Fitbit Announces Charge 3, Confirms Price And Availability

There have been some leaks over the past few weeks which revealed that Fitbit has a new activity tracker in the pipeline. The company has officially announced it today. The Fitbit Charge 3 has been announced and it appears to be more than just a normal fitness tracker. The Charge series has been particularly successful for Fitbit and it will be hoping to do right by the fans who like […]


Qualcomm’s Next Flagship Processor Might Have A Dedicated NPU

Qualcomm’s flagship processors like the Snapdragon 845 are widely used by the industry for high-end devices. The company hasn’t bundled a dedicated neural processing unit or NPU with its chips so far. AI processing thus takes place on the main chip along with other tasks. That might change with the company’s flagship chip for next year which is expected to feature a dedicated NPU.


Time Travel For The Apple Watch Will Be Killed Off In watchOS 5

If you’re an Apple Watch user, you might be familiar with a feature called Time Travel on your smartwatch. If you thought that was a particularly useful feature, then you might be disappointed to learn that when watchOS 5 is launched this fall, it appears that the Time Travel feature will be done away as well.


New Philips Hue ‘Signe’ & ‘Play’ Lights Revealed

Ambient lighting is something that seems to be very popular these days, especially with smart lighting systems in which with an app and at a touch of a button, users can change the mood of the room in an instant. Philips is one of the main companies leading the charge with its Hue lighting system, and more recently they have unveiled new additions to the Hue lineup.


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Logitech’s MX Vertical Is The Company’s Latest Ergonomic Mouse

A lot of the mice we’ve seen in the market today are pretty standard in terms of design. Logitech on the other hand has been experimenting with different designs, like with the MX Ergo that came with a trackball on its side. Now it looks like the company is back with what could be its wildest design yet – the Logitech MX Vertical.


iPad Battery Explosion Causes Apple Store Evacuation

An Apple retail store in Amsterdam was temporarily evacuated after an iPad battery exploded and released substances in the air that could have potentially been harmful. The employees were quick to secure the device after its battery exploded but since the vent could have released potentially harmful substances in the air, the store was evacuated.


NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Specs Will Appeal To Gamers

NVIDIA hinted earlier this week that it may announce a new set of graphics cards at Gamescom. A new report brings us the purported GeForce RTX 2080 specs, which if accurate, will certainly appeal to gamers. The report also mentions that NVIDIA won’t just be unveiling the RTX 2080 at the event, it will also unveil the high-performance RTX 2080 ti variant at the same time.


Google Retail Store Possibly Opening Up In Chicago

Google isn’t like Apple in that it doesn’t have a retail presence at home and abroad. However, it appears that the company is finally thinking about testing the retail waters. According to a new report, a Google retail store is being planned for Chicago which would be its first permanent retail store if it gets built.


Amazon Could Be Planning Their Own TiVo Competitor

When it comes to TVs, Amazon’s answer at the moment is the Fire TV. However if a report from Bloomberg is accurate, it seems that Amazon’s plans for the TV could come in the form of a TiVo competitor, where the company will launch a new device that will be capable of doing some of the things that TiVo is known for.


3D Printed Xbox One Steering Wheel Controller Is All Kinds Of Awesome

Input devices like keyboard, mice, and gamepads are great for playing games with, but they tend to be rather “general” in terms of use. This is by no means a bad thing, but when it comes to certain games, there is no doubt more niche controllers could do a better job. For example arcade fighting games might benefit from a fight stick setup, and driving games a steering wheel controller.


Next-Gen Google Chromecast Will Get Bluetooth, Improved WiFi

Earlier this year it was revealed that Google could be looking to introduce a next-gen Chromecast. The FCC filing at that time revealed that the device could be gaining Bluetooth and now according to a bunch of new documents that were recently made public, it seems to not only confirm Bluetooth, but also improved WiFi performance.


Google’s Own Smart Display With Google Assistant Could Be Launched This Year

With Amazon’s Echo lineup, the company has introduced the Echo Spot and the Echo Show, two Echo and Alexa-enabled speakers that come with built-in displays. Now in a report from Nikkei, it seems that Google’s very own Assistant Smart Displays could be on track for a launch later this year.


Razer Mamba Elite Gaming Mouse Now Available

Gamers who love Razer’s gaming mice might are probably familiar with the Razer Mamba, one of the company’s earlier wireless gaming mice. For those who liked the shape and feel of the Mamba but were a bit put off by its asking price of $150, not to worry because the Razer Mamba Elite has recently been announced.


Saint Louis University To Install Echo Dots In All Student Residences

College dorm rooms have basic furnishings so residents have to spend some money if they want the comforts that they’re used to at home. If they have been increasingly reliant on Amazon’s digital personal assistant in recent years then they don’t have to worry about buying an Echo device for the dorm if they’re attending Saint Louis University. The college has decided to install an Echo Dot at all student […]