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Reddit is down in some parts of North America and Western Europe

Reports of outages started this afternoon.

What you need to know Reddit is down for some users in North America and Europe. Outages started this afternoon, around 1 PM Eastern. Users may experience problems loading the site or app.

Having problems with Reddit? You’re not alone. Reports of an outage spiked on DownDetector earlier today. As per the site, users have been experiencing issues roughly around 1PM Eastern Time in Western Europe and North America.

It’s not  [Read More…]

Google is recommending its North America staff to work from home

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and other tech giants have also encouraged their employees to work from home amid the coronavirus outbreak.

What you need to know Google has advised its employees in North America to work from their homes due to coronavirus concerns. The search giant had previously instructed employees at its offices in Dublin, Seattle, and the San Francisco Bay Area to work remotely. Several other tech giants, including Apple and Microsoft have also closed  [Read More…]

Focals by North 2.0 is on the way, Gen 1 no longer available

There’s a new wearable computer coming in 2020, but we don’t know when yet.

When we first tried out the wearable computer made by North back in January, most of us here walked away pretty excited. While not exactly a “normal” set of glasses, from most angles it’s not obvious these bulky frames are housing a computer projecting an image onto your lens. As we got to try the glasses out for ourselves, it became clear Focals  [Read More…]

North Focals smart glasses now support Android notification actions

The latest update for Focals also lets you view MLB game updates in real-time and check final scores without pulling out your phone.

What you need to know The latest update for Focals smart glasses adds Android Notification Actions. You can now archive items, send smart replies, dictate using your voice, and more. Users can enable Android Notification Actions in the Focals app by heading to > Experiments.

North launched its Focals smart AR glasses in February  [Read More…]

The HTC Vive Pro Eye has just launched in North America for $1600

Eye tracking will provide better graphics and new ways to navigate VR experiences.

What you need to know The new HTC Vive Pro Eye can now be ordered in North America for $ 1600. Eye tracking adds new features such as better graphics and new ways to navigate within VR. Companies such as BMW, the MLB, and Ovation are already utilizing the eye tracking features.

The HTC Vive Pro Eye is now available in North America with  [Read More…]

Focals by North expands to the West Coast

It’s getting (slightly) easier to get your custom smart glasses from North with two new West Coast locations.

If you’ve been eying those new Focals smart glasses, but live way too far from any North Showroom, you may be in luck. Two new pop-up locations are making there way to across the country to the best coast … I mean, the West Coast starting February 19.

For the select few, this means you’ll finally be able to  [Read More…]

Samsung’s North America CEO Tim Baxter to retire on June 1

Tim Baxter is retiring from his post, with his deputy YH Eom taking over as CEO of Samsung North America.

Samsung North America president and CEO Tim Baxter announced he was retiring from his post effective June 1. During his 12-year tenure at Samsung, Baxter positioned the South Korean giant as a leader in TVs and smartphones in the North American market, as well as making major inroads into the home appliance segment.

Baxter revealed he was  [Read More…]

Nubia’s Red Magic Mars gaming phone is coming to North America and Europe

Nubia will kick off sales of its latest gaming phone in North America and Europe from January 31.

Android gaming is seeing a resurgence following the immense success of battle royale titles like PUBG and Fortnite, and manufacturers are catering to the demand with gaming-centric phones. We’ve already seen the likes of the ASUS ROG Phone, Vivo NEX, Razer Phone 2, and Xiaomi’s Black Shark sub-brand, and Nubia is announcing today that it will start selling its  [Read More…]

Thunder Purple OnePlus 6T coming to North America and Europe on Nov. 15

It’ll be available with 8GB RAM + 128GB of storage for $ 579.

OnePlus has become somewhat infamous for releasing new colors for its smartphones shortly after they initially launch, and that pattern is continuing once more with the new Thunder Purple color for the OnePlus 6T. Thunder Purple was first introduced in China on November 5, but starting November 15, it’ll be available in North America and Europe.

The color really is something, and OnePlus appears  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5T no longer being sold in North America

After four months on the market, OnePlus has run through its entire stock of OnePlus 5T smartphones for North America. The upstart Chinese company practices business a little differently than its competitors, relying on buzzy marketing strategies, rabidly loyal fans, and limited production runs for one device at a time. When the stock of a device is depleted, that’s the end of the line.

For OnePlus, the success of the OnePlus 5T is an important vote of confidence from the  [Read More…]