Author Archives: Stan Horaczek
Last week in tech: Amazon’s massive drone delivery hub may be coming to your city (in the distant future)
Plus: Free vintage Sega games and the latest from the wild world of cryptocurrency.
All the biggest tech news of the week, including Amazon’s drone hub patent, and the OnePlus 5 smartphone. Continue reading
The stories you may have missed.
E3 and Amazon led the charge in last week’s tech news. Continue reading
The wrong timbre can make even a great stick seem terrible
Players don’t like golf clubs with bad acoustics, so manufacturers pull out all the stops engineering sweet sounding clubs. Continue reading
Make every day Nature Photography Day!
A few quick tips to help you get the most out of your next nature photography adventure. Continue reading
An updating list of what’s coming out of the massive gaming trade show.
You don’t need to be a die-hard gamer to appreciate these announcements. Continue reading
A week of tech news in about two minutes.
Catch up on a week of tech news in two minutes. Continue reading
All the new stuff Tim Cook and the gang are cooking up.
A running tally of all the best parts from Apple’s annual Developer’s Conference. Continue reading
The creator of Android has big plans that start with some familiar-looking devices.
The creator of Android, Andy Rubin, has released the first devices from his Essential company. Continue reading
A pro illustrator talks about what makes a stylus worth using.
Microsoft’s latest Pen stylus update makes it faster and more sensitive than many pro illustration tools. Continue reading
This compact flying machine can be controlled with simple hand gestures
The DJI Spark drone is can go from its bag to the air in less than 30 seconds. Continue reading
No, it’s not making gadgets itself.
A new Kickstarter program hopes to help creators deliver the stuff their backers pay for. Read on. Continue reading
Live (from our desks) coverage of Google’s big developer’s conference
New Android, Google Home, VR, and all kinds of other stuff from Google’s big developers’ conference. Continue reading
Microsoft wants Windows 10 everywhere.
The annual Microsoft Build conference offers a look into Microsoft’s plan for the future… Continue reading
This $229 smart hub is powered by Alexa and has a 7-inch display.
Amazon’s flagship Echo device breaks another barrier for smart hubs. Continue reading
The live streaming TV landscape has gotten a lot more complicated in the past year.
Hulu’s new Live TV service mixes streaming content with real-time television and DVR storage. Continue reading
Microsoft wants into the classroom
The latest products from Microsoft are built to bring students and school districts into its infrastructure. Continue reading
‘Alexa, how do I look today?’
Today, Amazon has doubled down on its push to guide the style of everyday users with its home-assistant-come-fashion guru, the $200 Echo Look, which can currently only… Continue reading
The Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 is a digital camera that can crank out Polaroid-style prints.
Fujifim’s new Instax camera mixes digital photography with an old-school film feel. Continue reading
See the world through Facebook’s eyes.
Facebook wants to be a part of your reality, whether its virtual or augmented. Continue reading
At $16,000 it was the world’s most expensive pinball machine. It was also the most fraught.
You’ve never played a pinball machine like Magic Girl, and you probably never will. Continue reading
Making complex photo editing selfie-friendly
These image editing technologies already exist, but AI is making them much more accessible. Read on. Continue reading
Plus a new “percentage match” feature
Trials of the binary rating system have shown a 200 percent increase in engagement, according to Netflix. Read on. Continue reading