Unless you've been living under a rock for the past week, you're probably well aware of the sensation that is Pokémon Go. I've been too busy to try it for any extended period, but knowing the basic idea of how it works (it's much like Ingress), we can't help but think Lenovo's upcoming Tango-enabled Phab2 Pro smartphone is going to be the perfect meeting of hardware and global software phenomenon... Continue Reading Did Lenovo and Google Tango just hit an AR jackpot with this Pokémon Go phenomenon?
Category: Mobile Technology
- What Nintendo's next-gen system needs to rival, maybe even surpass, the PS4 and Xbox One
- Making the real world virtual: Hands-on with the ridiculously bold Lenovo Phab2 Pro
- Pokémon and Niantic collaborate to bring augmented pocket monsters to the real world
- Nintendo's next console will launch globally in March 2017
- Oh snap! Hands-on with Lenovo's Moto Z and its modular back plates
- Lenovo's ideastick Stick 300 puts Windows in your pocket
A year since Amazon launched its Echo intelligent assistant in a Bluetooth speaker and opened up its voice-controlled Alexa platform to developers, both were beginning to gain some traction, even with Echo's limitations. Now a third-party app called Josh builds upon Alexa to make Echo and other voice-controlled systems even more powerful... Continue Reading Third-party app Josh will bring a few new skills (and different voices) to Amazon Echo
Category: Around The Home
- Review: Amazon Echo is finally available to all
- One year on, Amazon's Alexa is quietly ushering in the smart home of the future
- Cubic mixes Siri, Google Now and Samantha from "Her"
- M is for personal digital assistant: Facebook announces Siri competitor
- Asus aims for the heart of the home with cute do-it-all robot
- Terapio autonomous robot designed to replace medical carts
Renowned Italian designer Aldo Drudi, in co-operation with Honda, created a custom interpretation of its VFR 1200F sport tourer. Born at the Air Garage installation in Rimini, Italy, the Burasca 1200 showcases some very exclusive parts while declaring its uniqueness with Drudi's one-off carbon livery... Continue Reading Burasca gives Honda’s VFR the Drudi treatment
- Power, control and safety: The year's best motorcycle tech and what to expect in 2016
- Wheelrider motorcycle top case doubles as carry-on luggage, includes solar panel
- Honda's legendary Africa Twin returns
- Honda rolls out its most advanced Cub ever
- Review: Indian Springfield – a fast, rumbling, quick-change artist
- Triumph upgrades Tiger Sport with revised engine and electronic safety systems
Understandably, drones aren't usually welcome around airplanes, but Airbus is making an exception to that rule. The aerospace firm has been testing and demonstrating how drones can be used for quality inspection before planes are delivered to customers... Continue Reading Drone helps Airbus fly through aircraft inspection
- Will humanoid robots build tomorrow's aircraft?
- Boeing proposes 3D printing "ice" for aircraft certification
- AirStrato drones give military performance at "affordable" prices
- Flying replica set to fulfill Bugatti's radical aircraft dream
- Can Boom bring back supersonic flight without the astronomical price tag?
- Could this 18-motor wing be the future of electric aircraft?
A team of researchers from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) in Flanders, Belgium, has discovered a link regarding the level of friction between an exoplanet's lower atmosphere and the surface of tidally-locked exoplanets, and their potential for supporting life. The study focuses on exoplanets orbiting M dwarf stars, a class of stellar bodies significantly smaller and dimmer, yet much more common than Sun-like stars... Continue Reading Are tidally locked exoplanets more habitable than we once thought?
- Could life exist around ancient red giant stars?
- Tidally locked exoplanets more habitable than previously thought
- Red dwarf exoplanets not as habitable as once believed
- Closest potentially habitable planet found just 14 light years away
- Kepler discovers most potentially habitable planet yet
- Kepler’s five-year tally: 961 new planets