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Elliptic Labs gesture controls and presence detection coming to your living room

Elliptic Labs gesture controls and presence detection coming to your living room

Elliptic Labs has developed technology that uses ultrasound to enable to you to make gestures in the air to control a speaker or another device and also just to detect your presence.
The Great Graphing Calculator Ripoff

The Great Graphing Calculator Ripoff

Texas instruments has a near total lock on the graphing calculator market, and the company's prices prove it. The post The Great Graphing Calculator Ripoff appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Audi’s next all-electric vehicle, the e-tron Sportback, is a “coupé” SUV

Audi’s next all-electric vehicle, the e-tron Sportback, is a “coupé” SUV

Audi revealed Tuesday evening in Los Angeles the e-tron Sportback as the German automaker begins to chip away at its plan to launch more than 30 electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids by 2025. The
Chinese Foundry SMIC Begins 14nm Production

Chinese Foundry SMIC Begins 14nm Production

Mainland China's most advanced foundry has begun 14nm risk production, with revenue contribution expected by the end of this year. The post Chinese Foundry SMIC Begins 14nm Production appeared first

Texas Instrument's post-#taxscam budget for financial engineering is $5B -- triple its budget for actual engineering

The Trump #taxscam was supposed to create jobs by handing $1 trillion in cuts to multinational corporations and one percenters, who, we were promised, would put that money into R&D, business
Texas Instruments Announces New Plug-And-Play TI-83 Classic

Texas Instruments Announces New Plug-And-Play TI-83 Classic

Get ready for a blast of nostalgia! Texas Instruments just announced they’re launching a plug-and-play TI-83 Classic that comes preloaded with two dozen games such as ZTetris and 9sweeper.Read more...
Co-Inventor of the World's First Handheld Electronic Calculator Dies at 86

Co-Inventor of the World's First Handheld Electronic Calculator Dies at 86

Jerry Merryman, one of three people at Texas Instruments credited with inventing the world’s first handheld electronic calculator in the 1960s, died at a Dallas hospital on February 27. Merryman was
My Favorite Childhood Gadget of the '80s, the Speak & Spell, Is Back

My Favorite Childhood Gadget of the '80s, the Speak & Spell, Is Back

I can’t remember when exactly the Speak & Spell first entered my life—it was sometime in the very early ‘80s when I was four or five years old—but I do remember being amazed that my parents
My Favorite Childhood Gadget of the '80s, the Speak & Spell, Is Back

My Favorite Childhood Gadget of the '80s, the Speak & Spell, Is Back

I can’t remember when exactly the Speak & Spell first entered my life—it was sometime in the very early ‘80s when I was four or five years old—but I do remember being amazed that my parents
My Favorite Childhood Gadget of the '80s, the Speak & Spell, Is Back

My Favorite Childhood Gadget of the '80s, the Speak & Spell, Is Back

I can’t remember when exactly the Speak & Spell first entered my life—it was sometime in the very early ‘80s when I was four or five years old—but I do remember being amazed that my parents
VR headsets, augmented windshields, and multiscreen infotainment at CES

VR headsets, augmented windshields, and multiscreen infotainment at CES

"Are we there yet" predates the first long car ride, but help may be on the way.

2018 iPhone lineup will bring even faster charging

The 2018 iPhone lineup will pack improved charging technologies to make topping up faster than ever, according to a new report. Apple might team up with new suppliers who can provide higher-powered

After spawning a $100 billion industry, the “godfather” of computer chips is retiring

Morris Chang, founder and CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, will officially retire today (June 5) after leading the company for 31 years. At the…
New chip from Texas Instruments to make driving with high-beams on less rude

New chip from Texas Instruments to make driving with high-beams on less rude

Adaptive driving beams still need a little regulatory help, though.

Why Apple Is One of the 5 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

The iPhone maker is sharing more of its $250 billion-plus cash hoard.

Why Apple Is One of the 5 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

The iPhone maker is sharing more of its $250 billion-plus cash hoard.