Geniuses! Really. – 500k Grant For Being Awesome

This year’s MacArthur Fellows (aka Geniuses) include a flutist, mathematician, tectonic plate expert, filmmaker and bluegrass fusionist. But what makes one a “genius”? Joining the conversation are Brian Wong, Elodie Ghedin, Francisco Nunez, Michal Lipson, Olivier Guyon and Scott Kaufman.

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3D Printer PandaBot Joins Others Looking for Kickstarter Funding

PandaBot is the next 3D printer to jump in the Kickstarter game. Though it joins many similar products in the space, it claims to set itself apart with it’s out-of-the-box printing capabilities and auto-calibration.

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Intel Futurist: Three Things We Want from Tech

Intel Futurist Brian David Johnson joins digits to discuss the different ways people engage with technology and how a yearning for history and humanity yields everything from the Steam Punk movement to Instagram.

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Top 5 Wireless Music Technologies

The dock may be dead, but you can still crank your music up with these five iPhone-compatible wireless solutions.

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The Midrange Yet Slick HTC One VX

HTC’s new One VX assumes the top dog in the company’s One V line

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Microsoft Expects 100K Apps for Windows 8 in 90 Days

Later this month Microsoft will debut Window 8, an app-like interface which appears the same across the desktop, tablet, phone and Xbox. The apps provide a big advertising opportunity for the company and its publishing partners, says Keith Lorizio, VP, U.S. Sales & Marketing, in this interview with Beet.TV He explains that Microsoft and publishers share revenue sold by either party into the platform.

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