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Qualcomm has been besieged by problems lately and quite a few of its employees may soon pay the price. It's planning to lay off around 10 percent of its workforce -- several thousand employees -- according to The Information. The WSJ is also reporting that the company will conduct a comprehensive...

July 21st 2015 at 4:14am 0 Comments
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Selfie technology has come a long way in recent years, but for all our sticks, sombreros, hair-brushes and Doom mods, we still haven't overcome the selfie's biggest enemy: low light. What do you do if you're in a dark nightclub and you just need to share your night out with your pals on Instagram?...

July 20th 2015 at 9:38pm 0 Comments
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Most of Motorola's energy is likely going into the new smartphones it's expected to launch next week, but that isn't stopping it from upgrading other parts of its lineup. The company has quietly released a second-generation Moto Hint headset that retains the tiny in-ear design, but makes far fewer...

July 20th 2015 at 3:54pm 0 Comments
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Buzz Lightyear is tearing around on his jetpack in Toy Story 2, but I'm not watching passively. Every time he banks left, my chair banks left. When he accelerates and climbs, I tilt back. When he finally touches down on a strange planet, my seat drops with a bump. No, I'm not at a theme park or "4...

July 20th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Bingeing on Vitamin D, footy in the park and lazy afternoons whiled away in pub beer gardens are what summer's all about. But sometimes, retreating to a cool, darkened room for a guilty gaming fix is just the ticket. And because we don't want your third-degree sunburns on our conscience, we've giv...

July 20th 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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You can certainly use drum machines and electronic drums if you want to add a digital kick to your music, but you typically lose the intuitiveness and subtlety of playing old-school skins in the process. Why can't you have the best of both worlds? Sunhouse thinks you can. It's crowdfunding Sensory...

July 19th 2015 at 5:32pm 0 Comments
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This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article below at TheWirecutter.com. After 100 hours of research, testing, and consulting with electrical engineers, we found the HooToo HT-UH010 seven-port hub ($40) is the best USB 3.0 hub...

July 17th 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Today on In Case You Missed It: Virtual Reality by Oculus Rift is about to get way more tactile thanks to a newly acquired hand tracking tech company. Hue lights will now sync with an Xbox One game and oh man, the ambience on your next blood bath will be intense. And a YouTuber uploaded a video...

July 17th 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Today on In Case You Missed It: Japan's come up with some cool tech in the past, but this week it reached a whole new boss level. A new hotel opened in Nagasaki, manned by talking robots-- including a dinosaur robot. GE Healthcare showed off its new full-color 3D ultrasound machine. And Google...

July 16th 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Intel says its next-gen "Cannonlake" chips will be delayed by six months, marking the second time in a row it hasn't released a CPU on a two-year "Moore's law" cycle. Last year's 14-nanometer Broadwell chips were similarly delayed, and even Haswell and Ivy Bridge were behind schedule. Intel said t...

July 16th 2015 at 5:58am 0 Comments
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Anxious that you might face an armed home invasion, or that your kids might find the key to the gun cabinet? NanoWatt Design thinks it has a way to give you that crucial early warning. Its crowdfunded GunDetect camera uses computer vision to detect firearms and send a text alert to your phone. I...

July 15th 2015 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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I've never been a big fan of the stylus. Sure, I don't really have a choice when I'm using Wacom's Cintiq pen displays, but other than that, I don't care much for styli. Adonit has a pair of them -- the Jot Touch and Jot Script 2 -- and they promise a more pen-like feel, so now seemed like as good...

July 14th 2015 at 2:30pm 0 Comments