Tag Archive: Launches


Movado Connect 2.0 launches with $495 starting price

Movado is back with another Wear OS-powered watch, and it doesn’t come cheap. The Movado Connect 2.0, which is now available for pre-order, has a starting price of $ 495 and runs as high as $ 795.

As expected, the Connect 2.0 delivers better specs, including the Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100 processor and 1GB RAM. Moreover, it includes 8GB storage and a heart rate sensor and comes in 40mm and 42mm cases.

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Call of Duty: Mobile launches October 1, features battle royale mode

Get shooting!

What you need to know Call of Duty: Mobile is a first-person shooter from Tencent. It’s coming to almost all mobile devices on October 1. The game will feature a battle royale mode at launch.

Call of Duty: Mobile is an upcoming first-person shooter for Android and iOS. The game is surprisingly deep and comes with a number of features diehard fans of the franchise will love. Today, Activision announced that the game is coming  [Read More…]

Uber launches RideCheck to detect accidents with your smartphone

Available first in the U.S.

What you need to know Uber is launching its RideCheck feature for everyone in the United States. RideCheck uses your smartphone to automatically detect accidents or unusually long stops. Machine learning is used to avoid false positives with the detection.

Uber is rolling out a new feature for all of its users in the United States with the hope of keeping everyone — riders and drivers — as safe as possible. The  [Read More…]

Kirin 990 5G: Huawei launches Mate 30 series processor

New processor boasts gains in AI and 5G performance.

What you need to know Huawei has announced the processor that will power its next flagship Mate 30 series of phones. It boasts 10.3bn transistors, 2.3Gbps download speeds and a 16-core GPU, among other upgrades. We’ll see it first in the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro, launching September 19.

As is traditional before the launch of a new Mate phone, Huawei has today unveiled the chipset that’ll  [Read More…]

TCL launches PLEX, its first branded smartphone

TCL Communications, the company behind Alcatel’s smartphones, has stepped out from behind the curtain with its own branded device. The company this week announced its first phone, the PLEX.

Running Android 9 Pie, the TCL Plex will be available in select European markets starting in the fourth quarter (Q4’19) with a recommended retail price of €329, or about $ 360 USD.

“The TCL PLEX is the first of a new range of devices we will be releasing from next year,  [Read More…]

Lenovo launches Smart Display 7 and convertible tablets

Lenovo loves Google Assistant. So much so, in fact, that it has announced three new devices which feature the virtual assistant.

As one of the first brands in the space to introduce Google Assistant-enabled smart displays, Lenovo has started to carve out a decent presence in the space.

New for fall 2019 is the Lenovo Smart Display 7 and a pair of Smart Tab tablets that run Android with deep Google Assistant integration.

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Apple launches Apple Music web player for everyone

What you need to know Apple today launched its new Apple Music web player. Anyone with an Apple Music account can access the new player. You’ll be able to access the streaming service’s music catalog that includes millions of songs.

You just need a browser and an Apple Music subscription to access it.

Apple today launched a new Apple Music web player that’s available to everyone. The player is in beta form, so it might have a  [Read More…]

India’s Airtel launches Android TV box with Prime Video button

Airtel Xstream Box is the company’s second set-top-box to be powered by Google’s Android TV platform.

What you need to know Airtel has launched a new Android TV box in India called the Xstream Box with 4K support and Chromecast built-in. The set-top-box is powered by Android Pie and lets users download compatible apps from the Google Play Store. It is bundled with a voice-enabled remote, powered by Google Assistant.

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Fitbit launches “game changer” Versa 2 smartwatch

It’s an interesting time to purchase a wearable as multiple vendors are in the process of rolling out new products. Samsung has its Galaxy Watch Active2, Fossil has the Gen 5, and Apple’s expected to launch its latest watch.

Fitbit Versa 2

Fitbit has thrown its name back in the mix, this week offering up its refreshed Versa wearable. The Versa 2, as it’s known, is a $ 200 unit that features Amazon Alexa connectivity and boasts a better display  [Read More…]

Samsung launches Galaxy Home Mini beta testing program in South Korea

For now, the beta program is limited to Galaxy smartphone owners in South Korea.

What you need to know Samsung has opened a beta program for the Galaxy Home Mini in South Korea. The smaller version of the unreleased Galaxy Home smart speaker had passed through the FCC in May. Samsung’s Galaxy Home Mini comes with the company’s Bixby voice assistant and AKG sound technology.

In May this year, a smaller version of the Galaxy Home Mini  [Read More…]