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More GPD Win 2 details emerge (including pre-release benchmarks)

เสาร์, 12/16/2017 - 22:37

The GPD Win 2 handheld gaming PC is on the way, with an Indiegogo campaign expected to launch in January and devices set to ship in April. We already know that the new model has an updated design, a bigger screen, and a more powerful processor than the version I tested last year. But a […]

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Google is pulling the plug on Project Tango in March, 2018

เสาร์, 12/16/2017 - 04:17

Before Apple start shipping a $1000 smartphone with a 3D, depth-sensing camera system on the front, there was Google’s Project Tango technology… which put 3D, depth-sensing camera technology on the back of a phone or tablet. Only two commercial smartphones ever shipped with Project Tango, the Asus Zenfone AR and Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. And […]

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BlackBerry to phase out support for BB10 and BBOS by end of 2019

เสาร์, 12/16/2017 - 03:07

There hasn’t been a new smartphone running BlackBerry OS since 2015, but BlackBerry hasn’t gone all-in on Android software just yet. The company continues to support devices running BB10 and Blackberry OS… for now. But the clock is ticking. BlackBerry has announced it’ll pull the plug on the BlackBerry World app store on December 31st, […]

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High-speed internet delivered by lasers coming to rural India (thanks to Alphabet’s Project Loon)

เสาร์, 12/16/2017 - 02:00

Alphabet’s Project Loon technology uses hot air balloons to deliver internet access to places where it might not otherwise be available, including rural communities or hurricane-damaged Peurto Rico. But Alphabet is working with Indian internet service provider AP State FiberNet to deliver high-speed internet service to millions of customers in India’s Andhra Pradesh state without […]

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Deals of the Day (12-15-2017)

เสาร์, 12/16/2017 - 00:30

Today’s the last day of Amazon’s device sale, which means it’s probably you last chance this year to pick up an Amazon Fire 7 tablet for $30, an Amazon Fire HD 8 for $50, a Kindle for $60, or an Amazon Echo Show for $150… and it’s almost certainly your last chance to score those […]

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Reports: Samsung and Xiaomi to launch Windows 10 on Snapdragon devices

ศุกร์, 12/15/2017 - 23:30

Asus and HP are the first two companies to unveil upcoming Windows 10 computers powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors. But we already know that Lenovo is working on its own Snapdragon-powered Windows PC. And now Fudzilla reports two more companies want in on that Windows-on-ARM action. Samsung and Xiaomi are both said to be working […]

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Vivo smartphones to be first with under-glass fingerprint sensor from Synaptics

ศุกร์, 12/15/2017 - 22:43

This week Synaptics announced it’s begun mass production of an under-glass, in-display fingerprint sensor and that the company is working with a top five OEM. Earlier this year we’d heard that Chinese smartphone maker Vivo was working on phones with under-glass fingerprint sensors. Coincidence? Nope. In an article for Forbes, Patrick Moorhead says he got […]

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BEAM is a wearable, programmable button with an AMOLED display

ศุกร์, 12/15/2017 - 20:00

There are “smart” versions of everything from watches to light bulbs, to toothbrushes these days, for better or worse. So it shouldn’t be surprising that someone decided the pins you attach to your backpack or shirt could be smarter. BEAM is a smart button/pin with a 400 x 400 pixel AMOLED display that can show […]

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GPD Win 2 handheld gaming PC to have new design, 6 inch screen, Core M3 processor

ศุกร์, 12/15/2017 - 05:47

About two months after the first pictures of a GPD Win 2 prototype hit the web, the company has revealed the specs for its 2nd-generation handheld gaming PC. As expected, the new model has a bigger screen, a faster processor, and an improved keyboard to help set it apart from the model I tested last […]

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Pandora now lets free users listen to songs on-demand (after watching a 15 second ad)

ศุกร์, 12/15/2017 - 05:30

Pandora got is start as a streaming music service that lets you create personalized radio stations by entering an artist or track and then listening to a string of related songs, giving each a thumbs up or down to tune the station to your tastes. But earlier this year the company launched Pandora Premium, a […]

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3-pound Asus VivoBook 14 breaks cover ahead of CES

ศุกร์, 12/15/2017 - 04:44

Asus has added a few new 14 inch laptops to its website, including a 14 inch model with support for up to an Intel Core i7-8550U quad-core processor and a similar laptop that has the same size, weight, and design… but which also includes NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics. Both models are part of the Asus […]

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Google Chromecast and Apple TV returning to Amazon

ศุกร์, 12/15/2017 - 03:59

Amazon sells a number of media streaming devices including Roku, NVIDIA Shield, and Amazon Fire TV products. But you haven’t been able to buy a Google Chromecast or Apple TV from the company for a while. It looks like that’s about to change though. CNET reports that Amazon has confirmed plans to begin stocking Chromecast […]

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Brave Browser for Android now plays YouTube videos in the background

ศุกร์, 12/15/2017 - 01:30

Brave is a mobile web browser for Android with a built-in ad blocker. And up until recently, that’s been the browser’s primary claim to fame, other than the fact that it comes from Mozilla cofounder Brendan Eich. But now Brave has picked up a new feature which could make it a more attractive alternative to […]

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AT&T begins Airgig trials: Gigabit wireless internet wherever power lines are available

ศุกร์, 12/15/2017 - 00:00

There are a growing number of companies offering gigabit internet speeds, but typically that requires running new cables to a customer’s home. Last year AT&T unveiled a different idea: piggyback on existing power lines that already crisscross the country. AT&T’s Airgig is actually a wireless technology. But instead of building new cell towers, it puts […]

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Deals of the Day (12-14-2017)

พฤ, 12/14/2017 - 22:30

Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablets usually sell for $799 and up… and those prices don’t even count the keyboard cover you’ll probably want to use with the tablet. But today Microsoft is offering all of its Surface Pro models for $200 off. Meanwhile, Best Buy is running a sale on the Surface Pro Signature Type Cover. […]

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AMD Ryzen 35W and 65W laptop chips on the way

พฤ, 12/14/2017 - 21:00

AMD’s first Ryzen Mobile chips aimed at laptops are 15 watt quad-core processors like the Ryzen 5 2500U and Ryzen 7 2700U. They’re designed to compete with Intel’s mainstream laptop chips like the Core i5-8250U and Core i7-8550U. But what about chips for higher performance laptops for users who value raw horsepower over long battery […]

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MediaTek introduces Sensio biosensor for smartphones

พฤ, 12/14/2017 - 20:00

MediaTek is probably best known for making the chip that power budget and mid-range smartphones from Chinese device makers (and a few Western companies). But the company’s latest product isn’t just a chip. It’s a module that can be embedded into smartphones to a range of user health data. It’s called the MediaTek Sensio MT6381 […]

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LG Gram portable notebooks with 8th-gen Intel Core chips coming in January

พฤ, 12/14/2017 - 09:55

A few weeks after LG’s next-gen LG Gram line of notebooks broke cover, the company has announced that the new thin and light laptops with 8th-gen Intel Core chips will be available in the US starting in January. The LG Gram lineup gets its name from the fact that these laptops tend to weigh about […]

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Samsung unveils 2018 Notebook 9 series laptops

พฤ, 12/14/2017 - 09:39

Samsung’s next-gen premium thin and light laptops are on the way. The company is unveiling the 2018 Notebook 9 series of laptops ahead of next month’s Consumer Electronics Show. New models include a 13.3 inch model that weighs about 2.2 pounds, packs a 75 Wh battery, and supports up to an 8th-gen Intel Core i7 […]

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Google Assistant hits Android tablets, older Android phones

พฤ, 12/14/2017 - 02:00

When Google Assistant first launched in 2016, it was exclusively available on Pixel smartphones. Earlier this year it started rolling out for all phones running Android 6.0 or later. Now google says it’s rolling out Google Assistant to devices running Android 5.0 or later. For the first time Google Assistant is also going to be […]

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