Tag Archive: Tech


Google buys $40 million in smartwatch tech from Fossil

A huge move for the future of Wear OS.

Fossil Group, one of the most successful Wear OS smartwatch makers, has agreed to sell $ 40 million in smartwatch technology to Google. The deal includes intellectual property Fossil has developed, but will also include sending “a portion” of Fossil Group’s research and development team over to Google. Fossil says it will retain more than 200 R&D team members after the transaction, and it isn’t clear exactly how  [Read More…]

These tech gadgets pair nicely with the Instant Pot

So you have an Instant Pot and you’re using it multiple times a week to cook up some delicious and effortless meals. It’s a magical kitchen appliance that helps you cut down on your cooking tools. Since it’s a pressure cooker as well as a multi-cooker, it can cook rice, make yogurt, and more. As great as the Instant Pot is, it’s not the end-all-be-all of kitchen appliances. I have several Instant Pots, but there are still some tools that  [Read More…]

Google snaps up Fossil smartwatch tech in $40M deal

Google on Thursday announced a deal which sees it acquiring Fossil’s smartwatch technology and members of its research and development division. Worth around $ 40 million, the deal gives Google a dedicated team with hardware experience to work on its WearOS platform.

Does this mean that we’ll get a Pixel watch or Google Watch in the coming year? It’s hard to say, but it certainly makes sense. It’s not all that dissimilar from what Google did with HTC when it  [Read More…]

Customize your tech using this Tacklife Engraver kit at a reduced price

That’s my purse. I don’t know you.

Amazon has the Tacklife Engraver Kit available for $ 12.94 when you use code Z73B9DI7 during checkout. That code gets you $ 5 off the normal price of this tool, which has received positive reviews so far.

This engraver comes with four extra tungsten carbide bits, as well as two stencils for letters, numbers, and shapes. You hold it like a pen, and the soft rubber handle keeps the work  [Read More…]

This is the best smart home tech for Christmas

It’s time to deck the halls with — uh, what’s a bough? You know what, let’s skip the Victorian greenery for a new kind of green: a smart home that’s more efficient and more fun! Whether you’re trying to entertain a twelve teens a-tweeting or slow-roast three french hens for Christmas dinner, these devices can help you with recipes, rousing carols, magical lights and warding off Grinches.

Your holiday Assistant Google Home Hub

Put the best of Google  [Read More…]

$13.8 million worth of Samsung display tech was illegally sold in China

11 people are being charged for the act.

Samsung’s one of the leading forces in the industry when it comes to mobile displays, and earlier this year, it took another big leap forward by unveiling its foldable AMOLED tech for the very first time. On November 29, Bloomberg reported that 11 individuals in China are now being charged for illegally selling $ 13.8 million worth of it.

Per Bloomberg:

The chief executive officer of a Samsung supplier  [Read More…]

Get some of CHUWI’s best tech for 20% off during Cyber Monday

Are you in shopping mode? With Black Friday behind us and Cyber Monday in full swing, the deals are popping off everywhere. There are well-known names like Samsung, LG, and others dropping prices on all of their tech. But, you may want to look at some lesser known names too.

CHUWI is one of those brands that you might not know now, but you should get familiar with. With its focus on bringing high-grade tech for dirt cheap prices, they’re  [Read More…]

Walmart’s Black Friday ad has great tech deals, and some early offers

Walmart’s Black Friday ad has just dropped, and it reveals all the upcoming deals on gifts for the family this holiday season (or gifts for yourself). There are also a few early bird deals kicking off today so you can get a headstart your Black Friday savings already with items like 4K TVs, laptops, tablets, and more included. Throughout Black Friday week — from November 21 for Walmart — there will be hundreds more discounts to take advantage of.

Deals  [Read More…]

Grab new tech from Solo NY, TENVIS, Samson, Handle Plus

It’s a really interesting time of year for smartphone fans. If you’re an early adopter of tech, the next couple of weeks will be a lot of fun. With multiple flagship handsets on the horizon, we’ll definitely be watching closely.

Now is also a great time to consider new gadgets to enhance the phone experience. You’ll surely want to pair that upcoming device with some accessories, right?

The Weekend Recommender is our chance to share some of the better tech items that  [Read More…]

The tech and apps you need for hurricane season

Hurricanes are one of the most destructive natural disasters that wreak havoc for miles upon miles. It leaves in its wake flooding, millions of dollars worth of property damage, and of course power outages.

Currently, the US is bracing for what looks to be a very active hurricane season beginning with Florence; this one looks to be a massive storm unlike one we’ve ever experienced on the East coast in recent memory.

Whether you’re bracing for a direct hit from  [Read More…]