Apple jumped on the smart speaker bandwagon not too long ago with the HomePod. It costs $350 and is quite a bit expensive than the other smart speakers but the company has sought to align the product with the Sonos’ of the world and not the Amazon Echos, in that it’s charging a premium for a better audio experience. However, if a new report is to be believed, the company reportedly wants to cater to customers who don’t want to spend as much on a speaker by launching a cheaper, Beats-branded HomePod speaker.
Read full post →Apple May Launch Cheaper, Beats-Branded HomePod For $199

It was reported in March this year that President Trump is no friend of Amazon with one source even saying that the president is “obsessed” with the company. He reportedly wants to go after the company and is believed to have discussed possibly altering Amazon’s tax treatment. A new report claims that the Trump has leaned on the U.S. Postal Service to double the package rates for Amazon.
Read full post →President Trump Reportedly Wants Double Postal Rates For Amazon

Sea of Thieves players will be delighted to know that the first major DLC for the title is going to be released later this month. The pirate MMO has been quite popular ever since it was released and is due to receive the first of six expected DLC packs later this month. The Xbox team over at Microsoft has confirmed that the first major DLC for Sea of Thieves is going to be released on May 29th and that it’s going to be called The Hungering Deep.
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The 777 is one of Boeing’s most successful planes that the company has launched several iterations of the jet ever since the first one came out. The latest iteration of this airplane is the 777X and one of the changes that it brings is the much larger wings that may make it difficult for the airplane to navigate terminals at airports that can already accommodate other 777 variants. Boeing’s way around this problem was to add folding wingtips to the airplane and the FAA has now cleared the addition.
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It was expected that Tesla would soon be confirming the details and pricing for the dual motor all-wheel drive and performance variants of the Model 3 in the near future and that’s precisely what CEO Elon Musk has done over Twitter. The company is now almost ready to start shipping Model 3 cars with the dual motor option which is why Musk has now confirmed the pricing and specs for this particular variant.
Read full post →Tesla Model 3 Performance Variant Costs $78,000

It has been widely reported that Facebook was the preferred medium of choice for foreign actors who wanted to influence the 2016 presidential election in the United States. Facebook has since promised to do more to ensure that something like that doesn’t happen again. It has already taken some concrete steps to prevent the flow of fake news on the world’s largest social network. Facebook has now teamed up with an influential think tank, the Atlantic Council, to fight election meddling on a global scale.
Read full post →Facebook Teams Up With Think Tank Against Global Election Meddling

NVIDIA launched GeForce Now in 2015 after testing its GRID game streaming technology for a few years. As the name suggests, the service enables NVIDIA console owners to stream a variety of PC games provided that they have a good internet connection and are paying monthly for the service. There’s good news for GeForce Now members as the company has decided to make GeForce Now free for the NVIDIA Shield.
Read full post →GeForce Now Goes Free For NVIDIA Shield

Even though it has been over six months since Google first released Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest iteration of Android is still gradually making its way to more compatible devices. Those who own an ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom should now keep an eye out for an update notification because the Android 8.0 Oreo update is finally being rolled out for this device. Two other hands in the ZenFone 3 lineup have already received their Android 8.0 Oreo update.
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LG unveiled its new flagship smartphone for the year earlier this month and it confirmed the global release of the LG G7 ThinQ a couple of days ago. It’s going to start selling the handset in its home market of South Korea first before gradually making the device available in more countries across the globe. According to a new report from South Korea, the LG G7 ThinQ pre-orders are actually performing better than the LG G6 pre-orders did last year.
Read full post →LG G7 ThinQ Pre-Orders Reportedly Performing Better Than G6

Google demonstrated its Duplex artificial intelligence technology at the I/O 2018 conference earlier this month. The technology is powered by artificial intelligence and it sounds very human-like, it’s capable of making calls on the user’s behalf and handling tasks such as getting a haircut appointment. Google has already clarified that Duplex will inform the person on the other end of the call that they’re talking to a bot even though it may not seem like it at first and it will also tell them that the call is being recorded, but there is a caveat.
Read full post →Google Duplex Will Record Calls And Tell People About It