Rich and Ashley talk about robot comedians, Facebook's new app Slingshot, carrier-exclusive phones, whether startup Timeshel has what it takes, and some new releases dropping today.
We're back for another episode of Tomorrow Daily. Today, Rich and Ashley check out a Japanese robot who's also a comedian, discuss Facebook's Slingshot app, and wonder why carrier exclusives even happen anymore.
Under CEO Kazuto Yamaki, Sigma has helped transform the Japanese company so most of its revenue comes from higher-end products. Too bad about the camera business, though.
The teensy Q cameras flopped in the US, but they remain central to Pentax's effort to rebuild its business and brand. Also coming: a big price cut for the K-50 SLR -- and leaf-shutter lenses for the beefy 645Z.
A startup debuts a camera that fits snugly onto an iPhone for a different style of picture. It's costly, but Relonch says the effect isn't possible with the iPhone's own camera.
People have put 100 million images into catalogs for the mobile version of Adobe's photo-editing software. It only works on iOS devices now, but Android support should arrive this year.
At the IFA electronics show, CEO Boo-Keun Yoon promised safer, healthier, and more energy-efficient homes and said the transformation will come as fast as smartphones did.
The e-commerce giant takes its streaming-media box beyond the US for €99 in Germany and £79 in the UK, expanding competition with companies like Roku, Apple, and Google.
It's no surprise at the IFA show to see another manufacturing power join the smartwatch market. But weren't Netbooks left for dead after consumers moved to tablets instead?
Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.