Samsung has just announced that its mobile payments service Samsung Pay is now available for the Gear S3 smartwatch. At the moment, only users in Samsung's home country can use the service, but it is only a matter of time before the support becomes available in other markets.
Apple's wireless AirPod earbuds are enjoying a high customer satisfaction rate, according to data from Creative Strategies and Experian. A survey has found 98% of AirPods owners are at least satisfied with their purchase and 82% are "very satisfied."
Ahead of their official unveiling by Microsoft, the latest Surface laptops have shown up in a leak. WalkingCat, a Twitter user, posted photos of the new Surface device in four colors: Platinum, Burgundy, Cobalt Blue, and Graphite Gold. An event is scheduled for May 2.
After using the Falcon 9 for its first national security mission on behalf of the US military, SpaceX has landed the first stage of its rocket system. SpaceX landed the rocket on land in Florida following the mission on May 1. This is the tenth time it has landed a rocket.
Apple is probably going to reveal a smart speaker that prominently features Siri during WWDC in June, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. He's released a report that claims the Siri Speaker, which is being described as "Apple's first home AI product," will be on sale by H2 2017.
Leaked images of Fitbit's smartwatch and wireless headphones have been published by Yahoo. The wearable will be Fitbit's first actual smartwatch. It's referred to as "Project Higgs" and it offers a square face and metal unibody design. It might arrive later this year.
Apple has added an extra year of coverage to the warranty for some first-generation Apple Watch units. The extension was revealed in a note to authorized service providers. With the extension, the warranty is lasting for three years after the purchase date.
Amazon is going to reveal a new Echo product with a built-in screen within the coming weeks, claims CNET. The device would utilize the Alexa digital assistant and its display to help people find and order products. Though you can already use Alexa on the existing Echo for orders.
LG's latest flagship smartwatch powered by Android Wear 2.0 platform is now available in Canada. The smartwatch can be purchased from the Canadian Google Store, where it is priced at CAD 319 or around $230 at the current exchange rates for the silver and titanium models
At the recent press event in New York City, Acer also unveiled the world's first 360-degree/VR camera with built-in LTE connectivity. The Acer Holo 360 camera captures 360-degree videos and photos for VR headsets, but it can also double as an Android smartphone.
A robot created at MIT can use 3D printing technology to form an entire building in under 14 hours. The 3D printing system uses a large robotic arm attached to a smaller precision arm. Concrete or spray insulating material can be extruded from the arm.
Google's home WiFi system, simply called Google Wifi, is now available in Canada. It has already arrived in the US and UK markets, and now people can get a single unit for $179 CAD or a triple pack for $439 CAD. Google Wifi uses a mesh router setup to improve coverage.
Just a day after we heard about the issues with the Flex 2, which melted and burned into an arm of a woman that was reading a book, Fitbit issued official statement regarding the tracker. The company concluded investigation, saying the fitness tracker did not malfunction.
HTC Vive has been out for some time now and third-party developers are slowly releasing new peripherals for the VR headset. Next month, a Chinese startup known as 7invensun will release a new eye tracking module for the HTC Vive headset that will cost about $220.
Samsung is very innovative in a lot of aspects of their products, but they have once again found a way to further improve them. The company has now posted new short tutorial videos for its latest Galaxy S8 lineup and Gear VR to save users from reading boring user manuals.
The Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi was expected to announce a new generation of its Mi Band fitness tracker, but instead the company announced a new smartwatch under Xiaomi's WeLoop brand. The smartwatch will be available in China as an affordable alternative to the Apple Watch.
Apple is reportedly far along in the process of creating a competitor to the Amazon Echo that'll be based on Siri rather than Amazon's Alexa. Sonny Dickson, a blogger, claims the company is "finalising designs" for an Alexa competitor and Apple will offer a "Siri/AirPlay device."
Acer Leap Ware smartwatch is the company's latest fitness-oriented smartwatch that monitors heart rate, stamina, stress or fatigue levels, and UV ray exposure. The watch will go on sale in North America and EMEA region in July for $149 and €139, respectively.
Every now and then we hear about a device that exploded due to battery failure. Things have gotten really serious with Galaxy Note 7, but Samsung managed to put the situation under control by quickly recalling all units. Now, we are hearing about possible similar situation
One of the initiatives underway at Facebook's Building 8, a facility based around moonshots, is a brain-computer interface (BCI) system that'll quickly decode speech based on brain activity. The system could transfer thoughts into words on a computer or mobile device.