GoPro Beats In Q2 On Strong Demand For The Hero4 Action Camera

GoPro Beats In Q2 On Strong Demand For The Hero4 Action Camera

gopro4 Today for its second-quarter financial results, GoPro reported $420 million in revenue and a net income of $35 million beating Wall Street estimates and swinging to a profit. Despite this the company traded down nearly 8 percent immediately following the release in after hours trading after closing up on the day at 62.04. Since then the company has pared its losses. Read More


Published at Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:12:53 +0000

GoPro Expects To Launch A Mobile Editing Solution By The End Of Summer

GoPro Expects To Launch A Mobile Editing Solution By The End Of Summer

gopro-clouds1 GoPro president Tony Bates today revealed the company is on the verge of launching a new mobile app that will allow users to trim and share content right from their phones.
According to Bates, the app is in the final phase of testing and the company expects to launch it by the end of the summer. Read More


Published at Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:20:53 +0000

This Is How Tim Cook Explained Initial Apple Watch Sales

This Is How Tim Cook Explained Initial Apple Watch Sales

apple-watch-weather-tight Today Apple released strong earnings, with the iPhone leading the charge. Many analysts have been speculating on Apple Watch sales numbers. The company already announced that it wouldn’t break out specific numbers for the Apple Watch, but Tim Cook meticulously explained how Apple feels about Apple Watch sales during the earnings call. Read More


Published at Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:04:28 +0000

Apple Launches Back To School Deal, Offering Free Beats Headphones With Mac Purchase

Apple Launches Back To School Deal, Offering Free Beats Headphones With Mac Purchase

beats-solo-2 Apple launched its 2015 Back to School deal today, offering those who purchase a new Mac, under education pricing, a free pair of Beats Solo 2 on-ear headphones. Users will also be able to upgrade to a pair of wireless Beats Solo 2 headphones for $100.
The education deal is open to qualifying students, parents of students, faculty and staff that purchase a Mac between now and September 18. Read More


Published at Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:56:22 +0000

Voxel8 Raises $12M To Bring Its 3D Electronics Printer To Market

Voxel8 Raises $12M To Bring Its 3D Electronics Printer To Market

Voxel8_Printer Voxel8, the startup behind the first multi-material 3D electronics printer, has raised $12 million to bring its printers to the desks of engineers and designers everywhere. ARCH Venture Partners and Braemar Energy Ventures led the Series A round, joined by Autodesk, through its Spark Investment Fund, and In-Q-Tel. Read More


Published at Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:40:28 +0000

Does Ringly Have A Place In An Apple Watch World?

Does Ringly Have A Place In An Apple Watch World?

ringly The first thing I thought when I opened my Ringly box was that it smelled. Bad. Like electronics that had caught on fire and were then put out in some sort of chemical bath. But the company told me that the ring I received (an early review unit sent to reporters) was part of a bad “beta batch.” More recently, they replaced it with another. It didn’t smell nearly as bad. Read More


Published at Fri, 24 Jul 2015 20:50:17 +0000

Razer Confirms Acquisition Of Ouya’s Software, Tech And Dev Teams In All-Cash Deal

Razer Confirms Acquisition Of Ouya’s Software, Tech And Dev Teams In All-Cash Deal

ouya After raising funds at a $1 billion valuation, gaming company Razer has confirmed its first acquisition. It has bought the software assets of Ouya; and it has acqui-hired the company’s technical and developer relations teams to expand Razer’s Android TV gaming business, specifically around its Forge TV console and the Cortex gaming platform.
Notably, Razer is not acquiring… Read More


Published at Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:30:30 +0000

The Virtues Of Virtual Reality, Bud Light And Manchester United

The Virtues Of Virtual Reality, Bud Light And Manchester United

NextVR Despite being a few feet from Luis Suárez, I was only mildly concerned that he’d be lunging towards me to take a bite out of my shoulder. But then again, I wasn’t actually a few feet away. I was scarfing down free snacks in a press suite packed with a half-dozen video editors and engineers that were beaming NextVR’s live virtual reality footage of the soccer game to users… Read More


Published at Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:14:18 +0000

Google Straps Aclima Sensors To Street View Cars To Map Air Pollution

Google Straps Aclima Sensors To Street View Cars To Map Air Pollution

Aclima Google If a city knows what intersections are full of smog, it could add trees or change stop light schedules to improve the air its citizens breathe. Google Earth’s Outreach program that equips nonprofits and public-benefit organizations with data wants to give the world these insights. So today, Google revealed that it’s been working with SF startup Aclima for the last year-and-a-half… Read More


Published at Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:14:39 +0000

Vector Plans Developer Platform For Its ‘Affordable Luxury’ Smart Watch

Vector Plans Developer Platform For Its ‘Affordable Luxury’ Smart Watch

vector Back in March the Vector — a smart watch with an e-ink LCD screen — made its debut in a number of reviews in the tech press. Of note was the unusual 30 day battery life and a smartphone control app which worked across iOS, Android and Windows phones. What wasn’t elucidated in detail at the time was that the startup not only planned to release an API to developers, allowing… Read More


Published at Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:25:43 +0000