Highfive’s video conferencing platform is now available through Ingram Micro and at Best Buy

Highfive,  a Redwood City-based startup, offers businesses an integrated video conferencing service through its own custom meeting room hardware. While Highfive has been quite successful in selling its service and hardware online, the company today announced that it is adding Best Buy and Ingram Micro as distribution partners in an effort to expand its reach to a wider audience.


The best Mac Mini deals for June 2018

After MacOS for the cheapest price possible? Already got a monitor (and keyboard and mouse) you can use?

Then it’s worth considering the Mac mini. It isn’t the fastest, but it costs less than half of the other Macs. The point of the Mac Mini is that it’s, well, mini – we’ve seen bigger hard drives than the modest footprint of the sleek silver box.


Atari VCS console now available for pre-order: limited run Collector’s Edition is the one you want

Atari has opened pre-orders for its new VCS console, with two versions of the system now on sale.

The first all black “Atari VCS Onyx Edition” is priced at $199 and $229 with a bundled joystick, while the secondary limited run “Atari VCS Collector’s Edition”, which features a classic Atari 2600-style wood front finish, retails for $299 with a joystick.


Games Watch: the 5 best new games coming out in June 2018

Even during the slowest months of the year, you’ll find the release list stocked with literally hundreds of games across consoles, PC, and mobile. It’s madness.

Given that, it can be easy to overlook some magnificent game releases amidst the stack, but worry not: we’re here to help. Our Games Watch column points out the five biggest and brightest games on the immediate horizon, and outlines why each seems like it’ll be well worth your time and money.


Exoskeleton will protect the skier from injury

Not many people know how to ski or snowboard. But often not newcomers, resting on snow-covered slopes, return with injuries and fractures of bones. The American startup Roam Robotics offers to minimize the traumatism from winter sports. Employees of the company created a special exoskeleton, which will help beginners skiers and professional athletes of any age protect their feet.


Portable 3D printer for the skin will cope with any burns

Four years ago, scientists from Canada demonstrated a 3D printer equal to the size of a microwave oven. He was able to create pieces of skin in order to treat burns. Recently, a group of specialists from the University of Toronto, partially engaged in the first development, has created a portable 3D printer. This gadget heals deep wounds for a couple of minutes.


Doctors will begin to study the anatomy of patients with VR

At Stanford University, the teachers of the medical school reflected on the introduction of virtual reality technology into the educational process. Develop existing skills using VR, and can already practicing doctors. With the help of virtual reality, human anatomy can be viewed in 3D. To do this, use a special interactive simulator. Training in the identification and treatment of various diseases will become much more convenient and simple.

Comcast xFi Pods

Comcast’s mesh Wi-Fi system, xFi Pods, launches nationwide

Comcast  today is officially launching its own Wi-Fi extender devices called xFi Pods that help to address problems with weak Wi-Fi signals in parts of a customer’s home due to things like the use of building materials that disrupt signals, or even just the home’s design. The launch follows Comcast’s announcement last year that it was investing in the mesh router maker Plume, which offers plug-in “pods” that help extend Wi-Fi signals.