With so many new devices having been announced over the last couple of weeks, you may already have forgotten about Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S. Unveiled way back at the Consumer Electronics Show in early January, it has been touted as the Korean firm's answer to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Packed with a reasonably strong assortment of tech. specs, it has taken a while for the TabPro S to reach the U.S. market. As of Friday, though, Stateside consumers will be able to get their hands on the slab at a cost just shy of $900. While Samsung has churned out many a powerful tablet in recent times, the TabPro S breaks from the traditional mold of running Google's Android. Shipping with Windows 10, its overall profile is not too dissimilar to the Surface Pro roster. It ships with a detachable keyboard and can free-stand to behave like a notebook when required. There will also be a stylus available for the slate, but it won't begin shipping until later on this year.Though it's quite … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy TabPro S arrives in the U.S. tomorrow starting at $900
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Unveiled a month ago at IFA, the Huawei MediaPad M3 is a high-spec, compact tablet that now looks poised to reach U.S. consumers. With Huawei's own HiSilicon Kirin 950 SoC, 4 gigs of RAM and an 8.4-inch, 1600 x 2560 display, the MediaPad M3 is all about the high-end features. If you're U.S.-based and in the market for a small slate that packs a big punch, the M3 is certainly one to look out for. As alluded to by the name, the Huawei MediaPad M3 is very much a consumption device for those interested in music, movies and the general media experience. Its killer feature is arguably the dual stereo speakers, which are certified by Harman Kardon and produce what Huawei likes to call 'Super Wide Sound 3.0'. As noted in our hands-on coverage of the slab, the two speakers emit a fair amount of noise, while MediaPad M3 also touts some fine tuning to benefit those who prefer plug-in headphones.With a 5100 mAh battery packed inside, the M3 should be able to … [Read more...] about Huawei MediaPad M3 will be launched in the U.S.
By Megan Specia2015-01-01 14:42:59 UTC The flu has reached epidemic levels in the U.S. this season according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Statistics released this week, show that the influenza virus outbreak reached the epidemic threshold during the week ending Dec. 20. See also: Study: Ginseng Extract Could Help Fight Off the Flu "At this time, all of CDC's influenza surveillance systems are showing elevated flu activity, indicating that we are in the midst of this season's flu epidemic," said Erin Burns of the CDC told USA Today. According to the CDC, a total of 15 influenza related pediatric deaths have been reported during the 2014-2015 season across the U.S. The deaths were reported in nine different states: Arizona (1), Colorado (1), Florida (2), Minnesota (2), North Carolina (2), Nevada (1), Ohio (2), Texas (3), and Virginia (1). #Flu activity continues to increase in the U.S. and is high in about half of the country. More in http://t.co/dX279rigYg — CDC … [Read more...] about CDC: Flu has reached epidemic level, 15 child deaths in U.S.
Not doing anything in the next couple of weeks this month? Are you a big Go Nagai fan? You’ll definitely want to check out the upcoming screening of Mazinger Z: Infinity when it hits select screens across the U.S. on Sunday, February 11 and Monday, February 12. Viz Media has obtained the theatrical, broadcast, streaming, and home video release via Toei Animation, so we’ll be seeing a whole lot of Mazinger Z in movie form here soon. The movie, which takes place ten years after the end of the original Mazinger Z series, is follows protagonist Koji Kabuto as he pilots the super robot Mazinger Z. After he fought against the evil scientist Dr. Hell and his minions ten years prior to the events of the movie, the world was at peace and enjoyed a brief period where there wasn’t much to worry about. So after leaving his life as a robot pilot behind, Koji himself decided to become a scientist, just like his father and grandfather before him. This movie follows a new tale where … [Read more...] about See Mazinger Z: Infinity In Select U.S. Theaters For A Limited Time This Month
By Ryan Calo2014-01-01 16:00:39 UTC The next step in transformative technology is already here, and the United States runs the risk of getting left behind. The amount of robotics inventions is steadily on the rise, and the U.S. military is already in on the action. A few years ago, Air Force drones surpassed 1 million combat hours. Hobbyists are using platforms like Arduino to build their own robots, and they're building them by the thousands. Tesla recently announced its intention to develop and market driverless cars by 2018. Last year, Chris Anderson quit his job as the editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine to found and run a robotics company. See also: 14 Robotics Breakthroughs From the Past Decade Yet for all its momentum, robotics is at a crossroads. The industry faces a choice — one that you see again and again with transformative technologies. Will this technology essentially be closed, or will it be open? Closing Software, Stifling Innovation What does it mean for robotics … [Read more...] about The Need to Be Open: U.S. Laws Are Killing the Future of Robotics