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Marshall unveils two smart speakers powered by Alexa

Marshall is mostly known for being the amp of choice for the majority of rock musicians. But did you know that the company recently entered the smart speaker market?

Present at IFA 2018 in Berlin this week, Marshall unveiled two smart speakers that offer Amazon Alexa control. The Acton II and its larger and more powerful brother the Stanmore II are part of Marshall’s Voice lineup of speakers. But they are the first to bring Alexa intro the equation.

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Sony launches the Xperia XZ3 with a display powered by Sony Bravia TV technology

Today at IFA, Sony unveiled its next-generation flagship device, the Xperia XZ3. The handset sports a larger 6-inch 18:9 display, compared to its predecessor, the Xperia XZ2. This translates into an increase in viewing area with 11%, although it’s only 5% bigger in overall size.

The Xperia XZ3 is the first smartphone to come with an HDR OLED display powered by Sony Bravia TV image processing technology. This allows the device to deliver more accurate details, depths, and texture in  [Read More…]

Anker’s discounted charging gear will help keep all your electronics powered up

You can never have too much charging gear.

It’s been a while since we’ve seen one, but Amazon is back today with a one-day sale on Anker’s charging gear. Whether you’re looking for a new cable, car charger, USB hub, or even battery pack, you won’t want to miss out on this. You can grab a 3-pack of USB-C cables for $ 10.98 or a 10-foot PowerLine+ Lightning cable for just $ 12.59. Anker’s PowerLine series of  [Read More…]

Keep all of your gadgets powered up with this 10-port USB hub for $20

So many ports for all your gadgets.

As part of its Gold Box deals of the day, Amazon has the Sabrent 10-port USB charging hub on sale for $ 19.99. It normally sells for closer to $ 33, and hasn’t dropped in price since Black Friday. Its smart port technology maximizes the charging output on each port based on the device, and it has a max of 60W and 12A output through all the ports. You can  [Read More…]

HTC is creating an Android phone that’s powered by blockchain

The phone’s called “Exodus” and will be released this October.

It’s no secret at this point that HTC’s seen better days. The company knows how to make a solid smartphone, but consecutive quarterly losses and the departure of its mobile president has resulted in some pretty rough waters. In an attempt to turn the ship around, HTC has announced that it’s creating a…blockchain smartphone.

According to The Next Web, HTC’s blockchain phone will be called Exodus and  [Read More…]

These discounted Poweradd chargers let you keep your devices powered up around the world

A must-have for any traveler.

Amazon’s Gold Box deal of the day has the Poweradd international travel adapter kit for $ 16.49. Normally this kit hovers around $ 26. Today’s deal is the lowest price in almost a year.

This adapter kit comes with two power outlets, two USB ports, and a micro USB connector. On the back of the device is a place where you can easily replace the plug based on where you’re traveling.

The  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Bixby powered smart speaker to launch in second half of 2018

The long rumored Bixby-powered smart speaker from Samsung is officially confirmed and is expected to launch in the latter half of 2018.

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Gear Up: Keep powered with a myCharge portable charger solution

You have too many devices and not enough outlets to charge them all. Take a myCharge portable charger with you and juice up while on the go. Here’s a handful of models we’re happy to recommend.

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Galaxy Note 8’s Secure Wi-Fi VPN now powered by McAfee

McAfee’s now in charge of Secure Wi-Fi’s backend.

Earlier this month, Samsung released a new app for the Galaxy Note 8 called “Secure Wi-Fi” that aimed to protect users when on public Wi-Fi networks from potential threats and attackers. This came as a result of the KRACK WPA2 Wi-Fi vulnerability that was discovered in October, and Samsung’s now upgrading its Secure Wi-Fi service thanks to a new collaboration with McAfee.

With this collaboration, McAfee will now be  [Read More…]

The Mirabook is a laptop powered by your Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8 or Huawei Mate 10

Remember the DeX dock which allows Samsung Galaxy S8 users to turn their Android phone into a desktop computer? But in order to do that, you’ll need a monitor and some peripherals including a mouse and keyboard. Which basically defeats the idea of portability associated with a smartphone. Well, the company Miraxess has come with […]