HTC Reportedly Planning To Launch New 5G Smartphones This Year
On the smartphone front, HTC has been kind of quiet. The company hasn’t fully exited the market yet, and it seems that won’t be happening anytime soon either. This is according to a new report from DigiTimes who claims that HTC is apparently planning to return to the smartphone market later this year with new 5G phones.

Hasbro Unveils Optimus Prime Transformer Toy That Actually Transforms Itself
Growing up, the Transformers line of toys was incredibly appealing because of how cool the robots looked in the cartoons when they could transform themselves back and forth. Obviously the toys were a far cry from the cartoons in terms of self-transformation, but fast forward to today and it’s a whole different story.

Logitech Is Done With Its Harmony Universal Remotes
Over the years, Logitech has created various Harmony universal remote controls. For those who are unfamiliar, universal remotes are as their name suggests – remote controls that can control a wide variety of gadgets. This is useful if you have multiple devices and don’t want to have to keep switching back and forth.

Future Smartphones Could Come With Built-In COVID-19 Detecting Sensors
Technology, especially medical technology, has come a very long way from way back in the day where you would need to visit a hospital or see a specialist for certain things. These days, our smartwatches come with heart rate sensors, blood oxygen sensors, and even ECG monitors, and in the future, our smartphones might also be able to detect COVID-19.

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iPhone 13’s LTPO Display Could Result In 20% Energy Savings
According to the rumors, one of the biggest changes coming to the iPhone this year would be the introduction of an LTPO display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It was initially thought that the use of LTPO displays were to help offset the potential energy drain from the 120Hz refresh rate, but it turns out it might be more efficient than we thought.

This Could Be Our First Look At The Google Pixel Watch
For years, ever since Google launched Wear OS, many have wondered if Google could eventually launch their own brand of smartwatches. Those rumors have persisted for years, but that could change this year as Google is rumored to finally announce and launch their own Pixel-branded wearable.

The Last of Us Remake Will Be Coming To The PS5
When Sony and Naughty Dog first launched The Last of Us, it was back in 2013. The game was initially designed for the Sony PS3 console, although they later followed up with a remaster for the PS4. Now according to a report from Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier, it seems that Sony is looking to remake the game for the PS5.

Official Support For Linux On M1 Macs Could Be Coming Soon
While Parallels might officially support the M1 Mac computers, the onus is now on Microsoft to allow consumers to purchase/download the ARM version of Windows 10. If you’re looking to dual boot your M1 Mac computer, Windows is not possible at the moment, but perhaps you could be interested in Linux.

Google Officially Announces The Pixel 5a 5G In The Most Unfun Way Possible
There have been rumors suggesting that Google could be working on a Pixel 5a 5G handset, and now it looks like those rumors have been confirmed at Google has officially announced the handset, although they did it in the most unfun way possible and without any fanfare, although we suppose they can’t be blamed.

T-Mobile Home Internet Is Finally Here. Legacy Providers Should Be Worried
We have been hearing about T-Mobile’s Home Internet for years now, but it is finally coming in a meaningful way to the market, thanks to 5G.The premise is excellent: customers can get fast broadband access without complex installations (drill holes in the wall), an affordable price, and outstanding reliability (when was the last time your 4G/5G was down?). Many legacy providers cannot say the same thing, especially those that are […]

Samsung Just Beat Apple To The Punch With The Galaxy SmartTag+
According to the rumors, Apple is said to be working on their own tracking accessory called the AirTags. However, Samsung beat Apple to the punch when they launched the SmartTag which was introduced alongside the Galaxy S21 series. Now it looks like Samsung has beaten Apple to the punch again with the Galaxy SmartTag+.

Chrome OS Could Soon Introduce Custom Keyboard Shortcuts
When you press certain keys on your keyboard, they perform certain tasks. There are also certain shortcuts built into your operating system like how CTRL+C is copy and CTRL+V is paste. However, for the most part these shortcuts are fixed, but Google could be looking to change things.

Samsung Has A Hilarious Experiment That Transforms An iPhone Into A Galaxy Smartphone
It goes without saying that Samsung would be more than happy if they are able to convert an iPhone user to a Samsung user. The reverse would also probably be true, but in the case of Samsung, the company has actually launched an interactive website called “iTest” that basically “transforms” your iPhone into a Galaxy smartphone.

Apple Reveals That They Killed Plans To Bring iMessage To Android
Back in the day, one of the reasons why BlackBerry was as popular as it was was because of its messenger service, BBM. Back then, all the “cool kids” had BBM and the only way to get BBM was to buy a BlackBerry phone. Now, Apple has tried to replicate this with its iMessage platform, but it seems that at one point in time, they almost brought the feature onto […]

Cellebrite Phone Unlocking Tool Helps Brazilian Police Arrest Murder Suspects
There is quite a lot of controversy surrounding tools like Cellebrite that is said to be capable of unlocking a locked smartphone, like an iPhone. This tool is mostly used by law enforcement as a way to unlock a smartphone and retrieve potential evidence in cases, but the argument is that this should not be allowed.

Verizon Recalls 2.5 Million Hotspots Over Fire Risk
Sometimes a product can be made and seemingly pass QC tests, but still have issues that might not have been spotted. Such is the case with Verizon’s hotspot devices in which the carrier has announced that they are recalling 2.5 million units due to potential fire and burn hazards.

This Tiny Washing Machine Will Clean Your Nasty Earbuds
True wireless headphones are all the rage these days. While they’re small and portable, one of the problems with them is that because they go into your ear, they can sometimes get crusted with your earwax and other dirty things, which is really gross if you think about it. So how do you clean them?

Facebook Testing Applying Contextual Labels To Pages
There are so many Pages created on Facebook and it’s not surprising given how easy it is. However, do you know anything about the Pages you’ve joined or followed? Do you see people sharing posts from certain Pages? It might be a bit confusing sometimes, which is why Facebook wants to clear things up with labels.

Global Chip Shortage Could Result In Delayed iPads And MacBooks
It has been rumored that Apple could be hosting an event this month where they might unveil new products like iPads and MacBooks. However, to date the company has yet to send out any invites or confirm an event. Were the rumors wrong? Possibly, but there could also be another reason why.

Alienware Comes Back to AMD
There’s no question AMD has been wooing more and more gamers on desktop, but if anyone doubted that this momentum also translates to the mobile market as well, this is perhaps the final piece of evidence: The new Alienware M15 is AMD-powered.Alienware announced that its new 15-inch laptop would come with a Ryzen 5000 Series processor (AMD 5800H to 5900HX) along with an NVIDIA RTX 3060 or 3070 graphics processor. […]

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