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Google just announced a third developer preview of its next major Android Wear OS 2.0. It does introduce the Google Play store to Android Wear watches but delays the final release by a few months, Google says.
Fitbit Charge 2 hits the US market
This fitness tracker hits now multiple new markets, with more to be added next month, and a Special Edition Series to launch in December.
Acer Graphics Dock with Nvidia GTX 960M Review
Surprise! A graphics card in an external case - familiar. In the past, this technology has not worked as intended. In this review, we put all that aside and take a look at what the GPU is capable of.
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6"
Intel Core i5-6200U | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M | 15.6"
OWC announces USB Type-C Drive Dock docking station
The external docking station supports read and writes rates of over 400 MB/s and is now available for just under $90 USD.
Google October 4th hardware event: Leaked pricing and information
Google is said to unveil a bunch of hardware on October 4th. Apart from the Pixel Phones and Google Home we might also see a new smart home router. Pricing information for some of the hardware was leaked as well.
Black Onyx Galaxy Note 7 coming next month
Since the first batch of jet black iPhone 7 handsets sold out very fast, Samsung is on the right path with the black onyx Note 7, to come out in early October.
Apple's new iPhone 7 & Apple Watch promo videos focus on sports, water and low light
Apple released three new videos this weekend, promoting how an active lifestyle can be supported using iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and the new Apple Watch Series 2.
Cube i9 CDK07 Docking Keyboard Review
Popular design. The CDK07 docking keyboard transforms the Cube i9 into a full-fledged convertible PC. The design of this dock is similar to that of the "Touch" cover from Microsoft. In this review, we will check how the docking keyboard fares in comparison to the Microsoft product and how good the Cube i9 is as a convertible PC.
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.2" | 1.3 kg
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.2" | 1.3 kg
Prototype iPhone 7 case adds a 3.5 mm audio jack
The user-made case is a heavily modified iPhone 6s case that connects to the Lightning port of the iPhone 7 for added functionality.
LG FORCE wireless Bluetooth headset now available
This new pair of around-the-ear wireless headset targets the sporty mobile consumers, being designed to work with most Bluetooth-enabled mobile devices on the market. This audio accessory features Qualcomm aptX audio coding and is sweat and water resistant, compliant with the IPX5 rating.
The CPSC officially announces the Note 7 recall
Two weeks after Samsung, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued an official recall of the Note 7 handsets sold locally as well. There are over 1 million units affected, including those sold by Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, and even Best Buy.
Smartwatches: Manufacturers will take a break
Many manufacturers will take a break from making smartwatches, meaning there will be no new models this year. Some are waiting for the latest version of Android Wear, some want to wait and see what people expect from a smartwatch.
Samsung might remove the headphone jack soon as well
After the Cupertino-based company, the South Korean giant might become the next big name in the industry to remove the 3.5 mm headphone connector from its handsets as well, although this decision was not well received by many Apple fans.
SteelSeries announces Rival 500 MOBA gaming mouse for $80 USD
The mouse includes 15 customizable buttons and an integrated motor that can vibrate in response to onscreen actions.
USB Killer: This stick will destroy your device – on purpose
"USB Killer" really lives up to its name: The stick is supposed to test how good devices are protected against overvoltage via a USB port. Worst case: It will destroy a device completely.
IOGEAR Fokus, Retikal, and Symmetre gaming mice now available
The affordable Fokus, Retikal, and Symmetre are retailing for $50, $35, and $25 USD, respectively, with features including high DPI, adjustable weights, and LED colors.
Wearable Moment: 24-hour pre-order for 99 USD
The wearable Moment is worn around the wrist, has no screen and works with haptic feedback. It is now possible to pre-order the device for 99 USD, deliveries will follow in March 2017.
Apple iPhone 7: Are they testing how far they can go?
The iPhone 7 and its missing headphone jack could be testing grounds for next years major new iPhone revision, says Business Insider.
This is how the internet is making fun of Apple's iPhone 7 and their AirPods
The courage that Apple showed stripping the iPhone from its headphone jack is being put to a test every day now, with artists and comedians all over the world making fun of Apple, the iPhone 7 and their newest wireless earpods, the AirdPods.
Apple AirPods: Seems like they might also work with Android
Apple does not want you to know about it obviously, but their recently announced AirPods seem to work with Android as well.
Apple iPhone 7: You need this to charge your iPhone 7 while having your headphones plugged in
Belkin wants to sell you a $40 adapter to split your Lightning port in two so you can listen to music while charging your iPhone 7 at the same time.
Apple unveils the AirPods wireless headphones
These new accessories will hit the market next month and work with devices running iOS 10, watchOS 3, or macOS Sierra.
Apple intros the Watch 2 smartwatch
This new smart wearable features a brighter display, a dual-core processor, is water resistant to 164 feet and features a GPS.
Don't blink: The Apple September iPhone 7 event in a 107 second video
If you didn't have time to watch the Apple September event yesterday, you might want to check out this 107 second video to get an idea of what you missed.
Apple Watch sales decline while Fitbit remains the market leader
While shipments of basic wearables grew considerably compared to last year, smartwatch sales continue to struggle, with Apple taking the most powerful blow.
Asus intros the ZenPower Max power pack
This external battery pack has a capacity of 28,600 mAh and can easily charge any notebook on the market, as well as various other smaller devices.
IFA 2016 | TomTom intros three smart wearables
These new TomTom devices start around $166 USD for the Touch fitness tracker (already available for pre-order), up to about $335 USD for the TomTom Adventurer GPS smartwatch (to launch in October).
Google confirmation: Modular Smartphone Project Ara is dead
Google confirmed last week's Reuters report that suggested, the company might have suspended work on the modular smartphone concept "Project Ara".
Apple Watch 2: Components leak ahead of launch next week
Just a few days ahead of its expected launch on September 7th, some Apple Watch 2 components leaked last week and reveal a bigger battery and a thinner display.
Samsung recalling all Galaxy Note 7 units sold so far
Shortly after the first report of a Galaxy Note 7 battery blowing up surfaced online, Samsung decided to recall all units sold worldwide and to replace them.
October 4th: Google Pixel Phones, 4K Chromecast, Daydream VR and Google Home incoming?
According to Android Police, Google might be planning a big hardware related event for October 4th, where the new Pixel Phones, a 4K-Chromecast, a Daydream VR-Viewer und Google Home will be presented to the public.
MegaMIMO 2.0 to triple current Wi-Fi speeds
MIT researchers are developing faster Wi-Fi technology involving multiple routers working in harmony.
Fanatec announces CSL Elite line of racing peripherals
Fanatec introduces a new series of mid-range racing hardware with an expected launch date later next month.
IFA 2016 | Samsung unveils Gear S3 Classic and Frontier smartwatches
Both models feature GPS, integrated speakers, and are IP68-rated for protection from the elements. The LTE-capable Frontier is being expected to hit the US via AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless later this year.
Lenovo True Zoom-Moto Z-MotoMod: Snazzy Labs hates it!
Just a few hours after Lenovo and Hasselblad unveiled their True Zoom MotoMod for the Moto Z series of smartphones, the first hands on videos appeared all over the internet. One in particular stands out because of its rather harsh first verdict on the quality of the module.
IFA 2016 | Finally: Lenovo and Hasselblad reveal the long awaited True Zoom Moto Z-MotoMod.
Lenovo and Hasselblad finally showed their long awaited True Zoom MotoMod for their Moto-Z series of smartphones. 300 US-Dollars will give Moto Z users true 10 times optical zoom, RAW support and a bigger pixel size camera, but no additional battery.
IFA 2016 | Asus unveils ZenWatch 3 smartwatch
This new smart wearable is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor and is available in three different skins.
Fitbit releases Charge 2 and Flex 2 fitness trackers
Fitbit refreshes there best selling Charge fitness watch, as well as the Flex activity tracker.
Pebble firmware 4.0 now available
The new firmware brings a redesigned Health app, 4-button quick launch, Timeline updates, and more.
Fossil Q Wander and Q Marshal hit the US
These two Qualcomm Snapdragon 210-powered smart wearables retail for between $275 USD and $315 USD, depending on the options chosen.
IFA 2016 | Acer: Updates for Predator 15 and 17, gaming displays, VR headset for IMAX
The latest Nvidia graphics cards for Acer's gaming laptops and new monitors with eye-tracking technology have been announced at IFA.
See you on the 7th: The iPhone event invitations are out!
Apple sent out its invitations for this year's media event. It will happen on the 7th of September, like predicted, and probably give us a new iPhone and Apple Watch to talk about.
Sony launching PS Now for PC
The PS4 subscription based streaming service to launch on PC in the near future.
Apple: Watch will soon be able to save your life
New WatchOS 3 that will be released together with iOS 10 allows the Apple Watch to dial the local emergency number and inform contacts.
Moment: Wearable with haptic feedback, without screen
Like a smartwatch on your wrist, but without a screen – that's Moment. Plus, you brain is supposed to learn from the haptic feedback.
Pink gold Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge coming to the US
More than four months after its arrival in South Korea and not before Europe, either, the US market finally receives this color option for the Galaxy S7 flagships.
OnePlus unveils Bullets V2 headphones
Although the price is still unkown, this new accessory promises to deliver excellent value like its $15 USD predecessor.
Garmin launches Fenix Chronos, its first luxury smartwatch
A luxury smartwatch that can also be worn in the gym, the Chronos comes in three variants, priced between $899.99 USD and $1.499,99 USD.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 blows up in China
The incident took place while charging the phablet with a micro USB to Type-C converter for the cable and only occurred once so far.
Gear S2 iOS beta program begins
After a long delay, it looks like both the Gear S2 and the Gear Fit 2 are now compatible with iOS devices, at least as part of a beta program.
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