Q.RAD Heats Your Home from Distributed Processing

5:15 PM, Jan. 5th, 2016 · · Conferences


LAS VEGAS - During CES Unveiled on Monday night, I spoke to the folks at Qarnot Computing, This very interesting French company French company was showing Q.RAD, a computer built into a wall-mounted radiator that you can use to heat your home, and they'll pay for the electricity that does it.

Toyota Announces Leadership for $1 Billon AI and Robotics Team

4:45 PM, Jan. 5th, 2016 · · Conferences

Toyota's AI & Robotics team

LAS VEGAS - CES 2016. A decade ago, who would have thought that car companies would be leaders and big spenders in artificial intelligence and robotics? But here we are in 2016, and Toyota is announcing its all-star leadership team for its massive artificial intelligence and robotics research.

Misfit gets its Fashion on with Ray Fitness Tracker

4:41 PM, Jan. 5th, 2016 · · Conferences

The Misfit Ray fitness tracker

LAS VEGAS - Misfit is expanding its fitness tracker line again, but instead of a design that replaces your current watch, the new Ray looks like an extra piece of jewelry. Misfit introduced the Ray at CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday, and it looks decidedly different from other fitness trackers on the market.

On Location: TMO at CES 2016

9:59 AM, Jan. 4th, 2016 · · Conferences

The Mac Observer at CES 2016

LAS VEGAS - CES 2016 is about to kick off in Las Vegas, and The Mac Observer is on location to check out the latest computer, mobile, entertainment, and tech gear. We'll have coverage all week from our on-site team, and our TMO Daily Observations podcast will have daily updates for you, too.

Apple Updates GarageBand for Mac and iPhone: New Drummers, Apple Music Connect, Force Touch

6:42 PM, Jun. 30th, 2015 · · Conferences

GarageBand Icons

Apple released GarageBand 10.1 for OS X Yosemite on Tuesday, as well as GarageBand 2.0.7 for iOS 8. Both updates add support for Apple Music Connect, allowing artists to upload content directly to Connect. The Mac version also adds ten new drummers, new patches, 1,000 new Apple Loops, support for Force Touch trackpad (which is currently only available on Apple's new MacBook), and more.

TMO Daily Observations 2015-06-12: Apple’s Relentless March Forward, iOS 9’s Sex Tracking

1:31 PM, Jun. 12th, 2015 · · Conferences


Apple has a long history of leaving technology behind as it moves forward into the next new thing. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple's relentless march forward and why that's a good thing for the company even if it upsets some customers. They also offer up their thoughts on the new sex-related tracking features in iOS 9's Health app.