Need a job this holiday season? Amazon is hiring.
According to a recent press release, Amazon announced that they’re going to be hiring a whopping 120,000 temporary workers to fill openings at their fullfillment centers, sortation centers, and customer service sites. If you’re looking for something more permanent, last year Amazon transitioned 14,000 of their temps into full time employees and they expect that number to increase this year.
Job openings will be available in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky,Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New [...]
Thanks to improvements in technology, UAVs are now more popular than ever before and while Intel’s technology is already powering a number of the latest consumer and commercial drones including the new Yuneec Typhoon H, Intel is now looking to enter the drone market for themselves as well.
According to a recent announcement, Intel is launching their new Falcon 8+ drone which will be the first Intel branded drone on the market and the successor to the Ascending Technologies’ Falcon 8 drone which they acquired as a part of their acquisition of Ascending Technologies back in January.
The Falcon 8+, designed for professional drone [...]
According to a recent announcement, Intel is now sampling the Stratix 10 FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array).
The Stratix 10 FPGA , which was acquired by Intel as a part of their $16.7 billion acquisition of Altera back in 2015, was at the time Altera’s most ambitious high performance FPGA design ever. Utilizing Intel’s 14nm tri-gate process along with an innovative new HyperFlex architecture, the Stratix 10 FPGA is capable of up to 10 TFLOPS of single-precision floating point DSP performance which amounts to about ~2x the performance compared its predecessor. The Stratix 10 FPGA also offers 70% better power efficiency and up to 1TBps (128GB/s) [...]
As expected, Google launched a whole host of new hardware today at their Made by Google event in San Francisco, California.
Google Pixel and Pixel XL
We’ve seen seeing quite a few leaks for the past couple days on Google’s new smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL. These phones will be replacing Google’s Nexus lineup of smartphones and will be Google’s first smartphone that will be fully Google branded although previous rumors have pegged HTC as the actual manufacturer. Whether HTC is just providing Google with manufacturing only or if they have anything to do with the design we’re not sure, but HTC was [...]
Oakley, in partnership with Intel, recently announced that the Radar Pace smart glasses are now available.
First announced at CES in January, the Oakley Radar Pace smart glasses are powered by Intel’s Real Speech technology to provide wearers with a real time voice activated coaching system that creates a unique training program for the wearer, tracks performance and coaches in real time.
In order to achieve this, the Oakley Radar Pace includes a pair of headphones integrated into the frame and a microphone array to accept voice commands. It also includes a multitude of onboard sensors including an accelerometer, gyroscope, pressure sensor, humidity [...]
A new report from Dutch technology site PCM recently reported that HP is now blocking non-HP branded ink cartridges though the printer firmware.
Last week it was discovered that a number of HP printers began blocking non-HP branded ink cartridges. After further investigation, it was discovered by online ink retailer 123inkt.nl that HP programmed a date in the printer’s firmware that would cause 3rd party ink cartridges to stop working. HP had apparently began implementing processes to block non-HP branded ink cartridges last year by utilizing security chips in the cartridges of HP OfficeJet, OfficeJet Pro and OfficeJet Pro X [...]
Ever wanted to shoot some awesome videos with a drone, but found it too bulky to travel with? Apparently DJI does as the world’s most popular drone maker recently launched their new Mavic Pro drone, which can now fold into the size of a water bottle to take on the go.
Despite the ability to fold, the DJI Mavic Pro isn’t compromising on other features you’ve come to expect from a premium DJI drone. According to DJI, the Mavic Pro will feature an onboard 4K camera stabilized by their smallest 3-axis gimbal ever, 24 computing cores, and dual satellite connection capabilities. Maximum speeds on the DJI Mavic Pro is over 40mph, or 64.8 kph, [...]
Roku is making some big moves today as they recently announced no less than five new streaming players to head into the holiday season.
For those unfamiliar with Roku, Roku is a streaming player similar to Apple TV, Fire TV, Android TV, etc. that allows you to stream TV, movies, and video directly to your TV via the Roku appliance. Roku features access to over 3,500 streaming channels including 350,000 movies and TV episodes in the US.
Roku Express and Express+
At the entry level is the Roku Express and Express+. These are the most basic streaming appliances that will be capable of streaming 1080p HD content. Both devices will [...]
Images of Google’s upcoming Chromecast Ultra device have been leaked by VentureBeat prior to its October 4th launch where Google also plans to launch a number of other devices including the highly anticipated Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones.
The Google Chromecast Ultra is expected to be a 4K ready version of the original Google Chromecast. As such the device will feature significantly powerful hardware which will allow it to stream 4K content from your smartphone, tablet, PC, Mac, etc. to your HDMI equipped display.
The Google Chromecast Ultra is rumored to retail for $69 when it launches next week. The Google Chromecast Ultra is not expected to [...]
If you think the $35 Raspberry Pi’s got great value, then the CHIP will blow your mind.
Developed by Next Thing Co, CHIP is a $9 ARM powered computer that has reached over $1,000,000 worth of funding from over 20,000 backers on KickStarter!
For the price of a meal at a fast food joint, CHIP comes with a 1GHz ARM processor, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of on-board storage. In terms of connectivity, CHIP is equipped with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a full-size USB port, a micro USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone out. HDMI/VGA adapters can also be purchased separately.
Pledgers who pledge $9 or more receive will receive one of the first units of CHIP when [...]