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Xiaomi announces Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi this week announced its latest phone, the Mi 10, and its sibling Mi 10 Pro. The two devices share a number of features in common but differ in a few key areas.

The two handsets both sport 6.67-inch FHD+ OLED displays with 90Hz refresh rate and run Android 10 with Xiaomi’s MIUI on top. The duo also have Snapdragon 865 processors paired with up to 12GB RAM.

Both phones have quad-camera configurations on the back, but  [Read More…]

MediaTek announces Helio G70 and G80 chipsets for affordable gaming phones

They will soon appear in budget gaming phones in the Indian market.

What you need to know MediaTek has announced two new mid-range gaming-focused mobile chipsets – Helio G70 and Helio G80. Both new chipsets are built on a 12nm process and come with an ARM Mali-G52 class GPU running at up to 950 MHz. They use a pair of ARM Cortex-A75 CPUs, along with six Cortex-A55 cores.

In July last year, Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek introduced its  [Read More…]

Sony announces new 8K LED and 4K OLED TVs

They come with advanced picture quality and sound capabilities!

What you need to know Sony has announced new 8K and 4K televisions. The new Z8H is an 8K LED in 85 and 75-inch models. There are also new OLED models and 4K LEDs too.

Sony has announced its new 8K LED TVs at CES 2020, as well as new 4K TVs in both OLED and LED.

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Sony Electronics Inc. today announced new Z8H  [Read More…]

Weber announces Smart Grilling Hub at CES 2020 for smarter cookouts

Due out early 2020 for $ 129.99 in the U.S.

What you need to know The Smart Grilling Hub comes with the hub and two temperature probes to monitor your food doneness. You’ll be able to get notifications for readiness, when you need to flip, and remaining cook time. There will also be cooking tips and tricks from grilling experts within the app.

Weber is one of the most well-known grill makers around, mostly for its charcoal  [Read More…]

Ring announces gate access control and smart light bulbs at CES 2020

Ring Access Controller Pro is available now, and the new LED lighting solutions will be available April 1.

What you need to know Ring Access Controller Pro allows you to remotely view a locked gate and unlock it to allow entrance. The Ring Access Controller Pro is also part of the Key by Amazon program to allow in-gate deliveries. The LED lights are available in both a typical screw-in powered bulb as well as solar-powered, each offering  [Read More…]

Withings announces new ScanWatch with AFib and sleep apnea detection

It’s expected to launch in Q2 2020.

What you need to know A 30-second ECG reading can be taken via the three built-in electrodes on the watch. An Sp02 sensor on the watch will track your oxygen saturation levels while you sleep to help detect sleep apnea. The new ScanWatch is due out in Q2 2020, pending CE and FDA clearance.

Withings, known for its connected health products and analog-style smartwatches, is back with a new watch  [Read More…]

Jabra announces Elite Active 75t for February

Jabra on Sunday announced the newest member of its Elite series of earphones, offering up the Elite Active 75t. Slated to arrive in February, the true wireless earbuds are designed for listeners with active lifestyles.

The Elite Active 75t are a successor to the Elite Active 65t and feature an 89 percent boost in battery life. Yet somehow, they’re 22 percent smaller at the same time.

The new earbuds are the fitness and active variant of the recently launched Elite  [Read More…]

Vizio announces new soundbars for the high, mid, and low-end markets

Pricing and availability remain a mystery.

What you need to know Vizio has announced a bunch of new soundbars for CES 2020. The Elevate has powerful front speakers, an 8-inch subwoofer, and Dolby Atmos support. Pricing and availability have not yet been announced.

CES 2020 is steadily going into full-force, and Vizio has come prepared with a heap of new soundbars. There’s a lot to dig into, so without further ado, let’s dive in.

Starting first with  [Read More…]

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 865, a beast of a chip coming in 2020

This year takes 5G to 11.

What you need to know Qualcomm is announcing two new high-end chips at its Tech Summit in Maui, Hawaii. The Snapdragon 865 is the flagship chip that will debut in the Galaxy S11. There’s also a Snapdragon 765 and 765G on deck. We’ll know more about these chips tomorrow, December 4.

Qualcomm is roaring into 2020 with a bunch of new announcements, including two major SoCs that it hopes will put  [Read More…]

HBO announces a number of originals, including Game of Thrones prequel

Greg Berlanti, Elizabeth Banks, and more are creating originals for the new streaming service.

WarnerMedia ended its HBO Max investor’s call with a bang on Tuesday, announcing the House of the Dragon, a Game of Thrones prequel set 300 years before the events of the hit show. The company also announced a number of other originals from high profile franchises and filmmakers that’ll hit the new streaming service next year.

House of the Dragon, as  [Read More…]