CES 2017 highlights in photos – ExtremeTech

LAS VEGAS — Once again, the craziest week of the consumer electronics year has ground to a close. Nearly 200,000 attendees, thousands of exhibitors, and no one is really sure exactly how many products. Two days of media events, followed by four days of the show means close to 40 miles of walking for me, […]

Kodak might give back my Kodachrome, or at least let me buy more – ExtremeTech

For those too young to remember the iconic Kodachrome film look that helped launch an era of color photography, it was further immortalized by the Paul Simon song featuring the line, “Mama, don’t take my Kodachrome away.” Unfortunately, Kodak did. When it shut down the network of specialized labs, and stopped selling the chemicals needed […]

Microsoft wants to bring HoloLens to the consumer market once the technology matures – ExtremeTech

When Microsoft first debuted HoloLens two years ago, it wasn’t clear if the company was working on a niche research concept that would find little life outside of tech demos, or if the company intended to push augmented reality as the Next Big Thing in the consumer market. HoloLens’ first release was strictly intended for developers […]

Hands-off the steering wheel with a Delphi-Mobileye autonomous test-drive – ExtremeTech

PITTSBURGH – Delphi and Mobileye are creating a self-driving car that relies more on cameras, less on radar and lidar. In a demonstration drive here, the heavily modified Audi Q5 had no trouble following the road, recognizing traffic lights and stop signs, and interacting safely with cars and pedestrians on the road. And this is […]

Nvidia announces revamped Shield console with smaller footprint – ExtremeTech

The Nvidia Shield Android TV box tries to emulate mainstream game consoles with game-streaming capabilities and an included controller. At CES, Nvidia announced it was pulling another common game console trick — the Shield is shrinking. The new Nvidia Shield is considerably smaller than the last one, and it has a new, more refined controller. […]