Tag Archive: Robot


Two Apple Earth Day Ads Highlight Renewable Energy & Liam the Robot

Apple has released two new commercials for Earth Day. The first advertisement emphasizes the companies renewable energy efforts to power servers, and the other second ad focuses on recycling iPhones with the help of a robot. The commercials are embedded below for easy viewing. iMessage – Renewable Energy The iMessage commercial focuses on the fact … Read More

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 […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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HoloLens will transforms your living room into a robot battle ground

Microsoft gave fans a glimpse of the future of gaming on HoloLens today with a demo of a new game under development called Project X Ray that lets you fight alien robots in your living room. It’s kind of like the X-Men’s Danger Room, projecting holographic bad guys all over your walls, couch, and ceiling […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple fans (and a robot) line up around world for iPhone 6s launch

We figured tonight’s iPhone 6s launch would draw some crowds, and sure enough, they are. Fans all over the world are lining up to be the first to get their hands on Apple’s latest hardware, and we have the pictures to prove it, starting with that massive batch of Hamburgers above. Here are crowds outside […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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A savvy Apple fan has sent a robot to queue for her iPhone 6s

People are already camping out for the iPhone 6s, but one smart would-be customer from Australia has decided to dodge the queues — by sending a robot on her behalf. Lucy Kelly dispatched the robot — a remote-controlled tablet attached to a Segway — to wait in line at the flagship Apple Store in Sydney, where the iPhone 6s will go on […]

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Robot butler rolls out to begin life of thankless drudgery

Guests of the boutique Aloft Silicon Valley hotel might be a little surprised to see its newest employee. It might be his height or his odd way of moving around, or it might be the basket of towels where its head should be. But mostly, it’s going to be weird because the new guy is […]

Fallout Shelter goes critical with new enemies and robot helper

Bethesda’s runaway hit game Fallout Shelter is getting a well-needed dose of new stuff today, including several balance fixes, some new threats to your vault, and a handy robot assistant who can help you collect resources and scour the wasteland for you. Out for Android devices now, as well, Fallout Shelter is a fantastically addictive […]

This robot leaps hurdles like a Terminator horse

Okay, so it’s not really Apple news, but — honestly — who could complain about a robot cheetah on a Friday afternoon? Given Google’s disappointing lack of killer robots at its oddly boring I/O keynote yesterday, MIT has fortunately stepped up to… Read more ›

Meet the robot that will assemble your future iPhones – and everything else

UC Berkley researchers have hit a major milestone in the creation of usable AI. They’ve created a new set of algorithms that will allow robots to learn through trial and error — much like humans learn new tasks. With this… Read more ›

Once-famous robot lives quietly away from limelight

America’s oldest surviving robot no longer smokes cigarettes.   There are no more long lines of people to see him, topless women haven’t danced around him in years and his legs have been broken since that amusement park gig. But… Read more ›