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Samsung Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Home Smart Speaker – Price, Specs, Features, Release Date

By | Aug 1, 2018 at 11:03 am

Samsung has announced a new Samsung Galaxy Watch, a rebranded approach to Samsung smartwatches. The Galaxy Watch was unveiled at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event on 9 August. Rumors have persisted for a while that Samsung would soon be canning its Gear range of…

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Confirmed – Specs, Features, Prices, Release Date

By | Aug 1, 2018 at 8:45 am

Samsung has announced its new Galaxy Note 9 flagship smartphone, plus a new Galaxy Watch smartwatch. We round up the headline specs and features for the new Samsung Note 9, including when it’s expected to be available and its likely costs. The new Note…

Gear & Gadgets

Why Microsoft’s New ‘Pocketable’ Surface Device Won’t Change the Game

By | Jul 4, 2018 at 4:56 am

A number of leaks have emerged over the past few days suggesting Microsoft is working to develop a new type of Microsoft Surface mobile device that would further blur the lines between a phone, tablet and laptop. Emails obtained by The Verge detail the…

Gear & Gadgets

Amazon Launches New Kids Tablet, Turns Kindle Fire into Echo Show

By | Jun 29, 2018 at 5:33 am

Amazon has announced a new Fire HD 10 Kids Tablet and new functionality for existing Kindle Fire tablets which allows them to work like Amazon’s Echo Show smart hubs. The new Fire HD 10 Kids Tablet is now the largest tablet in Amazon’s popular…

Gear & Gadgets

Best New Wearables for 2018

By | Jun 14, 2018 at 5:25 am

Want some smart tech for your wrist? These are the best new and innovative wearables you’ll be able to buy this year – from budget-yet-brilliant models such as the Xiaomi MiBand 3 to hardcore sports watches like the Suunto 9. Most companies are embellishing…

Gear & Gadgets

The Rise of Nostalgia in Consumer Tech Products

By | May 31, 2018 at 1:14 pm

Nostalgia-laden re-releases of old tech products seem to be a daily occurrence. Whether it’s Nintendo bringing back the NES Classic or Nokia resurrecting the 3310 and 8110 feature phones, every company under the sun is trying to get in on the nostalgia game. However,…

Trends

What Technology Looked Like in the 90s

By | May 22, 2018 at 12:45 pm

The only constant in the world of technology is change. And when it comes to consumer electronics, the products in our pockets today couldn’t look much more different than their 90s counterparts. Similarly, some of the most innovative and groundbreaking devices from just …

Product Launch

Everything to Know About the OnePlus 6 Launch

By | May 16, 2018 at 2:14 pm

The OnePlus 6 phone launch event covered a lot of ground, from the new flagship smartphone’s impressive hardware specs to the latest software upgrade. OnePlus also gave us a look at the company’s buzzy new Bullets Wireless earphones. Here’s everything you need …

Tips & How To’s

Battery Life Hacks: A Guide to a Longer Lasting Smartphone Battery

By | May 8, 2018 at 1:45 pm

The smartphone may be one of the most ground-breaking tech inventions in history, but it’s still weighed down by the archaic need for battery life. After all, if your smartphone battery dies, it doesn’t matter how fancy your screen, camera or apps are. With…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Gadgets Helping People With Disabilities in Their Daily Lives

By | Mar 26, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Technology is designed to make life easier. From banking apps to selfie sticks, innovative ideas from big tech companies and small startups alike have made daily life infinitely more simple for the average person. However, with all this advanced tech flying off the shelves…

3D Printing

Austin

3D-Printed Tiny Homes Could Solve the US Housing Crisis

By | Mar 20, 2018 at 12:45 pm

With small floorplans and even smaller building costs, 3D-printed homes could put a roof over the heads of millions struggling to build an affordable new home. Building a home takes a lot of money, time, and planning. Between soaring construction costs, dwindling available …

SXSW

Austin

Battling Cyber Hackers: The Next Generation of War Games

By | Mar 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm

In 2017, society experienced more data security breaches than any year prior. “The final number of data breaches reported was 1,579, a 45 percent increase over 2016’s number of data breaches. Businesses continued to suffer the majority of breaches and more than eight times…

Sports

Tech Will Be Everywhere at the 2018 Winter Olympics

By | Feb 9, 2018 at 12:00 pm

As easily the longest running sporting event in the history of the world, the Olympics have decidedly evolved over the course of time. For one, no one competes in the nude any more, which we can all be thankful for. But as the 2018…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Gadgets and Apps to Help You Become as Lazy as Possible

By | Feb 5, 2018 at 12:45 pm

The big secret behind most technological advancements: They help humanity become lazier. Any form of transportation, from trains to planes to automobiles, helps us get more stuff done in less time. Cell phones and the internet can streamline communication even more by making …

Videos

2018 Is the Year of Reckoning for Your Video Streaming Budget

By | Jan 30, 2018 at 9:01 am

Did you watch the 2018 Grammy Awards? Neither did 24 percent of last year’s Grammy audience. The event’s viewership on Sunday fell to 19.8 million in a massive drop from 26.1 million viewers in 2017. For years, television has declined while video streaming services …

Trends

Seriously, Why Don’t We Have Real Holograms Yet?

By | Jan 29, 2018 at 12:45 pm

We’ve been promised holograms for a long time. From Star Wars to Back to the Future, pop culture is littered with these ghostly, three-dimensional projections, alluding to a sci-fi future filled with holograms on every corner. They’d make advertising interesting, …

CES

Las Vegas

The 10 Weirdest Gadgets Found at CES 2018

By | Jan 12, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Technology, at its core, is pretty weird. Because most new gadgets and gizmos are designed to do something that’s never been done before, inventors purposefully try to think outside of the box in hopes of revolutionizing an industry, making a difference, or even changing…