It’s a new, smaller product for getting the internet on your television. Roku unveiled its new “streaming stick” this week. The device is about the size of a pack of gum. It plugs into an HDMI port on almost any newer TV and allows you to stream content from online services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. The Roku streaming stick costs 50 dollars and will be available in April.
Apple is collaborating on a new device— hearing aids. Apple and Danish company GN Resound have developed a new hearing aid that’s compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Phone calls, facetime chats, music, movies, and turn-by-turn navigation can be streamed directly to the small earpiece. The device, called Linx, runs about three-thousand dollars.
And, Tech Crunch is reporting that Facebook is buying ‘Titan Aerospace’. The company makes solar-powered drones, which can fly for five years without having to land! The report says Facebook’s goal is get internet to parts of the world that don’t have it.
That’s your Daily Tech.