The $5 billion Gigafactory is now online as Tesla Motors has initiated the mass production of lithium-ion battery cells at the facility. The move was made despite the fact that less than 30 percent of the Gigafactory's structure is completed.
Business Tech January 4, 2017
Panasonic will be investing more than $256 million in Tesla's Buffalo, New York plant. The funding will be used to manufacture photovoltaic cells and modules, and will be utilized in Tesla's solar products.
Car Tech December 29, 2016
Tesla Motors has revealed a possible collaboration with Panasonic on the production of solar panels at SolarCity's Gigafactory. The agreement could showcase what the combined Tesla Motors and SolarCity is capable of.
Business Tech October 17, 2016
Panasonic announced that it is developing the Panasonic Lumix GH5, the long-awaited succesor to the GH4. The new GH5 features 4K video recording at 60 frames per second, a new 6K PHOTO burst mode and 10-bit color sub-sampling.
Gadgets September 20, 2016
Panasonic has unveiled the latest version of its rugged Android tablet series, the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2. The highlight of Panasonic’s Toughpad series is its known capability to meet the tougher demands in highly mobile and fast-paced work industries.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 14, 2016
Panasonic is building on its surveillance product line with new cameras, including the Aero PTZ and True 4K cameras.
Gadgets April 7, 2016
Panasonic introduces the Lumix GX85, sporting an affordable price tag of $799. As for the features and sepcs, it provides 4K video, 4K Photo, 16 MP and a 5-axis image stabilization system.
Gadgets April 5, 2016
Panasonic released a YouTube video showcasing its latest developments in assisted robotics. Regardless if you work in construction, medical care or warehouse management, the company’s exoskeletons could be game changers.
FUTURE TECH March 22, 2016
Panasonic's Countertop Induction Oven offers an easy way to do induction cooking, and to make things better, it only has the size of a regular microwave or oven toaster.
Smart Home March 7, 2016
Panasonic revealed its latest DX line of 4K UHD smart TVs, and it will work on Firefox OS. Mozilla’s OS brings software solutions that will complement the Hollywood Cinema Experience chips of Panasonic for stellar visuals and experiences.
Gadgets March 2, 2016
Panasonic unveiled the return of the Technics SL-1200 turntable with the limited edition Grand Class SL-1200GAE and the Grand Class SL-1200G. The new turntables will be available within the year.
Audio January 6, 2016
Panasonic has taken the wraps off of a number of new cameras, with one in particular being an affordable compact camera that offers 30x zoom and the ability to capture 4K video.
Gadgets January 5, 2016
Panasonic has announced a slew of new robots, one of which can lend a hand to farmers and pick tomatoes. Using sensors and image processing technology, the robot can 'see' the color, shape and size of fruit.
FUTURE TECH December 11, 2015
Available for $3,099 in February 2016, the Toughbook 20 offers six different usage modes, including detached tablet and the tablet being flipped 180 degrees while still attached to the unit.
Computers November 9, 2015
Panasonic has announced a new tablet in its ToughPad line, the ToughPad FZ-Y1, which boasts both a tough outer shell and specs that could beat most flagship devices on the market today.
Gadgets October 29, 2015
Panasonic, Daiwa House and Seven Dreamers Laboratories demoed the Laundroid bot that will wash, dry and fold your clothes at CEATEC consumer electronic show in Tokyo.
Robotics October 8, 2015
A new video-calling platform from Pansonic's Health & Wellness Solutions allows long-distance family members to read books and play games with children.
Apps/Software September 22, 2015
A look at a new prototype turntable from Technics that is due out in 2016.
Gadgets September 5, 2015
Panasonic just unveiled its newest take on a turntable player. Improved build and sound quality are advertised by the brand.
Gadgets September 5, 2015
Panasonic makes another foray into the mirrorless category, this time with the first Micro Four Thirds camera to break the 20MP barrier.
Gadgets July 17, 2015
Panasonic has announced the new DMC-FZ300 camera, capable of recording 4K video and featuring a water-resistant and dust-proof body. The camera is even faster than its predecessor, the FZ200.
Gadgets July 16, 2015
The Lumix DMC-CM1 is Panasonic's latest attempt to create a mobile phone and digital camera hybrid. The device features a 1-inch 20MP sensor that allows it to take images better than the cameras of smartphones.
Gadgets June 16, 2015
Six new smart TVs, including one that touts a curved LCD LED screen, will be available from Panasonic 'in the coming months.'
FUTURE TECH May 17, 2015
Panasonic opens up much of its intellectual property for free as a way to help speed up the development of IoT software and services.
FUTURE TECH March 24, 2015
Panasonic has launched Nubo, the first 4G wireless security camera. The device could threaten Google Nest’s Dropcam, which relies on Wi-Fi for connectivity.
Gadgets March 2, 2015
For the first time in seven years, shipments of the traditional flip phones in Japan increased by as much as 5.7 percent, with the number of units totaling 10.58 million.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 18, 2015
While the cameras in today's mobile devices continue to evolve in terms of accuracy and functionality, they still have some limitations. Point-and-shoot cameras are still better when it comes to achieving wide-angled images and capturing a zoomed view.
Gadgets February 15, 2015
The upgraded flagship rugged laptop from Panasonic touts more than a day of battery life and a durable casing that can withstand a six-foot drop.
Computers January 27, 2015
Headphones are an important part of media consumption and they, like other gadgets, are replaced every few years. Here is a list of the best headphones for each price point.
Wearable Tech November 27, 2014
Top deals on technology abound this holiday season, but which ones reign supreme? Check out our Top 10 list for some of the best deals around.
Gadgets November 26, 2014
The demand for rechargeable batteries that would suit wearable devices has prompted Panasonic to create the new pin-shaped lithium ion CG-320 battery. With a length of 200mm and a diameter of 3.5mm, the CG-320 battery is the smallest of its kind in the industry.
Wearable Tech October 4, 2014
Tesla has forged a partnership with Panasonic that will help the electric car company fuel its dreams of building a gigafactory that will introduce low-cost battery packs that will launch the electric car into the mainstream market.
Energy August 4, 2014
Tesla Motors widened its losses in the second quarter. The dip is attributed to heavy spending due to a new car model and the construction of an assembly plant.
Business August 3, 2014
Tesla has broken ground for a possible Gigafactory location in Reno, Nevada. However, the company has not yet committed to the site, and is looking at other possible locations.
Energy August 2, 2014
Tesla has announced it is teaming with Panasonic to build what it calls a Gigafactory to produce lithium ion batteries in the United States. While the location remains unknown, the partnership should help move the project forward.
FUTURE TECH July 31, 2014
Panasonic will be investing a total of $1 billion in Tesla's planned "Gigafactory," with an initial $200 million to $300 million investment planned to supply required machinery to the project.
Deals July 30, 2014
Samsung has shelved its plans to compete against Android as it struggles to generate developer support for its Tizen OS. The smartphone's future is now in doubt.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 28, 2014
Intel has signed a manufacturing agreement to manufacture SOCs (system-on-a-chip) for Panasonic's audio-video appliances. The deal marks Intel's entry into multimedia chip manufacturing.
Gadgets July 8, 2014
Panasonic, Intel and Microsoft designed a convertible computing device that aims to meet the needs of students and teachers in the K-12 program. Will they buy it?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 1, 2014
Panasonic's new tablet might just be the most rugged device of its class. It'll withstand almost anything enterprise-class users can throw at it, claims the vendor.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 23, 2014
Panasonic launches P81, its first octa-core smartphone for the mid-range market in India. The phone retails for Rs. 18,990 or $325.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 21, 2014
Have an extraordinary adventure coming up? You might want to get the hottest camcorder to date, to record it.
Gadgets March 25, 2014
Sony and Panasonic have announced a new technology that can make Blu-ray discs a thing of the past. However, you might need to wait a year more to see it in real life.
Business March 12, 2014
Tesla Motors and Panasonic's new battery factory could eventually disrupt the car and electronics industry when it starts to crank out lower-priced lithium-ion batteries in 2017. Consumer Reports Touts Tesla Model S as top car for 2014.
Deals February 25, 2014