Huawei is preparing to launch the new Honor V8 at an event that the company teased on its website. The upcoming V8 model could be the OEM’s follow-up device to the Honor 7 version.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 21, 2016
McDonald’s is installing Samsung Galaxy tablets in restaurants that are located in the United Kingdom. The move is part of the company’s initiative to provide its customers with the ‘Experience of the Future.’
Business April 21, 2016
Vizio launched new E series and M series 4K TVs at more affordable prices and with similar features found in the earlier-released P series version. Available prices range between $470 and $1,700 (E series) and between $850 and $4,000 (M series).
Gadgets April 20, 2016
A new smartwatch seeks funds on Indiegogo, claiming to be the world’s first smartwatch that comes integrated with Amazon’s Alexa voice-assistant. Dubbed CoWatch, it runs on Cronologics OS and will be compatible with both iOS and Android devices.
Wearable Tech April 20, 2016
More than 11.1 billion apps were downloaded in the Google Play Store for the first quarter of 2016. The top three apps in the list include Facebook Messenger, Facebook and Snapchat.
Apps/Software April 20, 2016
Chinese automaker and Ford’s partner Chongqing Changan Automobile Co. said that its self-driving cars have successfully traveled across China covering more than 1,200 miles. The journey lasted for six days at an average of 200 miles a day.
FUTURE TECH April 20, 2016
Sony decided to close its image sensor production facility in Kyushu following a huge earthquake that hit the southern Japanese island. Likewise, the company’s operations on a second image sensor plant in Nagasaki will have to be partially suspended as well.
Business April 19, 2016
Users of Google Messenger and Facebook Messenger are complaining of a bug that causes the app to close. Accessing the app again is also cumbersome as users notice an error on the screen that says ‘Could not start messenger.’
Apps/Software April 19, 2016
Australia’s postal service successfully launched a closed-field trial to use drones in the delivery of small parcels to customers. The technology, which aims to provide faster transportation of time-critical deliveries, is scheduled to run a customer trial later this year.
FUTURE TECH April 19, 2016
Episodic noir adventure title ‘Blues and Bullets’ is coming to PS4 on April 19. The game, which will feature the fictional U.S. city Santa Esperanza and lead character Eliot Ness, will have its first two episodes launched on the platform.
Video Games April 18, 2016
Sprint expanded its LTE Plus Network to New York city, allowing users to enjoy the company’s faster, stronger and more reliable service. The move makes the carrier’s LTE Plus Network now available in 191 markets across the nation.
Business April 17, 2016
New details on the upcoming Huawei P9 Max were revealed at GFXBench. Designed to succeed last year’s P8 Max model, the latest version is said to feature a massive 6.9-inch display with a pixel resolution of 1,920 x 1,080.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 17, 2016
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile are launching a trio of smartphones that are each priced under $230. The lineup includes the 5-inch Hydro REACH by Kyocera, the 5.7-inch LG Stylo 2 and the 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy J7.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 17, 2016
Intel officially announced Apollo Lake, a new low-cost PC platform built around the 14nm Goldmont cores technology. Apollo Lake is aimed at affordable AIOs, mini PCs, hybrids, tablets and notebooks slated to hit the market in the second half of 2016.
Computers April 16, 2016
Oracle and Google failed to settle a copyright lawsuit that started back in 2012. A trial has been scheduled for May to finally come up with a decision on whether or not Google owes Oracle $8.8 billion worth of profits, plus damages worth $475 million.
Legal April 16, 2016
Amazon may soon launch its next Fire HD 8 tablet, based on a recent GFXBench listing. The benchmark results revealed several core specifications, so here's what to expect.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 16, 2016
The European Parliament approved new data protection rules aimed at giving private citizens more control on data sharing and increase the accountability of companies that are bound by such rules. The new law is expected to be adopted within the national law of all member states.
Internet April 16, 2016
Microsoft launched a new emulator portal that allows users to try out Windows 10 before they decide to upgrade. Users will be able to navigate and see how they can get things done in Windows 10 using the tool.
Apps/Software April 15, 2016
Netflix quietly rolled out support to stream HDR video content and has featured its original series ‘Marco Polo’ as the company’s first HDR offering. The streaming service provider has yet to announce the official launch of the HDR capability on its service.
Internet April 15, 2016
Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad Pro has the best performing LCD display, according to DisplayMate experts. The company added that the smaller iPad Pro’s display absolutely beats the display of the iPad Air 2, the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro and iPad mini 4.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 15, 2016