We often think that the toy industry is just about fun and games, but when it comes to the financial market it's a 26 billion dollar industry in the US alone! Katie Linendoll sits down to talk toys with Sven Gerjets CTO of Mattel at the Toy Fair 2018. Topics include Mattel's vision to accommodate the modern tech kid; how they can take an iconic brand like Hot Wheels and give it an upgrade for the next generation; and how they are addressing privacy concerns with connected toys (something we never worried about in the Olden Days).
Punxsutawney Phil stated that we've got at least six more weeks of winter weather. Well, during these coldest months of the year, I pull out the three must-have gadgets from my cold weather arsenal that are well worth the investment.
Nintendo recently announced Nintendo Labo – STEM focused interactive kits that work with Nintendo Switch. After a first hands on look (and build!) Katie Linendoll chatted with David Young, assistant manager PR Nintendo of America. Labo Variety and Robot kits will hit shelves April 20th.
Nintendo recently announced Nintendo Labo – STEM-focused interactive kits that work with Nintendo Switch. After a first hands-on look (and build!) Katie Linendoll chatted with David Young, assistant manager PR Nintendo of America. Labo Variety and Robot kits will hit shelves April 20th.
Imagine if your vanity mirror suddenly sprung to life and declared that, although you are indeed among the fairest, an emphatic red lip could help you top the list.
Toronto-based tech company ModiFace has created a fairytale-like “mirror” that comes close. The brand launched in 2008 with addictively playful apps that let you virtually makeover selfies with exotic hairstyles, eye colors and more. Big beauty brands took notice when ModiFace moved their tech into an augmented reality experience, powered by high-tech cameras...
Every year, tens of thousands of people flock to the Consumer Electronics Show to check out what’s new and cool in tech – and this year, TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones and tech expert Katie Linendoll were two of them. TODAY follows them as they check out everything from a laundry-folding robot to self-driving cars.
In my work as a tech expert, I have found that many families are interested in integrating smart lighting into their homes, but feel overwhelmed by the many options and complexity. I am always wary of “tech just for tech’s sake.” In other words, if a family invests in smart lighting, it should be easy to install, functional and practical. That is why I am so excited to partner with GE. After so many years in the lighting business, I’ve seen that GE really understands their customer and practical ways to integrate the new lighting technology.
8-year-old Angelo Yu loves to read but the second grader has to hold the book right up to his face. He is legally blind, a side effect of a brain tumor. Now Angelo is about to get his best Christmas gift ever thanks to tech expert Katie Linendoll and her sister, Nadine, an oncology nurse practitioner. Angelo is getting the give of sight with a pair of electronic glasses called eSight.
Talk about an ‘Appy Holiday! We turned to Katie Linendoll — an Emmy Award-winning expert in all things tech — for the inside scoop on cutting edge gifts and gadgets, sure to add a touch of modern flair to your time-honored traditions.
Loved joining the one and only @rachaelray today on air! So full of Christmas spirit!! I gotta share that behind the scenes they have culinary student chefs that bring you beyond amazing food - I couldn't stop eating all the dishes!!
Online sales this holiday season are booming. With the influx of connected devices entering the home, your network security should be an important focus — as hackers are especially active during the shopping season.
Imagine being handed a project to create a printer that will work in space. Well, I was fortunate enough to travel to Johnson Space Center to meet the multi-disciplinary team of NASA and Hewlett-Packard (HP) engineers, who designed the HP Envy Zero Gravity Printer. While covering the story, I quickly learned that although we often focus on the blast-off of a NASA rocket, we aren’t always aware that the astronauts at the ISS (International Space Station) orbit space for up to six months while executing complex missions.
As we celebrate the approach of this wonderful season, it’s time to share some of my top holiday picks! From high-tech to STEM toys, to travel gadgets that are a must - I think you’ll find at least a few items for those special people in your life, and maybe even a few secret surprises for yourself!
In this high-speed world of lightning-fast information sharing, Buck joins Katie Linendoll to share his perspective on the complex, sometimes darker side of social media and the dangers of modern day journalism where priorities often lie with being first out of the gate. Buck's unique perspective, as a conservative radio host and former CIA officer, helps consumers of information to become savvier — encouraging them to look beyond the number of followers, into the quality of the content and true engagement.
Educators today agree that the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines are vital in preparing children for the high-tech careers of tomorrow. To get children interested in STEM, you can’t just talk to them about science and engineering
Tech expert Katie Linendoll is in the TODAY Orange Room with Dylan Dreyer to share a first look at the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and explain their special features. She also says that major updates to iPhones 5 and up are coming Tuesday.
Tech expert Katie Linendoll, costumed as iCloud storage for Halloween, joins TODAY’s Carson Daly in the Orange Room to offer a first look at Apple’s iPhone X, which goes on sale Friday. Among the features showcased: the phone’s facial recognition and colorful “animojis.” The anchors are impressed!