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Uber sees its ridesharing service as an ideal way to get you home safely when you're drunk, and it's trying out some relatively unique technology to prove its point. The company recently set up an Uber Safe kiosk in Toronto that gave sloshed Canadians a free ride if they blew into a breathalyzer -...

April 8th 2015 at 4:36pm 0 Comments
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If today's deluge of Xbox One news has you itching to try it out yourself ahead of this month's launch, Microsoft has good news for you. Redmond's retail stores will have demo kiosks of the new console set up, and you can play any game you want, as long as it's Forza Motorsport 5. Want more? If yo...

November 9th 2013 at 12:39am 0 Comments
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When we last checked in on the lilitab tablet kiosk product 18 months ago, the sturdy and economical stand delivered a sleek, minimalist look for retail and exhibit environments. Rolling forward to new tablet models, however, required replacing the entire head unit, and the fixed viewing angle was...

November 3rd 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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If you've yet to lay your hands on a Chromebook or Chromebox, that could change shortly, as the computers may soon find a new life in libraries, hotels, retail stores and even the break room. Today, Google announced an update to its management console for Chrome OS that allows for Managed Public S...

April 30th 2013 at 11:02pm 0 Comments
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Replacing those unused telephones that still dot the streets of NYC with high-tech kiosks is just the start. Control Group, one of the companies looking to Reinvent Payphones, has been hired by the MTA to bring its touchscreen and app-driven vision to the New York City Subway system. All told, 90...

March 20th 2013 at 9:07pm 0 Comments
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If you're interested in checking out a Wii U pre-launch – or just interested in finally explaining to someone that it is an actual new console and not just a peripheral – here's your chance. Nintendo reports that over 5,000 Wii U demo stations are present in US retailers, including Targ...

November 5th 2012 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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Microsoft's already opened up the floodgates with Windows 8 pre-orders, and it looks as if those still on the fence now have a sandbox to goof off in. Pictured above is a trio of Windows 8 notebooks from a Best Buy located in St. Cloud, Minnesota, and we actually called around to confirm with seve...

October 12th 2012 at 5:46pm 0 Comments