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How To Choose The Best Roku For You: Roku Express, Premier And Ultra

Torn about which Roku streaming device to pick? Tech Times compares three Roku player packages to find out which will provide the best TV streaming experience.

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Nintendo Switch: No Support For Bluetooth Headsets, Confirms Company

The Nintendo Switch will not support Bluetooth headsets as indicated by some reports. Nintendo executives have confirmed that the console will not support anything other than wired headsets.

Gadgets February 24, 2017

There Are Now 10,000 Skills For Amazon Echo, But Do You Need It?

Amazon has now officially confirmed that there are over 10,000 Alexa skills for Echo, its smart speaker. But that number, however impressive, presents challenges that might preclude the public from fully tapping into the smart speaker range.

Gadgets February 24, 2017

Huawei Unveils 360-Degree Honor VR Camera For Smartphones, Supports Livestreaming And 3K Photography

Huawei has officially unveiled its Honor VR Camera, created in collaboration with Insta360. Apart from the fact that it’ll clip on smartphones as an add-on, other details, such as pricing and availability, remain slim.

Gadgets February 23, 2017

Sony Unveils World’s Fastest SD Card: Also Water And Shock Resistant, With 299 Mbps Write Speed

Sony has unveiled the fastest SD card there is, with write speeds of 299 Mbps. The memory cards will be available in spring, arriving in 32, 64, and 128 GB variations.

Gadgets February 23, 2017

Microsoft Cortana-Powered Harman Kardon Speaker Gets Wi-Fi Certification

The upcoming Harman Kardon speakers powered by Cortana has received Wi-Fi certification. The smart speaker is expected to be unveiled by Samsung during its MWC event on Feb. 26.

Gadgets February 22, 2017

Withings To Join Nokia For 'An Exciting Keynote Announcement' At MWC

Withings, the French health app and device manufacturing company, acquired by Nokia in 2016 has tweeted that it will join HMD Global at MWC 2017. Withings also said that it has an exciting keynote announcement to make at the event.

Gadgets February 22, 2017

UPS Shows Off Delivery Truck That Can Launch Packages Via Drones

UPS has tested its first drone-assisted delivery, putting a drone atop a delivery truck that launches autonomously to offload packages, while the vehicle sets off to make another delivery. Still, FAA’s regulations loom in the distance.

Gadgets February 21, 2017

Amazon Fire TV Stick Brings Alexa Voice Remote To UK TVs For Just $50

Amazon's latest Fire TV Stick with Alexa voice remote is finally available in the UK, up for preorder now straight from Amazon. The device will hit various retailers soon enough, albeit it's more expensive than its U.S. counterpart.

Gadgets February 21, 2017

Microsoft Discounts Xbox One and Xbox One S For Limited Period

Microsoft has discounted the Xbox One S and Xbox One gaming console. Thanks to the limited period offer, consumers will be able to avail a discount of $50 on the gaming console bundles.

Gadgets February 20, 2017

6 Biggest Brands Of Virtual Reality Headsets: A Quick Look

Virtual reality was all the rage in 2016 and the trend continues in 2017. Take a look at six of the most notable brands of VR headsets available for consumers.

Gadgets February 19, 2017

Nvidia Shield TV Winter Sale Slashes 70 Percent Off Games

Nvidia has announced that it is holding its winter sale once again for the Nvidia Shield TV. This time, it is offering several popular game titles for up to a 70 percent discount.

Gadgets February 19, 2017

REVIEW: Zoom In On The ExoLens Pro, A High-End Lens For Your iPhone 7

If you want to take better shots using your iPhone, try using the ExoLens Pro accessories. The company collaborated with lens optics giant ZEISS to come up with three great lenses for your iPhone.

Gadgets February 19, 2017

Mattel Comes Up With A Barbie Hologram

Mattel is trying to keep up with the times by coming up with a toy that displays Barbie in a holographic effect. The toy will be making its launch this fall.

Gadgets February 19, 2017

Asus ZenFlip UX370 Laptop Images Leak, Successor Of ZenBook Flip UX360 Releasing Soon?

Images of the Asus ZenFlip UX370, the successor of ZenBook Flip UX360, have leaked online. The leaked images hint at a fleible laptop which will come in gold and dark gray options.

Gadgets February 19, 2017

Microsoft Presidents Day Sale: $200 Discount On Surface Pro 4, $50 Discount On Xbox S With Free Game

Microsoft's Presidents Day Deals include big discounts on the Surface Pro 4, select Xbox One S bundles, the Surface Book, and more. Here are the details to these best Presidents Day 2017 tech deals.

Gadgets February 18, 2017

Moto Z Smart Z Printer Moto Mod Prints Photos From Your Smartphone On The Go

A promising new Moto Mod concept for the Moto Z family of smartphones aims to print photos on the go. Called the Smart Z Printer, this Moto Mod concept is currently seeking funds on Indiegogo.

Gadgets February 18, 2017

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Image Leaks: Is The Surface Pro 4 Successor Launching Soon?

A leaked image of the rumored Surface Pro 5 has been spotted online on a French website alleged to belong to Microsoft. The appearance of the official-looking render suggests that the tablet may be launching soon.

Gadgets February 18, 2017

Best Presidents Day 2017 Tech Deals: Save $200 To $2,000 On 4K UHD TVs From Samsung, LG, And Vizio

Presidents Day 2017 TV deals at Dell offer big discounts on 4K UHD TVs from brands such as Vizio, LG, and Samsung. Here are the details and links to the TV sale.

Gadgets February 18, 2017

Keep Kids From Shopping Via Amazon Echo: Here's How

Kids often make accidental purchases via Amazon Echo with the help of the voice assistant Alexa, thinking it to be some sort of play. Here’s a look at some tips and tricks one can use to stop access.

Gadgets February 17, 2017

Amazon Wants To Deliver Your Packages Using Drones And Parachutes

Amazon was granted a patent that allows the online retail company to use drones when delivering packages. According to the patent, Amazon plans to use parachutes, compressed air, or landing flaps to ensure accuracy in its deliveries.

Gadgets February 16, 2017

Listen To Music And Charge Your iPhone 7 At The Same Time With Pioneer’s New Headphones

When Apple released the Phone 7 and 7 Plus, nearly everyone hated the fact that they couldn’t charge the phone and listen to music via headphones at the same time. Pioneer’s new Rayz Plus answers that.

Gadgets February 16, 2017

Nintendo Responds To NES Classic Mini Production Rumors, Console Not Being Phased Out

Nintendo has responded to rumors which suggested that the NES Classic Mini was being phased out. Nintendo has refuted the claims, adding that it is will continue to ship units regularly.

Gadgets February 15, 2017

Caavo’s Set-Top Box Aims To Unify Your Video Streaming Apps In A Single TV Interface

A new set-top box is hoping to string all your streaming services together. Caavo, made by folks behind the Sling Box, will release a $399 device that can mesh eight video streaming services in one, universal switching and search included.

Gadgets February 15, 2017

MIT Reserachers Develop Low-Power Voice Recognition Chip

Researchers at MIT have developed a low power voice recognition chip which requires between 0.2 to 10 millwatts power consumption. The development is an exciting one and the chip could potentially be used in real world applications.

Gadgets February 15, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Render Leaks With S Pen In Tow, Will Start At $580

A render of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 has leaked online and suggests that the device will come bundled with an S Pen stylus. The tablet may be priced at $580 and could debut at the company's Feb. 26 MWC event.

Gadgets February 14, 2017

Nintendo Reportedly Ceasing Production Of NES Classic Mini Edition, Console To Be Phased Out?

The retro gaming console from Nintendo i.e the NES Classic Mini will reportedly be phased out by the company. Nintendo may cease the production of the gaming console in some countries.

Gadgets February 14, 2017

Xbox One To Get Keyboard And Mouse Support?

A tweet from Xbox head Phil Spencer hints that Xbox One may soon receive support for keyboard and mouse. Spencer, however, has not divulged when this update would be rolled out to Xbox One users.

Gadgets February 13, 2017

Google Chromecast Ultra Gets Discounted In US, Now $59

The Google Chromecast Ultra which can stream 4K video has been discounted in the U.S. Consumers can now pick up the device for $59 instead of $69.

Gadgets February 13, 2017

5 Gift Ideas For Your Techie Valentine

Are you doing some last-minute shopping for your loved one on Valentine's Day? Here are some tech-related gifts that will surely be a hit.

Gadgets February 11, 2017

Apple AirPods: Customers Still Have To Wait 6 Weeks If They Order A New One

Apple is struggling to meet consumer demands for its AirPods even after two months of its release. The company's website shows that customers who order the accessory would need to wait for six weeks for it to ship out.

Gadgets February 11, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg Visits Oculus Research Lab, Shows Off VR Gloves For Drawing, Typing, And Web-Slinging

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg paid a visit to the Oculus Research Lab in Redmond, Washington. In one of the photos that he uploaded, Zuckerberg can be seen trying out what looks like a prototype for virtual reality gloves.

Gadgets February 10, 2017

PS4 Beats Xbox One To Become Best Selling Console In US In January

An NPD Group report states that the PS4 has outsold the Xbox One in January in the US, making it the best selling console. Microsoft has retorted that the sales of Xbox One had increased year over year unlike the PS4.

Gadgets February 10, 2017

Amazon Tap Is Now Hands-Free: No Need To Push Any Buttons, Just Say ‘Alexa’

Amazon has confirmed that Tap, its only smart speaker without an always-on feature, will receive an update that gains it such a functionality. This means Tap owners won’t need to push a button anymore to activate Alexa.

Gadgets February 9, 2017

Facebook Shutting Down Hundreds Of Oculus Rift Demo Stations In Best Buy Stores

Facebook is shutting down 200 to 500 Oculus Rift demo stations at Best Buy stores. According to Oculus, the move was due to seasonal changes, but in an internal memo acquired by Business Insider, it was because of store performance.

Gadgets February 9, 2017

Logitech Unveils ‘Brio,’ The World’s First 4K Webcam With HDR And Windows Hello Support

Logitech has just released its best webcam yet, called the Brio, which features 4K recording with HDR Support. Available now, the device retails for $199.

Gadgets February 8, 2017

LG Watch Style Retail Packaging Leaks Ahead Of Launch

The retail packaging for the LG Watch Style has leaked online ahead of the smartwatch's official launch. The LG wearable is expected to debut on Feb. 8 and will have a starting price tag of $249.

Gadgets February 8, 2017

Amazon Dash Hack Will Let You Send $5 To ACLU Everytime You See Something Bad

A Canadian software developer tweaked the Amazon Dash so you can donate $5 to ACLU with every press. But is it a good idea to keep the button near while reading Donald Trump's tweets?

Gadgets February 8, 2017

Canadian Carrier Fido Accidentally Blocks All Outgoing SMS With Word Uber

Canadian network operator Fido blocked outgoing text messages that had the word Uber. The carrier's parent company Rogers has confirmed that the issue occurred due to a technical glitch.

Gadgets February 7, 2017

Meet The Lenovo Yoga A12, A $299 2-In-1 Android Tablet

Lenovo released a budget-friendly 2-in-1 Android tablet dubbed the Yoga A12. The device will go on sale from Feb. 8 and set consumers back by $299.99.

Gadgets February 7, 2017

Jawbone Shifting Focus From Fitness Bands To Health Products

Jawbone is reportedly looking to change gears and may divert its focus to health products instead of consumer wearables. The fitness band maker is reportedly raising funds for the initiative.

Gadgets February 7, 2017

Super Bowl 51: 300 Intel Quadcopter Drones Light Up Lady Gaga’s Performance During Halftime Show

During Lady Gaga’s Halftime show at this year’s Super Bowl, strange, twinkling, LED lights hovered all over the night sky. Those lights were Intel’s “Shooting Stars,” 10,000 of which can be controlled by a single computer at a time.

Gadgets February 7, 2017

Drones Allowed To Fly Inside The World's Busiest Airport: What Were They Used For?

Drones were allowed by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly within the airspace of the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, known as the busiest airport in the world. What were the drones used for?

Gadgets February 6, 2017

Nvidia Shield vs Shield Pro: Which Is The Better Purchase?

Nvidia released its 2017 Shield TV models in two versions and with a $100 price difference. Find out which version is the best for you.

Gadgets February 5, 2017

GoPro Hero6 Camera Will Launch In 2017, Confirms Top Executive

GoPro's Nick Woodman has confirmed that the company will launch the successor of 2016’s GoPro Hero5, dubbed the Hero6. However he shied from revealing any other information about the upcoming device.

Gadgets February 4, 2017

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