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The Liberate Air earbuds. (Source: House of Marley)

The new truly-wireless earbuds from House of Marley are made from 100% recycled materials

The Liberate Air earphones are made from reclaimed silicone and have a bamboo finish. In addition, they have a charging case described as made from recycled aluminium, wood, cotton and plastic. These new House of Marley products a...
Razer CEO appears in Bloomberg interview, posts $48 million in losses, $357 million in revenue, and 30.3 percent growth YoY (Source: Razer)

Razer CEO appears in Bloomberg interview, posts $48 million in losses, $357 million in revenue, 30.3 percent growth YoY, and explains the infamous toaster

Razer still hasn't broken even yet with Min-Liang Tan pointing his fingers at scaling and new investments as core contributors. The company continues to grow in terms of revenue and is looking at cloud gaming as a potential "fourt...
The Genki Covert Dock was funded in 40 minutes. (Image source: Human Things)

Genki Covert Dock raises over US$1,000,000 on Kickstarter

The Genki Covert Dock has taken Kickstarter by storm, with it reaching its US$50,000 funding goal in just 40 minutes. The crowdfunding campaign has since received over US$1,000,000 from backers with 23 days to go. The Genki Covert...
The Apple Watch 4's successor might be released soon. (Source: Apple)

Apple Watch screens may step up to micro-LED, but not until 2020

In a new research note written for TF International Securities, the tech analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has stated that he now believes that Apple will switch to micro-LED for its sixth-generation Watch. In the meantime, the Series 5 will s...
Sony has won an award for its Real-Time Eye AF technique. (Source: Sony)

Sony smashes through records at the 2019 EISA Awards

Sony has announced that it has hit a new record for wins at the Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) awards for this year. The company won 7 times at this event, 3 of which were for its innovative, extensive G-series FE len...
Misfit Vapor X smartwatch retail box (Source: Misfit)

Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100-powered Misfit Vapor X now available for just US$199.99

Available for just US$199.99 — down from a full retail price of US$279.99 — for a limited period, the brand-new Misfit Vapor X is an excellent deal. This Wear OS-driven smart wearable is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 310...
These products also include new Huawei or Honor speakers. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei and Honor certify a bumper crop of new devices and accessories

Huawei and Honor have gone to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) to register an impressive number of new wireless products. These certifications, which have all been granted today (August 15, 2019) cover obvious candidates...
The Fitbit Versa 2's alleged boxed state. (Source: OLX)

Fitbit's Versa 2 official packaging allegedly leaks out

Fitbit has been linked to a second generation of its popular Versa smartwatch for some time now. Recently, rumors about it have started up again in light of new leaks. They claim to show the wearable's official packaging, as well ...
The new EDIFICE EQB-1000 series. (Source: Casio)

The slimmest new Casio EDIFICE watch is also a Bluetooth device

Casio has released the EDIFICE EQB1000D-1A, a new watch with a case only 8.9 milimeters (mm) thick. It is also one of the brand's connected devices, which means it can connect to a smartphone app. This allows it to keep time accur...
The US phone accessories market will keep going strong into the 2020's. (Source: Pixabay)

The US phone accessory market is to be worth US$74 billion by 2026

The market for accessories such as screen protectors, cases and power banks in the US is now projected to attain a value of US$74.43 billion in 7 years. Headphones took the biggest piece (nearly 25%) of this space last year, and m...
The AI-powered YI Home Camera 3. (Source: YI)

The latest YI home security camera has AI for smarter, more selective user alerts

The YI Home Camera 3 is an AI-powered security camera. It notifies the user about possible intrusions - however, it solves the problem of potentially indiscriminate, unnecessary messages by using its new software to judge which on...
The new Honor Band. (Source: Honor)

Honor Band 5 pre-empts Mi Band 4 on the Indian market

Honor has released its latest fitness band to the Indian market, via Flipkart. This new model has a full-color AMOLED display, an estimated 14 days of battery life and 50-meter water resistance. However, it will soon have competit...
SLAMTEC Mapper M1M1: A US$199.00 ToF laser scanner kit that can map over 100,000 m² (Image source: Seeedstudio)

SLAMTEC Mapper M1M1: A US$199.00 ToF 360° laser scanner kit that can map over 100,000 m²

The SLAMTEC Mapper M1M1 is a ToF laser scanner with a 20-metre range that can map over 100,000 m². SLAMTEC promises that the device has a 5 cm resolution with a re-localisation accuracy of less than 0.02 m, while its inertial navi...
The Honor Smart Screen TV. (Source: Honor)

HongMeng OS could debut on the Honor Smart Screen TV

Huawei's first TV is in fact slated to be released by its sub-brand Honor, and is to be called the Smart Screen. It may be reasonable to assume that this product will run Android for these larger devices. However, the OEM is now r...
Samsung's first 6th-gen 3D V-NAND SSD is now in production. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung's 6th-gen 3D V-NAND SSDs have a groundbreaking design for faster 256Gb data-transfers

Samsung claims that its upcoming vertically-stacked NAND (or V-NAND) for SATA-based SSDs confers improved read- and write-speeds on the resulting drives. They are composed of 100 or more layers of stacked flash cells, whereas prev...
The NVIDIA SHIELD TV may be joined by new variants soon. (Source: Amazon)

A completely new NVIDIA SHIELD TV product may be in the works after all

2019 has already seen evidence that the SHIELD TV may be getting a new refresh - with the new Tegra X1 processor - soon. Now, a new FCC filing points to a wholly new device with this branding. This putative device has its own code...
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 now official (Source: Samsung Global Newsroom)

Samsung intros the Galaxy Watch Active 2 smartwatch

Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active 2 smartwatch is powered by the Exynos 9110 SoC and comes in two sizes — 40 and 44 mm — both with a Super AMOLED display with 360 x 360 pixels. Available in LTE and non-LTE versions, this new smart wea...
Buying a secondary, or replacement, Switch Dock can prove tricky. (Image source: Nintendo)

You can now buy an official Nintendo Switch Dock for just US$39.99

Nintendo is now offering the Switch Dock as a separate purchase for the first time. The Dock is an Authentic Nintendo product, albeit refurbished, so there is no chance of it bricking your Switch as is the risk with many third-par...
Samsung and Orange Romania exceeding 1 Gbps at Untold 2019 (Source: Orange Romania on YouTube)

Samsung and Orange Romania demo 5G VR live streaming in a real-world scenario

This year's fifth edition of the Untold festival came with a 5G VR live streaming test conducted by Samsung and Orange Romania. This test has managed to bring 5G connectivity at the disposal of many consumers eager to take the new...
Huawei and Samsung top of the line image sensors (Source: Ice universe on Twitter)

Flagship mobile camera sensors: Samsung cannot compete with Huawei yet

Although Samsung's flagships usually achieve excellent results when visiting DxOMark and taking other mobile photography tests, Huawei's sensors are larger. However, this proves once again that the Chinese tech giant still has to ...
The new Razer Viper. (Source: Razer)

Razer launches the Viper, a new mouse for e-sports

The Viper is the latest mouse from Razer. It is a lightweight peripheral which, as the OEM asserts, is optimized for competitive gaming. It also integrates the 5G Advanced Optical Sensor and Razer Synapse 3.
The Reon Pocket may act as a personal thermostat. (Source: Sony)

Sony puts a personal, wearable air-conditioner up for crowdfunding

Sony has invented a product called the Reon Pocket. It is a device that can change a user's personal temperature (or their perception of it, at least) while worn on the body. This unusual product is currently a part of the OEM's c...
Apple reverse wireless charging, Xiaomi could get this feature soon as well

Xiaomi handsets could get reverse wireless charging soon

Although reverse wireless charging has been around for a while, Xiaomi still has to introduce this feature. The good news is that — at least according to the information discovered in the latest beta MIUI build — the Chinese OEM i...
The new DJI FPV ecosystem. (Source: DJI)

DJI launches its FPV ecosystem for racing drones

Drone racing is a rapidly emerging trend in applications for civilian aerial robots. DJI has announced plans to improve its support for this new sport with the first-person-view (FPV) goggles and controller set. It allows a given ...
GoPro will start to amalgamate its 2 main apps in the future. (Source: GoPro)

GoPro app to be updated with improved editing features

GoPro has announced that it will refresh the companion app for its action-cameras. The updates will integrate Quik editing features directly into said app. This will enable the user to apply filters and convert footage into storie...
A majority of consumers surveyed appear to distrust connected devices. (Source: ERP Insight)

Up to 63% of consumers now find connected devices "creepy"

A study conducted by Consumers International, in conjunction with the Internet Society has reportedly found that most individuals surveyed find connected devices (mostly IoT or "smart home" products) "creepy". In addition, 53% of ...
An up-to-date render for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6. (Source: MySmartPrice)

More potential details on Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 leak out

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 is rumored to be this OEM's next premium tablet. It is already projected to ship with the Snapdragon 855 SoC, 128 or 256 GB in onboard storage and fast charging. A new tweet posted by the renowned leaker ...
The Galaxy Buds may now come in this new Aura shade for the Galaxy Note 10 launch. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung develops new colorway for Galaxy Note 10 line - and the Galaxy Buds

Some up-to-date renders of the Galaxy Note 10 are depicted as having an unfamiliar finish that appears as a gradient from pale purple to pale green. The latest rumors indicate that this is in fact an official color option, called ...
Google Nest has partnered with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. (Source: Google)

Google Nest has free smart speakers for those living with paralysis in the US

Google Nest - the new name for this company's smart-home arm - has partnered with the Reeve Foundation to help members of the community built around this organization. They are individuals affected by paralysis or movement loss di...
Honor wants its smart screen to look a little like the new 9X series. (Source: ProPakistani)

Honor's 'Vision' is a smart TV with a pop-up camera

Honor now plans to release its first smart TV in the near future. This product is to be called the Vision, and will be powered by a newly-announced SoC, the Honghu 818. It will also incorporate a pop-up camera for user authenticat...
The new FCC listing shows the new Galaxy Watch's screen. (Source: FCC)

New Samsung Galaxy Watch gains FCC registration

An upcoming Samsung smartwatch with the model number SM-R830 has been approved by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This registration shows that the watch has a 40mm variant, and will come in stainless steel or alumi...
The TicPods Free. (Source: Buzz This Viral)

Deal | Mobvoi is offering TicPods Free at US$30 right now

The TicPods Free are some of the most prominent AirPod alternatives out there. They are made by Mobvoi, also known for the Ticwatch Pro. This OEM is selling their wireless earbuds at US$99.99, or $30 less than their recommended pr...
The new Sony RX100 VII. (Source: Sony)

Sony releases the RX100 VII, a new compact camera with full-frame powers

With up to 60 auto-focus (AF) or auto-exposure (AE) calculations per second and 20fps shooting, Sony claims to have packed flagship speeds into its latest compact camera. The RX100 VII has a 20.1MP Exmor RS sensor and the latest g...
Fitness-Tracker Xiaomi Mi Band 4 und Samsung Galaxy Fit e im Test.

Only one fitness tracker is worth its salt: Xiaomi Mi Band 4 and Samsung Galaxy Fit e in review

Low budget fitness trackers in comparison. Even though they both cost around $30 to $40 the Mi Band 4 and Galaxy Fit e are completely different devices. We took a closer look at both fitness trackers, and it is time to find out how they did in our everyday test.
The Apollo 11 hatch replica. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft celebrates the first moon landing's 50th anniversary by making an Apollo 11 hatch replica

Microsoft has marked an important NASA anniversary by taking part in Project Egress, in which engineering teams were challenged to re-make a component of the Apollo 11's landing module. The Redmond cohort were charged with making ...
SteelSeries giving away Arctis Pro headsets, Apex keyboards, Rival mice, and other accessories all week

SteelSeries giving away Arctis Pro headsets, Apex keyboards, Rival mice, and other accessories all week

The Denmark-based gaming brand wants your social media clicks in return for a chance to win some of its gear. Its grand prize consists of $400 USD of fancy PC accessories with RGB lights galore.
The ASUS ROG Phone II will be available worldwide from September. (Image source: ASUS via MKBHD)

ASUS ROG Phone II: A Snapdragon 855 Plus powered beast that includes everything but the kitchen sink

The ASUS ROG Phone II looks set to be a gamer's dream, with a 6.59-inch 120 Hz AMOLED display, 49 ms touch latency, a Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC, 12 GB of RAM, 512 GB of UFS 3.0 storage and a vapour chamber to minimise throttling. Oh...
Xeric Trappist-1 NASA Edition collection (Source: Xeric on Kickstarter)

NASA 50th Anniversary Watch by Xeric exceeds its goal by almost 100 times with more than two weeks to go

The 50th Anniversary watch by Xeric is the result of a collaboration between the watchmaking company and NASA. This already looks like a success: with 16 days to go, the Kickstarter project that involves this (non-smart) wearable ...
Redmi 64 MP sample with Samsung GW1 camera (Source: Ice universe on Twitter)

Redmi's first 64 MP image sample looks impressive

With more than two weeks until the release of Samsung's next-gen flagships — which are also supposed to feature a 64 MP camera — Xiaomi's unveils the first 64 MP image sample taken using an upcoming Redmi device. The sensor used i...
The Google Stadia controller will also have a 3.5mm jack. (Source: Latest World Trends)

Reddit AMA reveals more details on Google Stadia

Google's Director of Product for Stadia, Andrey Doronichev, completed an AMA on Reddit yesterday (July 18, 2019) to shed more light on the company's new streaming-based gaming platform. The executive took pains to liken it to Xbox...
The IP camera market may grow to a multi-billion-dollar worth in the next decade. (Source: Alert Watch)

The IP camera market is now projected to be worth approximately US$20 billion in 6 years

Internet-protocol (or IP) cameras shipments are thought to grow to over 100 million by 2025, or 20% more than there are now. These projections are part of newly-published research on the IP surveillance market. It is thought to be...
Toshiba Memory will rebrand itself soon. (Source: Toshiba)

Toshiba announces new name for its memory division

Toshiba Memory has unveiled plans to rebrand itself in 2019. Its new name, Kioxia, is a blend of 2 different words for "memory" and "value". It will take effect from October onward.
The Polymega base unit. (Source: Playmaji)

The Polymega is a new modular console that can offer various different classic gaming systems in one

Playmaji, Inc. and extreme Co., Ltd. have announced the release of their new product: the Polymega. This new kind of console supports various classic CD-gaming platforms, including Neo Geo, PS1 and Sega Saturn. However, it also al...
Samsung 45 W charger will cost over US$55 (Source: SamMobile)

Samsung’s upcoming 45 W fast charger will cost almost as much as a low-end smartphone

Samsung is apparently to give consumers one more reason to hate it: the company is planning to launch the Galaxy Note 10 with 45 W fast charging support, but without a charger to meet the requirements in the retail package. The 45...
A new render for the Galaxy Watch Active 2. (Source: Android Headlines)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 now rumored to have special Under Armour-branded edition

Samsung is now thought to have a successor for the Galaxy Watch Active in the works. The latest leaks on the subject claims that one variant of this putative wearable will be produced in collaboration with the sportswear company U...
The new Sony Alpha 7R IV. (Source: Sony)

The new Sony Alpha 7R IV camera comes with a "world's-first" 61MP sensor

Sony has launched the Alpha 7R IV (or a7R IV), its latest 35-millimeter full-frame camera. It is the first such product to feature the new, back-illuminated, Exmor R CMOS sensor with a 61.0MP resolution. The a7R IV is also capable...
Razer wants you to know that 10 million computer mice weigh about the same as 8 blue whales (Image source: Razer)

Razer wants you to know that 10 million computer mice weigh about the same as 8 blue whales

For today's useless fact, Razer has sold about 1,050,000 kg worth of Deathadder mice to be its most successful accessory to date. The Deathadder is the manufacturer's least expensive mouse at $50 USD.
Unexpectedly, the SIGMA Corporation has announced the world's smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless camera. (Image source: SIGMA Corporation)

SIGMA fp: The world's smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless digital camera

Unexpectedly, SIGMA Corporation has introduced the world's smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless camera. The SIGMA fp is extremely modular, weatherproof and comes with some very interesting features.
The Vuzix Blade 3000 smart glasses: would you take calls on them? (Source: Vuzix)

New update will bring video-calling to Vuzix smart glasses

Smart glasses are useful in many contexts, most of them enterprise-related. However, it is also possible to replicate the smartphone experience to some degree using some of these devices, Vuzix-brand ones included. This company cl...
Does Google Home eavesdrop? A Belgian news report suggests that it does. (Source: Pocket-lint)

Google Assistant-enabled devices allegedly found to listen in on users

The Belgian news outlet VRT NWS claims to have gained access to audio recordings made as a result of Google Assistant 'listening' to user speech or activity. The recordings were leaked to VRT by a Google subcontractor. This appare...


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