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Philips’ new Hue starter kits simplify the smart home lighting transition

Philips’ new Hue starter kits simplify the smart home lighting transition

Philips has announced an expansion to its Hue smart lighting product line with the addition of two new items, plus new starter kits. The starter kits, of course, are designed to get new customers
Dell brings out its IFA 2017 gaming lineup

Dell brings out its IFA 2017 gaming lineup

Earlier this week, Dell announced some new Inspiron and XPS laptops alongside its first mixed reality headset, the Dell Visor. The latter apparently isn’t its only gaming related product to grace the
B&O Beoplay E8 earbuds give AirPods an expensive rival

B&O Beoplay E8 earbuds give AirPods an expensive rival

Bang & Olufsen has revealed its AirPod rivals, the Beoplay E8, though as you’d expect from the Danish firm they’re not a cheap alternative. The completely wireless earbuds promise the same audio
Olympus E-M10 Mark III gets 4K and smarter Auto

Olympus E-M10 Mark III gets 4K and smarter Auto

Olympus is giving its pleasingly retro E-M10 a revamp, with the Mark III promising to make the Micro Four Thirds camera even easier to use. Envisioned as a straightforward upgrade path for smartphone
LG V30 hands-on

LG V30 hands-on

The LG V30 is here, and the new smartphone has the potential to please photographers while it frustrates Android power-users. Revealed at IFA 2017, the latest iteration of the V Series marks something

LG V30 Hands-on

While there is a heavy emphasis placed these days on dual cameras and smartphone photography in general, a vast majority of them leave things at jaw-dropping stills and breathtaking short video clips.
Nest Thermostat E is company’s first under Alphabet

Nest Thermostat E is company’s first under Alphabet

Yes, that sounds strange ain’t it? But consider that the first and last thermostat to come from what was known back then as Nest Labs was the original Nest Learning Thermostat in 2011. Since then, the

Amazon and Microsoft venture into Alexa-Cortana team-up

In a weird twist of fate, two smart assistants are teaming up. It is not exactly a new thing but Alexa and Cortana joining forces is unexpected because they are competitors. Well, the two are not

Amazon Prime Video finally available in US Google Play Store

If you wanted to watch Amazon Prime Video on your Android mobile device, you could, but you had to take a few extra steps to do so instead of just simply installing the app. That’s because, for some
ZeTime smartwatch’s odd mix of mechanical and digital launching soon

ZeTime smartwatch’s odd mix of mechanical and digital launching soon

It seems that there is suddenly a renewed effort to push smartwatches, or trackers that look like smartwatches, again to the forefront this week. From Fitbit’s Ionic to Samsung’s Gear Sport and Gear

HTC U11 6GB RAM, 128GB model now ready for pre-order in the UK

The HTC U11 has been out since May, squeezing every last measure available. It’s presently the top winner in DxOMark. Sales are doing good but we’re curious as to when and where the 6GB/128GB version
LG smart appliances can now talk with Alexa, Google Assistant

LG smart appliances can now talk with Alexa, Google Assistant

Say what you want about LG, but one thing you can’t say is that it’s not willing to play nice with its competitors. While it has its own platforms, like webOS and SmartThinQ, it isn’t beyond opening

ARCHOS adds Sense 47X smartphone, Sense 101X Tablet to rugged line

As the IFA 2017 tradeshow opens in Berlin, Germany, a lot of manufacturers are going to be using this event to launch new products. French manufacturer ARCHOS is no different, it will be adding two

OnePlus launches the OnePlus Student Program for special discounts

Never settle. That’s what OnePlus is doing right now. It’s not settling for its current sales that’s why the Chinese OEM is offering a new promo for the students who may want to avail of the new
Tumblr gives mobile users three new posting features

Tumblr gives mobile users three new posting features

Tumblr has responded to user requests by adding three new posting features, ones that are particularly targeted at those using the mobile app. If you’re posting on Tumblr via a tablet or smartphone,

T-Mobile notifying Note 8 pre-order customers that they’re getting ready

Will T-Mobile continue with their “tradition” of shipping flagship devices ahead of the actual official launch date? Or are they just letting their customers know that they’re getting ready? It seems

Alexa can now play synchronized music across Echo devices

For houses or small offices that have multiple Amazon Echo devices, having the ability to play music synchronized across all of them is probably something users already expect. So yes, now you can
PlayStation Plus September 2017 free games list: inFamous Second Son and more

PlayStation Plus September 2017 free games list: inFamous Second Son and more

September is almost here and Sony has finally announced which free games it will bring for PlayStation Plus subscribers. As in the past, you’ll need an active PlayStation Plus subscription to access

Misfit Vapor smartwatch delayed until October

Misfit has started to venture into the smartwatch game by working on the Vapor. We said it would run Android Wear 2.0 once ready. Unfortunately, the Misfit Vapor doesn’t have built-in GPS. And more
Instagram brings portrait and landscape photos to batch posts

Instagram brings portrait and landscape photos to batch posts

It wasn’t too long ago that Instagram introduced the ability to share more than one photo in the same post, and now it is improving that feature. Going forth, and assuming you’ve updated to the 12th