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Amazon said to be making its own AI chip for faster Alexa performance

A dedicated chip would allow Alexa to perform speech recognition without contacting the almighty cloud.

Amazon Alexa is undoubtedly one of the leaders in the virtual assistant space, and while I’ve never found it to be slow on devices like the Echo, a new report suggests that it may get even faster thanks to a new AI chipset.

According to The Information, Amazon is in the process of building a dedicated hardware chip to be used with  [Read More…]

Samsung said to start producing foldable smartphone in November

We could be looking at a launch as early as December.

For years, we’ve dreamed of the day when we can own a smartphone that’s able to fold in on itself. This would allow us to carry phones with large displays and easily carry them in our pockets when not using them, but perhaps more important, the idea of using a phone that you can fold is just plain cool.

There have been murmurings of foldable smartphones  [Read More…]

Xiaomi also said to be in talks with AT&T, Verizon for US launch

For the past few years, we’ve been constantly hearing rumors that Xiaomi – a Chinese OEM that’s very popular in Asia – plans to bring its sleek yet affordable smartphones to the US. Back in April, Xiaomi’s new global chief Wang Xiang, said in an interview following the Mi 6 flagship’s launch, that the company’s […]

Premium Google Home Max with stereo speakers said to be in the works

Just last week we found out Google is gearing up to introduce a new Google Home Mini speaker during the Pixel 2 launch event. But according to recent information coming to us from 9to5Google, it seems the search giant is also developing a larger version of its Google Home smart speaker. Two industry insiders revealed […]

Google Pixel 2 said to be the first to carry faster Snapdragon 836 chipset

We’ve been hearing rumors that Qualcomm plans to introduce an updated version of the Snapdragon 835 later this year. If you remember the Pixel and Pixel XL were the first to come bundling the Snapdragon 821, a faster version of the Snapdragon 820 last year and according to a report coming out of Fudzilla, history […]

Sprint head Masayoshi Son said to have talked to Warren Buffet and John Malone about potential deals

Possible Berkshire Hathaway deal worth $ 10 billion according to insiders.

Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son held separate talks with Warren Buffet and Liberty Broadband chair John Malone at a recent CEO conference in Idaho, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Son has been very proactive about exploring the options for Sprint, and we’ve seen talks of a renewed interest in a merger with T-Mobile as well as “official” talks with Charter Communications and Comcast since May 2017 that would  [Read More…]

How to track what’s being said to Alexa with the history feature

Alexa history automatically saves your conversations; here’s how to review them.

Alexa, the Amazon Echo’s virtual assistant, learns about you as you interact with her, and part of the reason she’s able to do this is that she records all of your conversations. The history is where all of these conversations are stored and where you can delete conversations you don’t want Alexa to learn from. It’s located right in your settings and we have the details  [Read More…]

The LG V30 said to be announced at IFA 2017

It’s big, bold, and should appear in Berlin this September.

According to the Korean technology site ETNews, we should see the new LG V30 at September’s IFA 2017 show.

The G6-inspired design features an edge-to-edge OLED display. This would be the first OLED display LG has used since the G Flex series, but the industry trend has clearly seen the advantages OLED offers and the days of an LCD panel for mobile devices are numbered. LG also makes great  [Read More…]

Samsung’s on-screen fingerprint tech said to be riddled with brightness issues

Not so long ago it was believed Samsung’s next-gen Galaxy Note 8 phablet will arrive with a fingerprint scanner embedded into the display. Sadly, this information was recently refuted by a Samsung official who explained that the technology is not yet ready for mass production. Now an industry source reveals the reason or one of […]

LG said to manufacture the larger Pixel 2 codenamed “Taimen”

A while ago word surfaced online suggesting Google was working on three new Pixel 2 models. According to the leak, the successors of the Pixel and Pixel XL, codenamed “Walleye” and “Muskie” would arrive alongside a larger model called “Taimen”. Now according to a report coming out of the Android Police and rated 9/10 on […]