NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang flaunted a Gigabyte Aero 15X at CES as to show how Max-Q tech can make laptops both light and powerful. With the updated 2018 Aero 15X, Gigabyte has shown it's not just about the graphics. It features an all-new eighth-generat… Engadget RSS Feed
Microsoft isn't the only one making video chat more accessible in its messaging app. Facebook is rolling out an update to Messenger Lite for Android that brings video chats to those with lower-end phones or dodgy internet connections. You can have th… Engadget RSS Feed
Earlier this month, Google announced the official rollout of Android Go, a variant of its mobile platform that’s optimized to run on devices with less RAM and processing power. Part of that offering included similarly optimized Google apps – including Maps Go. Android Police noted that the app now has a listing on Google Play, but it looks like it’s only going to be compatible with Go phones (which are actually slated to arrive in the coming months). However, it’s also listed in the PWA Directory as a progressive web app, and so you can try it by simply firing…
Google’s made a number of tweaks since announcing Android Go back at I/O in May. The lightweight version is finally ready to launch, albeit with a slightly altered name. The OS is launching with the release of Android 8.1, now carrying the decidedly less catchy Android Oreo (Go edition) title. Read More Mobile – TechCrunch
With every new flagship, the headphone jack’s future becomes more uncertain. And whether or not that’s a good thing, Bluetooth headphones do have their conveniences. The lack of an awkward, tangling tether attached to your phone is useful whether you’re hitting the gym or the city streets. And with Spigen’s new Legato Arc, you get an uncompromising Bluetooth headphone experience.
On the sounds side of things, you get a 3 step EQ and support for Qualcomm’s aptX for high-quality Bluetooth v4.1 (HSP/HFP/A2DP/AVRCP) audio.
It's not just Facebook and Google who are slimming down their mobile apps for the sake of regions where data is slow or spotty. Twitter has confirmed to TechCrunch that it's testing a native Android equivalent to its Lite website in the Philippines,… Engadget RSS Feed
Landing on the more portable and affordable side of iPhone-connected electric skateboards is Acton’s new Blink S, an 11-pound ride that lets you adjust settings and track stats through a Bluetooth-connected iPhone app. AppleInsider – Frontpage News
If you prefer a DSLR's true optical finder to the EVF of a mirrorless, but don't want to lug a heavy camera, there aren't many options. Canon does have one worthy of consideration, however: the EOS Rebel SL2. It replaces the four-year-old Rebel SL1 a… Engadget RSS Feed
There are 2 billion Android devices currently in use around the world. Google is now thinking about the next 2 billion devices. In order to do this, Google has a new project called Android Go. It’s a lightweight version of the upcoming version of Android (Android O) with optimized apps and Play Store. Google focused on devices with very low specs, users with limited connectivity and… Read More Mobile – TechCrunch