#IFA2017 – As we’re starting to see the trend of handset makers ditch the headphone jack, much to the annoyance of many users, it also means that need for wireless headphones are on the rise. To be fair wireless headphones have always been a convenient solution, but they’ve always been more optional rather than a necessity, at least until more recent times.
#IFA2017 – Thanks to Amazon making Alexa almost immediately available to third-party developers right out of the door, it has helped spur the creation of a host of devices that are integrating Alexa support into them, such as speakers, smartphones, and even headphones, which is the case for Bragi.
#IFA2017 – While there are wireless headphones and in-ear headphones, what seems to be popular these days are wireless earbuds, which are tiny earpieces that sit in your ear that are also completely wireless. There are quite a few brands out there, like Apple’s AirPods and also the recently announced JBL Free.
#IFA2017 – Wireless headphones are great because of the fact that there are no wires, so there is no worry about having to untangle them when you take them out of your bag, and also not have to deal with having the wire get caught on things. So if you’re in the market for something that’s small and extremely portable, the recently announced JBL Free could be of interest to […]
#IFA2017 – There are a few Alexa-powered speakers available in the market today, but in case you’re shopping about for more alternatives, you might be interested to learn that Harman Kardon has recently taken the wraps off their latest set of speakers called the Harman Kardon Allure.
#IFA2017 – If you’re in the market for a new set of Bluetooth speakers, but you wanted something with a bit more oomph in terms of sound, obviously getting those tiny pocket-sized Bluetooth speakers aren’t the way to go about it. In fact just recently JBL has taken the wraps off a new Bluetooth speaker in the form of the JBL Boombox.
#IFA2017 – There are some parents who argue that giving headphones to your kids is a bad idea because it could damage their hearing. Perhaps kids at a younger age might not realize that listening to music or watching videos at high volumes can have a permanent effect on their hearing.
#IFA2017 – Back in the day, memory cards could not store much data on them, and those that did were pretty damn expensive. Fast forward to today and it’s a different story where we can buy microSD cards with a few gigabytes for pretty cheap, although it looks like the folks at Western Digital are pushing the envelope with their latest offering.
#IFA2017 – While it did take Apple a while before they decided to open up Siri to third-party developers, companies like Amazon and Google wasted no time, which probably allowed them to get a headstart when it came to third-party devices that came bundled with either Alexa or Google Assistant.
#IFA2017, #ShowStoppersIFA – The Lenovo assistant is a specialized speaker that was created to turn Lenovo’s Tab 4 tablets (8 and 10 inches) into an always-on voice assistant powered by Amazon’s Alexa. At first, the idea may seem strange at first, but a full-on Amazon Echo costs $179.99, and the Echo Dot sells for $44.99, Lenovo would provide something in-between with better speaker performance for a price of $69.99.
#IFA2017, #ShowStoppersIFA – Lenovo is launching the Miix 520, a new 2-in-1 portable PC which addresses the tablet-first market, and competes directly with the Microsoft Surface. As its name indicates, the Miix 520 is an evolution of the Miix 510 and keeps the overall design language, although there are always some small changes.
#IFA2017, #ShowStoppersIFA – Microsoft has promised to democratize Virtual Reality (VR) “this holiday,” and it has called upon its hardware partners to help. The Lenovo Explorer is an upcoming VR Headset that matches Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality specifications. We’ve had some play time with it.
#IFA2017, #ShowStoppersIFA – September is always an interesting time in the PC industry because there’s a large product refresh. The Lenovo Yoga 920 is Lenovo’s new tip-of-the-spear consumer/prosumer multimode laptop. Boasting a 13.9” 4K display in a 13.3” laptop body, it is equipped with Intel’s latest 4-Core Intel Core i7, Generation 8.
#IFA2017 – Lenovo and Disney have announced Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, a new augmented reality (AR) game experience produced by Disney and powered by Lenovo’s hardware. The hardware consists of the Lenovo Mirage AR headset, Lightsaber Controller, and Tracking Beacon. It is affordable and costs $199, and opens the potential of having more (Disney) games using the same system in the future.