Here comes the Faraday fabric – TechCrunch

Devin Coldewey 2020-12-11 15:13:58 techcrunch.com You don’t have to buy into 5G conspiracy theories to think that you could do with a little less radiation in your life. One way of blocking radiation is a Faraday cage, but this…

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Apple reportedly testing Intel-beating high core count Apple Silicon chips for high-end Macs – TechCrunch

Darrell Etherington 2020-12-07 07:14:40 techcrunch.com Apple is reportedly developing a number of Apple Silicon chip variants with significantly higher core counts relative to the M1 chips that it uses in today’s MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini computers…

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Review: Sketchboard Pro for iPad

Bryce Durbin 2020-11-30 11:31:32 techcrunch.com Image Credits: Sketchboard Pro Sketchboard Pro Source Link

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Interlocking AIs let robots pick and place faster than ever – TechCrunch

Devin Coldewey 2020-11-18 14:01:31 techcrunch.com One of the jobs for which robots are best suited is the tedious, repetitive “pick and place” task common in warehouses — but humans are still much better at it. UC Berkeley researchers are…

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China’s smartphone giant Oppo ratchets up AR push – TechCrunch

Rita Liao 2020-11-17 22:08:15 techcrunch.com Tech companies around the world are still identifying the “next big thing” enabled by 5G connections. Some, such as Oppo, are betting it will be augmented reality. The Chinese smartphone firm showcased its progress…

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Lego expands its Super Mario world with customization tools, new Mario power-ups, and more characters – TechCrunch

Darrell Etherington 2020-11-17 05:00:57 techcrunch.com Lego’s partnership with Nintendo delivered a pretty awesome debut earlier this year with the interactive Lego Super Mario Starter Course, and now it’s following that up with additional sets designed to complement the first.…

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Gifting a gadget? Check its creep factor on Mozilla’s ‘Privacy not included’ list of shame – TechCrunch

Devin Coldewey 2020-11-12 16:51:39 techcrunch.com Buying someone a gadget is a time-honored tradition, but these days it can be particularly fraught, considering you may buy them a fitness tracker that also monitors emotions, or a doorbell that snitches to…

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Josh.ai launches a ‘nearly invisible’ Amazon Echo competitor that’s the size of a coin – TechCrunch

Lucas Matney 2020-11-10 18:30:57 techcrunch.com In the past several weeks we’ve seen refreshes and product expansions from about every facet of the smart home virtual assistant world. Apple launched the HomePod Mini, Google offered a long-overdue refresh of the…

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Apple will release macOS Big Sur on November 12 – TechCrunch

Zack Whittaker 2020-11-10 13:42:21 techcrunch.com Apple’s upcoming desktop and laptop operating system, macOS Big Sur, will be released on November 12, the company announced today. MacOS Big Sur — which stays with the company’s California-themed naming scheme — will…

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Apple updates Mac Mini with Apple-designed M1 chip – TechCrunch

Romain Dillet 2020-11-10 13:43:38 techcrunch.com In addition to the MacBook Air, Apple also introduced a new Mac Mini. It runs Apple’s first custom chipset specifically designed for Mac computers, the M1. It still features the same familiar design, but…

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The Level Bolt and Level Touch smart locks are a cut above the competition in design and usability – TechCrunch

Darrell Etherington 2020-10-29 09:45:46 techcrunch.com Level is one of the newer players in the smart lock space, but with a design pedigree that includes a lot of former Apple employees, the company’s already attracting a lot of praise for…

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Mophie introduces a modular wireless charging module – TechCrunch

Brian Heater 2020-10-27 17:58:59 techcrunch.com Here’s a clever addition for Mophie, one of the longstanding battery case makers, which is now a part of the same smartphone accessory conglomerate as Zagg, Braven, iFrogz and InvisibleShield. The Juice Pack Connect…

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Wyze launches version 3 of its $20 security camera – TechCrunch

Frederic Lardinois 2020-10-27 13:00:56 techcrunch.com Wyze first made a name for itself when it launched its $20 indoor security camera a few years ago. Since then, the company branched out into other smart home products, ranging from doorbells to…

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The Freewrite Traveler is an outstanding, but expensive, dedicated portable writing laptop – TechCrunch

Darrell Etherington 2020-10-27 09:00:12 techcrunch.com As a hardware startup, Astrohaus stands apart because of its unique offerings focused specifically on writers and writing. Its debut product, the Freewrite, looked like an old-school travel typewriter with an e-ink screen. Now,…

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Marshall Major IV wireless headphones offer great sound, plus 80+ hours of battery life and wireless charging – TechCrunch

Darrell Etherington 2020-10-16 10:34:23 techcrunch.com Marshall’s new Major IV headphones ($149.99) combine lightweight comfort with wireless charging, and up to 80 hours of playback for an iconic headset that’s affordable and flexible. At home or on the go, these…

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Shure’s Aonic 50 wireless noise cancelling headphones offer best-in-class audio quality – TechCrunch

Darrell Etherington 2020-10-16 08:57:48 techcrunch.com The noise-cancelling over-ear headphone category is an increasingly competitive one, and consumers have never been more spoiled for choice. Shure entered the market this year with the Aonic 50, a premium-priced headset ($399) that…

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Shure’s SRH1540 headphones can upgrade your home setup with quality sound and all-day comfort – TechCrunch

Darrell Etherington 2020-10-14 10:31:53 techcrunch.com We’re going checking out a range of different headphones on TC this week and next as part of our ‘Headphone Week’ series, and today I’m checking out the Shure SRH1540 ($499). These aren’t new…

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PopSockets is working on MagSafe-compatible iPhone accessories – TechCrunch

Sarah Perez 2020-10-13 17:45:45 techcrunch.com PopSockets will support Apple’s MagSafe technology, TechCrunch has confirmed — meaning you’ll soon be able to pop on and off these ubiquitous iPhone accessories without worrying about the sticker on the back losing its…

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