• Amazon is reportedly launching an Alexa-enabled subwoofer, microwave, and much more
Amazon is reportedly launching an Alexa-enabled subwoofer, microwave, and much more

More so than other virtual assistants including Siri and the Google Assistant , Amazon's Alexa has always been focused on the home. Some of the devices will also have Alexa built in. The company is also working on robots of some kind for the home, per Bloomberg . Having its own home appliances also opens up a new sales channel for Amazon.

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  • A Samsung Galaxy Note9 caught fire in a woman's bag
A Samsung Galaxy Note9 caught fire in a woman's bag

She then heard whistling and screeching sound as smoke appeared from her purse, the woman alleges. The woman then tried to empty the contents of her purse on an elevator floor but to no avail. "The mobile didn't stop burning until a good Samaritan grabbed it with a cloth and plunked it into a bucket of water", the report notes. What makes things ...

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  • Apple launches its most expensive mass-produced iPhone | Articles | Chief Technology Officer
Apple launches its most expensive mass-produced iPhone | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

The user can buy second iPhone that can range from iPhone 8 to iPhone XS max that will get amortized credits worth $700. Or perhaps Apple executives are smart enough to know that many early adopters who want the latest iPhones as soon as they're available will opt for a ridiculously expensive XS or XS Max model now as opposed to waiting...

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  • Apple will livestream its iPhone event on Twitter for the first time
Apple will livestream its iPhone event on Twitter for the first time

We asked you for your thoughts via Twitter . Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday as part of a lineup of three new models aimed at widening the product's appeal amid slowing sales growth. We're arrived at this figure by incorporating a 10 percent incremental margin to the cost of last year's iPhone. ...

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  • Leaks suggest incoming iPhone Xc, iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Plus
Leaks suggest incoming iPhone Xc, iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Plus

It'll also come in gold, adding to the grey and silver versions from past year. "Don't expect massively disruptive new features but smart pricing repositioning around an enhanced iPhone X , enabling Apple to increase the overall average selling price of its smartphone lineup", said Forrester analyst Thomas Husson.

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  • Tesla stock plunges after Musk ‘smokes marijuana’ during web interview
Tesla stock plunges after Musk ‘smokes marijuana’ during web interview

Just hours after the show, the company said its chief accounting officer had resigned, citing discomfort with the level of public attention in the company. "You probably can't because of stockholders, right?" Musk is definitely not flying high after his infamous toke set his company stocks ablaze... The company's stock was down by roughly 7 p...

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  • Apple Initiates Damage Protocol For Frozen Screen iPhone 8 Units
Apple Initiates Damage Protocol For Frozen Screen iPhone 8 Units

However, it turns out that might not be the case after all. The rumor refers to the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone as the iPhone XC. It seems that this naming decision was a recent discovery, which would line up with earlier rumors suggesting Apple hadn't quite nailed down what it wanted to call the new iPhones .

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  • Google Chrome Gets New Design, Smarter Suggestions, Increased Security
Google Chrome Gets New Design, Smarter Suggestions, Increased Security

Google also mentions that it is experimenting with under-the-hood changes to improve Chrome's overall performance that are covered in detail on its developer blog . It is possible, currently, to restore the old user interface in Chrome . Google has chosen today to make an announcement because of a special occasion: It's Google Chrome'...

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"IPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and 6.1" LCD iPhone prices leak

Pricing for the iPhone XS is still unconfirmed, reports have suggested Apple will sell the 5.8-inch iPhone XS for $800 to $900 and the 6.5-inch iPhone XS for $900 to $1,000. We also see a more squared approach to the edges of the device, reminding us of earlier iPads which we definitely appreciate. That'd be madness to follow suit with the Gala...

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  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweets opening testimony during congressional hearing
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweets opening testimony during congressional hearing

Top Google officials, including Larry Page, CEO of parent company Alphabet , and Sundar Pichai, CEO of the Google brand, declined invitations from congressional leaders to testify at the hearings. Mark Zuckerberg, the company's founder and CEO, faced tough questioning on the platform's internal practices when he testified before Congress in the ...

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  • Huawei P20 Pro gets four new elegant colour variants
Huawei P20 Pro gets four new elegant colour variants

On October 16, which is apparently exactly one week after the launch of Google's Pixel 3 flagship, Huawei will reveal the Mate 20 Pro to the public. The Kirin 980 is also the first in the world to include the Mali-G76 GPU, which is 46% faster and 178% more efficient than the previous generation.

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  • Sony Xperia XZ3 vs Sony Xperia XZ2
Sony Xperia XZ3 vs Sony Xperia XZ2

Even though the XZ3 boasts top-of-the-line hardware, at first glance it only seems like an incremental update over its predecessor but it is much more than that. The Side Sense feature also works when when you've launched the camera . A Type-C USB port sits on the bottom of the phone, while a 3.5mm headphone jack is not included here.

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  • Microsoft Confirms Xbox All Access 24-Month Console Financing Program
Microsoft Confirms Xbox All Access 24-Month Console Financing Program

Earlier this year, Microsoft confirmed that it had no plans for VR on Xbox consoles , with Microsoft's Chief Marketing Officer for gaming Mike Nichols explaining that open PC platforms "allows faster, more rapid iteration". The Xbox One S costs $21.99 per month for 24 months while the Xbox One X costs $34.99 per month for 24 months. This...

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  • Apple expected to unveil new iPhones on September 12
Apple expected to unveil new iPhones on September 12

The new iPhones will boast significantly bigger, edge-to-edge screens. There's a golden ring with the words, "Gather round" appearing on the bottom, indicating we could see the introduction of the iPhone 11, or perhaps a new variation of the X model that debuted previous year.

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  • Google rebrands Tez to Google Pay in India
Google rebrands Tez to Google Pay in India

While this does bring it under Google's recently consolidated payment services, Google Pay in India will continue to use the UPI protocol instead of the NFC-based system used in other countries. Navlekha has already started onboarding publishers from Delhi, and Google aims to add more from other regions in September. Google launched the Tez a...

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  • Trump Says Google Search Results Are 'Rigged' and Suppress Conservative Voices
Trump Says Google Search Results Are 'Rigged' and Suppress Conservative Voices

Google denied using political viewpoints to shape its search results . He has made social media , particularly Twitter, an integral part of his presidency. And you won't believe what I uncovered. "There's no question about this". The pair of morning tweets appeared to be a reprise of a post from over the weekend on conservative blog PJ Medi...

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  • Samsung Electronics officially rolls out Galaxy Note 9 in 56 countries
Samsung Electronics officially rolls out Galaxy Note 9 in 56 countries

The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor paired to Adreno 512 graphics processor, with the CPU employing Kyro architecture and reaching speeds of up to 2.2GHz. Of course, these colors are not exactly new colors but it is nice to see Samsung adding more colors to their devices as the last few have been offered with a mo...

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  • NVIDIA Debuts $1,200 GeForce RTX GPUs Made for Gamers
NVIDIA Debuts $1,200 GeForce RTX GPUs Made for Gamers

To deliver record-breaking performance, the factory-overclocked GeForce RTX 2080 uses 225 Watts of power out of the box and tops out around 280 Watts for enthusiasts chasing ultimate overclocking performance. "Computer graphics will never be the same again", he said at the Gamescom conference in Germany. One of the major selling points of the Nvi...

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  • Amazon Prime members no longer get ad-free Twitch privileges
Amazon Prime members no longer get ad-free Twitch privileges

Amazon changed its video game pre-order discount policy Monday to a new system that gives customers a $10 credit, which forces Prime members to purchase another item before they get to enjoy their bonus. "As we have continued to add value to Twitch Prime , we have also re-evaluated some of the existing Twitch Prime benefits", the company ...

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  • Watch The New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Right Here!
Watch The New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Right Here!

Red Dead Redemption 2 features a vast American landscape to rob, shoot, and travel across. Here's a synopsis: Red Dead Redemption 2 will act as a prequel to the 2010 installment and will follow outlaw Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang trying to survive in the wild, unforgiving American West.

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  • Google Acknowledges Epic’s ‘Fortnite’ Isn’t On The Play Store
Google Acknowledges Epic’s ‘Fortnite’ Isn’t On The Play Store

Spotted by Reddit users (via 9to5Google ), Google is now somewhat acknowledging the fact that Fortnite is not available on Google Play. Below that, the Play Store continues with the normal search results, which includes the competing PUBG mobile battle royale game.

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  • A guide to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note9
A guide to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note9

The Galaxy Note 9 is available for pre-order starting tomorrow, and in stores starting on August 24 from all major USA carriers and unlocked from Samsung . In addition, it also claims to be able to tell you if the lighting is bad - such as when shooting against backlighting - and even if you have a smudge on the lens that may be compromising ima...

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  • 'Castlevania' is coming to 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'
'Castlevania' is coming to 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'

As if Nintendo's E3 announcement about every single playable fighter being available in Super Smash Bros . We could see new modes introduced, new characters, or whatever other surprises director Masahiro Sakurai has up his sleeves.

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  • People aren’t that into the Galaxy S9, Samsung’s earnings show
People aren’t that into the Galaxy S9, Samsung’s earnings show

All in all, Samsung Electronics has finally been hit by the sluggish smartphone demand all around the world. Samsung's DP business posted operating profits of KRW0.14 trillion on revenues of KRW5.67 trillion for the second quarter. Analysts expect Samsung's operating profit to reach over W17 trillion in the third quarter thanks to the booming...

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  • Uber driver secretly filmed over 700 passengers
Uber driver secretly filmed over 700 passengers

Last month the company installed panic buttons in its vehicles in the U.S. so passengers could call the police after reports that more than 100 drivers had been accused of sexual misconduct. Uber told the Post-Dispatch that Gargac's behavior was "troubling" and that the videos were not in line with its community standards. "It makes me sick".

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