Category: Tech and Gadgets

Uber is already carrying out tests with self-driving cars in Pittsburgh

Uber – artificial intelligence lab

Uber launches artificial intelligence lab   Ride-sharing service Uber has acquired a New York-based artificial intelligence start-up which it hopes can speed up its progress in creating self-driving cars. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, will see Uber gain 15 specialist researchers who will form a new division at the company known as Uber AI Labs. Geometric Intelligence’s co-founder Gary […]

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Apple MacBook vs. Microsoft Surface

Apple MacBook vs. Microsoft Surface

Apple is stalling for time with its new MacBooks — and Microsoft knows it With its new Surface Studio desktop PC, unveiled last week, Microsoft did something unimaginable: It upstaged Apple. The machine’s sharp, super thin screen, smart design, and innovative click wheel led Business Insider’s Steve Kovach to write that “the Studio isn’t a computer. It’s an entirely new […]

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Kodak Ektra phone hands-on review

Kodak Ektra phone hands-on review

Hands-on with Kodak’s £449 Ektra – the camera maker’s first phone Kodak’s camera set to rival Google Pixel XL and the iPhone 7, phone goes on sale in December and will cost £449 Camera maker Kodak is making a new play: the Android smartphone market. The American company is re-using the design and name of its 1941 Kodak Ektra camera […]

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Wirelessly powered drone

Wirelessly powered drone

Wirelessly powered drone enables indefinite flight time   A drone capable of being powered by wireless induction, allowing it to stay airborne indefinitely, has been demonstrated by Imperial College London scientists.   The device uses inductive coupling, a concept initially demonstrated by inventor Nikola Tesla over 100 years ago. Two copper coils are tuned into one another enabling the wireless […]

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PSVR Review Round-Up

PSVR Review Round-Up

PSVR Review Round-Up: A Comfortable Headset Plagued With Stuttering Issues   The embargo has lifted and reviews are starting to roll in for PlayStation VR, the first mainstream VR headset that attaches to a console, the PS4, rather than a PC. The hope for Sony is that the PSVR will make virtual reality go mainstream, expanding beyond its niche enthusiast […]

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Pebble 2 Review

Pebble 2 Review

Pebble 2 Review: Feel Your Heart Beat With The Seven-Day Smartwatch Pebble, the start-up that arguably kickstarted the current generation of smartwatches, has a new watch available. Given the number of models that have been released, you might be surprised to find that only now are we getting one called the Pebble 2. Adding in heart rate tracking and putting […]

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