When it comes to third-party accessories for smartphones, Anker is a brand that many of you might be familiar with. The company has created charging cables, wireless chargers, power adapters, and so on. For the most part, Anker’s products have been pretty affordable, at least until now.
In-case Google Assistant accessories are a big thing at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 in Las Vegas this week and Anker is not one to sit on the sidelines. The company has announced its own in-car Google Assistant accessory called the Roav Bolt. It’s quite similar in its form and function to JBL’s Link Drive.
[CES 2018] If you’re looking to make your car smarter, there are some options available, such as Apple’s CarPlay or Android Auto, just to name a few. However these can be rather expensive addons, but if you’re not looking for anything too complicated or expensive, Anker might have the solution for you in the form of the Roav Viva.
Back in the day projectors were typically seen as this bulky looking device that would help to project slides onto the walls or screens during classes or meetings, but fast forward to today and technology has managed to shrink down projectors quite a bit to the point where they can be brought about and used as a mini cinema display of sorts.
The Echo Dot is the cheapest Alexa-powered device that Amazon will sell you. If you’ve always wanted one but have found it to be a bit more expensive than you’d want it to be, then you’re going to like what Anker has to offer. Anker, a well known affordable accessory manufacturer, has made a new Alexa-powered smart speaker that’s essentially a cheaper version of the Echo Dot.
It probably goes without saying that USB-C is the standard we can expect in the future in terms of device connectivity. So far we’ve seen many Android OEMs adopt the feature, and we are also seeing laptop manufacturers adopting USB-C ports as well, but the problem isn’t so much the adoption, but the creation of USB-C cables.
Smartphone batteries have indeed come a long way since back in the day. Nowadays we have phones packing batteries as large as 5,000mAh, which means that we should be able to squeeze out 2-3 days worth of use before needing a recharge. This is well and good if you’re at home or at the office, but what if you’re travelling or outdoors?