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The resident iRobot a-hole CEO, Colin Angle, recently made a statement that the company may begin selling customers house floor plans. Specifically it mentioned selling to Amazon, Apple, and/or Google. This assumes they are even buyers. Let me back-up a bit. Apparently the newer iRobot Roomba’s scan and map the inside of your home. We all assumed this was just so this robotic vacuum cleaner could navigate the house and contents in a more efficient manner. Makes sense, right? Well in a truly douchey fashion iRobot is now pondering...

Apparently about 100,000 kids get injured in the USA per year while playing on trampolines. Quite a bit of the injuries are related to those big metal springs that encircle the jumping mat. One fellow, Dr. Keith Alexander, didn’t like the stats and designed a spring free trampoline. The SpringFree Trampoline is available in a bunch of sizes and comes with a hefty warranty. Trampolines aren’t just for kids, get your credit card out ASAP.   ...

Apple isn’t always first to the game with gadgets, but they are often one of the better options. I am sincerely hoping this is the case with their latest entry into the smart speaker arena. Apples latest gadget is the HomePod ($349) which is landing in the US, UK, and Australia in December of this year. The speaker does similar tricks as the Alexa and Google Home speakers but should blow them all away when it comes to sound quality. At least that is the pitch. You simply talk to the speaker like you would with Siri on your iOS...

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The new iMac Pro is the fastest and most powerful Mac every built. The processing power starts at 8-cores and can go up to an 18-core Xeon processor. Other options include up to 128GB’s of ram and 4TB’s of SSD storage. This workstation is a wolf in sheets clothing and is wrapped in a similar aluminum body with a new color (dark space gray). Video processing is handled by the new Radeon Vega GPU which can drive up to 44-million pixels at once and there are two USB-C ports. Look for the new 2017 iMac Pro in December starting...

In traditional Elon Musk fashion a tweet has been shot out letting the world know that they can start purchasing solar roof tiles starting later this afternoon. No more ugly solar arrays for homeowners. Tesla will begin production with two of the four styles of solar tiles, smooth glass and textured glass. The French Slate and Tuscan tiles will be available later this year. Production for the tiles will begin at Tesla’s Fremont, California plant...

There is currently a Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board investigation into the crash of the experimental ICON A5 amphibious airplane. Jon Karkow, lead engineer, and coworker Cagri Sever were killed in the crash in Vacaville, California. Karkow was the pilot of the ICON A5 airplane which  had been airborne for approximately 20 minutes. The Icon A5 crash might...

This $52,500 pickup truck is a bit like a Chevy Volt. It has a 60-kilowatt battery with an 80-mile electric range. Should you deplete your battery, a BMW three-cylinder engine wakes up and charges the battery. The W-15 gets to 6o mph in about 5.5-seconds with 460 horsepower and all wheel drive. Additionally the Workhorse W-15 pickup truck has ports for powering tools, work lights, and other gadgetry. More pictures and video after the break.

The University of Utah is stepping up as the first big sports school to offer scholarships for competitive video gaming. Pasty high school students everywhere are telling their parents “I told you so…”. Backing comes froth Salt Lake City schools video game development program. The first “varsity” esports team will play League of Legends...

Apple just added a Product(Red) Edition iPhone 7 to the line-up. Nothing new on the inside of the phone but the outside is wrapped in a deep red finish. Not only will it stand out in a land of grey phones but it will also help the search for a cure for HIV/AIDS. ...

Warner Bros. Interactive and LEGO Group started working on LEGO Worlds last year as a competitor to Minecraft. The game studio Traveller’s Tales developed the game (same as LEGO Star Wars) and is now available for the PC (via steam), Xbox One, and PS4. About time and sure to be awesome.   LEGO Worlds is an open environment of procedurally-generated Worlds made entirely of LEGO bricks which you can freely manipulate and...