Google has planted its flag at CES

 Google’s here, and it’s planning something big. The company’s presence is impossible to miss as you drive down Paradise Road toward the Las Vegas Convention Center. Like much the rest of the show, the company’s parking lot booth is still under construction today, but the giant, black and white “Hey Google” sign is already hanging Read More …

RIP IPO (1602-2018)

 In comparison to an anemic 2016 for venture-backed technology IPOs, 2017 was a much better year. Companies as diverse as Yext, Cloudera, Blue Apron, StitchFix, and SendGrid all went public last year, not to mention one of the most anticipated IPOs of the past few years, Snapchat. Looking forward to this year, there are a Read More …

CTRL+T podcast: As long as it tastes like chicken, folds my clothes for cheap and doesn’t run me over

 Wait, what? Yeah, this week a company called SuperMeat announced that it raised $3 million to create chicken in a lab. It requires real chicken cells, Petrie dishes probably and some patience. The benefits for fake (fake real?) chicken are numerous, not the least of which it’s better for the environment. But we wonder how Read More …

3DRudder Review: Can This Foot Controller Solve the Problem of VR Motion Sickness? (And Giveaway!)

Our verdict of the 3DRudder:Perfect for slower-paced flying experiences like Google Earth, where it feels like an entirely natural way to interact with the world. 710The VR community is split right down the middle, between those who enjoy the full immersion offered by “room scale” games, and those that would rather sit on their comfy sofa Read More …

5 Fitness Challenges to Lose Weight and Get Healthy

A large portion of new year’s resolutions revolves around health and fitness. Participating in a 30-day challenge is an excellent way to get started on your goals while getting the guidance you need. These tests target different types of needs, from losing weight to exercising certain body areas. Some are time-based, while others are a Read More …