Category Archives: Gadgets

Apple blames third-party batteries for exploding Beats headphones

The Beats headphones in question were reportedly an older model, purchased in 2014, that required extra batteries to function. The woman, who is remaining anonymous, said she was disappointed with Apple’s decision because, “nowhere on the headphones – or their packaging – did it specify which brand of batteries should be used.” Although the woman […]

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Away nears 100K stylish suitcases sold as it raises $20M

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What do people actually want in luggage? A phone charger, unbreakable exterior, and maximum packing space at a resonable price is what Away discovered. So it built a line of sleek but expansive polycarbonite suitcases equipped with battery packs, and sold them direct-to-consumer. Now after selling nearly 100,000 suitcases and generating $20 million in revenue, […]

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Destiny 2 PC Release Date Not Confirmed: Report

At the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal event, it was announced that Destiny 2 for PC would not be available on Steam. Rather, the game would be playable via Battle.net, Blizzard’s PC client. Now it has emerged that the Destiny 2 PC release date may not be the same as it is for the PS4 and Xbox One. […]

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Adorable robot friend Kuri can now find its way home to charge

Kuri, the robot companion being developed by startup Mayfield Robotics, is getting closer to production and gaining some new abilities ahead of its planned release later this year. The adorable little bot, which looks like something ripped from a Pixar movie, now does self-charging, topping up his powerhouse when needed. The robot can also map […]

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Qualcomm can charge EVs while they're moving

Based on Qualcomm’s wireless electric charging (WEVC) tech, the track can charge vehicles driving at highway speeds in both directions (both in forward and reverse) at 20 kW max. If it works, the tech could be used in a system that lets you call a car using a smartphone, get picked up where you are […]

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Swiss watch exports dropped for a third year in a row

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According to the watch press, this year’s Baselworld in Switzerland was a graveyard. “The Baselworld show, ended March 30, was grim,” said Joe Thompson in Watchtime Magazine, an enthusiast publication. In short, a once might industry is contracting at an alarming rate. A further harbinger of death is far simpler to understand. Swiss exports have […]

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Everything Google announced at its Google I/O keynote

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 Google just kicked off its annual Google I/O developer conference. It’s a great opportunity to get a sneak peek at what’s next for Android and other platforms. This year was no different as the company announced a ton of stuff. In case you missed it, here’s everything Google announced today. Read More Source link

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Airtel Cuts Broadband Plan Prices, Offers Up to Twice the Data at Same Rental

Airtel has revised its broadband Internet plans. The new plans offer up to twice the data at the same monthly rentals, or as Airtel puts it – “up to 100 percent more data.” Airtel says that this is possible due to its new V-Fiber technology that claims to ‘deliver consistently superfast broadband speeds of up […]

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Samsung sold over 5 million Galaxy S8 phones

It’s hard to say how this stacks up to the Galaxy S7, although Samsung had noted that pre-orders were up 30 percent compared to a year ago. And other manufacturers? That’s tricky when most tend not to divulge model-specific data to avoid tipping their hand to competitors. The closest you get is Apple. It reported […]

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Injustice 2 PS4 Day One Patch Size Is 835.2MB

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As is the case with most games this generation, Injustice 2 has a day one patch. And unlike most games on the PS4 and Xbox One, it isn’t as big as others such as Prey. Well, at least on the PS4. Injustice 2 has an 835.2MB day one patch on the PS4. We discovered this […]

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