You know how it goes at Christmas time when everyone and his uncle turn up unannounced in the hopes of some left-over turkey and a mug of egg-nog, and you can bet that even in this dumpster-fire of a year they will still be knocking on your door. It doesn’t have to be this way […]
The team behind the Essential Phone is back at work, sort of. Essential is still gone, so don’t get your hopes up for a PH-2, but they might still have a hand in your next smartphone anyway. This time they’re focused on hardware and software security as a startup called OSOM, and they’re doing it […]
Come comment on this article: The Essential team is back (without Andy Rubin) to make your phones more secure as OSOM
There might not be much mystery left when Samsung reveals its devices at its August 5th Unpacked event. WinFuture has posted (via SamMobile) what it says are leaked images and specs for the Galaxy Tab S7 line, and they suggest Samsung is shaking up i…
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The iQOO 3 is the latest gaming smartphone slated for India, offering high-end hardware at a relatively affordable price. iQOO is a sub-brand of Vivo, who uses their subsidiary to dive into other markets without their primary Vivo branding. But what’s probably the most interesting part of this phone isn’t that Vivo makes it, but […]
Come comment on this article: iQOO 3 gaming phone launches, strangely offering a Snapdragon 865 without 5G
I was told recently that I tend to complain a little. I took great offense to that – I tend to complain A LOT. And I’m going to channel that energy into a weekly series of rants involving tech blunders, annoyances and anything else that sets me off (like my PC spontaneously forgetting saved passwords). […]
Come comment on this article: Rant: Motorola Razr – It’s not a launch without a product
It’s just a couple of months since Huawei launched the Mate 30 Pro in Munich, Germany, a phone that was pretty much universally accepted as being outstanding with a single, fatal flaw – the conspicuous lack of Google apps and services thanks to the ongoing US ban. In a show of resolve, or perhaps just […]
Come comment on this article: Huawei’s Richard Yu confirms P40 Pro to launch in March next year without Google apps
The anonymous forum 8chan is back, although it might not be the anything-goes site it once was. The newly rebranded 8kun launched on November 3rd with many of 8chan's boards having made the migration. There's now a more prominent disclaimer that 8k…
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Google has announced Nest Wifi, a replacement for their aging Google Wifi routers. There are a lot of similarities between the two models, but Nest Wifi brings even more Google Assistant capabilities, built-in speakers, and better wireless connections. They look a little sleeker, too. Let’s check them out. Smarter WiFi Through and through this is […]
Come comment on this article: Nest Wifi replaces Google Wifi, but without Wifi 6
Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan…
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Android TV has been been doing extremely well for Google, but if you looked at the current landscape of Android TV boxes, you’d never guess it. The NVIDIA Shield is an easy favorite, and Xiaomi offers their own Mi Box S as a cheaper alternative that’s still capable of 4k playback. That’s pretty much it, […]
Come comment on this article: Android TV keeps growing, even without any mainstream boxes you can buy
We’ve had no shortage of Google Pixel 3 XL leaks in the past couple of months, but the smaller, regular version of the phone has done a much better job of staying hidden. It’s finally breaking cover, though, showing off the slimmer design that isn’t using a controversial notch in the display. These photos popped […]
Come comment on this article: Smaller Google Pixel 3 leaks without a notch, hints at end of Verizon exclusivity
Appy Pie is known for helping customers and clients build applications without actually knowing how to code. While that’s not great for something incredibly specific and complex, for tons of businesses and users something simple without a ton of effort involved is perfect. But now they’re expanding that app building mojo even further with a […]
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Google recently released the web version of Allo, but the desktop client comes with a huge caveat; you have to keep your phone on and connected to the internet to actually use it. That pretty much completely defeats the point of a desktop chat client, but hey, it’s Google. Don’t worry, though! Google is working […]
Come comment on this article: Google working on allowing the Allo web client to work without your phone
I’ve always tried to incorporate exercise into my life. It’s among the most surefire ways to stay healthy. Hitting the gym can be a hassle, however, as I sometimes workout early in the morning or late at night. Careers and life have a bad habit of monopolizing time, so I usually just workout at home. […]
Come comment on this article: Gorilla Workout App review: Get a comprehensive workout anytime, anywhere without equipment
Google's Pixel 2 smartphone has had a trail of problems following its launch. From software patches to fix audio issues to screen burn-in, the issues keep cropping up, leading the internet titan to extend warranties to make up for everyone's trouble….
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Why use a joystick when you can just use gestures? That’s the question Ultigesture is asking now that it’s debuted its new toy racing cars that promise to be “intuitively controlled by gestures from the wristband-wearing driver.”
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Atomic’s Hawx Ultra 130 are not only the stiffest boot in its Hawx Ultra range, it is also the lightest ski boot the company has produced. All it took was a completely new way of thinking about ski boot design.
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Jony Ive has redesigned the Christmas tree as a tree with nothing on it. Apple’s design chief, together with friend and collaborator Marc Newson, were asked to offer their own take on the festive tree for an installation at Claridge’s hotel in London.
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By ditching conventional solar panel design in favor of common construction material, the Italian company Dyaqua offers solar solutions in wood, stone, or cement. The company recently launched the product on Indiegogo.
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If you’ve decided to bridge the great tech divide and leave Apple’s walled garden for the unknown shores of Android, then you’ll find all the tips and advice you need to help you settle in right here.
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While the claims of clothes that purport to offer workout gains are usually overblown, Antelope makes some interesting points about their gear. We’ve seen Electrical Muscle Stimulation technology in a full outfit before, but not without lumps and bumps.
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You already know that carpooling will save you a ton of dough each year, but you have to give up so much control. Not anymore. With the new Scoop app, you can request a one-way ride anytime without commitments.
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If you love your regular watch, and hate smartwatches, but still secretly want smart functionality on your wrist, then the Chronos could be for you. It’s a tiny disc that attaches to conventional watches, and enhances it with smart superpowers.
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Google Now has been serving up cards with info from your apps for a while. According to a report in VentureBeat, you might start seeing cards from apps you don't have installed — starting with Foursquare. Cards with tips from the app were spotted…
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Inspired by human anatomy, researchers at Singapore’s A*STAR have simulated the activity of location-sensing brain cells to help robots navigate.
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Instead of capturing energy through the circular motion of a propellor, Vortex turbines take advantage of a physical phenomenon known as vorticity — an aerodynamic effect that creates a pattern of spinning vortices or whirlwinds.
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The Aria gesture controller allows you to control your smartwatch without touching it; the idea being that when your other hand is free, you can still utilize your device. The device is compatible with the Pebble Time and Android Wear.
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