Gadgets

When Microsoft launched the new Surface Book 2, it made the MacBook look ordinary. The tech giant is maintaining its accord with an upgraded entry-level Surface 2 which includes the latest Intel 8th gen quad-core i5 processor. It includes an i5-8350U which increases the system’s speed to 3.6 GHz and a storage of 256GB. This new upgrade can be found in the 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 model at a market price of $1,499. The new Surface Book 2 continues to be a pioneering piece of technology which blends the convenience of a tablet with the...
Climate change and pollution have damaged coral reefs world over. Elevated sea temperatures, associated with global warming has resulted in noxious coral bleaching. According to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, 29 percent of shallow water coral cover was lost in 2016 across the Great Barrier Reef. Coral bleaching occurs when the existence of an alga named zooxanthellae is disturbed. This alga is a food source for corals. But in high temperatures zooxanthellae produces harmful chemicals and as a result, corals abandon the...
It’s difficult to rule out notions surrounding the ongoing smartphone market strategy: more cameras, better pictures. And mobile phone companies yet to leverage the technology would rarely please their fans for denying them an opportunity to explore the new way of taking photos. Leaks of a possibly new Motorola flagship posted at CashKaro may indicate that the Schaumburg, Illinois-based Telecommunications Company is not letting its fans down. Leaked images of the possibly quad-camera Motorola flagship, which showed up at CashKaro in ...
While it may sound like a luxury getting yourself one of the best smart thermostats 2019, lets also recognize that a smart thermostat is all you need to intelligently control your indoor temperature and reduce your energy bill. The spring months are the guiltiest of epileptic weather conditions; it could be super freezing today and 70 degrees the next day. But must you buy the best smart thermostat to effectively monitor and control your indoor temperature? That depends on what ‘effective’ means to you. The best smart thermostats lea...
Nintendo is currently working on two new versions of its Switch console and hopes to unveil them by summer, according to The Wall Street Journal. The new Switch game consoles are basically ‘Lite’ and ‘Pro’ versions of the existing Switch console, with additional variations, according to outlet’s sources familiar with the consoles. Among the two-game consoles, the pricier variant will have ‘enhanced features targeted at avid video gamers,’ though not as powerful as Microsoft’s Xbox One or Sony’s PS4 Pro. In other words, 4K HDR gaming...
Apple iPad mini is arguably one of the best handy gadgets to use, though the product was previously abandoned by its parent company, Apple.  The iPad mini 4, released in 2015, was the last iPad mini update, and since then, Apple barely mentions the product. There are speculations that the emergence of ever-larger phones will eventually cannibalize the mini’s middle-sized market. However, the iPad mini 4 has constantly been on sales due to its unique offering, despite featuring outdated techs. Other iOS lineups were regularly updated ...
Qualcomm is edging close to introducing one of the first VR headsets that will function as a standalone mobile headset and also connect to PCs wirelessly. The giant chipmaker has included an 802.11ad wireless 60GHz connection to the headset design it showed off at last year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC), enabling the device to feature a wireless connection with 16ms latency, Qualcomm said. The VR headset could be available for purchase in Asia starting later this year, reports CNET. Unlike most VR headsets that won’t let you con...
Google unveiled its Stadia cloud gaming service on Tuesday at the ongoing Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco. CEO Sundar Pichai, who once said he plays FIFA 19 “quite a bit,” introduced the Stadia gaming service during his special keynote at the event, describing the service as a platform for everyone. Pichai said Google’s ambition is to stream games to all types of devices. The Stadia will stream cloud-based games to Chromecast, Chrome browser, and Pixel devices. And the platform is expected to launch later this year i...
Apple has made the very first significant update to the AirPods since its introduction in 2016, releasing a new pair of wireless AirPods. The update includes a new Apple-built chip designed for faster wireless connections and increased talk time. However, Apple won’t say if the new AirPod battery is bigger or not. Customers generally accepted the very first AirPods because of its ease of use, despite wide criticism when it was released which includes not looking good. According to a recent report by Counterpoint Research, Apple sold ...
Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S10 models and the bendy Galaxy Fold last month to the satisfaction of many fans, next for the year is an all-new Galaxy Note 10. Considering what Samsung did with the Galaxy S (in the number range), expectations are that the company will also move to two-digit numbers on the Galaxy Note range. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 promises to be a stylus-touting handset. It will most likely be unveiled on-stage in July or at most August. Samsung did lots of amazing work with the Galaxy Note 9 announced in August 20...