Watch a Robot Really Go Nuts on an iPhone Game

At this time last year, the Adept Quattro was the world's fastest pick and place robot. I don't know if it still holds the title. It does, however, have a new distinction: world's fastest "1to50" player. Here it is playing the game—it requires you to tap all the numbers, 1 through 50, in rapid succession—like only a… » 3/11/11 5:20pm 3/11/11 5:20pm

A Hint at Apple's Mobile Advertising Plans (Location, Location,…

A small, but interesting note: Apple's published an "App Store Tip" for developers that it'll reject apps which "use location-based information primarily to enable mobile advertisers to deliver targeted ads based on a user's location." It's not to protect you. » 2/04/10 2:47pm 2/04/10 2:47pm

Apple Wants to Do the Same Thing for Mobile Ads It Did for Digital…

Apple's interest in mobile advertising clearly goes beyond flicking Google in the nads, since they spent $275 million on mobile ad company Quattro after losing AdMob to Google. In fact, according to BusinessWeek, Apple's mobile ad plans are downright ambitious. » 1/15/10 12:07pm 1/15/10 12:07pm

Apple Buying Mobile Advertisting Company Quattro Wireless for $275…

After Google secured a place in mobile advertising with a $750 million purchase of AdMob, there's talk that Apple has purchased Quattro Wireless, an AdMob competitor, for $275 million. What's Apple getting into now? » 1/04/10 10:45pm 1/04/10 10:45pm

Factron Quattro iPod nano Case is the Real Full Metal Jacket

Mizumori Ado's exclusive iPod nano case, called the Factron Quattro, sure as hell has the street cools about it, but unfortunately, it looks like its going to be a limited run in Japan only. The designer, Mizumori Ado, used a full aluminum construction to match the iPod nano's housing, and we have to say, the Factron… » 3/25/08 5:10am 3/25/08 5:10am