Tag Archive: Unveils


Google unveils its own Chrome OS tablet, the Pixel Slate

Google still thinks tablets are in, so today the search giant unveiled the Pixel Slate.  A Chrome OS tablet, the new device comes with a detachable keyboard cover that can turn it into a laptop substitute.

The product starts at $ 599 and will be available later this year. Google will be offering it in a variety of configuration, the most expensive one being quite high-end with an 8th gen Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.  [Read More…]

Microsoft unveils Xbox Project xCloud game streaming

Microsoft is making a move into game streaming.

At E3 2018, Microsoft announced that it was working on a game streaming service. Users would be able to play their games no matter if they were on a phone or tablet. Today, the company provided more details about “Project xCloud”. In a post on the Official Microsoft Blog, Kareem Choudhry, Corporate Vice President of Cloud Gaming said the following.

The highlights from this announcement have to be  [Read More…]

Plex unveils Web Shows, a new way to watch and discover content

You might have heard of Plex. This is a service that organizes your own personal media library and allows streaming on several devices, from your game consoles to mobile devices. It also works on Chromecast, Amazon Fire, the latest smart TVs (including Android TV), and more.

Well, today Plex just announced a new feature. It’s called Web Shows and it’s designed to offer free access to a series of curated shows.

At lunch, the collection will include diverse shows  [Read More…]

Sony unveils two new PlayStation VR bundles just in time for the holidays

Who’s surprised?

Earlier today, Sony tore the wrapping off two new PlayStation VR bundles which will be arriving in stores within just a few weeks — just in time for the holiday season, of course. Starting at $ 299.99, these bundles both include two games along with the PS VR Headset and PS Camera. Though the price is comparable with previous PS VR bundles, these options include two games whereas many of the previous bundles for this  [Read More…]

Huawei unveils EMUI 9 based on Android 9 Pie, beta applications start today

Pie on your P20.

The Huawei Mate 20 is launching in just over a month, and following on from yesterday’s Kirin 980 SoC announcement, we’ve just had our first glimpse of the software that’ll run on the new handset.

EMUI 9.0 is based upon Android 9 Pie, and brings improved performance, faster gaming, a streamlined UI, digital wellbeing features and visual improvements.

EMUI 9 beta screenshots

The new UI sees Huawei building upon the  [Read More…]

UE unveils Boom 3 and MegaBoom 3 speakers with Magic Buttons

Smart speakers might be very hot right now, but not everyone enjoys talking to their electronics. Sometimes all you need is the essentials.

That’s exactly what Ultimate Ears is offering with its latest set of wireless speakers. The UE Boom 3 and MegaBoom 3 might not carry the AI wits of Alexa or the Google Assistant, but they can blast quality audio and look pretty while doing so.

The two speakers are the latest iterations of UE’s Boom family which  [Read More…]

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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Lenovo unveils the first Yoga Chromebook at IFA 2018, alongside other laptops and hybrids

Also present at IFA 2018 in Berlin, Lenovo today introduced a bevy of new products including laptops and a new family of connected devices. Below we take a short look at each product and see what they bring to the table.

Lenovo Yoga C930

The new Yoga C930 is Lenovo’s flagship Windows 10 hybrid laptop which comes  [Read More…]

Fossil unveils next-gen of Wear OS smartwatches with NFC, heart-rate tracking and more

Fossil is among the few brands out there that fully dedicates itself to smartwatches. The company offers something suited for every taste and is regularly updating its portfolio of devices.

Case in point, this week Fossil unveiled a new line-up of Wear OS devices. The new Q family represents the fourth-generation of smartwatches launched by the company.

While the new smartwatches do bring a series of new technologies onboard, they are still based on the Snapdragon 2100 platform. Which was  [Read More…]

TextNow unveils super affordable unlimited LTE plan for $39.99/month

If you ever needed proof that technology and services are getting more affordable over time, this offering would have to be on your shortlist.

Mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) TextNow announced this week a new unlimited data plan that costs only $ 39.99/month. It’s perhaps the most affordable single-line unlimited option available on the market right now.

In order to jump on board with the new offering, you will need an unlocked Sprint or GSM phone and TextNow’s free SIM  [Read More…]