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In a surprise (yet welcomed) move, smartphone maker OnePlus has decided to one-up Google by revamping its device update policy, providing four years of OS platform updates and five years of security patches. In terms of OS updates, OnePlus ties first place with Samsung, which is very commendable. Google lags in third... Read more...
In the vein of holiday giving, Samsung is rolling its much-anticipated Android 13-based One UI 5.0 to unlocked Galaxy S21 series in the United States, bringing with it new features (some not found on stock Android) and numerous tweaks and improvements over One UI 4.1. A week before Thanksgiving, Samsung dropped the... Read more...
With smartphones getting heavier and larger combined with consumer demand for better protection for their screens, Corning Incorporated has announced the sophomore outing of its Gorilla Glass Victus line, aptly named Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2. The first iteration is already known for its strength and scratch... Read more...
The San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) recent petitioned for and has been approved to deploy robots that can utilize deadly force under specific circumstances. This announcement has quite obviously created a lot of chatter, especially in the San Francisco community. On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of... Read more...
Google is finding itself in a legal bind with the FTC for "deceptive endorsements" in its Pixel 4 ads wherein influencers who never used the phone were paid to endorse it. The company and radio station owner iHeartMedia have been sued and are now required to pay $9.4 million in fines. According to the Federal Trade... Read more...
Apple's iPhone 15 will be getting a state-of-the-art camera sensor from Sony that could double the amount of captured light with improved exposure control over the current generation. In a rather expected, but welcomed bit of news, the Sony Group revealed that it will be supplying Apple with its latest-and-greatest... Read more...
Ferrari is finally stepping in the ring of vaunted digital concept cars as part of Sony PlayStation's latest Gran Turismo 7 video game. Fans of Sony's Gran Turismo game series have been treated to virtual concept cars over the past decade from marques such as Audi, McLaren, Bugatti, and more. Missing for the longest... Read more...
The newly launched Apple Watch Ultra is designed for the active wearer, coming with a titanium build, sapphire glass, MIL-STD 810H, and 100m water resistance, among other things. Leveraging the built-in water temperature sensor and depth gauge, the Oceanic+ app wants to turn the watch into a functioning dive computer... Read more...
Japanese electronics and printer brand Epson has announced that it will ceasing global sales and distribution of laser printer hardware by 2026. The reason? The company wants to be more environmentally sustainable. According to the company, inkjet has greater potential to be more responsible to the environment than... Read more...
Qualcomm's latest and greatest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is barely a week old, and Chinese smartphone maker Vivo just announced that their new flagship, the Vivo X90 Pro+ is the first to carry that SoC.  The launch live stream for the X90 series was, as expected, a blitzkrieg of specs, with Zeiss camera packages for all... Read more...
LG Display just announced a new 2.5mm thin panel, called the Thin Actuator Sound Solution, that could change how audio is reproduced and consumed in automobiles. The Korean display manufacturer's solution to in-vehicle speakers eschews conventional speaker design. Instead of coils, magnets, and cones, the Thin... Read more...
In a second recall announced within almost a 24-hour period, Tesla Motors is recalling more than 321,000 of their cars. The issue at hand is a possible failure of the rear tail light(s) to illuminate, and affects 2020-2023 Model Y and 2023 Model 3 models. The filing published on Saturday to the National Highway... Read more...
Look out for Honda-Sony's 2025 electric vehicle(s) that will allow you to play your favorite PlayStation games while in autonomous drive mode. The Japanese mashup of Honda and Sony that came about earlier this year has eyes on the electric vehicle (EV) market pie. One idea that has emerged from this joint venture... Read more...
A Taiwanese study has found that a pair of $250 Apple Airpods Pro can, in certain situations, perform just as well as medical-grade hearing aids costing many times more. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), disabling hearing loss affects 5 percent of the world population (roughly 430 million people)... Read more...
If you currently own a 2022 Razer Blade 14 laptop, Razer is upgrading your USB-C ports to support the latest and greatest USB4 via a firmware update. Consider this an early Christmas present! It is usually unheard of that ports on sold laptops can be improved after the fact. However, according to Razer spokesperson... Read more...
A developer release of iOS 16.2 beta 3 is fixing a criticism that many users have had with the flashy new always-on display (AOD) on the iPhone 14 Pro, putting it more in line with how Android does AOD. The much ballyhooed introduction of the AOD feature on the latest iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max was definitely met... Read more...
Following months of speculation and rumors, first renderings of what the Google Pixel Fold phone may look like, based on insider information, has been released. Google has been flooding us with Google products this year, but one of the most talk-about, most rumored home baked device is the Google Pixel Fold folding... Read more...
A camera sample by a Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has been purportedly shown to best an S22 Ultra and a Google Pixel 7 Pro in a post by an influencer on Chinese social media site Weibo. The Samsung Galaxy S23 isn't expected to launch until sometime February 2023 (based off of Samsung's previous launches), but that hasn't... Read more...
Razer has dropped two new products that should get gamers' attention—the Naga V2 Pro mouse and the Wolverine V2 Pro PS5/PC controller. Perfect timing for those Christmas stocking stuffers. Naga V2 Pro Gaming Mouse The MMO-focused Naga V2 Pro brings back the original's trademark swappable side panel. To be specific... Read more...
One very talented (and driven) group of engineers decided that enough is enough and built their own functional foldable iPhone in less than a year. It wasn't easy, though. If there is any proof that iPhone users are envious of all the flip and fold phones of the world outside of the iOS ecosystem, look no further... Read more...
Forget sliding or folding displays, LG has revealed the world's first 12-inch high-resolution stretchable display, thus opening up massive possibilities for uses in various applications and industries. Today, LG Display, well, displayed its new 12-inch stretchable display that allows it to extend, fold, and twist... Read more...