Smartwatches have been invading headlines around the world for the last year or two, causing quite a bit of a stir. From a startup's few million crowdfunded dollars to whether or not Apple will unveil its own connected wrist gadget, people are interested. It's taken us (and most everyone) longer than expected to get one of the new guys in house, but the time has finally come. Let the wrist buzzing begin.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active went head-to-head with the rulers of the animal kingdom. The rugged phone did in fact hold its own against a 31-year-old African Bush elephant, which is pretty impressive... However, a tank full of dolphins and a baby giraffe (named after San Francisco Giants 1st baseman, Brandon Belt) proved the S4 Active to be a little less rugged.
That being said, unless you swim with a school of dolphins in your backyard pool, or keep a towering 1300 lb. giraffe as a pet, the phone should be just fine. Fine, of course, after a little loving … Read more
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The Zebedee LIDAR laser scanner reminds us of that scene in "Prometheus" where David laser-scans the inside of those creepy caverns. Well, Australian scientists are doing that in the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Iran wants to launch a poor Persian cat into space, while Volvo is training hamsters to drive trucks with the automaker's new power-steering technology. This is the world we live in. All that and more on this week's episode of Crave. … Read more