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How to buy the right wireless charger

How to buy the right wireless charger

Buying a wireless charger for your phone can be surprisingly difficult. The spec itself is pretty simple: just drop your phone a charger and go, but when it comes to actually buying that charger, there are a ton of options out there. Some charge at different speeds, some have different form factors, and some don’t…

Apple’s surprise TV plan is cooperation

Apple’s surprise TV plan is cooperation

Apple AirPlay 2 is coming to Samsung, Sony, LG, and Vizio TVs. It’s a remarkable and surprising collaboration between competitors, and it’s not usually how the industry works. Apple didn’t give a keynote speech and didn’t have a booth on the show floor, but nevertheless dominates the show year after year. Dieter Bohn explains why…

This adorable robot needs you more than you need it

This adorable robot needs you more than you need it

The Groove X Lovot companion robot isn’t useful — it’ll actually get in your way. Most robots promise to make your life easier, but Lovot is the opposite. The fuzzy little robot scoots around, following its owner through advanced AI capabilities and sensors. It can recognize up to 1,000 people, and when it spots someone…

First ride in the Daimler semi-autonomous truck

First ride in the Daimler semi-autonomous truck

Daimler is ready to put its driver assistance tech on the road with a semi-autonomous big rig, four years after the first prototype. We got a test ride in the truck where we watched it drive itself and pull off a pretty wild emergency braking maneuver. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2ACRwrX Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge…

I rode a semi-autonomous truck at CES 2019

Daimler is ready to put its driver assistance tech on the road with a semi-autonomous big rig, four years after the first prototype. We got a test ride in the truck where we watched it drive itself and pull off a pretty wild emergency braking maneuver. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2ACRwrX Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge…

Google Assistant’s interpreter mode translates 27 languages

Google Assistant’s interpreter mode translates 27 languages

Google Assistant will soon be able to act as your real-life translator in 27 different languages. Google announced today that the voice assistant is getting a new “interpreter mode” that can translate in real time so you can hold conversations with someone who doesn’t share the same tongue. It works, but it’s not magic. CORRECTION:…