GT-R has been... Read more...
Welcome back for the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. On tap for you all today, we have deals on a Lenovo ThinkPad T450s 14" Broadwell-based notebook, an LG 55UB8200 55" 4K UHD LED LCD Smart TV, an Epson Perfection V550 Photo Color Scanner, and a whole lot more. Full details... Read more...
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