Monthly Archives: February 2017

Google quietly launches Meet, an enterprise-friendly version of Hangouts

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Google has quietly launched a new video conferencing application called Meet by Google Hangouts, which is designed for HD video meetings. The web and mobile application appears to be the latest addition to Google’s lineup of business products known as G Suite, though the product page on the G Suite website listed in the app’s description page […]

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First look: The new LG G6 brings with it a new aspect (ratio)

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As the owner, for over a year, of a Nexus 6P, I have to say that while I enjoy having a nice big screen, it does present a problem when I’m trying to shove the smartphone in a pocket or tap out a quick text message with one hand. The quandary of how to combine […]

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Review: 2017 BMW 5 Series

As I cruise down Silicon Valley’s Bayshore Freeway, I twirl my right index finger in small clockwise circles. Though the gesture recognition system needs several tries to pick up the command and crank up the 16-speaker stereo, the 20 air chambers massaging my backside keep my frustration at bay. All the while, the 2017 BMW […]

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Renault-Nissan developing a fleet of self-driving EVs

Transdev, which will supply the self-driving and logistics tech, recently launched what it claims is the “world’s first” fully autonomous fleet to run on an industrial site. Its systems are used on the “Navya Arma” vehicles, shuttling employees around EDF nuclear power stations every five minutes. Though that sounds slightly insane, Transdev said in a […]

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The $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W is the teeniest little Wi-Fi-enabled computer you’ve ever seen

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When the original $5 Raspberry Pi Zero came out – to much fanfare, I might add – users connected it to all sorts of things. They made micro gaming rigs that ran on the 1GHz single-core CPU and added Pi Hats – little breakout boards – to power robots and sensors. Now you can do […]

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Project Scorpio: everything we know about Microsoft's 4K-ready Xbox

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Update: It looks like Scorpio has its first confirmed launch title: Middle Earth: Shadow of War. After being leaked recently, the game has been officially revealed and Scorpio is among its confirmed platforms making it the first title to be officially confirmed for the new hardware.  In a press release, Microsoft said, “As an Xbox […]

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Vote: What's your favorite launch from MWC 2017?

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Update: We’ve extended the voting period for this award – grab your chance to vote for the best tech of MWC now! MWC 2017 has seen brand new phones, tablets and wearables as well as the weird and wonderful tech we’ve seen as companies from all over the globe descend on Barcelona.  Now it’s time […]

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Lenovo Tab 4 10 review: Lenovo’s 10in tablet surfaces at MWC

Some say that tablets are a dying breed, but Lenovo has other ideas. At MWC 2017, the Chinese giant announced the Tab 4 series. There are several iterations of the tablet, with the Tab 4 8, Tab 4 8 Plus, Tab 4 10 and Tab 4 10 Plus. Four tablets, with different characteristics. As the […]

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LG, Valve Partner on VR Headset Powered by SteamVR; to Be Shown at GDC This Week

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LG is trying to step up its effort to enter the virtual reality segment, which is currently being dominated by the likes of Sony, Samsung, and HTC. At this year’s Mobile World Congress, LG reiterated its interest in VR by announcing a collaboration with Valve on a SteamVR-powered headset. This is not the first time […]

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Torment: Tides of Numenera Review

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Share. An uncommonly appealing and bizarre RPG that wants you to read more than bleed. By Leif Johnson “Reading,” the Nigerian poet Ben Okri said once, “is an act of civilization.” Torment: Tides of Numenera embraces this idea, pairing a whole fantasy novel’s worth of quality quest text with a design foundation that champions chatting […]

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