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The developer kit version of the Nvidia Jetson Nano costs just US$99. (Source: Nvidia)

Machine learning from US$99: Nvidia unveils tiny Jetson Nano AI computer

Nvidia has launched the Jetson Nano, a small computer that offers machine-learning capabilities at an entry-level price. The developer kit costs US$99 while a production-ready module will cost US$129. The Jetson Nano module offers...
uChip: An ultra-compact Arduino Zero alternative that costs just €20 (~US$22.45/£17.15) (Image source: Itaca Innovations)

uChip: An ultra-compact Arduino Zero compatible board that costs just €20 (~US$22.45/£17.15)

Developer boards now allow end users to realise complex circuits in the smallest of spaces, but Itaca Innovations is taking space-saving to the next level with the uChip, which is just 28.5 x 10.6 mm. The Arduino Zero compatible b...
Strangely enough, Samsung is looking to adopt the outwards-folding design for its upcoming clamshell phones.  (Source: TechTalkTV)

Samsung's patent for a clamshell foldable phone revealed

The Galaxy Fold has showed that Samsung is more interested in inwards-folding devices for now, but the company is clearly open to exploring the outwards-folding side, as shown by a recently unveiled clamshell phone patent. Additio...
A leaked render of the forthcoming Huawei Watch GT Active. (Source: WinFuture)

Huawei set to ditch Google's WearOS for its next GT smartwatches

Huawei looks to be the latest wearable maker to give Google’s WearOS a miss in favor of an in-house alternative. According to Winfuture, the next Huawei GT watches will run the company’s LiteOS as it looks to differentiate itself ...
Best of MWC19

Best of MWC19

MWC19 Another year, another Mobile World Congress. In this article, we look at the good, the bad, and the ugly of this year's MWC and discuss the devices we're excited to see and those that left us less than impressed.
The Spigen Cota-enabled Forever Sleeve. (Source: Ossia)

MWC19 | Truly wireless charging is closer than ever thanks to a Spigen/Ossia partnership

The popular case-maker Spigen is collaborating with Ossia, a true-wireless charging pioneer, to bring a phone case that integrates the necessary Cota technology to market. The two groups have brought renders of this product (which...
It is now possible to install Windows 10 on the much-loved single-board computer (Image source: Symbolfoto)

Raspberry Pi 3: It is now possible to install Windows 10 on the single-board computer

Until now, the popular single-board computer has been specifically optimised for the Internet of Things version of Windows 10. However, there is now a tool that allows the installation of the full version of the OS on the Raspberr...
The NanoPi M4 can now be used as a NAS thanks to a new HAT expansion board (Image source: FriendlyElec)

FriendlyElec NanoPi M4: The Raspberry Pi alternative can now be used as a NAS for just US$25 thanks to a new HAT expansion board

Compact single-board computers can deliver excellent performance and fast file transfers. A new expansion board for the NanoPi M4 should allow it to be realised as network-attached storage (NAS).
The Raspberry Pi Foundation was formed in 2009. (Source: YouTube/Raspberry Pi)

Raspberry Pi joins the brick-and-mortar brigade

The Raspberry Pi Foundation opened its first shop earlier this month, at the Grand Arcade shopping center in Cambridge, England. The move to a brick-and-mortar presence for the previously online-only Raspberry Pi gives enthusiasts...
The Hardkernel ODROID-N2 integrates four ARM Cortex-A73 cores and two Cortex-A53 cores along with an ARM Mali-G52 GPU. (Image source: Hardkernel)

The Hardkernel ODROID-N2: A Raspberry Pi alternative with a hexa-core SoC, 4 GB RAM and a high-quality DAC

Hardkernel has announced its latest single-board computer, the ODROID-N2. The device is equipped with a hexa-core SoC and up to 4 GB DDR4 RAM, which should deliver considerably more performance than the Raspberry Pi while remainin...
Raspberry Pi 4: The new single-board computer will cost US$35 and could be based on a 28 nm FinFET process (Image source: Symbolbild)

Raspberry Pi 4: The new single-board computer will cost US$35 and could be based on a 28 nm FinFET process

The next version of the popular single-board computers will be manufactured on a more advanced FinFET process, but it won't be any smaller, according to the CEO of the Raspberry Pi Foundation. The Pi 4 will still cost US$35 though...
Image via Sony (w/ edits)

Walmart slashes price on PlayStation Classic down to $40

Despite its critical and commercial failure, the PlayStation Classic may be an attractive retro gaming device, especially given Walmart's latest price cut. The PlayStation Classic can be found at Walmart for a mere $40, 60% less t...
The controllers are inspired by Valve's Steam controller design. (Source: Smach)

Smach Z handheld Windows gaming PC with Ryzen CPU almost ready for launch

2019 could be the year when the Smach Z handheld Windows gaming device finally becomes reality. Smach is still trying to hype things up, as it recently updated the official site with new prices and specs, plus it added a few video...
The MXCHIP EMW3060 is an Arduino alternative developer board that costs just US$1.79 for a single unit. Bulk pricing is available too. (Image source: Seeedstudio)

MXCHIP EMW3060: An Arduino alternative developer board with Wi-Fi for less than US$2

The MXCHIP EMW3060 is a small Wi-Fi board that integrates an ARM processor, which can help developers deliver small IoT projects affordably. The EMW3060 may have less flexibility than its Arduino alternatives though.
Total drone ban during Super Bowl weekend

Super Bowl: With modern radar technology and safety net against drones

The Super Bowl is coming up this Sunday in the US, and all authorities from the FBI to the FAA have prepared themselves for disruptions and threats from drone pilots. No-fly zones have been set up, and new radar technology and dro...
The dedicated gaming buttons are placed on the up-folding upper right edge. (Source: Let's Go Digital)

Samsung could release a foldable gaming phone soon

Samsung has been pushing for foldable devices in the past year, but it looks like the company is also considering the gaming handheld market. This latest patent is consistent with what was revealed about the Flex display in late 2...
The opened-up state features a 3:2 ratio screen, while the folded state crops up to a 2:1 ratio. (Source: Weibo)

Xiaomi co-founder presents double-folding smartphone

The double-folding device looks to be in the prototype phase, as the folding creases are still visible. In its default state, the screen seems to have a 3:2 ratio, while the folded state shrinks down to a 2:1 ratio. What really im...
The back of the Vivo Apex 2019 does not feature any cameras, and the edges have no buttons or ports.  (Source: Vivo)

Vivo teases Apex 2019 smartphone with no buttons and ports

The latest teaser video released by Vivo shows off the slick metallic back of the Vivo 2019 smartphone, which does not appear to feature any rear cams or buttons and ports on the edges. To top things off, Ben Geskin obtained exclu...
Spotify may release its first hardware later this year. (Image source: Reddit)

Spotify is reportedly working on an in-car music player

Spotify, the popular music and podcast streaming service, is planning on releasing its own hardware. The Financial Times reports that the device will be an in-car music player and could cost US$100.
Orange Pi 3 H6: An updated version of the Raspberry Pi competitor that starts at a bargain price. (Image source: Ali Express)

Orange Pi 3 H6: An updated version of the Raspberry Pi competitor that starts at US$29.90

The Orange Pi, an alternative to the Raspberry Pi, has received a RAM upgrade this week. There are four new versions of the single-board computer, which start at US$29.90 plus shipping.
Fossil's smartwatches featuring Wear OS also utilize Google Assistant. (Source: Fossil)

Google coughs up US$40 million to acquire some of Fossil's smartwatch technology

Fossil Group has issued a press release to announce a US$40 million deal with Google. The search engine giant will be purchasing intellectual property (IP) from the well-known American designer label in regard to smartwatch techno...
Could this be the Galaxy S10? (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung may have briefly shown the Galaxy S10 in a One UI press release

A mistake or a marketing ploy? Call it what you like, but Samsung may have briefly let slip an official render of the Galaxy S10 in a One UI press release. The company has since replaced the image with one of a generic phone too, ...
The Google Chromecast Audio supported lossless high-resolution audio. (Source: Google)

Google discontinues Chromecast Audio

Google has officially confirmed the discontinuation of the Chromecast Audio device. A quick glance at Google’s online store lists the music-streaming gadget as out of stock, after recently receiving a heavy price cut from US$35 to...
Image via Lexar

CES 2019 | Lexar announces first commercially available 1 TB SD card

The Lexar Professional 633x SD card, announced at CES earlier today, is the largest capacity SD card available to date at a whopping 1 TB. Despite its large size, the card is somewhat disappointing in performance; the 633x is rate...
Apparently, the FlexPai can be folded over 200,000 times without breaking. (Source: Royole)

CES 2019 | Reviews of the Royole FlexPai are coming in - first but flawed foldable phone

Early reviews of Royole’s foldable FlexPai device have come in, and it seems the main attraction of the smartphone is what everyone expected it to be: Its flexibility. The company has done well in beating major players like Samsun...
The Matrix PowerWatch 2: A new GPS smartwatch that uses your body heat to power itself (Image source: Matrix)

The Matrix PowerWatch 2: A new GPS smartwatch that uses your body heat to power itself

The currently crowdfunded Matrix PowerWatch 2 is expected to have almost unlimited battery life and comes with both an LCD display and a GPS module. The device is currently comparatively affordable too.
The Sony LSPX-S2 Glass Sound Speaker (Image source: Sony)

CES 2019 | Sony LSPX-S2: A wireless glass speaker that is also an LED candle

Sony has announced the LSPX-S2, a successor to its glass bulb speaker the LSPX-S1. The LSPX-S2 has been slightly revised compared to its predecessor and is considerably cheaper too.
The Omni Ultimate holds enough power to fully charge a laptop up to two times or a smartphone up to 18 times. (Source: Omnicharge)

Omnicharge attracts over US$1 million in crowdfunding for its impressive 40,300 mAh power bank

Omnicharge has managed to secure funding of over US$1 million on Indiegogo for its Omni Ultimate battery-charging solution. The device offers a colossal 40,300 mAh (145 Wh) battery capacity but is considerably more portable than s...
With a twist of a hinge the Yoga Mouse becomes a handy flat laser presenter. (Source: Lenovo)

CES 2019 | Lenovo introduces the transformable Yoga Mouse with laser presenter

Lenovo has announced the transformable Yoga Mouse with laser presenter. This sleek-looking peripheral has the ability to turn from a V-shaped mouse into a flat laser presenter with just a simple twist of a hinge. Up to 1600 DPI tr...
Lenovo's Smart Clock can do much more than just tell the time. (Source: Lenovo)

CES 2019 | Lenovo's Smart Clock will make sure you're always on time

Lenovo has introduced a new device to its Smart Home family: The Lenovo Smart Clock. According to the Chinese manufacturer, the Smart Clock can learn the sleeping habits of users and comes with Google Assistant, so it should offer...
The Wileyfox Pro may well prove to be the last Windows 10 Mobile device. (Image source: Wileyfox)

Windows Phone: The last Windows 10 Mobile handset has received another price cut

The last Windows Phone keeps getting cheaper. Wileyfox has reduced its Wileyfox Pro to a bargain price of £59.99, which is a massive drop from its initial pricing of £199.99 when it first launched.
The Mophie Powerstation PD XL is available now for US$80. (Source: Mophie)

Mophie launches new 18W Powerstation PD series for iPhone and Android

Mophie has launched new Powerstation PD and Powerstation PD XL battery packs that will fast charge both supported iPhone and Android smartphones. Compared with the standard 5W charger that Apple ships with its iPhones, the Mophie ...
AirPower might never see the light of day. (Image via Apple w/ edits)

The new year is here, Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat is not

2018 has come and gone and with it the promise of an Apple-made wireless charging pad. Announced back at the 2017 iPhone X event, Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat is still MIA. At that event, Apple promised a 2018 release. H...
The Samsung Galaxy Home smart speaker has a unique design. (Source: CNET)

Samsung rumored to be working on budget Galaxy Home speaker

Samsung has already announced the Galaxy Home smart speaker, and it appears the South Korean tech giant could already be working on another device in the new series. The Galaxy Home is expected to be a premium-level device, but in...
The Zanco smart pen is available on Kickstarter now. (Source: Zanco)

A crowd-funding campaign for a mobile phone in pen form has raised 575% of its goal already

The Zanco smart pen is a stylus with (nearly) all the features of a smartphone crammed into it. It has physical buttons, a click-pad, front and rear cameras and even a teeny tiny screen. It is intended as a smartphone replacement ...
The current view of the storefront. (Source: Own)

Microsoft's London flagship store is slowly taking shape

Microsoft has been fitting out its London flagship store for several months now, and it does not look like the store is close to opening. The store will remain under construction until at least the end of April 2019, according to ...
For a long time, Oculus VR was an unchallenged player in the VR market and is still a popular option for consumers. (Source: Oculus)

ZeniMax and Facebook finally settle over 4 year long Oculus lawsuit

In 2014, ZeniMax sued Oculus VR on allegations that CEO Palmer Lucky had stolen technology that made the Oculus Rift VR headset possible, and it became a 4 year long battle between ZeniMax and Facebook once the latter bought Oculu...
Keep your NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles in good condition as they are likely to go up in value after the holiday season. (Image sources: Nintendo)

Nintendo has stopped producing its NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles

Get your NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles while you can. Reggie Fils-Aimé, Nintendo of America President and COO, has announced that the company has stopped manufacturing both Classic Edition consoles. Fils-Aimé confirmed tha...
A diagram from the Google patent. (Source: USPTO)

Google's new patent could turn your arm into your smartwatch's keyboard

Google has filed a patent with the United States Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO) that depicts motion sensors built into a smartwatch. They expand the wearable's range of user interface feedback to the device's immediate surro...
Oppo will be the second Chinese phone manufacturer to unveil its foldable handheld at MWC 2019, after Huawei. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Oppo to showcase its foldable phone at Mobile World Congress in February 2019

Foldable phones will surely be one of next year's highlights for revolutionary tech. Most of the big names have already scheduled showcasing events for their foldable phones. Samsung and LG will present their models at CES in Janu...
The proposed ground floor of Microsoft's flagship London store (Source: City of Westminster Council)

More details about new Microsoft flagship store emerge

Fresh details about Microsoft's first store in the UK have emerged online. Published on the City of Westminster's planning portal, Microsoft has confirmed the size of its London store's retail floor space and offered more details ...
The Antlion ModMic Wireless. (Source: Antlion)

Antlion Audio wants you to turn any set of headphones into a gaming headset with its ModMic Wireless

Antlion Audio claims that its ModMic Wireless attachment adds mic capabilities to any kind of headphone. It has the aptX low-energy Bluetooth codec, 16-bit 48khz audio and a USB type A receiver. The ModMic Wireless also has a pate...
Atari Gameband officially cancelled; Kickstarter backers may not receive refund

Atari Gameband officially cancelled; Kickstarter backers may not receive refund

The Gameband, formerly known as the Atari Gameband, looked like a promising gaming-focused smartwatch during its successful Kickstarter campaign last year. Despite raising a total of $500,000 between Kickstarter backers and other ...
The Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ (right) is noticeably smaller than the already tiny Model B+. (Image source: Raspberry Pi Foundation)

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ retains the power of the Model B+ in a smaller, cheaper package

The $25 Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ is the latest single-board computer from the venerable Raspberry Pi Foundation. The Model A+ boasts the same CPU and wireless connectivity as its bigger brother, the Model B+, but shaves off some I/...
A design schematic for the new Google Glass. (Source: FCC)

Google Glass is coming back, but will stay in a business-oriented sandbox this time

Google Glass was the search giant's first attempt at smart glasses, and could clip onto transparent spectacles to deliver info and shots from its camera via an eyeball-level LED. It was not a popular release, not least because of ...
Xiaomi did very well on the 11.11 sales event. (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi closed 11.11 event with US$747 million in sales

11.11 was a major sales event for Chinese and international e-sellers that took place (accordingly enough) on November 11. Xiaomi has reportedly had a marked success for the day, making US$747 million by the end of the promotional...
Image via Nintendo

YouTube comes to Nintendo Switch, but Nintendo continues bad history with video streaming

The Nintendo Switch finally got a YouTube app yesterday, bringing the world's most popular video streaming service to the console. However, Netflix and Amazon are still absent. The lack of video streaming services on the console i...
Samsung showed off its Infinity Flex foldable display at SDC 2018. (Source: SDC 2018 livestream)

Samsung officially unveils the Infinity Flex foldable display

At the Samsung Developer Conference 2018 (SDC 2018), Samsung showed off their first working foldable display smartphone. The actual details about the device itself was kept under wraps but Samsung is calling this display 'Infinity...
The DJI Mavic Air is going on sale for Black Friday. (Source: DJI)

DJI releases details of this year's Black Friday promo pricing

DJI is putting a number of its drones, including the Mavic Air and Spark, on sale for the Black Friday season. This sale also includes the Osmo 2 Mobile and Racing Edition Goggles. This promotion is starting later this month.
Image via Sony

Sony unveils full list of games on the PlayStation Classic

The full games list for Sony's upcoming PlayStation Classic has been released. While several classics like Resident Evil, Final Fantasy VII, and Metal Gear Solid will be available, there are a few curious omissions. The full games...

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