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  • Facebook debuts smart speaker for Messenger video calls
Facebook debuts smart speaker for Messenger video calls

Facebook's new Portal and Portal + smart displays . It's not year clear when Facebook will be launching the devices in markets outside the United States, or how much they'll cost, but we've reached out to Facebook and we'll update this story as soon as we know more.

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  • OnePlus 6T launch day confirmed: How to buy tickets
OnePlus 6T launch day confirmed: How to buy tickets

If you don't live in NY, you'll be able to watch the official OnePlus 6T livestream on the official OnePlus website as well as YouTube too. The listing for the OnePlus 6T , which was spotted on Amazon by MySmartPrice , suggests OnePlus will bundle a free pair of USB-C Bullet earbuds with its new flagship handset.

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  • Nokia 7.1 initial review: Pure Android, big screen, modest price
Nokia 7.1 initial review: Pure Android, big screen, modest price

The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM . Nokia will be selling 32GB and 64GB storage models , and both can be expanded via microSD. If you're looking for a lovely phone with decent specs, Android One ( Android 8 .1 Oreo out-of-the-box, with Android 9 Pie coming in November),...

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  • California governor vetoes abortion bill for university campuses
California governor vetoes abortion bill for university campuses

Jerry Brown signed it. California has become the first state to require publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors, one of several laws boosting or protecting women that Gov. Democratic state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, one of the sponsors of the bill, said the law was necessary because only 75 percent of California-...

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  • Oculus Quest Standalone Wireless VR Headset Ships In 2019 For $399
Oculus Quest Standalone Wireless VR Headset Ships In 2019 For $399

This isn't the first standalone headset in the market, or even from Facebook, but unlike the wimpy $299 Go that launched earlier this year , the Quest promises to be a powerful machine capable of the kind of incredible graphics usually only found in VR headsets powered by beefy external PCs.

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  • Huawei trolls Apple by giving out free powerbanks at iPhone launch
Huawei trolls Apple by giving out free powerbanks at iPhone launch

That phone was Apple's first to come with water resistance and its first to lose the standard headphone jack. Some who aimed to resell the phones to scalpers only offered HK$1 (US$0.13) more than the original price. Furthermore, the same device was dropped time and again meaning by the third test, each phone had already been dropped twice and poten...

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  • Samsung selects Smitomo as screen film supplier for foldable Galaxy
Samsung selects Smitomo as screen film supplier for foldable Galaxy

The 24MP lens helps users take pictures in all lighting conditions, day or night, by allowing more light in by "combining four pixels into one pixel in low light conditions", notes the company. The device also comes loaded with some Samsung exclusive features such as Bixby, Samsung Pay and Samsung Health. Though there's nearly a year to go for ...

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  • Fashion guru Maezawa books first SpaceX moon flight
Fashion guru Maezawa books first SpaceX moon flight

That flight, which SpaceX announced in February 2017, was to launch atop the company's Falcon Heavy rocket before the end of 2018. Musk did tell the audience the goal was "aspirational". The first space tourist was Dennis Tito, an American businessman who in 2001 paid some $20 million to fly on a Russian spaceship to the International Space Station...

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  • John Legend And Chrissy Teigen Clapback At Reporter On Twitter
John Legend And Chrissy Teigen Clapback At Reporter On Twitter

It's all in good fun, of course (they quite clearly are sickeningly loved up), but it's just bloody amusing and I love it. She said: "I really prefer being happy and getting to eat things that I love, still wanting to be healthy". Ancestry also notes how a similar last name is "Eiken", which helps to demonstrate how the "ei" should be pronounce...

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  • Sony unveils PlayStation Classic retro console
Sony unveils PlayStation Classic retro console

It will be available for purchase at select retailers on the historic date of December 3, 2018 - the same day that the OG console first launched in Japan . The PlayStation was a groundbreaking machine on its original launch. What other titles do you think should fill out the rest of the PlayStation Classic games? And with a games library lim...

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  • Things to Do Before Installing iOS 12
Things to Do Before Installing iOS 12

Backing up your iPhone or iPad is a simple process that can be completed in either iTunes or your device's Settings app . In fact, Apple has worked on significantly improving the performance of older iOS devices with this year's release. There are so many new things you will find once upgrading your iOS device, even though the performance will ac...

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  • Four-camera Samsung Galaxy A9 tipped for A Galaxy Event launch
Four-camera Samsung Galaxy A9 tipped for A Galaxy Event launch

This leads us to believe that the announcement could have something to do with cameras - either in its phones or its burgeoning mirrorless camera line . So, by basing it on the Beyond 2 development, Samsung will restrict the 5G support only to the larger Galaxy S10 Plus . Same as how Apple went with their event by streaming it live on their web...

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  • Googles mailing app Inbox to discontinue from March 2019
Googles mailing app Inbox to discontinue from March 2019

Launched in 2014, Inbox didn't see the popularity of Google's near-ubiquitous email app, Gmail. Not to be undone by others, email snoozing has now been integrated into Gmail. Gmail did gain a few features from Inbox. The company also left a transition guide to help users switch to the native Gmail app . All your conversations are already wai...

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  • Apple Watch is evolving from niche gadget to medical device
Apple Watch is evolving from niche gadget to medical device

As for battery life, Apple promises that the new phone will last one and a half hours longer than the iPhone 8 Plus . "While it's now the cheapest new iPhone of the lot, the iPhone XR gets a large 6.1" edge to edge display that uses IPS instead of OLED.

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  • Nintendo unveils $60 wireless NES controllers for the Switch
Nintendo unveils $60 wireless NES controllers for the Switch

Mario , River City Ransom , Pro Wrestling and Baseball. Two controllers are included in the package offered on Nintendo's online store, although it is important to note that these devices do not function as Joy-Cons. One and three month fees are priced in at $3.99 and $7.99, respectively. Nintendo's long-awaited online service finally has a ...

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  • How and When to Watch Apple Event Debuting New iPhone
How and When to Watch Apple Event Debuting New iPhone

During Apple's event last September, despite the iPhone's dramatic redesign, the standout announcement for me were the changes to the Apple Watch . While past models have been available in up to three colors, this year , Apple is offering the iPhone XR in six: Black, White, Product (Red), Yellow , Coral, and Blue.

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  • Bigger, thinner Apple Watch Series 4 unveiled at Gather Round event
Bigger, thinner Apple Watch Series 4 unveiled at Gather Round event

By way of a slimmer design and smaller internal components, Apple also fit a larger battery into the Apple Watch Series 4 . The Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS) starts from $599 and Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular) starts from $749 both featuring the updated design and new health capabilities.

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  • Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XC, MacBook, iPad Pro price and specs leaked
Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XC, MacBook, iPad Pro price and specs leaked

This budget will be similar to its trio siblings in some ways, for example, it will feature an all-screen design, but in order to cut costs and sell it at a cheaper price, the budget iPhone will not be equipped with all the premium features.

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