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Well wants to be the go-to appliance for smart home water conservation

Well is a smart home water conservation system. Using a network of connected water sensors, users can quickly view their water consumption patterns and understand where improvements can be made. The post Well wants to be the go-to appliance for smart.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 20th, 2017

Flytrex launches an autonomous on-demand drone delivery service in Iceland’s capital

 Flytrex wants to prove that drones are a realistic option for on-demand logistics with a new delivery program that took off in Iceland’s capital today. While other companies, including Amazon, have tested drone deliveries, Flytrex says th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 0 min. ago

Samsung working on an Amazon Echo competitor: Report

Planning to take on the likes of Amazon and Google, Samsung is working on a smart speaker that will be launched soon. CNBC is reporting that Samsung’s DJ Koh said the smart speaker was on the way. He, however, did not give a clear timeline for.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  androidosRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

Hanwha Q Cells, LG, China PV makers reportedly mulling factory plans for US

South Korea-based solar cell and PV module makers Hanwha Q Cells and LG Electronics as well as a few China-based fellow makers, to cope with US global safeguards investigation of imported PV products, have reportedly surveyed candidate sites in the U.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 9 min. ago

China LED makers expanding capacities

Major China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers San'an Optoelectronics and HC SemiTek as well as LED packaging service providers MLS, Foshan Nationstar Optoelectronics and Hongli Zhihui are expanding production capacities, according to industry.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 9 min. ago

New subscription-based SkyHi flight app offers outrageously low airfares

A new startup called SkyHi wants to apply the Netflix subscription formula to air travel -- courtesy of what it claims is the world’s first subscription platform for unlimited flights. The post New subscription-based SkyHi flight app offers outrage.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 9 min. ago

Open Listings Expands Home Buying Service To Seattle

Open Listings, a venture-backed startup which helps people find, tour, and buy homes, which has offices in both San Diego and San Francisco, said Wednesday that it had launched its service in Seattle. The move is aimed directly at competing with onli.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago

Two Fear Effect titles are coming and they won"t be PlayStation exclusives this time

After 16 years, the Fear Effect franchise is being revived. Hana, Rain, Glas, and Deke are hitting the PC and current generation consoles hard with not one, but two new games. Well, one is new; the other is a reboot of the first game which launched i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

"Carcraft" is Waymo"s virtual world for autonomous vehicle testing

Earlier this year we watched as an AI kept driving straight into the water in Grand Theft Auto: V. Rather than use Rockstar Games' crime-world magnum opus to train its self-driving vehicles, though, Waymo instead uses Carcraft. Named fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

SpaceX’s slim new spacesuits look straight out of sci-fi

We have known about Elon Musk's plan to send humans to Mars by 2022 for quite some time. Today, he unveiled the SpaceX spacesuit necessary for such a mission as well as transporting humans to the space station. The post SpaceX’s slim new spaces.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

SkyHi wants to do for plane tickets what Netflix does for movies

A new startup called SkyHi wants to apply the Netflix subscription formula to air travel -- courtesy of what it claims is the world’s first subscription platform for unlimited flights. The post SkyHi wants to do for plane tickets what Netflix does.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

Ojo wants to be the electric scooter for commuters, but it’s not there yet

Commuting in a busy city like San Francisco can be annoying — between all the cars, bikes, Boosted Boards and other electric gizmos zipping and weaving through lanes. The Ojo Electric scooter, while it might help with your personal traffic woes.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 17 min. ago

Some Sony Xperia owners could receive refunds for false waterproof claims

Sony used to make a big deal of its “waterproof” Xperia smartphones and tablets, but in reality, they were never designed to be used while submerged in water. Now, following a preliminary settlement in a class-action lawsuit, owners whose.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Pre-register for "Monument Valley 2" on Google Play

The sequel to the mind-bending, gorgeous puzzler Monument Valley has been available for iOS since June; it was announced at Apple's developer conference, WWDC. Now Android users get to experience the MC Escher-inspired mobile game. Well.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

LG"s first-ever 4K Blu-ray player is tricked out for primo picture and sound

A full-featured Blu-ray player is an integral part of any home theater setup, and LG's newly launched UP970 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, packed with features like Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos support, is a strong new contender. The post LG's.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 25 min. ago

Elon Musk’s SpaceX spacesuit borrows from quite a few pop culture references

We have known about Elon Musk's plan to send humans to Mars by 2022 for quite some time. Today, he unveiled the SpaceX spacesuit necessary for such a mission as well as transporting humans to the space station. The post Elon Musk’s SpaceX space.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 25 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets official, Walmart heads to Google Home

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets official, Walmart heads to Google Home.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

Google, Walmart Partner to Deliver Goods Right to Your Door Via Google Assistant

Announced this week, with rollout starting late next month, users of Google Assistant (on a phone or through Google Home) can use their voice to order items directly from Walmart. On top of that, starting today, shoppers through Google Express (on th.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News12 hr. 33 min. ago

Samsung’s DJ Koh Confirms, a Smart Speaker is Coming

Speaking with CNBC at the Galaxy Note 8 unveiling event, Samsung’s Mobile President, DJ Koh, confirmed that the company is indeed working on a smart speaker and that it may be coming soon. This isn’t the first we’ve heard about a po.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News12 hr. 33 min. ago

This Disney AR app could be a stealth play for smart coloring books

 In our perambulations through the halls of museums, who hasn’t wanted to give paintings we pass by a little touch-up in a spontaneous act of yellowism? Disney has created an augmented reality app to allow just this, but given the company&.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 49 min. ago

The top 7 startups from Y Combinator S’17 Demo Day 2

 Day two of YC S’17 brought us autonomous store checkout, cannabis genomics and at home fertility testing. We whittled down the strong day of pitches to just seven hot companies. These are the startups our writers and the investors we spok.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 0 min. ago