Tag Archive: Products


ZTE banned from using U.S.-based hardware or software in its products

In other words, ZTE’s smartphone business in the United States may be coming to an end.

The United States government has been heavily targeting China-based technology companies throughout all of 2018, and the latest move from the Department of Commerce is a particularly large blow against ZTE. On April 16, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. issued a Denial Order against the company that essentially kills its smartphone business in the U.S.

Per the order –

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Moment announces four new products for its Filmmaker Collection

There’s an anamorphic lens, gimbal counterweight, lens filter adapter, and iPhone X case.

Smartphone cameras are better than ever, but if you like taking things to the next level, you’re probably quite familiar with Moment. Moment sells a variety of lens attachments for the Pixel 2, Galaxy S9, and iPhones, but these are all focused on photography. Now, Moment is stepping into videography with its all-new Filmmaker Collection.

Moment’s Filmmaker Collection is made up of four products,  [Read More…]

Nest will stop selling products on Amazon following a ban on its latest hardware

This ongoing feud just keeps getting more annoying.

There’s been a lot happening in the smart home space over the past month. Nest announced at the beginning of February that it was merging with Google’s hardware team, and a few weeks later Amazon purchased Nest-competitor Ring. Now, it’s been reported that Nest is deciding to pull its products from Amazon’s website.

Last year, Nest released the Thermostat E and Secure home security system. Both are commendable smart  [Read More…]

Here’s how Dirac is enabling Xiaomi to create better audio products

Dirac is a Swedish company that specializes in digital audio tuning solutions.

The first time I heard of Dirac was at Xiaomi’s Mi 3 launch event in India all the way back in 2014. Back then, Xiaomi was an unknown Chinese manufacturer that was taking the first step into a foreign market.

Hugo Barra was on hand to showcase the device, as were executives from Flipkart, which nabbed exclusive rights to sell the phone in the subcontinent.  [Read More…]

Are Nest Products Worth it?

Yes.

Nest is the Apple of all things that aren’t actually Apple. That is, Nest products look really good, work really well — and probably cost a good bit more than something that doesn’t look as good and work as well.

And that makes sense when you remember that Nest was started by one of the guys who helped make the first iPod.

No, there was ever going to be anything boring about Nest as a company. From  [Read More…]

These are the best Xiaomi lifestyle products you can buy in 2018

Xiaomi makes hundreds of lifestyle products under its Mi Ecosystem label. These are the best of the lot.

Xiaomi’s phones get all the attention, but over the years the manufacturer has rolled out hundreds of lifestyle products through its Mi Ecosystem label.

Under the Ecosystem label, Xiaomi partners with hundreds of Chinese companies to offer smart home products, fitness bands, smart shoes, robot vacuums, and even a rice cooker. Over the course of the last year, that  [Read More…]

Lightinthebox offers up some great deals on Xiaomi products (Promoted Deals)

Lightinthebox have come through with some awesome offers on some pretty cool Xiaomi products that make for some really good savings. First up is the Xiaomi Mijia Camera Mini 4K 30fps action camera that is reduced from $ 184.99 to $ 113.99. The action camera can operate at either 1080p 60fps or 4K 30fps and features a […]

Republic Wireless wants to take your mind off smartphones with two new products

In an attempt to combat addiction to smartphones with large, bright displays among children, Republic Wireless has unveiled its own take at a kid-friendly phone. Republic Wireless’ Relay looks more like a tiny, square speaker, but is in fact marketed as a phone for children. The small device benefits from both Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity […]

Walmart products are now available through Google Express and Home

Walmart finally makes its debut on Google Express and Home, with free shipping on orders of $ 35 or more.

You can do a lot of things with Google Home — you can ask for current weather conditions, call friends and family, set alarms, create reminders, and plenty more. In the most recent addition to Google’s smart speaker, you can now order products from Walmart through Google Express.

Google announced that Walmart would be coming to Home  [Read More…]

Nest announces a slew of new products including a connected doorbell

Nest wants to help you keep your own nest secure.

Nest has dipped into home safety before with its carbon monoxide detectors and home-monitoring cameras, but today, it’s upping its game to new levels. The Nest Security event debuted several new products that want to help you keep your home secure and safe. From newer, tougher cameras to a complete home security system, Nest had plenty of eggs hatching onstage, and each has its own purpose.

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