Dealerscope Staff

Dealerscope Staff
The world's most expensive headphones might make you consider a mortgage

Last year I heard a pre-production sample of Sennheiser's ultimate headphone, the HE 1 (then called the Orpheus), and loved the sound. A couple of weeks ago when I had a chance to spend more time with a production HE 1 at Sennheiser's pop up New York City store I was eager to take another…

GoPro releases the $299 Karma Grip handheld stabilizer

The GoPro Karma Grip is now available. The camera maker announced today that the handheld stabilizer is for sale in select stores and GoPro.com for $299. This is the same handheld grip that shipped with the Karma drone — at least before the drone was recalled for battery issues. The Karma Grip competes directly with…

Oculus Touch Review: The Rift is Finally Complete

When the Oculus Rift reawakened our fascination with virtual reality in 2012, it was largely a visual medium. People imagined their average VR experience as a more exciting and immersive version of a traditional game or movie, something that gave the same familiar interactions a whole new feel. So controllers that mimicked movable virtual hands,…

Apple’s secret car tech should not be treated “equally,” as it requests

A new letter sent to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirms that Apple is investing heavily in autonomous vehicles. It comes as little surprise. The letter asks for Apple to be treated as equal to firms that are already operating in the space. It’s a high demand and one that might stir…

Amazon launches a beta of Go, a cashier-free, app-based food shopping experience

The straight-forwardly named “Just Walk Out” technology ought to give you a pretty good idea of what Amazon Go is all about. Launching in beta this year to Amazon employees at a single 1,800 square foot location in its native Seattle, Go is a “new kind of store with no checkout required.” Customers use the…

Elon Musk is still the most admired tech leader among founders

Elon Musk beat out Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs as the most admired tech leader among 700 founders surveyed by VC firm First Round Capital. Twenty-three percent of founders wrote in the SpaceX and Tesla CEO’s name when asked whom they admired the most; 10 percent said Bezos, 6 percent said Zuckerberg and…

Just Eat delivers its first takeaway via robot courier

Before the robots rise up and put us under their command, they'll be busy delivering hot takeaway food to our doorsteps: online ordering service Just Eat has announced its first live robot delivery has taken place in London. The robot courier in question is a trundling buggy manufactured by Starship Technologies, which is run by…

Oldest surviving Nikon fetches $406K at auction

A fabulous piece of photographic history just sold at auction for $406,000, more than twice the estimated haul. This Nikon One was the third production camera — as in the third actual camera it built — from the now-famous company, and it’s the oldest one known to still be around today. Nikon began as a…

HP made a ridiculously tough laptop for schools

HP has made a laptop that it says stands up to military standards of toughness, a feat that it claims is necessary for another tough environment: schools. Its new laptop is called the ProBook x360 Education Edition. It essentially takes what would otherwise be a low-end convertible laptop and turns it into a device for…

Video: Mouse scroll wheel ‘inventor’ basically says we’re all using it wrong

If you use a mouse with your computer, you probably use a scroll wheel. Except, you’re probably using it wrong. At least, that’s what possible scroll wheel ‘inventor’ and Oculus Co-Founder Jack McCauley says in an interview with IGN: "It’s not used in the way that I intended it to be used…. I intended it…