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Accelerator

What The Hell Is a Corporate Accelerator?

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

As an entrepreneur you are likely aware of the various opportunities designed to help keep you from joining the majority statistic that most startups fail. Between incubators and accelerators, there hundreds of options throughout the world that will likely align with your goals and…

Accelerator

Los Angeles

Meet the 2017 Startups from the Disney Accelerator

By | Jul 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

There’s no denying that BB-8 was the star of the most recent chapter in the main Star Wars saga, The Force Awakens. What you might not realize is that the adorable droid was the brain child of Sphero, a robotics and digital technology company and…

Robotics

Boulder

How Star Wars’ BB-8 Put This Robotics Company on the Map

By | May 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm

In 2014 Sphero, a robotics company based in Boulder, Colorado, didn’t realize that their efforts would be majorly boosted by a fictional robot from a galaxy far, far away. But one of their mentors was Disney CEO Bob Iger, which meant that their company came…

Gear & Gadgets

Boulder

9 Gadgets and Tech From Star Wars That We Wish Were Real

By | May 4, 2017 at 12:50 pm

There are a lot of films that either take place in the future or feature technology well ahead of reality, but few fictional universes hold a candle to that of Star Wars. Although their history occurred a long time ago in a galaxy far…

Gear & Gadgets

The Definitive Tech.Co Holiday Gift Guide

By | Dec 2, 2015 at 1:15 pm

My friends, it’s that time of year again: our Tech.Co Holiday Gift Guide is officially ready for all of you! I’ll keep this short and sweet because we’ve got some amazing offerings this year that you need to read about ASAP. In fact, I…

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Hardware

There’s an R2D2 Moving Fridge That Brings Beer to You

By | Nov 2, 2015 at 8:00 pm

In one month and 16 days exactly, the new Star Wars movie will finally be released. If you listen really hard, you can hear fans all over the world getting antsy about making sure they get good seats for the midnight showing on the…

CES

Las Vegas

13 “Off the Beaten Path” CES Gadgets You’re Going to Love

By | Jan 9, 2014 at 3:00 pm

The 2014 International CES is composed of six main showrooms at the Las Vegas Convention Center alone, and this year there are over 3,200 exhibitors in attendance. Needless to say, that’s a lot of tech, gizmos, and gadgets to go through in just a few…

Gear & Gadgets

15 Last Minute Holiday Gifts For Gadget Lovers

By | Dec 19, 2013 at 10:15 pm

So we’ve already published a bunch of great gift guides (here, here, here and here) but now we’re coming down the home stretch of this holiday season and if you’re like me you haven’t yet made one gift purchasing decision. Don’t worry, you still have…

Gear & Gadgets

12 Gadgets to Check Out for Gift Giving

By | Dec 17, 2012 at 1:56 pm

With one week left until Christmas, many of us are still searching for that perfect gift for a techie loved one. If you’ve been scratching your head as to what to get the gadget lovers on your list, consider the gadgets below – some…

Android

Boulder

The Future of Fun: An Interview With Sphero CEO Paul Berberian

By | Jan 24, 2012 at 2:30 pm

Blank slate has never been so colorful. At last year’s SXSW, Tech Cocktail covered a new robo-ball-toy called Sphero.  The robotic ball, controlled by your smartphone, puts a heavy emphasis on design.  While the ball’s clear exterior rotates in order to achieve movement, the…

Gear & Gadgets

Austin

Meet Sphero, the Robotic Ball Controlled by Your Smart Phone

By | Mar 8, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Sphero is an innovative robotic ball that puts a whole new spin (pun intended) on the interactive experience by turning your smart phone into a robot controller. This new game platform, which is open to developers, changes the way we use our smart phones…