Lobangs of August 19, 2015

  • The 50 Startups That Launched At Y Combinator Summer 2015 Demo Day 1

    BistroBot Hardware took the spotlight at today’s Y Combinator Demo Day, reflecting a major shift of the accelerator beyond the cliche mobile app startup. Out of the 50 companies from the Summer 2015 batch that demoed on the record today, 20 featured hardware. What was formally the Demo Day lunchroom has become an expo hall for all manners of robots and gadgets. Tomorrow, another 50 or so startups… Read More

Lobangs of August 18, 2015

  • New Stretchy Electronics Will Help Us Stay Healthy And Safe

    95996_web Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are working on a new form of electronics encased in a stretchy, bendable casing that allows you to wrap leads around body parts and even sense strain and stress in buildings, airplanes, and other vehicles. The produce of the Department of Defense’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation… Read More

Lobangs of August 17, 2015

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Samsung, 3D Printing, And The Coolest Cooler

    gadgets150814 Samsung unveiled new phones and Samsung Pay this week, causing a bit of buzz in the world of mobile. Because we simply can’t resist it, we discussed the latest in 3D printing, while the Coolest Cooler has become the second-most funded project on Kickstarter. We discuss all of this, and our future romantic relationships with robots, on the latest episode of the TC Gadgets Podcast.… Read More

Lobangs of August 14, 2015

  • Chaotic Moon Is Building A Fitness Tracker For Wheelchairs

    chaotic moon freewheel Here’s a different kind of fitness tracker — Freewheel, a prototype developed by Chaotic Moon Studios.
    The Austin-based design and development studio was in the news recently because of its acquisition by Accenture. Freewheel was created by Chaotic Moon’s BASE innovation lab, but the idea came from one of the studio’s content strategists, Tyler Hively, who uses a… Read More