For CES 2017, NVIDIA has a few nice products. First of all, the company plans to announce the mid-range GeForce GTX 1050 mobile graphics card, but also a successor to the original Android TV-based Shield console for gaming and media streaming. The console was rumoured a few times
On September 1, Garmin has took off the wraps from its entry-level smartwatch Forerunner 35, alongside a new action camera. Today, the running smartwatch has reached new markets, including India, where it is available for a slightly higher price than expected.
Many customers around the world will receive their AirPods this week. Apple's wireless ear buds went on sale last week, though their estimated ship date quickly fell into January. Orders around the globe, including to consumers in the US, Australia, and Europe, are shipping.
An investigation by the NTSB has found Facebook's internet delivering Aquila drone crashed due to high winds. The crash occurred in June 2016 following an otherwise successful test. Aquila's autopilot system malfunctioned in the face of fairly significant wind.
Xiaomi is mostly known by its smartphone, but the company has a lot of products in its offering and is trying to improve each product with its successor. The company has now released a new power bank with support for Quick Charge 3.0 technology and two-way fast charging support.
Samsung has recently unveiled new Gear VR device, but due to Galaxy Note 7 problems, the headset never achieved its full potential. Samsung's vice president Sung-Hoon Hong confirmed that Samsung is working on two new virtual and augmented reality systems
Android Wear 2.0 has a few more weeks left before it officially launches. Since the development is almost done, Google has unveiled first standalone apps for the operating system. Previously, apps required smartphone installation to function properly.
The UN is taking action on autonomous weapons before they have a chance to influence the battlefield. It has agreed to formally discuss their legality and place in warfare over a period of two weeks at the 2017 UN convention in Geneva. A ban will be discussed.
Replacing a lost AirPod earbud is going to cost $69. Apple says non-defect battery service will cost $49/earbud when they're still under warranty and servicing the charging case costs either $49 or $69 depending on if you're covered by the included one-year warranty.
The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive both require a wired PC connection to run, but Rivvr has introduced a wireless solution for both virtual reality headsets. Its device attaches to either headset and doesn't add much heft to the overall setup since it only weighs 300 grams.
Uber has introduced a simple color-based gadget that'll help you find your ride. It's Bluetooth-enabled and sits inside a car's windshield. Passengers can look around for the vehicle that has a Beacon with a matching color, helping them both find an Uber and find the right one.
Amazon is testing its drone-based Prime Air delivery service and it just recently completed its first delivery in the UK. The eCommerce company says it carried out the delivery on December 7 in Cambridge, England. A drone flew from the Cambridge fulfillment center.
Giroptic has introduced a 360-degree photo and video camera for the iPhone that offers support for livestreaming. The company first appeared on the scene in 2014 when it launched a Kickstarter campaign for an independent 360-degree capture device intended for regular consumers.
The first offshore wind farm in the United States is now functional. Deepwater Wind's setup is located off Block Island, an island that's part of Rhode Island. It has a capacity of 30 megawatts from five turbines and should cover 90% of the energy need for the island.
A smart speaker running Microsoft's software will be out in 2017 and it'll compete with the Amazon Echo and Google Home. Harman Kardon is launching a speaker that comes with Cortana, Microsoft's digital voice-based assistant. A short teaser was released for the product.
At Baselworld 2016, one of the biggest watch and jewelry expos, Fossil has expanded its offering with three new hybrid models called Diesel, Kate Spade and Emporio Armani. All devices have almost the same specifications, and the only difference is the design.
Two days ago, Apple started rolling out several software updates, among which was the new watchOS version for the Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2. Following numerous complaints about bricking, Apple has decided to pull the update and investigate the problem.
Apple finally released its AirPods on Tuesday, but they quickly sold out online. Most consumers won't be able to receive the wireless earbuds by the holidays now that they're set to ship in over four weeks when ordering online. They're also available from physical stores.
Back at Google's I/O 2016 developer conference, the company has unveiled the next-gen Android Wear platform, calling it "the most significant update to Android Wear" since its launch. It was expected to start rolling out in the fall, but six months later, we have yet to see
Google is having big success with Android, Chrome OS and Android Wear, as more companies are starting to use them, especially the Chrome OS. The company wants to continue expanding into new things and has now announced a new version of Android called Android of Things.