On Jan. 1, 2019, Apple will increase prices of replacement batteries not covered by warranty. Batteries for more recent iPhones will be $49, and batteries for the iPhone X will be $69 beginning next year.
Apple September 14, 2018
Polar recently unveiled its new Vantage line of smartwatches that carries a new sleek look but with more features. The Vantage M is priced at $279 while the Vantage V is $499.
Wearable Tech September 14, 2018
Starting March 2019, Google will stop its Inbox app and make all its best features available on Gmail. Since its introduction in 2014, Inbox became popular to a segment of users despite the Gmail’s existence.
Google September 13, 2018
Guy Beahm, popularly known as Dr. Disrespect, was in the middle of an intense 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' battle when the shooting incident occurred. Authorities have yet to determine the reason and those involved in the shooting.
Video Games September 13, 2018
Facebook has developed an artificial intelligence system to identify offensive memes. Dubbed as Rosetta, the system has the ability to extract text from more than a billion images and video frames on Facebook and Instagram daily.
Apps/Software September 13, 2018
Samsung’s SmartThings Tracker could help people track or find valuable things through an LTE-M network. The device is worth $99.99 and is available via Samsung’s official website starting Sept. 16.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 12, 2018
Instagram confirmed that it’s currently testing a feature that will allow users to tag friends in a video. However, Instagram refused to say if it will be rolled out to a larger segment.
Apps/Software September 12, 2018
The Japanese video game company introduced Nintendo Switch with the Pikachu and Eevee-themed Joy-Con as part of the bundle for the “Pokémon: Let’s Go” game. The Pokémon-themed console is worth $399.99.
Video Games September 12, 2018
Microsoft is anticipated to launch an updated version of its Surface line. The Surface Pro convertible tablet and the Surface Laptops will both be equipped with latest Intel processors.
Microsoft September 11, 2018
Apple has invested around $1 billion for its video streaming service. As part of beefing up its roster of films, it acquired rights to 'The Elephant Queen' and the animated film 'Wolfwalkers.'
Apple September 11, 2018
Apple has introduced several changes to some of its products, including the iPad Pro, Apple Watch, and the lower-priced MacBook. The iPad Pro is expected to carry a USB Type-C port, instead of the usual Lightning connector.
Apple September 11, 2018
Apple discovered a defect in the iPhone 8’s logic board that caused the device to shut down or restart. Apple said it will install a new logic board for free on defective iPhone 8s.
Apple September 5, 2018
From 4,000 devices at the end of 2017, Alexa-compatible devices have increased to 20,000. The number could even rise with other brands planning to integrate Alexa into their products.
Gadgets September 4, 2018
Twitter has confirmed that it rolled out a test that gives suggestions to users on what account to unfollow. The test was recently concluded, but the company refused to divulge its results.
Internet September 1, 2018
The Vivosmart 4 is $20 cheaper than the FitBit Charge 3, but it has more useful features for users who are aiming a healthier and more active lifestyle. Vivosmart 4 is priced at $129.99.
Wearable Tech August 31, 2018
Sony’s WH-1000XM3 will arrive in September to authorized outlets such as Best Buy and Amazon. Potential buyers will pay around $350 for a more comfortable and a better version of its predecessor.
Gadgets August 31, 2018
'Onimusha: Warlords' will be available on PlayStation 2 starting Jan. 15, 2019, with a selling price of $19.99. North American players can preorder the physical version now, but the digital version will be released at a later date.
Video Games August 30, 2018
LG recently launched its first Android One-powered smartphone line: the G7 One and G7 Fit. According to LG, its latest products will let consumers enjoy LG smartphones with flagship-level features.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 30, 2018
Apple is set to make its best performance with the launching of its latest iPhone series in mid-September. The shipment of the latest iPhones will reach 70 to 75 million by the end of the year.
Apple August 30, 2018
Bose will release a new smart speaker and two new smart soundbars to compete in the AI-speaker market. The Home Speaker 500 and the Bose Soundbar 700 and Soundbar 500 will be available in October.
Smart Home August 29, 2018