Jawbone sues Fitbit for poaching employees with access to confidential information

Jawbone sues Fitbit over poaching employees with access to confidential information

Fitness wearable maker Jawbone has sued rival company Fitbit over claims that the latter poached employees with access to sensitive information about Jawbone's upcoming products. As reported by The New York Times: Jawbone sued Fitbit in California State Court here on Wednesday, accusing its rival of "systematically plundering" confidential information by poaching employees who improperly...

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Pebble Time pre-orders begin June 22 for non-backers

Pebble Time pre-orders begin June 22 for non-backers

In a blog post today, Pebble announced that the new Pebble Time will go up for pre-order on June 22 for those who opted not to jump in on the Kickstarter action. In addition to the pre-order announcement, Pebble also took the opportunity to talk about some forthcoming features that the team is working on for future updates, including: Voice Notes app Stocks app Weather app...

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Latest version of Hub2Watch brings hidden options and dynamically changing watchfaces

If you're a Pebble user on the BlackBerry 10 platform, then you may have come across Hub2Watch, an app we have covered here before. It's more of an extension to the Talk2Watch Pro -- the third party Pebble watch client. Hub2Watch catches all accounts in the Hub and can notify you when you have a message. Which is great as it can notify you of messages that Talk2Watch Pro can't let you know of....

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Oculus Rift

The Oculus VR team is getting bigger, thanks to the company's move to acquire Surreal Vision, a UK-based team that's developing technology based on real-time 3D scene reconstruction . This would seem to be a perfect fit for the upcoming Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Oculus VR, which is owned by Facebook, announced the Surreal Vision deal in a blog post. Specific financial details were...

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The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is the first car to offer Android Auto installed

Hyundai Android Auto

If you are looking to buy a car from Hyundai, you might be able to get one with Google's Android Auto technology already installed. Hyundai announced today that it is the first car company to offer that option inside its vehicles, beginning with the 2015 Sonata with Navigation. Here's what car shoppers can expect: Owners of existing 2015 Sonata with Navigation can get the Android Auto...

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Amazon Echo

The folks at Amazon continues to add new features to its Amazon Echo connected speaker. Today, the company emailed owners of the device informing them that the Flash Briefing option now has more news sources to choose from. For those unfamiliar with Flash Briefing, it lets owners of the Amazon Echo get the latest news from a variety of sources simply by saying, "Alexa, what's my Flash...

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Oculus VR and its founder hit with lawsuit claiming they breached agreement

Oculus Rift

The Oculus VR company, and its founder Palmer Luckey, are the subjects of a lawsuit filed on Friday by a company called Total Recall Technologies (TRT). It claims that Luckey created the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset based on information he obtained from TRT under a non-disclosure agreement. The lawsuit from the Hawaii-based TRT claims that its two partners, Ron Igra and Thomas Seidl,...

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First batch of Pebble Time shipments rolling out May 27

Pebble Time

Pebble has announced that the first shipments of Pebble Time will be heading out the door starting May 27, with all customers that have opted for the smartwatch set to receive tracking numbers by mid-June. From Kickstarter: Production is now in full swing since bringing the factory online at the beginning of May. With things moving along at this rate, we expect all Pebble Time Rewards to...

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Oculus Rift

While the Oculus VR team has already announced their will be attending the E3 2015 video game trade show in Los Angeles, it appears they have some stuff to talk about before it begins on June 16. Some members of the press were sent invites late on Tuesday asking them to attend a media event centering on the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset on June 11 in San Francisco. As far as what will...

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LG's new 55-inch OLED display is so thin you can mount it on a wall with magnets

LG OLED

LG Display's latest 55-inch OLED display panel is just 0.97mm thick, significantly thinner than its current flagship TV at 4.3mm. Unveiled as a proof of concept in South Korea, the display — which weighs 1.9 kg (4.1 pounds) — can be mounted on the wall using just magnets, and can be removed by simply peeling it off the wall. The ultra-thin display's announcement was part of a broader push by...

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