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Awair 2nd Edition wants to improve air quality in your home

More people than ever are living in urban environments, where dirty air, noise and other pollution factors abound.

Large urban agglomerations inevitably lead to air pollution. But despite the significant impacts on human health, we still lack the necessary tools to tackle the issue at large.

Fortunately, there’s something you can do to improve air  [Read More…]

Samsung Health’s new ‘Symptom Checker’ wants to help diagnose your medical problems using AI

It isn’t going to save your life, but it sure could ease your worries when things don’t feel right.

The Samsung Health app is about more than just tracking steps and bike rides — it’s actually more than just an app, as it’s also backed up by some super-useful services. The latest to debut on the platform is a feature called “Symptom Checker,” which aims to help you get started with diagnosing medical problems you’re having and getting you  [Read More…]

Qualcomm wants to own the ‘kid watch’ market with its new Snapdragon Wear 2500 platform

More versions of Android optimized for the wrist.

The Android smartwatch space may be sputtering along, but Qualcomm is not worried. Its new Snapdragon Wear 2500 platform, a pseudo-successor to the Snapdragon Wear 2100, is aimed at children. Specifically, kids aged four to 10 years old.

Such an age bracket may seem a bit young to be outfitted with connected gadgets — most kids under 10 don’t yet have a smartphone — but Qualcomm thinks the realities  [Read More…]

ASUS’s new ROG Phone wants you to forget all about the Razer Phone

Present at Computex 2018 in Taiwan, ASUS today unveiled its own take on the Razer Phone. The gaming smartphone category is becoming more prominent, as the ranks of mobile gamers continue to increase exponentially. So in order to cater to this particular niche, ASUS announced the ROG Phone.

Featuring the unmistakable Republic of Gamers branding, the phone is the first to feature a 3D vapor-chamber cooling system designed to keep the hardware inside from overheating. Together with a large copper  [Read More…]

This is how Xiaomi wants to eventually win the U.S. market

Not with a bang, but with surgically precise planning.

Smartphone nerds are universally familiar with the name Xiaomi, though few in the U.S. have ever held one of its phones. The brand is explosively popular in many other countries in the world, most recently experiencing growth in India and Spain, but you can’t buy a single Redmi or Mi Mix phone from an American retailer yet.

After the recent and spectacular failures of Huawei and ZTE in  [Read More…]

Samsung really wants you to use Samsung Pay, launches new cash back perk

Samsung is giving you yet another reason to use its mobile payment service. The company just announced the Cash Back program for Samsung Pay.

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Facebook’s new Oculus Go standalone headset wants to make VR mainstream

Is it finally time for VR to go mainstream? Facebook certainly hopes so, as it launches the Oculus Go, its first standalone VR headset.

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Tutti Studio’s cool retro Matti speaker wants to bring back the boombox era

Tutti Studio unveils a new party speaker called the Matti. The device is currently gathering funds on Kickstarter and you can order one for $ 169 and up.

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FeelReal wants to add haptics and smells to your VR experience

How cool would it be to feel and smell what you experience inside the headset?

Immersion in the VR headsets of today can only get you so far. The lenses do a great job of filling your eyes, and some controllers offer haptics to help trick your hands, but there’s room for a lot more to make you believe you are actually in a virtual environment. The folks at FeelReal have made an accessory designed to sit  [Read More…]

Reply wants to add Smart Replies to all your messaging apps

Two years ago, Google announced a new feature for Inbox called “Smart Reply.” Smart Reply could automatically recommend replies for you to send based on the context of messages you received, and it later expanded to the likes of Allo and Android Messages.

Area 120 is a small “experimental program within Google”, and it’s dedicated to creating unique apps and services — many of them that never see the light of day. One of Area 120’s latest projects  [Read More…]