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Cool Tech - From the incredible helicarrier crash in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” to the realistic motion-capture-driven apes in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," this year brought us some unbelievable special effects. Mike...
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Videos - Got back pain? You’re not alone. The Ramy Inocencio tests new health wearable Arki from South Korea. People might stare but find out what walking...
CHARGIFI
#NYCTech - Yeah, having a ubiquitous wifi network available is great, but let’s talk about the other big problem we have when we’re on the go: finding an outlet to plug in and recharge our phones. And hoping that we remembered to take a cord...
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#NYCTech - Google's 25,000-foot digital billboard, launched on Nov. 24, is the size of an entire city block and has a ridiculous pixel density. Avoid the trip to Times Square and see the monstrous billboard here.
LISR
#NYCTech - LISNR is a comprehensive mobile engagement platform that allows consumers to interact with media and the live environment everywhere. But get this: LISNR’s ultrasonic and smart app engine technology allows consumers to use their...
BITFINDER
#NYCTech - Tell us about the decision to apply for R/GA Accelerator and how has the experience been thus far? R/GA is the best in business in helping companies build brands that consumers love and have emotional relationship with. This is...
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Cool Tech - Creepy robots, jetpack bodysuits, advanced weapons, prostheses … All very different, yet all tied together by one entity — DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA was created by Dwight D. Eisenhower...
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Tech - Buying a car is a simple process. You go to the dealership, pick out the one you want, and the let the haggling over the doormats and the undercoating commence. The cars on this list, though, are a little different.
ASTRO
#NYCTech - Shouldn’t connected devices be easy to connect? That’s the idea behind Astro, a company that’s part of the latest class at the R/GA Connected Device Accelerator powered by Techstars. Astro is creating an automated home system...
BODY LABS
#NYCTech - Body Labs is a sophisticated 3D technology that makes it possible to create an avatar of your body so that you can personalize your world cheaply and easily, customizing shirts, shoes, bras, sporting gear, and all sorts of other...
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IoT - Do you ever look your friends’ smart thermostat and other connected home appliances with envy? Have you ever looked at one of your “dumb” appliances and thought to yourself, “man, I wish there was a simple way to make that...
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Tech - The U.S. Army is employing a new type of defense: software that can predict suicide risk among soldiers. That’s because half of the soldier suicides that occurred within one year of a major U.S. Army study belonged to the...
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Cool Tech - An Atlas robot built by Google-owned Boston Dynamics has been programmed to do karate and replace humans in dangerous situations. Video not...
DIAGENETIX
#NYCTech - What does it take to be a Techstar? To participate in the R/GA Accelerator powered by Techstars, you’ve got to be connected, since it’s all about Connected Devices. Like the ones from Diagenetix, a team of researchers at the...
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Cool Tech - Just down the road from Facebook and Google, Dr. Phil Wagner runs a laboratory dedicated to optimizing the performance of some of the world’s top athletes.
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Lifestyle - AWhistle, Tagg and other wearable activity trackers for dogs are inadvertently measuring something else: the owner's personality. Video not...

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