Form Swim Goggles With AR Display Review

As a casual swimmer, I was excited when trying the Form Swim Goggles with AR display for the first time – out of the water- during a meeting with Form’s founder Dan Eisenhardt and Olympian swimmer Scott Dickens, who is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Form. It is the first wearable device that allows users to track their key swimming stats in real-time, without stopping to look at their […]


YouTube Originals Will Be Free To Watch After September 24

YouTube has largely relied on ads to generate revenue and to pay its creators. However, at some point in time, the company experimented with the idea of a paid service in the form of YouTube Premium, where for a monthly subscription, subscribers would gain access to features like YouTube Originals.


Nintendo Denies They Are Running A Switch Exchange Program

With Nintendo announcing they will be launching a slightly upgraded Switch model that comes with a larger battery life, we’re sure that there are probably some gamers who might be miffed, especially if they just bought a new Switch ahead of the announcement. This has led to some reports suggesting that Nintendo could be offering gamers an exchange program.


Photos Of Upcoming Sonos Bluetooth Wireless Speakers Leaked

Last week, there were rumors that Sonos has a new set of speakers in the works that would focus on portability. It was also said that it would offer up both Bluetooth and wireless connectivity. Now thanks to the folks at WinFuture.de, they have managed to get their hands on photos of the upcoming speakers.


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IKEA Doubles Down On Its Smart Home Development

Over the years, we’ve seen IKEA introduce a variety of smart home products to its lineup. This started out with lamps that came with built-in wireless chargers, to IKEA’s own range of smart lightbulbs, smart blinds, and smart speakers. However, it seems that the company is actually far from done with its smart home products.


MIT Researchers Come Up With A Way To Reduce Video Buffering On Slow Connections

These days, our internet speeds are usually fast enough where we can stream videos directly without encountering any buffering. However, there are times when the network might be especially congested, which is when we might experience videos starting and stopping due to buffering.


Resident Evil Movie Reboot Is In Development

The Resident Evil series of movies weren’t particularly well-received, at least based on the reviews, but they were still popular enough to turn a profit, which explains why there were so many movies being made out of the franchise. However, it seems that the studios are finally getting another chance to make things right.


Apple Watch Series 5 Could Come In Titanium And Ceramic Casings

The Apple Watch has typically been offered in either an aluminum or stainless steel finish. Apple had previously attempted to be fancy by offering gold or ceramic casings, but ultimately decided to discontinue them, or at least until now, where thanks to the latest watchOS 6 beta, there are signs that Apple could be planning the use of new materials for the Apple Watch Series 5.


‘He-Man’ Anime Series Is Being Worked On At Netflix

There are some of us who might remember growing up and watching cartoon series like He-Man. If you have enjoyed the series and wouldn’t mind seeing a modern revival, you’re in luck because director Kevin Smith is reported to be working with Netflix in developing an anime series based on He-Man.


After Four Years, The Blocks Modular Smartwatch Has Been Cancelled

The problem with a lot of our technology these days is that they are not user-upgradeable. This means that when they are out of date, you either have to suck it up and keep using it, or fork out money for a brand new model. This is why the idea and concept of modular gadgets is so appealing, where we can swap out old components for new ones.


Twitter Testing A Filter Feature For Direct Messages

The problem with putting ourselves on social media and having a public profile is that you sometimes get subject to harassment from random strangers online. This kind of harassment can come in many forms, such as comments on your posts or messages sent directly and privately to you.


HMD Global Extends Support For Its First-Gen Nokia Smartphones

One of the problems with Android handsets is that because they are made by a variety of manufacturers, things like how long phones are supported for and update schedules are entirely up to the manufacturers to decide, and not Google. The good news is that if you’re the owner of a first-gen Nokia smartphone made by HMD Global, it seems that the company has decided to extend support for those […]


Apple Will Be Bringing The HomePod To Japan On August 23

Apple’s rollout of the HomePod has been a bit slow, where unlike its iPhones and iPads and Mac computers, the availability of the HomePod is still very much limited to a handful of countries. However, the company has been slowly expanding its availability and come 23rd of August, it seems that the HomePod will finally be making its way to Japan.


Instagram Testing New Features For Boomerang And Stories

If you use Instagram quite a bit, then you might be interested to learn that the company is testing out a bunch of new features for some of its existing features, such as Boomerang and also Layout for Stories, just to name a few, at least that’s according to researcher Jane Manchun Wong.


Photos Of Upcoming GoPro Max Camera Leaked

Just the other day, specs of GoPro’s upcoming Hero 8 camera was leaked. However, as it turns out, the Hero 8 might not be the only camera in GoPro’s lineup because according to the folks at Photo Rumors, they have stumbled across photos of another GoPro camera which will apparently be known as the GoPro Max.


Bethesda Kills Login Requirement For Doom And Doom 2

A couple of weeks ago, Bethesda announced that they would re-releasing some classics which came in the form of the Doom franchise. While many gamers no doubt have fond memories of the series, one of the downsides to the re-released games that it required gamers to have a Bethesda.net account to sign in and play the games.


iOS 13 Beta Hints At The iPhone 11’s Launch Date

According to the general consensus, Apple is expected to officially announce their new iPhones in September, but when in September? We have heard that it could arrive in the second week of September, while some are suggesting late September, but now thanks to the latest iOS 13 beta, the 10th of September could be the date to look forward to.


iPhone 11 Could Use Same OLED Materials As The Samsung Galaxy Note 10

If there is one thing that Samsung does really well, it would be its displays in which they generally come off as looking very vibrant with nice deep and rich colors. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is no exception and if you like what you see, you might be interested to learn that the upcoming iPhone 11 could potentially come with similar display tech.


Huawei Mate X Might Be Launching This November

The Huawei Mate X was officially launched earlier this year, but its release was delayed where it was originally expected to arrive in September. However, it seems that the Mate X could be further delayed because during a recent press event held in Huawei’s Shenzhen headquarters, the company alluded that the Mate X could be delayed until November.


Latest Chrome OS Update Brings Support For Virtual Desktops

Google’s Chrome OS has typically been viewed as a less comprehensive operating system, at least when compared to the likes of Windows or macOS. However, over the years, Google has been making improvements and changes to Chrome OS to make it more functional than ever, and the latest update could be of interest to some.


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