Topic: Gadgets

The Raspberry Pi Micro-Computer Gets An Upgrade
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The Raspberry Pi Micro-Computer Gets An Upgrade

The Raspberry Pi foundation announced the release of a new micro computer yesterday called the Raspberry Pi Model B+. Since I’m a big fan of pie, this is music to my ears (ah, nothing better than low hanging … [Read more...]

Project Ara Developer Boards Ship in July
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Project Ara Developer Boards Ship in July

Today, Google announced that it is now accepting applications from third party developers to receive Project Ara development boards later this month. This is the first real shot developers will have to start figuring out … [Read more...]

After Samsung Z’s Latest Delay, is Tizen DOA?
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After Samsung Z’s Latest Delay, is Tizen DOA?

About a month ago, Samsung announced the Samsung Z, its first smartphone running Tizen, the Linux-based mobile OS that it had a hand in developing. Set to debut in Russia in Q3 2014, new reports say that Samsung has … [Read more...]

Meet the ‘EO1′, an Internet-Connected Picture Frame
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Meet the ‘EO1′, an Internet-Connected Picture Frame

So here's some information that is no secret to anyone who knows me -- art isn't really my thing. I don't cover the walls with it, and even if I did, my tastes would probably change to where I'd want something new … [Read more...]

Clearly Inspired: Apple Patents Glass Device Housings
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Clearly Inspired: Apple Patents Glass Device Housings

When the iPhone first launched a few years ago, its design and the sleek smoothness of its UI’s screen animations made it look like someone had dropped the device off from the future. And it seems that Apple isn’t … [Read more...]

Surface Mini this Summer? Yes, Says Leaker. No, Says Me.
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Surface Mini this Summer? Yes, Says Leaker. No, Says Me.

The Surface Mini is quickly becoming my favorite piece of vaporware. Rumored since last year, we were supposed to see the Windows RT-powered tablet debuted this past May, right along with the Surface Pro 3. When that … [Read more...]

Apple Hires Former TAG Heuer Exec for iWatch Launch
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Apple Hires Former TAG Heuer Exec for iWatch Launch

It’s true that Apple has yet to even remotely acknowledge the existence of the iWatch, but that hasn’t stopped us from reporting on it every chance we get. For example, an article on CNBC reports that Apple has … [Read more...]

Is Microsoft Making a Smartband?
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Is Microsoft Making a Smartband?

Not one to be left out, Microsoft is working on getting into the wearable tech game itself. While the company has yet to announce anything formally, a patent filing published in May shows that Microsoft has plans for … [Read more...]

Chumby is Brought Back to Life, Courtesy of Blue Octy
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Chumby is Brought Back to Life, Courtesy of Blue Octy

A few years ago, I seriously wanted a Chumby. For those of you unfamiliar with the device, it was a sort of alarm clock-meets-tablet-meets-rugby ball that sold itself as a convenient way to access important Internet … [Read more...]

Report Says Microsoft Has Killed Surface Mini
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Report Says Microsoft Has Killed Surface Mini

When Microsoft didn’t unveil the Surface Mini at its event in May, no one was too upset – mainly because the company revealed the Surface Pro 3 instead, a powerhouse ultrabook/tablet hybrid. With a flashy new PC to … [Read more...]