Tag Archive: Army


Samsung building robot army to replace human factory workers

Samsung has received a multi-million dollar investment from the South Korean government to develop factory robots to help win manufacturing work currently being lost to cheap human labor in China. Samsung will build the precision speed reducers, motors, controllers, and sensor encoders needed to bring the robots to market. The plan is for them to […]

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Intel has a small army working on iPhone 7 LTE modem

Intel wants to win part of Apple chip business, and according to a new report, it’s dedicating a small army of engineers towards creating a new LTE modem that could be destined for the iPhone 7 Over 1,000 employees have been assigned to the project to build a 7360 LTE modem chip for the iPhone […]

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How the Swiss Army Knife was the iPhone of its day

With an iPhone in your hand and thousands of apps at your disposal, you may think you have the one gadget that can get you out of any situation. But there’s a kind of analog handset that offers sharp solutions…Read more ›

Key Smart brings Swiss Army order to keys in pocket

At our current place on the evolutionary chart, we are a species that carries more things in the pockets of tighter pants. Michael Tunney understood this every time he went to a bar and saw patrons pull out their cell…Read more ›

Foxconn’s promised iPhone-building robot army is running late

Foxconn has been working to replace its human workforce with robotic “Foxbots” for some time now, but it seems that a 2011 promise by CEO Terry Gou to unleash an army of production robots by the end of 2014 won’t be coming…Read more ›

Foxconn CEO unimpressed by his iPhone-building robot army

It looks like Apple manufacturer Foxconn may not be entirely ready to displace its human workforce in favor of robots just yet. According to a new report coming out of the Taiwanese media, Foxconn’s CEO Terry Gou is disappointed by the…Read more ›

Foxconn’s army of robots will only ‘support’ humans… for now

Yesterday, we reported that Foxconn CEO Terry Gou had promised shareholders that the Chinese iPhone manufacturer was ready to deploy an army of 10,000 robots to help build the iPhone 6. But while that report seems accurate, don’t expect these…Read more ›

Foxconn is ready to release an army of robots to build the iPhone 6

For years now, Foxconn has been expressing its interest in replacing its workers with robots, raising the possibility that future iPhones could be built with machines. In fact, in December of 2012, Foxconn quietly began testing a program to replace…Read more ›

This is war: Apple readies massive marketing army

No one makes commercials like Apple. Or no one did, until the last year or so when everyone from Samsung to Google has caught up to Cupertino’s marketing genius. In a move to retake its marketing crown in 2014, Apple…Read more ›

Updated IFTTT Still Reigns As The Best Swiss Army Knife Of Productivity Apps

If you haven’t been using If This, Then That (IFTTT) on your iPhone or iPad, you really ought to be. It’s a really amazing way to connect up all the things you do on your devices, putting them together in…Read more ›    [Read More…]