At the Vive Developers Conference in Beijing, HTC unveiled the Vive Focus, a standalone virtual reality headset that offers both portability and power. HTC also announced the Vive Wave, an open platform for virtual reality content.
Gadgets November 14, 2017
Samsung fans can now take a look at what the company has planned for Black Friday 2017. Deals include offers for the Galaxy Note 8 and the Galaxy S8, alongside discounts for devices such as the Chromebook Plus.
Gadgets November 13, 2017
Two of the biggest sale outlets will offer huge discounts in line with Black Friday 2017. TV giants such as Samsung and Sony will participate during the sale event.
Gadgets November 13, 2017
Target is set to put a ton of great Black Friday 2017 deals up for grabs, from the iPhone 8 and Xbox One S to the Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, and a whole lot more.
Gadgets November 7, 2017
Doppler Labs, after raising $50 million in venture funding and launching the innovative Here One wireless earbuds earlier this year, is shutting down. Here is what happened to the startup, and the legacy that it will leave behind.
Gadgets November 2, 2017
Sony has announced a new version of its robot dog Aibo, and this time around, it looks more natural thanks in part to its more rounded appearance and puppy-dog eyes.
Gadgets November 1, 2017
Razer unveils made-for-streaming accessories including the Kiyo webcam and the Seiren X microphone. Each retailing for $99.99, they’re perfect for beginning streamers, and the webcam even has a ring light.
Gadgets October 21, 2017
Meet Samsung’s new triple threat, the Samsung 360 Round, which records 3D, virtual reality, and 360-degree videos in 4K resolution. But with eye watering specs comes an eye watering price.
Gadgets October 19, 2017
Canon has launched the PowerShot G1 X Mark III, which is the third and latest model in its premium G1 X-series. It has an eye-watering $1,299 price and less powerful zoom than ever.
Gadgets October 18, 2017
Sony’s projector that can turn any surface into a touchscreen is now available in the United States for $1,700. Though a unique and promising device, the Sony Xperia Touch has a disappointing resolution.
Gadgets October 13, 2017
Amazon has finally unveiled a waterproof Kindle with the new Kindle Oasis. The updated version of the premium Kindle model, however, is more than just an e-reader you can take to the bathtub.
Gadgets October 11, 2017
Roku unveiled five new devices and Roku OS 8, as it looks to stay on top of the streaming device industry. The company will likely do so, as two of its devices fired a clear shot against the Apple TV.
Gadgets October 3, 2017
GoPro unveiled the Hero 6 Black, a $499 camera that looks very similar to the Hero 5 Black. The new action camera is vastly improved compared to its predecessor though, mainly due to its new processor.
Gadgets September 29, 2017
Amazon Echo Show users won’t be able to watch YouTube on their smart speakers anytime soon. Google has blocked its video broadcasting platform from the device, saying it violated the terms of service.
Gadgets September 27, 2017
The Apple TV 4K is an impressive evolution of Apple’s efforts to penetrate living room entertainment, but is it too expensive? Here’s what critics are saying about Apple’s 4K and HDR-capable set-top box.
Gadgets September 22, 2017
Startup company Pi wants to change how wireless charging works. Instead of placing phones on pads, it wants people to have their devices charged simply by putting them within close range of the Pi Charger.
Gadgets September 19, 2017
Bose will release a new pair of smart wireless headphones. Several leaks suggest that the company’s new QuietComfort 35 II will be powered with Google Assistant, cost the same as its predecessor, and also have 20 hours of battery life.
Gadgets September 15, 2017
The Impossible Project, under a new brand called Polaroid Originals, is trying to bring back instant photography. To achieve this, it has unveiled the new OneStep 2 camera, the spiritual successor to the 1977 original.
Gadgets September 14, 2017
Security firm Armis says a newly identified Bluetooth exploit called 'BlueBorne' is putting almost 5.3 billion devices in danger of malware, including Android, iOS, Windows, and Linux devices.
Gadgets September 13, 2017
There are two new Amazon Fire TV models coming this year, according to AFTVNews. The first one resembles the Google Chromecast, while the second one will take voice commands like the Alexa-powered Echo Dot.
Gadgets September 11, 2017
Epson has unveiled its new home Cinema LS100 short-throw projector capable of producing a 120-inch video on the wall. It’s essentially a cinema inside the living room — but not quite.
Gadgets September 7, 2017
The controversial Lily Drone is back, but with none of the technology that made its Kickstarter campaign raise $34 million. The drone should have stayed in its grave, but there is one silver lining in its revival.
Gadgets September 5, 2017
Apple has finally upgraded the Beats Studio line with a new pair of cans. It’s called the Beats Studio 3, featuring the same design but with Apple’s W1 chip baked-in, enabling Pure ANC noise-canceling and a long battery life.
Gadgets September 5, 2017
Here’s a new microSD card from SanDisk and Western Digital to make sure you’ll never run out of space. It’s got 400 GB of storage, is shockproof and waterproof, and costs a pretty penny.
Gadgets September 1, 2017
Nest has now unveiled a more consumer-friendly smart thermostat that won’t break your bank. The new Nest Thermostat E, at $169, does pretty much what its more costly sibling can.
Gadgets August 31, 2017
After putting it up for sale and on display at several Whole Foods locations, the Amazon Echo has gone out of stock. Could Amazon be clearing out stock to prepare for the Echo 2?
Gadgets August 30, 2017
Samsung has officially confirmed that it’s working on a smart speaker to rival Amazon, Google, and Apple. This device, with Bixby at the center, will focus on connecting smart home devices.
Gadgets August 24, 2017
Walmart customers will soon be able to use their Google Home smart speaker to order items. Both companies have entered a partnership that aims to define the future of online shopping.
Gadgets August 23, 2017
DJI will roll out a firmware update for the Spark after reports that some drones were falling out of the sky. For safety, DJI will prevent Spark drones that have not upgraded their firmware from taking flight starting Sept. 1.
Gadgets August 23, 2017
Now through Sept. 4, Amazon will offer all its main Echo smart speakers at discounted prices. Could this be an indication that the next-generation Echo devices are on the way?
Gadgets August 22, 2017
Google has just added the ability to play Spotify on its Home smart speaker even for those who only have free accounts. The move fulfills the company’s intent to make the device more compatible with streaming services.
Gadgets August 19, 2017
About 500 smart locks from LockState were bricked because of a faulty software update, causing some upset and concern. The mishap might be seen as evidence that connected devices pose some serious risks.
Gadgets August 16, 2017
Samsung has unveiled a new SSD that’s only slightly smaller than a business card. The Portable SSD T5 comes with up to 2 TB of storage, and it’s pretty fast.
Gadgets August 16, 2017
Sony and IBM just crammed 330 TB into a palm-sized cartridge using an advanced magnetic tape storage system. To achieve it, both companies had to develop new technologies entirely.
Gadgets August 3, 2017
Facebook will reportedly join the ranks of Amazon, Apple, and Google by potentially releasing new hardware devices. Built from its Building 8 lab, Facebook plans to unveil a video chat device and a smart speaker, both with AI capabilities.
Gadgets August 2, 2017
After teasing it a few months ago, Samsung has officially unveiled the Cinema LED Screen, a 406-inch display that offers 4K resolution with HDR, among other things. Samsung hasn’t confirmed whether these displays will hit stateside.
Gadgets July 16, 2017
The Drone Racing League's RacerX claimed the title as the world's fastest drone by reaching a top speed of 179.6 miles per hour. Will the RacerX drone soon find its way into the league's official races?
Gadgets July 15, 2017
Despite the hype, virtual reality hasn't quite caught on, but Facebook is hoping to change that. The company is rumored to unveil a $200 standalone headset later this year.
Gadgets July 13, 2017
Logitech has plans to buy the gaming headset maker Astro for $85 million in cash to gain a more prominent position in the console market.
Gadgets July 11, 2017
Facebook has kicked off an attractive summer sale, slashing $200 off the price of the Oculus Rift with Touch controller. The bundle is temporarily available at $399 starting Monday, July 10.
Gadgets July 10, 2017
The certified refurbished Amazon Tap is now available at just $69.99, part of Amazon's run-up deals to Prime Day 2017. Certified refurbished means that it's as good as new and $69.99 is the lowest price yet, but it’s a today-only offer.
Gadgets July 6, 2017
The popularity of fidget spinners have caught fire over the past few months, but unfortunately, so have the toys themselves. In two separate incidents, electronic fidget spinners burst into flames while they were charging.
Gadgets June 30, 2017
Amazon has knocked $50 off the price of the Echo speaker, but it's a limited-time offer. The deal is only good for Monday, June 26.
Gadgets June 26, 2017
Virtual reality headsets aren't cheap but thanks to the Steam Sale, one is a little cheaper. The Vive is on sale for $750, which is $50 cheaper than normal.
Gadgets June 23, 2017
Amazon launched a new Dash Wand barcode scanner with Alexa tricks up its sleeve, aiming to be a trustworthy kitchen assistant. The Dash Wand is essentially free for Amazon Prime members and the deal gets even sweeter with free AmazonFresh.
Gadgets June 15, 2017