The merry TechCrunch band took a trip to Cupertino this week to kick it with a small robot called Botlr made by robotics startup Savioke. The little android, outfitted with a fancy collar and racing stripes,
With just a small kit of powder, mascara, colored pencils, and paint, makeup can turn people into animals, monsters, paintings, and other people entirely. It can make the ugly beautiful, the beautiful
Vocal communication of whales sounds like songs whales sing to each other. So if our algorithm was able to analyze songs made by whales, we started to wonder how well it could analyze songs made by humans.
Plugging in a USB drive could be one of the most dangerous things you do on your computer, according to new research reported by Wired's Andy Greenberg. A new species of malware, dubbed "BadUSB," can the
Samsung's new TVs have pressed 4K and curved frames as features, but what if you want one that's only curved sometimes? That's where a bendable TV comes in, and Samsung says it will release the industry's
An early look at Microsoft's next version of Windows Microsoft provided an early look at its new Start Menu for a future version of Windows earlier this year, but freshly leaked screenshots are offering
Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog. Read to lead, right? Here be gadgetsNot here exactly, but on our new hardware site Plugged.
We've come a long way from the aging, chunky monitors we used to play "The Oregon Trail" in elementary school. And, as computers have become slimmer and more sleek, so has the software that goes along
This Artificial Intelligence Company Could 'Eradicate The Spreadsheet' And Do The Work Of A $250,000 Consultant
The software can write stories with no bias, confusion, or cherry picking, accurately representing the truth based on the data you give it. Hammond calls it "the most powerful AI system [he's] ever built."
OS X 10.10 Yosemite is gorgeous. It’s the biggest visual overhaul to come to OS X since Aqua, which has caused a rush of Apple fanboys – including our own Leander Kahney – to jump the gun and install buttery
The murky world of lobby groups bankrolling politicians is garnering more attention, but is there a way to find out which representatives are in the pocket without a lot of tedious research? A 16-year-old
Researchers at King's College London have developed a technique called Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralzation, in which a device they've dubbed a "healing hand piece" is placed over the
Chrono Therapeutics‘ wearable, called SmartStop, injects a tiny bit of nicotine into the wearer’s bloodstream at timed intervals. In this way it’s similar to the patch, but SmartStop gives the wearer control
If your child is constantly glued to a tablet swiping away at birds or fruit, you're probably wistfully wishing for the days when kids liked playing with actual toys. Well, Lego just might have the perfect
What has 214 co-sponsors in the House and is probably going to become law? More popular than ice cream, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act would forever ban taxation of Internet access and “discriminatory”
Using a piece of paper with a specially printed grid and a regular smartphone, Rendor may have just cracked the 3D scanning code. The system allows you to create a 3D scan of almost any object simply taking
We were envious when Sony launched its vision of a mini-PlayStation (called the PlayStation Vita TV) in Japan last year. That curious, promising device has since evolved into the PlayStation TV, a $99
A new type of malware found on Android devices can take your mobile photos, videos and documents hostage and hold them for ransom. According to Ars Technica, and first discovered by Robert Lipovsky of