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Acer announces a new 14″ Chromebook, among others

At IFA in Germany this morning, Acer announced a ton of new products: the Acer Swift 5 (an ultralight 15″ notebook), OJO 500 (a Windows-based mixed reality headset), Predator Thronos (a fully integrated gaming chair platform), Z 24 (an all-in-one), Swift 13 (13″ notebooks), updates to the Aspire 3,5, and 7 notebooks, a 27″ Acer Nitro gaming monitor, and a brand-new Chromebook – the Chromebook 514.

While all those other products are personally exciting, that Chromebook is somewhat related to  [Read More…]

Veckle’s Type-C cables are absolute gems among USB cords (Review)

If you’ve never heard of Veckle it’s a sub-brand of iOrange, producer of many different mobile accessories from cables to cases to car mounts. Veckle specifically markets toward automotive accessories, but in my opinion, these cables are actually really impressive for anyone – not just for those on the go. What immediately caught my eye […]

Ulefone Power 2 among only Android 7.0 phones with massive batteries

If you’re in the market for a new phone that runs Android 7.0 and which has a high-capacity battery, you don’t have too many options just yet. While there are more models running the Nougat build today and more coming soon, few of them offer batteries above 3,500mAh. Ulefone’s newest phone, the Power 2, runs a stock […]

Google, Apple, and Microsoft among 97 companies to legally oppose Trump’s travel ban

Tech companies unite to take on Trump’s immigration ban.

97 tech companies — including Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Uber — have signed an amicus brief in opposition to Donald Trump’s recent executive order on immigration. The legal brief highlights the role played by immigrants on America’s economy, stating that the travel ban will negatively impact businesses in the country:

Immigrants make many of the Nation’s greatest discoveries, and create some of the country’s most innovative  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge found to be safest phone among flagships

There’s no doubt smartphones have changed the way we live. We can connect with friends around the world, stream video and music and do just about anything with a couple of taps. But are smartphones all about the benefits of living in an interconnected world? Some don’t think so. Many studies have been published claiming

HTC 10 is among the best smartphones to date (Review)

Launched in spring of 2016, the HTC 10 is, at first blush, a simple evolution of the One series introduced a few years back. But, spend some time with the device and you’ll see that it’s not just another trip to the well for HTC. Indeed, this one sprinkles in a bit of revolution, too.

Selfie and facepalm among 72 new emojis coming to your phone

Who likes emoji? The Unicode Consortium sure does, which is why it added 72 new candidates that will be available in Unicode 9.0. The latest batch includes a variety of new faces and objects, with the most notable being the selfie, facepalm, bacon, and shrug emojis.

Unicode 9.0 is slated to launch on June 21, and the new emojis will be making their way to Android N. Interested in taking a look at all the new  [Read More…]

Capital One among 48 new U.S. banks supported by Android Pay

The official Android Pay bank support list in the U.S. has been updated with a large number of new additions, including Capital One.

The list of new additions (via Droid life) include:

Advia Credit Union Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union Alcoa Tenn Federal Credit Union Altra Federal Credit Union Amegy Bank Arsenal FCU Bank-Fund Staff Federal Credit Union Bank of England (England, Arkansas) Benchmark Federal Credit Union Blackhawk Community Credit Union California Bank  [Read More…]

Batman v Superman content added to mobile version of Injustice: Gods Among Us

Fans of the free-to-play mobile version of the superhero fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us will be able to access new content based on the long-awaited movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The updates should be available in the Google Play Store version soon.

Publisher Warner Bros Interactive states:

Fans can play to unlock the Superman and Wonder Woman characters from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in a series of Challenge  [Read More…]

Alphabet among tech giants sponsoring Super Bowl 50

Alphabet, Google’s new parent company, will be among the Silicon Valley tech giants sponsoring the Super Bowl 50 this year. The company joins a lineup that includes Intel, Yahoo, and Apple in sponsoring the Super Bowl Host Committee, the group that works with both the National Football League and the community of the Super Bowl hosting city. Alphabet and the other sponsors have contributed about $ 50 million to the Host Committee, meaning that the group doesn’t  [Read More…]