YouTube’s in-app messaging and Community tab to make their way to YouTube TV, YouTube Music

January 11, 2018 Editor 0

 YouTube is aiming to bring its set of social features, including the in-app messaging system and “Community” tab for creators, to its wider suite of apps. Specifically, the company is interested in porting those features to its YouTube TV app aimed at cord cutters, as well as its Music app. The company won’t confirm a timeline in terms of when these features would launch,… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

Prototype Capital launches to take pre-seed student investing out of the Ivy League

January 11, 2018 Editor 0

 The two founders of Prototype Capital believe that pre-seed investment focused on student entrepreneurs needs to change. While existing micro-investment funds focused on young entrepreneurs spend their time at Ivy League schools and elite private institutions, Prototype Capital’s founders are betting on great opportunities coming from the same places that have driven Steve… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

We go lips on with the PicoStill’s ‘delightful’ gin

January 11, 2018 Editor 0

 When PicoBrew announced its PicoStill, a $249 distilling add-on to its Pico C brewing system, I was nonplussed. How could you produce good whiskey or gin in a compact system? Well you can. Since then I’ve tried PicoBrew’s beer system and was very impressed — and now, after a solid taste of the PicoStill’s gin, I’m a convert. Read More Powered by WPeMatico

Argo AI self-driving test car hit in Pittsburgh as truck runs red light

January 11, 2018 Editor 0

 One of the test cars Argo AI operates in its Pittsburgh fleet was involved in an accident on Wednesday, with two people sent to hospital (in stable condition) with injuries as a result of the accident. The incident appears to have been caused by a light box truck driving through a red light, rather than by Argo’s test vehicle, based on an early traffic report. The self-driving car was… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

Segway Robotics’ Loomo wants to be your little buddy

January 11, 2018 Editor 0

 Everyone needs a robotic friend and the Loomo might be the best yet. Part pack mule, part Segway, part voice assistant, the Loomo packs a lot of goods into its self-balancing frame. The device is from Segway Robotics, which is backed by Intel and Xiaomi. Intel’s RealSense provides sensors to make it safe to use indoors and out and the Segway platform lets it self-balance and travel at up… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

Alpine’s new CarPlay receiver lets you put a big touchscreen in a single DIN slot

January 11, 2018 Editor 0

 Aftermarket touchscreens for your car aren’t new by any means, but this one is pretty clever. It lets you put a touchscreen in cars where one otherwise wouldn’t fit. Alpine’s new head unit floats the display slightly in front of the unit itself, allowing you to pack a 9” touchscreen into a single DIN slot. Once installed, the screen can be slid in or out to make sure… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

A tour of Google’s reopened CES booth

January 11, 2018 Editor 0

 For the first time ever, Google has a big presence at CES. You can’t look out of a window and not see a Google logo somewhere. But the one thing that didn’t work out so well for the company was its massive booth in the parking lot in front of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Yesterday, it rained a bit more than usual in Las Vegas and the booth leaked, so Google had to shut it down… Read More Powered […]