Gadgets News

Samsung Unveils New Gear S3 Variant

When a new smartphone model is released, often its predecessor stops selling. That is not the case with smartwatches and Samsung. The South Korean company has a few smartwatches in its portfolio, with a new flagship model released just a few weeks ago, and all of them are still

China Blocks Apple Watch Series 3's LTE Access

New Apple Watch Series 3 units no longer offer LTE access in China likely due to the government having concerns about its inability to track users. All three major wireless carriers in the country, which are state-owned, have cut off LTE access. No warning was given.

Largest Amazon Wind Farm Opens In Texas

The largest wind farm from online retailer and cloud provider Amazon has turned on in Texas. "Amazon Wind Farm Texas" features more than 100 turbines and it'll produce enough energy to power upwards of 330,000 homes. It's located in Scurry County, Texas.

Motorola Reveals $150 Alexa Speaker Moto Mod

Motorola is coming out with a new Moto Mod, this time an Alexa-enabled speaker that'll cost $150. The Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa basically functions like other speaker mods (e.g. the Soundboost 2) and like an Amazon Echo, letting you listen and talk with an assistant.

First Floating Wind Farm Activated In Scotland

The first floating wind farm in the world has turned on in Scotland and it'll generate enough energy to power up to 20,000 homes. This wind farm, known as Hywind Scotland, is located 15 miles off the coast of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. It'll add 30 megawatts to the grid.

Fossil Releases Two New Hybrid Smartwatches

There are a lot of smartwatch on the market, but not many of them are aimed at women. They all come in two sizes big and bigger, and Fossil now wants to fix that by bringing two new hybrid smartwatches that women can wear. Called Fossil Q Neely and Q Jacqueline,

Levi's, Google Already Creating Second Smart Jacket

Though their first smart jacket only came out a few weeks ago, Levi's and Google are working on a second iteration, CEO Chip Bergh revealed during the Wall Street Journal's D.Live event. Bergh said the second jacket will offer even more functionality than the existing version.

Fujitsu Unveils A Windows Mixed Reality Headset

Just as the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update rollout is beginning, Fujitsu has introduced a mixed reality headset that'll work with the mixed reality features bundled with the update. The headset, which doesn't have a retail name, offers two 2.9-inch 1440 x 1440 LCD displays.

Tesla's Batteries Begin To Reach Puerto Rico

Large batteries made by Tesla are starting to arrive in Puerto Rico to help the region with its energy demands. It was recently devastated by a hurricane and Tesla has committed to helping Puerto Rico recover, at least in the form of improving its energy status.

Valve Develops New Lenses For VR

Valve is working on SteamVR Tracking 2.0 that will support larger rooms, up to 33 x 33 feet, but that will also require four trackers instead of two. On the other hands, the company is also working on new lenses that will make virtual reality a better, more immersive experience