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Meet Ekster: The Smart Wallet That You Can Trace

Ekster, the smart wallet brand has joined hands with Tile, world’s leading tracking manufacturer to make Ekster 2.0 ultra slim trackable smart wallets. The wallets come in two variants - Parliament and Senate.

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NVIDIA SHIELD TV (2015) Gets Android Nougat Update

NVIDIA SHIELD TV (2015) is up for an Android 7.0 Nougat update. The news was announced at the CES 2017, along with the launch of the latest SHIELD TV.

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Awesome Games Done Quick 2017 Breaks Record, Raises $2.2 Million For Fight Against Cancer

The Awesome Games Done Quick 2017 was able to smash its previous record of amount raised for charity. The speedrunning event drew more than 43,000 donations overall and will benefit the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

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This Sticker Tells You If Your iPhone Or iPad Charger Is Safe For Use

Look for this sticker the next time you buy an Apple charger to ensure its quality and safety. Learn the dangers of using fake chargers.

Gadgets January 15, 2017

Nintendo Switch Is Not Region Locked: Great News For Importers, Developers And Gamers From All Territories

A Nintendo Switch that is not region locked is great news for importers, game developers, and gamers excited for the release of Nintendo's newest console. Nintendo fans can play from any territory.

Gadgets January 15, 2017

Sony Unveils Glacier White PlayStation 4 Slim [Video]

Sony has announced a new PlayStation 4 Slim Glacier White color option, set to launch on Jan. 24. The company made no mention of a U.S. release though, so it remains unclear whether it will make it stateside as well.

Gadgets January 10, 2017

No, Nvidia Isn't Going To Forget About Your Original Shield Android TV

If you are concerned about support for your old Shield TV with the impending launch of its latest iteration, Nvidia has committed that it will not abandon the device. It will even get the latest software update immediately after the new Shield TV's release.

Gadgets January 9, 2017

OLED vs. QLED - LG Display Dismisses New Samsung QLED TV Technology: It's Still An LCD Panel

Samsung unveiled new QLED TVs at CES 2017 touting the 'best picture quality ever,' but LG is not utterly impressed. LG Display reckons the greater luminance offered by QLED, but says it's still an LCD panel after all.

Gadgets January 7, 2017

AirBar Will Change The Way You Look At (And Touch) Your MacBook Air

Neonode is giving MacBook users a happy new year with the release of its OS X compatible AirBar priced at $99. AirBar adds touchscreen capability to regular laptops.

Gadgets January 7, 2017

Kingston Unveils 2 TB DataTraveler Ultimate GT: World's Highest Capacity Flash Drive Coming This February

Kingston has announced a successor to its 1 TB-packing flash drive released in 2013, with double the storage capacity this time. At 2 TB, the DataTraveler Ultimate GT is the world’s largest-capacity flash drive, out this February.

Gadgets January 4, 2017

Dish AirTV Is The 4K Android Set-Top Box That Puts Netflix, Sling TV, And Local Channels Together

Dish has officially revealed the AirTV Player, after some bouts of rumors which surfaced late December. The set-top box, an Android TV device, bundles major streaming services and local channels together.

Gadgets January 3, 2017

4 Features To Look Forward To With Microsoft Project Scorpio

Microsoft Project Scorpio is the next video game system to come from Microsoft, and so far, we're not entirely sure of the features it might bring to the table. However, we can take a big guess an hopes to be right in the future.

Gadgets January 1, 2017

Dogs Going Digital: The Best Gadgets For Your Pets

Dog owners who want to keep their pets entertained may want to get any of the gadgets in this list for Fido

Gadgets December 31, 2016

Best Samsung Products Of 2016: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung Gear VR And More

Samsung has had a bad year after it was forced to recall its exploding Note 7 phones. All things considered, here are some of the products from the company that are still worth buying.

Gadgets December 31, 2016

Top 10 Tech News Of 2016: Galaxy Note 7, 'Pokémon GO,' Nintendo Switch, AirPods, Touch Bar, And More

As 2016 comes to a close, let’s take a brief glance at the controversy-addled year, filled with breaches, VR headsets, and exploding Note 7 devices. Here are the biggest tech news of 2016.

Gadgets December 31, 2016

Samsung Set To Unwrap New Quantum Dot Curved Monitors For Gamers At CES 2017

Samsung will showcase its quantum dot curved monitors lineup at CES this January, including the newly announced CH711, which Samsung said was designed with gaming in mind. Also to be showcased is the company’s next wave of high-res monitors.

Gadgets December 30, 2016

Will The Wireless HTC Vive 2 Be Unveiled At CES 2017? HTC Responds To Rumors

Rumors claimed that the HTC Vive 2 will be unveiled at the upcoming CES 2017, and that the device will be wireless with a pair of 4K displays. HTC has now responded to the reports.

Gadgets December 29, 2016

LG's PJ9 Bluetooth Speaker Could Be The Champion Of The Levitating Speaker Market

Ever wanted to own a levitating speaker but the sound quality of the available devices are too weak? LG is hoping to change that with the PJ9. Levitating speakers shouldn't just look cool, they should sound great as well.

Gadgets December 29, 2016

HTC Vive $100 Off For A Limited Time: Buy It For $699 At The HTC Store And Amazon, But Microsoft Has An Even Better Offer

The HTC Vive has received a limited-time discount of $100, taking the price of the virtual reality headset down to $699. The offer can be availed through the HTC Store, Amazon, or the Microsoft Store.

Gadgets December 28, 2016

Samsung Announces H7 Wireless Speaker, New Soundbar, And UHD Blu-Ray Player Set For CES 2017

Samsung is beefing up its CES 2017 arsenal with the latest batch of announced products. This time, the company is targeting audiophiles with audio-visual devices that are smart and user-driven.

Gadgets December 28, 2016

Police Requests Amazon Echo Data To Help Solve A Murder: Alexa, Who Did It?

Arkansas police has issued Amazon a warrant requesting them to provide data from a user’s Echo to aid an ongoing murder case. Amazon, however, isn’t too pleased with the idea of handing private recorded logs over.

Gadgets December 27, 2016

Samsung To Unveil Creative Lab Projects At CES 2017: Tag+, S-Skin, And Lumini

Samsung is also launching several devices developed by its Creative Lab at CES 2017. This unit, which Samsung established in 2012, is behind several successful Samsung products introduced in past CES events.

Gadgets December 27, 2016

Did You Get A Drone For Christmas? Here's How To Fly Drones Safely And Legally

Drones are amazing little machines that can do both good and bad for its owners. For those who received their first drone for the holidays, here is a quick guide on how to safely and legally fly your unmanned aerial vehicles.

Gadgets December 27, 2016

Samsung Smart TVs Shove Ads Down Users' Throats, And No, There's No Real Opt Out

Samsung pushed an update earlier this month, forcing ads on its smart TVs. Users are furious about this practice, especially since the only way to fully get rid of the ads is to disconnect from the internet.

Gadgets December 27, 2016

CES 2017: Samsung To Release Personalized TV Services At The Event

Samsung has announced three new services through its smart TV's Smart Hub platform, each tailored according to their users' preferences. They could bolster Samsung's position as a challenger to Amazon Prime and Netflix, among other media content providers.

Gadgets December 27, 2016

Day After Christmas Sale: Walmart, Target, BestBuy, Macy's And Other Retailers Post Store Hours, Deals And Discounts

For bargain hunters, December 26 is the next best day -- after Black Friday and Cyber Monday -- to score amazing discounts in after-Christmas sales in the U.S. To get ahead, it's important to know the store hours of retailers.

Gadgets December 26, 2016

LG Unveils 360-Degree Waterproof Floating Speaker That Charges Itself Wirelessly Without User Input

Boosting the hype ahead of CES 2017, LG has unveiled a cool new Bluetooth speaker that charges on its own. The new LG PJ9 360-degree floating speaker can charge wirelessly without any user input, and without interrupting the listening experience.

Gadgets December 26, 2016

WATCH: Could This Giant Humanoid Robot Only Be A Hoax?

Could this giant mech robot piloted by a human only be a hoax? The company building the robot does not have an online presence.

Gadgets December 25, 2016

Star Wars Battle Quads: These Battle Drones By Propel Let You Duke It Out In Galactic Dogfights

Propel has come up with the Star Wars Battle Quad Drones. Each toy drone is handpainted and extremely detailed, and can be used in an aerial combat.

Gadgets December 25, 2016

Best TV Streaming Devices Of 2016: Roku And Chromecast Options, Amazon Fire TV, Nvidia Shield TV And More

TV streaming devices have started to become more ubiquitous, affordable and versatile. If you're looking to enhance your living room experience this holiday season, here are the best TV streaming devices of 2016.

Gadgets December 25, 2016

Sling TV Confirmed To Launch Set-Top Box AirTV Player Soon: Cord-Cutters' Dream Machine?

Consumers are likely to see the new Sling TV set-top box AirTV player as its release was confirmed by a leaked landing page on the official website. The new device will enable access to all viewing sources without jumping from app to app.

Gadgets December 21, 2016

Xbox One Elite Controller Becomes More Customizable Thanks To Scuf Accessories: Grip Handles, Thumbsticks, And Many Others

Xbox announced new ways to customize its Elite Wireless Controller via SCUF's latest mod kits. The kits offer users a full range of unique designs and colors for accessories such as faceplates, buttons and trims, among others.

Gadgets December 21, 2016

Google Home Expands Ecosystem With Sony Speakers, Android TV Sets

Sony has announced that its Chromecast-enabled speakers and Android TVs will now support Google Home commands, expanding the smart speaker’s ecosystem. The features are rolling out via a firmware update for eligible devices.

Gadgets December 20, 2016

Xbox Store Countdown Sale Set To Start On Dec. 22: More Than 350 Deals In Tow, $1 For Monthly Gold Membership

Xbox is holding what it touts as its biggest sale ever from Dec. 22 to Jan. 9. The countdown sale will include both daily and weekly deals and will involve games, movies, TV shows, apps, and music.

Gadgets December 20, 2016

Amazon Echo Sells Out Online, But You Can Still Get It In Physical Stores For Now

The Amazon Echo has completely sold out online and will not return in time for the holidays. There are still chances you can find it in physical stores, but stock runs out fast.

Gadgets December 20, 2016

Gatebox Virtual Assistant Is The Holographic Anime Companion For Lonely People: Can It Compete With Amazon Echo?

Gatebox has announced the preorder of a limited number of its Gearboxes featuring hologram virtual assistant Azuma Hikari. It is said to compete with Amazon Echo's Alexa but with a more visual appeal.

Gadgets December 19, 2016

Harman Kardon Bringing First Microsoft Home Hub Speaker To Market In 2017: Amazon Echo In Trouble?

Amazon Echo is one of the best devices out there, and with the success of it, Google has come with its own product. However, Microsoft is not sitting idly, as the company has now partnered with Harman Kardon to compete without having to create its own product.

Gadgets December 19, 2016

Mixed Reality vs Virtual Reality vs Augmented Reality: What's The Difference?

Altering reality is a confusing business. Tech Times is here to guide the confused minds about AR, VR and MR.

Gadgets December 18, 2016

CES 2017: LG To Unveil A New 4K HDR Monitor Equipped With A USB Type-C Port

LG says that its new 4K HDR monitor will see action during CES 2017. Aside from the HDR compatibility, it is also outfitted with an IPS display that can complement the monitor's capability to provide more vibrant and accurate colors.

Gadgets December 17, 2016

What To Expect From Sony's CES 2017 Conference: Snapdragon 820 Phones, SmartWatch 4 And More

Sony has now announced the official schedule of its upcoming press conference as part of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2017. On Jan 4, Sony is expected to reveal new smartphones, new 4K TVs and possibly a new smartwatch.

Gadgets December 17, 2016

DSLR Camera Encryption: Here Are The Pros And Cons For Photojournalists

The Freedom of the Press Foundation has sent an open letter to major camera manufacturers, asking for encryption features to be built into camera equipment used in photojournalism. But just how useful is camera encryption?

Gadgets December 17, 2016

Sharp To Stop Providing LCD Panels To Samsung Starting Next Year: Report

Sharp will stop supplying Samsung with LCD panels beginning next year, according to reports. With Samsung to be cut off, Sharp and Foxconn’s joint TV venture, Sakai Display, will attempt to challenge the South Korean company in the TYV market.

Gadgets December 16, 2016

Battery Life Suffering Due To Wi-Fi? Passive Wi-Fi Technology Could Help

Wi-Fi is what we use the most to get on the web, but it's not perfect. The current technology used is a problem for battery life, but this could be rectified with Passive Wi-Fi. It demands 10,000 less power than the current technology, but it's far from ready for public use.

Gadgets December 16, 2016

PlayStation 4 Pro’s Power Is Comparable To A $900 Gaming PC: ARK Developer

The PlayStation Pro is a console that cost $399 and is capable of running video games at 4K, or specialized upscale to 4K to be exact. However, this doesn't mean it's not powerful, as one developer says the system is comparable to a $900 PC.

Gadgets December 16, 2016

Onvocal's OV Bluetooth Headphones Adds Amazon's Alexa To Your Phone: You Can Preorder A Pair Already Too

Onvocal is taking the wraps off OV, a pair of Bluetooth headphones that's powered by Amazon's Alexa. Touted as the first intelligent earphone, it can take advantage of the assistant's more than 5,000 skills.

Gadgets December 15, 2016

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