Tag Archive: Launches


Momentum launches new Wi-Fi two-way voice monitoring camera for $50

Wi-Fi security cameras are great for giving you piece of mind or checking on your kids or pets while you’re away from home. And you don’t even have to pay a fortune to get one into your home. Smart monitoring company Momentum recently announced a new Wi-Fi two-way voice HD camera product coming with a […]

Merge VR launches $1 million fund to fuel VR and AR developers

There are a lot of great ideas out there — they just need the resources to make them happen.

Hoping to spur VR and AR development to grow the platforms even further, Merge VR has announced it is launching a $ 1 million fund for developers who build for Merge platforms. Several studios are participating in the Merge VR Developer Fund, including React VRX, Draw & Code, Steelehouse Productions and Chicken Waffle.

Marge already offers up its  [Read More…]

Google needs to strike the iron while it’s hot — and before Apple HomePod launches

HomePod will be just a speaker when it launches, but there are bigger plans.

Everyone was expecting to see a Siri-powered version of the Amazon Echo at the end of Apple’s 2017 WWDC keynote. And HomePod is exactly that, just a little more Apple-ish.

Machines in the living room that listen to you talk and do stuff are tough to get right. They have to look good and be easy to operate, but most importantly they need  [Read More…]

Oculus launches Chromecast support for Gear VR, opening new viewing possibilities

The VR fun doesn’t have to be limited to just the person wearing the headset.

Oculus has announced a nice update that brings Google Cast functionality to Gear VR — meaning you can let anyone see what you’re seeing inside your headset on a big screen. All you need is the latest version of the Oculus mobile app and either a Chromecast, Android TV or Cast-ready TV, and you’ll be able to share right away.

Cast support  [Read More…]

Morphie’s Juice Pack battery case for Pixel XL launches for $99.95

Have a Pixel XL and you want to make sure your phone is always charged? Popular accessory maker, Morphie has just introduced a Juice Pack battery case for Google’s largest smartphone. The company launched similar cases for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 a few days ago. The new juice pack bundles a 2,950 […]

LG launches the X Venture, an affordable active smartphone

Bear Gryll-types and the accident prone: if the Galaxy Active is too much for you, LG’s offering a cheaper alternative.

Looking for a rugged device that won’t break the bank? LG wants you to consider its second-generation X Venture smartphone. It’s made for people who are active and it’s cheap enough that, if you’re on AT&T, you could probably grab one as a backup simply for adventurous weekends.

The LG X Venture features a 5.2-inch Full HD In-Cell touch  [Read More…]

Amazon launches new Kindle tablets, keeps prices low

Amazon today introduced four new Kindle tablet models, including two Kids Editions. Here they are as follows: Kindle Fire 7 Amazon’s all-new Fire 7 tablet is the cheapest of the bunch, coming in with a price-tag of $ 49.99. The slate is said to be thinner and lighter than its predecessor and arrives with an improved […]

ZTE Blade X Max launches for under $150

ZTE have announced a new 6″ device running Android 7.1.1 for under $ 150. The ZTE Blade X Max will launch on Cricket Wireless for only $ 149.99 and go on sale Friday, May 12. For under $ 150 the ZTE Blade X Max boasts: ·         Android 7.1.1: The Blade X Max ships with Android Nougat 7.1.1 out […]

CTIA launches a new service to keep you from buying stolen smartphones

Stolen phones are a painful part of the smartphone market.

Someone steals a phone off an unsuspecting (or at the very least unwilling) person, wipes the device and sells it off to the first person they can. That person thinks they got a sweet deal on a new phone… right up until the device turns on and is disabled by an IMEI block placed by the carrier or the manufacturer once the owner reports it stolen. No one wants  [Read More…]

ZTE launches 6-inch, $149 Blade X Max with Cricket Wireless

Another budget phone for AT&T’s discount brand.

ZTE and Cricket Wireless have teamed up to launch another budget device in the U.S. market, and this one is definitely worth looking at.

The Blade X Max, similar to the Max XL that launched at Boost Mobile last month, is a massive 6-inch device with entry-level specs for $ 149. For that, you get an octa-core Snapdragon 435 processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage, along with a  [Read More…]