The best Black Friday deals on laptops, TVs, home goods and electronics

December 4, 2017

The hugely popular Instant Pot is on sale again.Image: Amazon Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Updated 11/24 4:00 PM ET: We’ve added a ton of new deals and cleared out some expired deals. If you’ve stuffed your face with as much turkey as humanly possible and need an excuse to get away from your great-aunt Dorothy, do we…


Star Wars fans on why they love the franchise and Samsungs new vacuums

November 22, 2017

Samsung's Star Wars vacuums are available now.Image: Samsung When Star Wars: A New Hope first hit theaters on May 25, 1977, an icon was born. In the 40 years since the film made its debut, and with more stories being told, the brand has cemented its status as a cornerstone of our pop culture for multiple generations. In the lead up to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Samsung has just…


iRobots CEO defends Roomba home mapping as privacy concerns arise

July 26, 2017

iRobot CEO Colin Angle has been talking about his busines plans to map user homes with the Roomba for a while now, but a recently published Reuters interview has raised a number of new privacy feelings. Of particular notation seems a bit where the executive heads conjectures that the company could reach a deal to sell its planneds to one or more of the Big Three[ Amazon, Apple, Google] in…


Flux: Robot Queen Helen Greiner on robots, drones and the self-aware Roomba

July 7, 2017

Alice Lloyd George is an investor at RRE Ventures and the host of Flux, a series of podcast conversations with leaders in frontier technology. More posts by this contributor: Launching an aerospace startup at Mach 2 with your hair on fire Accelerating the future of space technology If nobody else is going to invent a dishwashing machine, Ill do it myself. That proclamation from Ohioan engineer Josephine Cochrane who was, incidentally, granddaughter…