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The Eye Tribe Says It’s Shipping Its First $99 Eye-Tracking Units, Raises Another $1M

The Eye Tribe, which took the stage today at TechCrunch’s CES Hardware Battlefield, is developing hardware that allows users to control technology with the motion of their eyes.<p>In fact, co-founder and CEO Sune Alstrop Johansen told me that the company has started shipping its first units and …

Modbot Wants To Make Robotics Easier, More Modular And More Democratic

The DIY revolution means that people can now print their own 3D models, build their own websites and apps, and even build their own mobile devices and custom computers using things like Raspberry Pi. The Modbot team taking part in this year’s TechCrunch Battlefield at CES 2014 wants to do the same …

MakerBot Is Changing The World

It was an inauspicious beginning. At the MakerBot event last night at CES 2014 the intro music tended towards soft hard rock. On the plate was a lilting guitar anthem by the Foo Fighters and then a song by Incubus, <i>Pardon Me</i>.<p><i>So pardon me while I burst into flames.</i><p>Luckily, nothing did.<p>Instead, as I …

Channel Master is developing a whole-home DVR solution for cord cutters

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>Channel Master, known for its over-the-air TV antennas as well as some early digital video recorders that go along with these …

Airtame wireless dongle mirrors your computer onto any HDMI display

Here's yet another option for wirelessly mirroring your computer screen to another display, but don't worry: This one is rather impressive. Airtame, the creation of a group of Danish folks, is an HDMI dongle that links your PC -- be it running Windows, OS X or Linux -- to whatever display it's …

Toshiba's 5-in-1 laptop concept debuts at CES with a detachable keyboard

Sure, notebook makers crow about their 2-in-1 hybrids, but Toshiba's brought something to CES that'll humble its competition: a 5-in-1 laptop. The transforming device comes with a slick magnesium alloy case reminiscent of a MacBook, and a 13.3-inch touchscreen. So, just what can this laptop …

Samsung's 105-inch curved UHD TV and 85-inch bendable screen hit retail this year

If you dug the 105-inch curved Ultra HD TV and <i>bendable</i> 85-inch UHD screen (above) Samsung debuted this week, we have good news. They'll both hit retail sometime in the second half of this year, according to the tech giant. If you were expecting pricing info, well, you're going to have to wait a …

This is not the year of wearables but the year the hype dies, says Evernote CEO

This has been a big week for smartwatches, especially here on Quartz. So far we’ve already published four pieces on the putative next big thing. Much of that was linked to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the industry’s annual jamboree for new products, during which smartwatch pioneers Pebble …

Wearable Tech

CES 2014: Liquipel-Treated Clothes Can't Get Wet [Video]

Your suede is saved!<p>Now that Liquipel has saved our phones (and apparently earbuds and Jamboxes) from watery deaths, they're out to save your wardrobe, too. At CES this year, the company is announcing that its water (and muck) repelling treatment is coming to fabrics. They're working with labels to …

CES

Introducing the Best of CES 2014 finalists!

CES 2014 is only just officially beginning, but the show has already been an eventful one for us. To select finalists for the Best of CES Awards, Engadget's senior editors have been pounding the pavement at the Las Vegas Convention Center to find top contenders for the 13 categories in the running, …

4 Trends for TVs in 2014

According to every TV manufacturer we listened to yesterday, 2014 promises be the year for Ultra High Definition (UHD) TVs, also called 4K TV. UHD …

LG Fitness Band blends the best of Nike+ FuelBand and a smartwatch

LG joined the wearable tech market at CES in Las Vegas this week with the launch of the activity-monitoring LG Fitness Band.<p>Like many contemporaries, …

The future of programming

Programming is changing. The PC era is coming to an end, and software developers now work with an explosion of devices, job functions, and problems …

15 "What The F**k?" Moments You Can Expect On Public Transport

Public transport an affordable way of getting around, a necessary evil and the incubator for the weird, wonderful and random from all walks of …

Ouya has no hit games so far, reports say

On Kickstarter, Ouya was a blockbuster, raising more than $8.5 million in one of the most successful campaigns in the crowd-funding site's history. With critics, Ouya has so far been a dud, and the Android console has dealt with shipping problems as well. Now, it seems, Ouya is dealing with one …

Bong Joon-Ho’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Snowpiercer’ Receives First Round of Rave Reviews

Bong Joon-Ho's Sci-Fi Thriller 'Snowpiercer' Receives First Round of Rave Reviews<p>With an impressive cast and icy dystopian sheen, Bong Joon-ho’s …

Five Reasons Why Nintendo's Stock Is Surging

Ask a gamer about Nintendo these days, and they’ll likely give you a quip about the Wii U being dead in the water in the face of more powerful, more buzzed about consoles from Sony and Microsoft. But investors see things a different way, and perhaps have been paying closer to recent events that say …

Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer: Apple to Have 'Very Busy Fall'

During the question and answer portion of Apple's third quarter earnings call, Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer suggested that Apple will have a "very busy fall," following it up with a statement that he'd like to "leave it there and go into more detail in October."<p>Apple is expected to unveil a number …

Opinion: Used games are fair trade

When Ready at Dawn boss Ru Weerasuriya criticizes GameStop for selling used games — and failing to provide any of the revenue to games developers — he's echoing a sentiment common among video game-makers.<p>He told GamesIndustry that "retail outlets are really taking everybody for a ride," and that …

Our Ten Favorite Announcements from San Diego Comic Con 2013

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed this but San Diego Comic Con – also known as Comic Con International – has grown into something that has become just a …

Comics

Living Lean: How To Stay Ripped And Make Gains 24-7-365

I know for many people the term “lean” is rather general and covers a wide rang of body fat. For some “lean” is 6% and for others lean is 10%.<p>For the …

You Have No Control Over Security on the Feudal Internet

Facebook regularly abuses the privacy of its users. Google has stopped supporting its popular RSS feeder. Apple prohibits all iPhone apps that are political or sexual. Microsoft might be cooperating with some governments to spy on Skype calls, but we don’t know which ones. Both Twitter and LinkedIn …