The first reviews for Apple's new Apple Watch are out, and the verdict isn't good. The new $399 Apple Watch Series 3, which goes on sale September 22, is the first Apple Watch that can work without being tethered to the iPhone thanks to an LTE connection from your wireless carrier. Show More Summary
Amazon’s first wearable would tether wirelessly to a smartphone and look like a regular pair of glasses, avoiding the fashion pitfalls of Google Glass, reports the Financial Times. The FT says a bone conduction audio system would allow...Show More Summary
The Financial Times reports that Amazon is embarking on a difficult journey: it’s developing smart glasses that tether to your phone and allow you to invoke and interact with the company’s Alexa voice assistant. It isn’t clear exactly why they have to be glasses, since Alexa primarily listens for voice commands and responds vocally as well. Show More Summary
Telecommuting, working from home, working remotely — whatever you call it, working without having to be tethered to your office desk is becoming more common. Fifty percent of the US workforce holds a job that is compatible with at least partial telework, and approximately 20-25% of the workforce teleworks at some frequency, according to 2016...
There's a price to wireless. The new watch will start at $399 vs. a new tethered edition for $329. And there are monthly wireless charges, even if you have a wireless contract for your phone.
As was expected, Apple just revealed the latest Apple Watch called Apple Watch Series 3, and this one has one main new feature, cellular connectivity. No longer does your watch need to be tethered to your iPhone for music, calls, and internet access. Now you can be the spy you always wanted to be and use
The ability to selectively eradicate specific types of cells from multicellular organisms allows scientists to decipher those cells' functions, but the tools available to do so—whether surgical, chemical, or genetic—are imprecise and far from ideal. Show More Summary
The American Red has teamed up with the UPS Foundation and drone manufacturer CyPhy Works to bring drones to sites of natural disasters. The goal is to use drones tethered to the ground to assess damages through constant aerial observations. Show More Summary
The NGO has teamed up with UPS to use Cyphy drones to survey Houston from the sky in order to see which damaged areas are most in need of help from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, reports Engadget. The drones will be tethered to a...Show More Summary
The Jetovator is a water jet bike and it looks like a lot of fun. It has to be tethered to a jet ski to work as it uses the personal water craft's engine to fly. The machine can go up to 40-feet into the air and has a 66-foot long tether...Show More Summary
Zeiss announced VR One Connect, which uses PXL Vision’s Beam VR platform to enable SteamVR support on mobile VR devices. The Zeiss VR One Connect includes two motion controllers and software to tether your smartphone to your PC.
This summer my step daughters spent most of their vacation at their mother’s house and with her side of the family. This meant that I was no longer tethered to the house waiting for them to get home from school, or absolutely required to make breakfast lunch or dinner for a family of five everyday. Show More Summary
Has the VR price war begun? HTC Vive announced today that they’re dropping the tethered VR headset’s price $200 specifically to make it more accessible to the mass market. The $599 headset comes with a Viveport subscription and digital...Show More Summary
The internet is rapidly changing how we interact with the world. At the same time, how we interact with the internet is also changing. Gone are the days when most of us connected via phone lines. Gone, too, are the days when a Ethernet cable was necessary to achieve high speeds. Show More Summary
Amazon has a killer lightning deal going right now that we guarantee isn't going to last. If you've ever wished that Amazon's Echo Dot was portable instead of being tethered to a wall, your wish is about to be granted. The Fremo EvoShow More Summary
With different networking options available—ethernet, Wi-Fi, iPhone tethering, etc.—you may find yourself in a situation where you want your Mac to automatically select one type of connection over another. A Macworld reader finds themselves in that exact situation. I’d like to connect to my grandma’s Wi-Fi connection so that I can use her printer. Show More Summary
It’s hard to imagine going anywhere without your mobile device these days. From kids tethered to their phones, to grandmas Facetiming with their grandkids, our smartphones have become as much a part of our lives as our opposing thumbs. But just how do companies get those opposing thumbs tapping when you’re not in store, checking […]
(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) Last week, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories flew a tethered balloon and an unmanned aerial system, colloquially known as a drone, together for the first time to get Arctic atmospheric temperatures with better location control than ever before.
Last week, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories flew a tethered balloon and an unmanned aerial system, colloquially known as a drone, together for the first time to get Arctic atmospheric temperatures with better location control than ever before. Show More Summary
While worrying about data usage isn’t as prevalent on PCs as it is on mobile, you may still have concerns about it — especially if you tether to your phone. In those cases, you want to make sure you’re only using the data you need, and not letting Windows waste it. Show More Summary