Fitbit recently acquired smartwatch maker Pebble. The company today announced yet another acquisition, but this time it’s acquiring a fairly unpopular company: Vector Watch. If you are a Windows Phone user, you may be familiar with Vector Watch as the company’s smartwatch is definitely one of the best smartwatches out there which supports Windows Phone. The […]
The saga of Pararmount Pictures Vs the Makers of the fan film Axanar continues as a legal decision yesterday allowed the lawsuit, which is now been before the courts for a year, to proceed to a jury trial. In a legal good news/bad news situation, the first, best defense of the Axanar producers to get […]
A year after getting hit by an eye-watering $975 million antitrust fine in China, Qualcomm Inc. is once again on the hook over its business practices. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) today ordered the chip maker to pay $854 million for what it has deemed to be anti-competitive behavior in the mobile processor market. Show More Summary
The South Korean Fair Trade Commission has hit U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm -- a major Apple supplier -- with a 1.03 trillion won ($853 million) fine, charging that the company only licenses key patents to cellphone makers, and doesn't follow the rules when negotiating terms, among other complaints.
It is unclear where the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging might set its sights next after its report on price gouging by drug makers.
You heard it here first: dash cams are going to be the next must-have item for your daily driver. Already reaching market saturation in some parts of the world but still fairly uncommon in North America, we predict that car makers will soon latch onto the trend and start equipping cars with dash cams as standard equipment. Show More Summary
Let's get the bad stuff out the way - there's a fair amount of it, after all. The 3DS port of last year's Super Mario Maker has been shorn of some key features. You can create levels but there's no way to upload them properly, bar the cute but ultimately fairly pointless ability to send and receive levels via SpotPass. Show More Summary
It's fairly easy and cost-effective to replace the dead cells on rechargeable battery packs. Read more on MAKE The post How to Replace Dead Battery Pack Cells appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
A Chinese-made robot had an accident at a Shenzhen tech trade fair over the weekend, smashing a glass window and injuring someone standing nearby. On Friday the robot, which its maker, Beijing Science and Technology, affectionately calls...Show More Summary
While you, your entire family, your dog, and the nation's makers of comfort foods obviously knew fairly quickly who the next President of the United States would be, a small group of people were shielded from that information — that is, until yesterday. US Weekly reports that the cast of Big ... More »
The White House Science Fair and Maker Faire celebrate students pushing the limits of science and technology. With photography by Platon. The post The Genius Kids Behind Obama's Favorite Science Projects appeared first on WIRED.
I come from a fairly down-to-earth background. Farmers, shoe makers, immigrants and yes, very conservative beliefs, these are my people. So I kinda get this guy. I may not agree with them, but I sure as hell can’t give up on them. Anyway I find him funny. You probably won’t…. So talk about whatever. There’ll […]
Three things that I love about participating in Maker Faires are seeing all the awesome stuff people have done over the past year, spending time with all my maker friends in one big room over two days and the reactions to what I made. Show More Summary
We strolled this year's Maker Faire in search of the coolest inventions of tomorrow that will appeal to kids and kids at heart.
The mighty Proscenium Black Diamond V belt-driven turntable from high-end makers Walker Audio uses an elaborate air-bearing arm and platter to help keep resonance at bay. Though it's attracted a fair amount of high praise from industry pundits, it's very expensive indeed. Show More Summary
East Bay Mini Maker Faire will return to Oakland, California on October 23, 2016 with almost 200 exhibits and activities for curious makers of any age. A list of the makers and events on display are posted on the Maker Faire site, and tickets for the event can be purchased online at a discount or […]
For almost the last decade, desktop 3D printing has, at its heart, been centered around 8-bit microcontrollers. The ATmegas and other Atmel chips are good enough to move a few steppers and squirt some plastic. With faster processors, you get smoother acceleration, leading to better prints. Show More Summary
It All Went Down At The Maker Faire In Queens This Past Weekend.
Once upon a time there used to be a fairly definitive line between what a person should buy and what was possible to DIY. This is not the case any longer. Thanks in part to the maker movement growing to epic proportions over the last...Show More Summary
The recent Kathmandu Mini Maker Faire was the first humanitarian-focused Faire and was an exercise not in charity, but in supporting and empowering the local community. Read more on MAKE The post How the First Humanitarian Maker Faire Advocated for Empowerment, not Charity appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.