Amazon Echo vs Google Home

We’re entering into a new era with these voice-activated home assistants. Many assumed robots would become common in the home, but the ability to speak to these devices to get information and control home devices will likely become very popular with both Amazon and now Google getting into the game with the Amazon Echo and the Google Home.

If you’re considering one of these gadgets, then check out the video above. They literally tear down these two products while comparing their features.

  

The Chinese are testing exoskeletons as well for their soldiers

The US Army isn’t the only military in the world testing exoskeleton technology for its soldiers. The Chinese are as well as you can see from this video. The world’s advanced armies will have more advantages soon over less advanced countries.

  

US Army tests exoskeleton for soldiers

Check out this badass exoskeleton from HULC that the US Army is testing for soldiers. It’s basically a wearable robot, with one of the main advantages being that soldiers can carry more weight.

  

Fitbit sales leadership isn’t reflected in stock performance

In the video above, Fitbit CEO James Park addresses an interesting dilemma for Fitbit, as the company’s stock price has under-performed since its IPO. The company is a leader in its space as the top fitness tracker on the market, and the Apple Watch hasn’t dented its momentum. It’s also in the exploding wearables category, which offers huge potential growth. But skeptics haven’t rewarded the company with increases in the stock price. Park explains that there is some concern that the company is just a one-product company.

  

Comedy and Virtual Reality

Is this a fit?

The video raises the question of whether stand-up comedy will be a fit for virtual reality. It may not seem like the best fit, but wouldn’t it be cool if we could figure out a way to have us sitting in the front row for a classic comedy concert, maybe with a hologram of Eddie Murphy or Chris Rock?

We might be surprised as to what takes off.