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Jabra Elite 85h noise-canceling headphones launching in April for $299

Highlights include 32-hour battery life, hands-free voice assistants, and more.

Ready to compete with the likes of the Bose QC35 and Sony WH-1000XM3, Jabra’s just unveiled its Elite 85h noise-canceling headphones at CES 2019.

Equipped with two 40mm custom-engineered speakers, the 85h promise to deliver “crystal-clear sound” thanks to Jabra’s own SmartSound system. Created in partnership with audEERING, Jabra SmartSound:

Can detect more than 6,000 unique sound characteristics and uses this to adapt audio output to each  [Read More…]

AMD-powered HP Chromebook 14 launching later this month

The HP Chromebook 14 has been through several changes over the years, but this may be the biggest bump yet.

CES is here and that means it’s time to unwrap a new generation of Chromebooks! This year’s crop features the first two AMD Chromebooks we’ve seen: the Acer Chromebook 315 announced earlier today, and the now latest model of the HP Chromebook 14, which will be available for purchase later in January starting at $ 269.

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Xiaomi is launching a Snapdragon 675 phone with 48MP camera in January

Xiaomi will be the first to launch a phone with a 48MP camera at the back.

When Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon 675 back in October, it invited Xiaomi VP Manu Kumar Jain to talk about the partnership between both brands. At the event, Jain mentioned that Xiaomi would be one of the first manufacturers to roll out a device powered by the gaming-focused Snapdragon 675, with a launch scheduled for early 2019.

We’re now starting to get  [Read More…]

Verizon is launching RCS Chat on the Pixel 3/3XL starting Dec. 6

Universal Profile RCS chat is coming to the Pixels later this week.

Two weeks ago, Verizon announced it will kick off support for RCS — the messaging standard that’s set to replace SMS — from early 2019, and the carrier confirmed via a Reddit thread that it will roll out the RCS chat feature on the Pixel 3 and 3 XL from December 6.

The latest Pixels will be the first phones on Verizon to pick up  [Read More…]

Byte is the name of Vine’s successor and is launching in Spring 2019

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As hard as it is to believe, it’s been almost two years since Twitter officially shut down Vine in January 2017. Vine’s founder Don Hofmann shared a logo for “V2” last December suggesting that a sequel to Vine was in the works, and now almost a year later, we know what it’ll be called and when we’ll be able to play around with it.

No, it’s not called Vine 2. The new video  [Read More…]

OnePlus plans on launching the first 5G phone in Europe in 2019

The 5G phone will exist alongside OnePlus’s other LTE handsets.

OnePlus just announced the OnePlus 6T earlier this morning, but even so, the company’s already hard at work on its successor. In an interview with The Verge, CEO Pete Lau confirmed that it plans on launching a 5G-capable phone in Europe as early as next year.

Lau said, “We’re very happy that our efforts with OnePlus will include 5G smartphones in the very near future.” Furthermore, he  [Read More…]

Samsung will debut UFS 3.0 storage in 2019; LPDDR5 launching in 2020

Samsung and Micron are building memory products tailored for 5G.

At Qualcomm’s 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong, Samsung’s head of mobile memory product planning Jay Oh revealed that the next wave of Unified File Storage (UFS) products will launch in the first half of 2019.

UFS 3.0 will be available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage variants, and if you’re looking for even more storage, Micron has stated that the first wave of phones with 1TB of  [Read More…]

Google Home Mini launching in new Aqua color on October 29

The speaker costs the same $ 49 like usual.

In exactly one week, Google will be hosting an event in New York City to unveil its all-new Pixel 3 and 3 XL smartphones. Just ahead of that, the company’s announced a new color option for its Home Mini smart speaker.

Joining the Charcoal, Chalk, and Coral colors that have been available since the Home Mini’s launch last fall, the latest addition is Aqua — a cool, minty  [Read More…]

OnePlus announces Type-C Bullets earbuds, launching with OnePlus 6T

The headphones will cost the same as the exisitng Bullets V2.

We’re expecting the OnePlus 6T to be announced at some point next month, and when that happens, we now have confirmation that a new accessory will be launching alongside it — the Type-C Bullets earbuds.

The Type-C Bullets are being marketed as an upgrade of the current Bullets V2 wired earbuds, and while the biggest change is with the 3.5mm connector being replaced with USB-C, the  [Read More…]

Xiaomi is launching the Redmi 6/6A and Redmi 6 Pro in India on Sep. 5

Xiaomi is looking to solidify its position in India with the launch of the Redmi 6 series.

Xiaomi launched the Mi A2 in India earlier this month and its sub-brand POCO unveiled the F1 a few weeks ago, and it looks like the Chinese manufacturer is just getting started. Invites sent out to the media suggest Xiaomi is set to launch the Redmi 6 series in India next week. The Redmi 6. Redmi 6A, and the Redmi  [Read More…]