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Patent reveals Google may be working on a gesture-centric Pixel Watch

The implementation looks very similar to a 2016 demo for Project Soli.

What you need to know Google may be developing a Soli-powered smartwatch. Newly published patents show the company has been working on a gesture-centric smartwatch. The Pixel 5, meanwhile, may ditch Motion Sense and the Soli chip entirely, according to at least one rumor.

One of the most unique aspects of the Pixel 4 was, without doubt, its Motion Sense gesture navigation system that allowed  [Read More…]

Muscles aching from working from home? This tool can help big time

All this talk about working from home sometimes sounds like a dream setup. You get to work in your pajamas, do away with your agonizing commute, and take naps during the day. But what they don’t tell you is that working from home also makes you susceptible to body aches and muscle pains as you make do with a makeshift office space. Many of us are stuck using our dining tables or even working from couches for most  [Read More…]

Working from home? HP can help you build the perfect home office

Telecommuting is officially the new normal. People are now working from home with greater frequency than ever, dialing-in to the office from their living rooms, dining rooms, and computer rooms. For some, this shift to remote work comes as naturally as breathing, and they wonder how they ever lived without it.

For others, calling it a challenge would be putting it lightly.

They struggle to complete even simple tasks, wrestling with the constant urge to distract themselves online.  [Read More…]

Xiaomi may be working on its own Galaxy Z Flip rival with a pop-up camera

The company is reportedly turning to Samsung as its foldable display supplier.

What you need to know Xiaomi is reportedly working on a clamshell foldable of its own. Reports out of Korea suggest that the Chinese giant is tapping Samsung for the foldable display. Unearthed patents, meanwhile, suggest a design incorporating a pop-up camera.

Two of the most conspicuous innovations relating to smartphone design over the last couple of years have been the advent of foldable smartphones  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Phoning it in while working from home

After I put the baby to bed on Wednesday, I got in the car to drive the five miles to my local Costco. It was snowing as the sun went down, and because I was driving west I spent most of the time both staring at, and trying to avoid, the star’s monstrous and comforting output.

I feel like I’ve been doing the same thing during my work days — in turns embracing and trying to avoid the  [Read More…]

Working from home just got easier with these great lap desks

Whether you’re working from home, want to get in a gaming session from your bed or some movies while stuck at home, a good lap desk is invaluable. There are so many choices out there — from adjustable options to those with lights or fans. We’ve rounded up the best for you to get for whatever you want to do from wherever you want to do it.

Space for activites Kavalan Lap Desk

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OnePlus is working on new Bullets earbuds, but they’re not truly wireless

The new generation of earbuds will, however, feature four color choices.

What you need to know The OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z will not be truly wireless, after all. Leaked images of the earbuds show they’re connected by a cable. OnePlus is expanding color choices, though, with green, blue, black, and white variants.

While the internet has recently been abuzz with rumors that OnePlus will finally be jumping onto the truly wireless bandwagon with the latest generation of  [Read More…]

How to pick the right chair for working from home

The right chair can make a big difference in productivity and how your back feels at the end of the day.

I think it’s safe to say that you’re probably going to be working from home for a while. As such, you’re also probably going to be sitting in whatever chairs you have around the house to do that work in, and that may not be optimal for your comfort or productivity.

All the experts say that  [Read More…]

The WHO is working on a coronavirus app for both iOS and Android

It’s being developed as an open-source project, with ex-Google and ex-Microsoft employees pitching in to help in its creation.

What you need to know A new coronavirus app is currently under work by the WHO. It’s being made in collaboration with several volunteers from the healthcare and tech industries. The company is already using a WhatsApp chatbot for the same purpose.

As the pandemic rage on, access to accurate and timely information about symptoms, diagnosis, and prevention  [Read More…]

Gym closed? These are the best games for working out at home

No matter if you have a dedicated gaming console or just a smartphone, there are plenty of great ways to get it done.

Going to the gym is important. After all, exercise is one of the most important ways to stay happy and healthy. But it’s not always convenient to go, and sometimes the gym might even be closed when it’s most convenient for you. That’s why at-home workouts are so great! Whether you’ve got an Xbox,  [Read More…]