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This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: iPhone Sales, Tesla ‘Ludicrous Mode’, And GoPro/Meerkat

qMRoC9j0DtXkp0VvWy3euZX17WQKF0ysbgkDsCB3B8w This week, Tesla introduced a new mode for the Model S called Ludicrous mode, which will take the car from 0 to 60mph in 2.8 seconds. Which is ludicrous. Meanwhile, Apple reported its Q3 2015 earnings, falling just under expectations for iPhone unit sales, though still growing the category by 35 percent YOY. Plus, GoPro announced a deal with Meerkat that will let users stream live from… Read More

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July 24th

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This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Jolla, Eden, iPod touch, And HTC’s New Phones

gadgets-podcast July 17 Happy Friday, and welcome to the latest edition of the TechCrunch Gadgets podcast. This week, we’re focusing on Jolla’s split, Eden’s on-demand tech help service, the new iPod touch, and HTC’s freshly revealed Desire smartphones. This week’s episode of the TC Gadgets Podcast is brought to you by John Biggs, Romain Dillet Natasha Lomas, and Jordan Crook. We… Read More

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July 17th

Gadgets

Eden, The On-Demand Tech Repair And Installation Service, Picks Up $1.2 Million

eden Eden, the YC-backed startup that offers on-demand tech help service direct to your home, has today announced the raise of $1.3 million in seed funding. Investors include Canvas Ventures, Eniac Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Maven Ventures, Y Combinator, Dylan Smith from Box, and James Beshara from Tilt (with his first angel investment). The premise behind Eden is relatively simple. Users with… Read More

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Jordan Crook

July 14th

Gadgets

Fly Or Die: Amazon Echo

Upon first hearing about the Amazon Echo, a device that sits in the home and receives voice-powered commands, I wasn’t even remotely convinced that this could be a good idea. For one, the idea of Amazon listening to every word I say was disconcerting, and voice-powered computational tools (such as Siri and Google Now) have yet to really impress me. But in practice, the Amazon Echo is one… Read More

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Jordan Crook

July 13th

Gadgets

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: GoPro, Micro:bit, And Google Glass

Screenshot 2015-07-10 13.13.45 GoPro just announced its newest camera, the GoPro Hero4 Session, and Romain thinks that the company should maybe merge with Red Bull. The BBC is teaching children how to code via the Micro:bit, and Google Glass is apparently still a thing (that we’re talking about, at the very least). This week’s episode of the TC Gadgets Podcast is brought to you by John Biggs, Romain Dillet… Read More

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Jordan Crook

July 10th

Gadgets

Doppler Labs Lands $17 Million In Series B

Doppler Here in Charge Case 2 Doppler Labs, the same team that brought you the Dubs mechanical ear plug and the Here Active Listening system, is today announcing the close of a $17 million Series B funding round, led by The Chernin Group, Wildcat Capital Management and Acequia Capital. Live National Entertainment, Universal Music Group and WME also participated in the round. Doppler Labs was first founded by Noah Kraft… Read More

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Jordan Crook

July 7th

Gadgets

This Saturday On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Amazon Echo

Screenshot 2015-07-04 10.06.38 I could lie and tell you that we recorded a special July 4th edition of the TC Gadgets Podcast, but it wouldn’t be accurate. In reality, we recorded this podcast over a week ago and I accidentally forgot to push the publish button. But the content still exists, so I felt strongly about sharing it with you guys. In this episode, we talk about the freshly released Amazon Echo, which is… Read More

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Jordan Crook

July 4th

Gadgets

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: E3, Yo!

gadgets150619 The E3 gaming conference was last week. We didn’t actually go, but we watched from afar and soaked up all the latest that the gaming world has to offer. John’s in Poland, but Greg, Matt and Darrell were all thrilled to chat up the new Oculus controllers, the latest games, and the future of VR gaming. I was thrilled to get work done while they chatted. This week’s episode… Read More

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Jordan Crook

June 19th

Gadgets

Pax Labs Heats Up With $46.7 Million In Series C Funding

pax Pax Labs, the folks responsible for the Pax botanical vaporizer, have today announced a massive round of funding. The company is receiving $46.7 million in Series C financing led by existing investors, including Tao Capital and Sand Hill Angels, with participation from Fidelity Management & Research Company, Sivia Capital, and many more. The company plans to use the funding to expand… Read More

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June 10th

Gadgets

Apple Just Turned The iPad Into A Real Computer With QuickType

apple-wwdc-20150217 It’s just a keyboard, and so it should be limited to keys. But with the new version of iOS 9 for iPad, announced at WWDC, the touch-sensitive QuickType keyboard now has the ability to transform into a trackpad whenever you set down two fingers on the keyboard portion of the screen. Simply move those fingers to the left and the cursor moves with them. This allows you to move the cursor… Read More

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June 8th

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