Gears & Gadgets

Google wants a VP of Wearables, might finally take smartwatches seriously

Enlarge / The new Wear OS. Google Think you can save Android Wear? A new Google job listing (first spotted by Android Police) shows an opening for “Vice President, Hardware Engineering, Wearables” on the Google Hardware team. The person would “work collaboratively with the Senior Leadership team for Google Hardware and will be responsible for the design, development, […]

Emerging Tech

Look out construction workers; Japan’s new robot might steal your job one day

[embedded content] Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot is capable of some impressive feats, but researchers from Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) institute have created what looks like an eminently more practical and down-to-earth humanoid robot. Case in point: While Atlas is busy showing off its skills by performing picture-perfect backflips, AIST’s […]

Gears & Gadgets

Hands-on: HP’s leather-clad laptop might just be the best convertible around

HP Spectre Folio. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio in the Forward position. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio keyboard and touchpad. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio USB Type-C ports. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio SIM slot behind the screen, with a SIM in it. Valentina Palladino HP Spectre Folio exploded into parts. The bottom frame is […]

Photography

Drooling over the newest full-frame cameras? You might not need one after all

Nikon’s new Z7 full-frame camera with sensor exposed, unveiled at the Z7’s launch event in Tokyo. Les Shu/Digital Trends Full-frame cameras are making headlines again. With Nikon and Canon recently announcing new lineups of full-frame mirrorless cameras, you might be asking yourself, what’s the big deal? In truth, full-frame digital cameras are nothing new, but with these […]