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GoPro releases the $299 Karma Grip handheld stabilizer

29 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : CrunchGear

The GoPro Karma Grip is now available. The camera maker announced today that the handheld stabilizer is for sale in select stores and GoPro.com for $299. This is the same handheld grip that shipped with the Karma drone — at least before the drone was recalled for battery issues. Show More Summary

Augmented reality treatment reduces phantom pain in missing limbs

Phantom limb pain is a mysterious ailment: people with amputations experience aches and acute pains in an arm or leg that isn’t there — making the problem notoriously difficult to treat. But a new type of therapy using augmented reality is surprisingly effective at reducing even the most intractable phantom pain. Read More

Copy and paste trick could unlock iOS 10 devices in Lost Mode

Lost and stolen iOS devices could be at risk if ne’er-do-wells learn of this blunt-force method of getting past Activation Lock. No special equipment or technical know-how is required, which means any geek off the streets can do it.Show More Summary

The Moto Mods ecosystem expands with a car dock and Mophie battery backup

At launch, the Moto Z was compatible with three different modular backings (four if you count the shell projector): a Motorola pico projector, a speaker from JBL and an Incipio battery pack. Shortly after launch, the company brought a little camera brand legitimacy to the ecosystem with a Hasselblad back featuring 10x optical zoom. Show More Summary

14 gifts that keep on giving

Hit songs of the season ask: why can’t we make everyday a holiday? The answer is that we can. By giving loved ones a subscription-based gift that has new parcels, experiences or digital content arriving every season, we can spread the cheer across the year. Read More

New leaf-like nano surface could boost solar panel efficiency

We often look to nature for tips on how to build better tech, and few things in nature are better at harnessing the power of the sun than the leaves of ordinary plants. Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland have discovered...Show More Summary

Oldest surviving Nikon fetches $406K at auction

A fabulous piece of photographic history just sold at auction for $406,000, more than twice the estimated haul. This Nikon One was the third production camera — as in the third actual camera it built — from the now-famous company, and it’s the oldest one known to still be around today. Read More

Dobot is crowdfunding a robot that laser-engraves, 3D prints and much more

Robotic arms seem like they belong in Sci-Fi movies, car factories and the dreams of DIY nerds. Dobot wants to change that, with a shiny new Kickstarter campaign bringing entry-level robotics to the desktop. The robot is extendable and...Show More Summary

Making an Arduino-based CNC plotter out of a DVD player is as easy as 1, 2, what’s Arduino again?

Once, long ago when magazines still existed, I bought a copy of Popular Mechanics. Inside was a guide on how to build a robotic lawnmower. Now this was back in the 1980s so it wasn’t a very complex machine – it basically backed up when it hit stuff – but I was amazed. Being only ten at the time I was unable to build the thing and, now that I’m 40, I still… Read More

12 picture-perfect gifts for your photographer friends

Welcome to the 2016 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We’ll be rolling out a bunch of guides leading up to Christmas, hopefully making your holiday shopping a little easier. Looking for gifts for others on your list? Check out our full 2016 Gift Guide Hub. Show More Summary

Bragi’s The Headphone proves fully wireless earbuds can be great

Ditching frills for focus The Headphone doesn’t offer activity tracking or fancy gesture controls – instead, it promises Bluetooth audio, with physical buttons on the right earbud to control playback and volume. The case for The Headphone...Show More Summary

Meizu looks to fill a Note 7-shaped hole with the Pro 6 Plus

Over the past few months, Samsung has been understandably manic, trying to get replacement phones in the hands of former Note 7 owners. According to the company’s public-facing numbers, its bids have been pretty successful, convincing...Show More Summary

GoPro to cut 15% of workforce in restructuring effort

GoPro today announced the company will cut 200 jobs, about 15% of its global workforce. The company says this will reduce its 2017 non-GAAP operating expenses to about $650 million and will help the company fulfill CEO Nick Woodman’s stated goal of returning the company to profitbility in 2017. Show More Summary

This clever dot screen is a fun widget for your high-tech hipster office

Look, it’s 2016. A cereal bar, pet grooming station, nap pod, and ping pong hovel aren’t enough to get a young programmer’s guts boiling. You need something unique. You need a flip disk system. This system, created by a BreakfastNY, is basically a modern version of those massive analog-digital signs you used to see in airports. Show More Summary

OhMiBod releases a smaller, more versatile wearable vibrator

Just in time for holidays, OhMiBod is releasing the latest version of its “wearable massager.” Half a decade after the release of the Club Vibe 2.OH, the sex toy innovator is back with a new version of its discreet vibrator. Version 3.OH is smaller than its predecessor and ships with a rechargeable wireless remote featuring a built-in microphone. Show More Summary

Intel joins Mobileye and Delphi on self-driving car system

Mobileye and Delphi announced a partnership to build an affordable self-driving car platform it could sell to automakers starting in 2019 earlier this year, and now Intel is joining the two automative suppliers to provide the chips used in their autonomous system. Show More Summary

LeEco’s TVs and smartphones are coming to Best Buy, Amazon and Target December 1

For all the pomp and circumstance surrounding LeEco’s US launch, the company hasn’t exactly made its products easy to get here in the States, largely relying on what it’s deemed “flash sales” – or limited time offers through its own store. Starting today, the LeMall commerce site is open for good here in the States, and on December 1, it will be making… Read More

Despite recent setbacks, LeEco has big retail ambitions in China

LeEco may have had some high-profile setbacks in recent weeks, with news coming from the company that it had overextended itself financially in some areas, but the Chinese electronics maker and service provider is still doing ambitious things in retail, starting with a new flagship store it opened at its Beijing headquarters earlier this year. Show More Summary

10 gifts for the data-driven driver or car lover

Welcome to the 2016 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We’ll be rolling out a bunch of guides leading up to Christmas, hopefully making your holiday shopping a little easier. Looking for gifts for others on your list? Check out our full 2016 Gift Guide Hub. Show More Summary

Final Fantasy XV is finally here, celebrate with a branded Walkman

What better way to celebrate the passage of a decade or so spent waiting for the new installment of a popular video game franchise than with a commemorative Sony Walkman? A fitting homage to a series that dates back to the late 1980s. Show More Summary

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