Tag Archive: Announced


Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 announced with $999 price tag

The new AR wearable has a faster CPU and an upgraded camera.

What you need to know Google’s professional Glass Enterprise Edition program is upgrading to version two. The wearable’s getting an improved camera and CPU. You’ll need to pay $ 999 for the upgraded model.

Though Google Glass may have been a dud as a consumer product, the futuristic-looking wearable has found a second life in the company’s Glass Enterprise Edition program for businesses. After collecting  [Read More…]

Predator: Hunting Grounds announced for PlayStation 4

The game is being developed in partnership with Fox.

Turtle Rock’s Evolve may have flopped, but other developers have found better success in the asymmetrical multiplayer format. IllFonic Games is hoping that a pre-established franchise will fare well in today’s market. In partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment and Fox, the developer is creating a new asymmetrical online multiplayer shooter based on the Predator franchise.

Predator: Hunting Grounds is still in early development, but IllFonic CEO Charles Brungardt shared  [Read More…]

Google just quietly announced a massive change to how Android updates work

We got the dirt on Project Mainline, and it’s going to change Android forever.

The Android portion of the two-hour Google I/O keynote was brief compared to previous years, but it included a massive change to the way Google is going to push updated to our favorite OS when Android Q arrives. It’s called Project Mainline, and the goal is to update core components of Android through the Play Store entirely in the background without needing to  [Read More…]

Here’s everything Apple announced at its March 25 Special Event

Credit cards, streaming services, and more.

On March 25, 2019, Apple held a special event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino that was aptly called an “Apple Special Event.” Unlike most conferences that Apple holds, there weren’t any hardware announcements. Instead, this was all focused on new services being launched by the company.

None of the announcements really apply to Android, but if you want an idea of what our iPhone-touting friends have to look forward  [Read More…]

MicroSD Express announced with read speeds up to 985 MB/s

That’s nearly ten times the read speed of most microSD cards available today.

MicroSD cards are essential add-ons for some people’s phones.

It’s an easy, affordable way to instantly boost your device’s internal storage, and thanks to a new type of card called microSD Express, things about to get ridiculously fast.

MicroSD Express is part of the new SD 7.1 spec being announced at MWC, at the most notable upgrade is that read speeds can reach up  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit wearables announced

There are also new wireless earbuds with the Galaxy Buds.

While the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Fold were certainly the highlights of Samsung’s Unpacked event, the company also unveiled a few new wearables in the form of the Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit, and Galaxy Buds.

Galaxy Watch Active

Let’s first talk about the Galaxy Watch Active. As the name suggests, this is a sporty take on the Galaxy Watch that was released late last year.

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Xiaomi Mi 9 announced with SD 855, 48MP camera, and a starting price of under $450

Even though MWC hasn’t begun some of the big announcements have begun. Xiaomi is first up announcing the Xiaomi Mi 9 at a launch event in China today. Two models were shown off including a Mi 9 Transparent special edition that is a collaboration with the movie release of Alita: Battle Angel.

Xiaomi is never one to shy away from big specs for an affordable price. Let’s take a quick look at the numbers and see what the new Xiaomi  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S10 hasn’t been announced but you can already reserve one

When Samsung takes the stage at its Unpacked event later this month, don’t even bother to pretend to be surprised. It knows that you know what’s looming on the horizon.

Samsung hasn’t exactly been shy about what could be unveiled at the upcoming February 20 event. The timing is right in line with the last few years, and the promotional image more or less spells it out.

There’s still one week to go before the Galaxy S10 line makes its  [Read More…]

Redmi Note 7 announced for China, includes a 48MP camera and Snapdragon 660

This is the first phone to launch under the newly independent Redmi brand.

The Chinese market is home to a plethora of excellent Android phones that sell for competitive prices, and on January 10, Xiaomi announced its latest offering in the form of the Redmi Note 7.

Before we talk too much about the phone, the Redmi Note 7 is important as it’s the first device to be released by the newly independent Redmi brand. Xiaomi’s used  [Read More…]

Lenovo just announced an Android phone with 12GB of RAM

It also features a slider design and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855.

Although Lenovo is associated pretty much exclusively with computers here in the U.S., the company’s also well-known for its smartphone business in other parts of the world. Most recently, Lenovo announced the Z5 Pro GT in China with a few headlining features — the most buzzworthy of which is its whopping 12GB of RAM.

That’s the most RAM we’ve yet to see in a smartphone, even beating  [Read More…]