Bragi’s The Headphone proves fully wireless earbuds can be great

bragi-headphone-main Ditching frills for focus The Headphone doesn’t offer activity tracking or fancy gesture controls – instead, it promises Bluetooth audio, with physical buttons on the right earbud to control playback and volume. The case for The Headphone just holds the buds for charging; unlike The Dash, the storage container does not also hold backup charge for the headset. Despite everything… Read More

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GoPro to cut 15% of workforce in restructuring effort

21443484529_0b6d7d2083_k GoPro today announced the company will cut 200 jobs, about 15% of its global workforce. The company says this will reduce its 2017 non-GAAP operating expenses to about $ 650 million and will help the company fulfill CEO Nick Woodman’s stated goal of returning the company to profitbility in 2017. Company president Tony Bates is stepping down from his position at the end of 2016, saying in… Read More

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Intel joins Mobileye and Delphi on self-driving car system

intel Mobileye and Delphi announced a partnership to build an affordable self-driving car platform it could sell to automakers starting in 2019 earlier this year, and now Intel is joining the two automative suppliers to provide the chips used in their autonomous system. Intel’s processors will power the interpretation of input from the primarily camera and radar-driven self-driving system… Read More

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OhMiBod releases a smaller, more versatile wearable vibrator

club-vibe-3_oh Just in time for holidays, OhMiBod is releasing the latest version of its “wearable massager.” Half a decade after the release of the Club Vibe 2.OH, the sex toy innovator is back with a new version of its discreet vibrator. Version 3.OH is smaller than its predecessor and ships with a rechargeable wireless remote featuring a built-in microphone. The new silicone-based wearable also… Read More

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Hayo is what you get when you cross an Amazon Echo with a Kinect

img_0130 Hayo’s pitch video could use some work. It’s stilted and strange and has some trouble conveying precisely what the product does, owing in part to holographic representations of the product’s functionality. It’s clear that the product is different and probably compelling — but it’s not exactly clear what it does.
Earlier this week, I sat down with the… Read More

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