Robert S. AnthonyContributor, TechHive

Robert S. Anthony is a New York-based technology journalist. He writes a tech blog called The Paper PC.

Cloudrobots: Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots reborn

If you’re old enough to remember the original Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, you’d never mistake the stiff, jerky movements of those small plastic combatants for the smooth, cat-like moves of boxing legends such as Muhammad Ali or Smokin’ Joe Frazier. Cloudrobot aims to change that.

Sony and LL Cool J Rap It Up with Web-Based Music Collaboration Bundle

LL Cool J, Sony, and Boomdizzle Networks unveil Future Sounds My Connect Studio, a laptop-software-headphone package that lets distant musicians collaborate in real time--and never miss a beat.

Boomz Audio Mini Speaker: A Pocket-Sized Boombox for Your Smartphone

Nestled in a quiet corner at the 2012 CES was a small, colorful and muscular mini speaker that can fill up a small room with quality audio from an iPod or smartphone.

Polaroid Goes Retro With Z340 Instant Digital Camera

It’s not your father’s Polaroid, but the new 14-megapixel digital camera with a built-in photo printer harkens back to the popular Polaroid Spectra of the 1980s.

Fanny Wang Headsets Big Hits with NFL Big Hitters

It started with three Fanny Wang headsets knocking around NFL locker rooms, but now dozens of pro football players--and hopefully many more of their fans--want to get their hands on Fanny Wang’s new bass-boosting over-the-ear headsets.

Screw It: AudioBulb Wireless Speaker System as Easy as Twisting in Light Bulbs

GiiNii’s AudioBulb, a wireless speaker in the shell of an LED light bulb, installs quickly into any lamp or light fixture. Link a couple with an AudioBulb base station and you have an instant home wireless speaker system.

BigShot: Digital Camera Kit for Kids Seeks Grown-Up Funding

DIY photography kit for children developed by Columbia University students ready to launch—a few dollars from now.