Some of what took place on the first day of the conference Thursday:
Intel announced last week that it will team up with Fossil Group, Inc., to develop wearable products.
D&H Distributing will hold its New England Technology Show August 12 in Quincy, Mass. The event will feature more than 60 vendors, and 500 attendees are expected.
Rob Eby, vice president of purchasing for D&H Distributing, talks about this year’s Summer Mid-Atlantic Technology Show at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Pennsylvania. Held in mid-June, it featured around 100 vendors and boasted a 10 percent uptick in attendance.
Brace yourself, Sarah Connor: The robots are here, and they’re smart.
Apple has officially launched the new entry-level 21.5-inch 1.4GHz iMac with a starting price of $1,099. While the physical and general desktop configurations remain untouched, specifications were modified under the hood. It is powered by 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 2.7GHz with a 8GB memory, 500 GB hard drive, and Intel HD Graphics 5000.
Intel's futurist, Brian David Johnson, will deliver a keynote address at next week's CE Week event in New York. Johnson, the organizers said, "will examine the growing interest in making and tinkering and how the rise of the ‘maker movement’ is reshaping the creation and personalization of everything from Internet-connected robots to wearable tech."
If the thought of robots being 3D printed in every home gives you the I, Robot fear shivers, you might want to move on to an article about beaches and summer reading. If not, continue at your own risk! The robots are coming! While Intel’s new 3D printed robots are not as scary as the ones Google and other companies are acquiring, it is still a robot. And this robot is adorable and named Jimmy! How can you be scared of a robot named Jimmy?