Today BB Gadgets showed a video ad for a bike riding robot. Weirdly, the commercial doesn't show the robot riding a bike (perhaps the same agency that made the Seinfeld Microsoft commercials is responsible). Here's a video of the Murata Boy earnestly pedaling around in an empty room. It's like an outtake from Spielberg's AI.
I recently rediscovered the virtues of certain Amiga file formats, but Ernie Smith has me beat when it comes to format archeology: 10 forgotten image formats. Originally developed by AT&T and spun off into its own company in the late 1980s, TGA was one of the first file formats capable of "true color" with the… READ THE REST
With a top-of-the-line video cards fetching north of $2,000 on eBay and even mid-range models going for half that, they've become a big target for thieves. An entire truckful was heisted in California, reports EVGA, their manufacturer. A forum post by EVGA product manager Jacob Freeman states "PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on October 29, 2021,… READ THE REST
Apple's own processors are a resounding success for the company, offering strong performance and outstanding battery life, and most software companies moved quickly to release new versions of their apps compatible with the ARM chips. One big-leaguer, though, has not: Dropbox says it hasn't even considered it and has no plans to do so. The… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. There's something incredibly appealing about walking into your favorite coffee shop for a delicious cup of joe on your way to work or before a morning of errand-running. But if you… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The winter is upon us, but it with its chilly charm comes an array of annoying problems, like leaky roofs, icy windshields, and blistering cold temperatures. But one of the worst… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Collectively, we spend 6 billion hours per month watching Netflix. True, the streaming giant has some hits, but there's somewhere else to turn when you're in the mood for a stellar… READ THE REST