Ultimate Ears (UE) has announced two new portable speakers; the UE BLAST and MEGABLAST with Amazon’s Alexa Voice Assistant support built-in. From the look of them, they look very identical to the previous Boom speakers from UE but differ with the internal hardware.
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HTC has started sending out media invites for an event scheduled on November 2nd in Taiwan. The teaser image posted by the company reads “U” giving away more reasons to believe that HTC might be launching the much-rumored U11 Play and U11 Life.
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LG and Qualcomm have teamed up to develop a range of next-generation connected car solutions and even plans to open a joint research center in South Korea. Where they will develop 5G technology for vehicle and C-V2X (Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything) technologies that are essential to the next-generation autonomous vehicles.
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Intel has unveiled the Nervana Neural Network processor which is formerly known as Lake Crest, at the Wall Street Journal D.Live 2017. It is the first generation high-performing ASIC custom-designed and optimized for deep learning workloads and neural network training.
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HP has introduced the new ZBook x2 which is the world’s first detachable PC workstation. It aimed to solve the mobility problems of artists, designers, and digital imaging professionals. It comes with a detachable keyboard and a chunky 14-inch tablet.
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Motorola has introduced a new Moto mod for the Moto Z series phones. The new mod named as Moto Smart Speaker comes with Amazon Alexa voice assistant support. It quite resembles the current Moto SoundBoost 2 speaker mod but with Alexa Assistant support built-in. It connects to the rear of your phone giving you on-the-go access to the personal assistant.
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Google introduced the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 on October 4th. One thing the company didn’t announce back then is the company’s first ever custom System-on-chipset (SoC) which is called Pixel Visual Core that is an image processing chipset is being revealed today. The purpose of the chipset is to accelerate the HDR+ images 5x faster.
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Samsung has announced the 360 round camera today and as the name suggests it can shoot 360-degree footage. It comes with 17 lenses including eight horizontally positioned stereo speakers and one single lens placed vertically. It can stream and record high-quality 3D content for virtual reality.
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Samsung at the on-going Developers conference in San Fransico announced the Bixby 2.0. Bixby is the Samsung’s voice assistant that was introduced along with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ earlier this year to compete against the Google’s Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa. It has taken Samsung six months to bring a new updated version of the Bixby AI.
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Microsoft has announced the Surface Book 2 its latest and greatest in the Surface Book series which debuted two years ago back in 2015. It comes in two different variants; one with a 15-inch display and another with a 13.5-inch display. The Surface Book 2 is powered by the Intel 8th gen Core processors and is Windows Mixed Reality ready.
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HMD Global has scheduled an event in China on October 19th in China where the company is expected to launch a brand new phone. Currently, there is no clear information as to what the company might introduce because of the multiple possibilities. The company might launch the Nokia 8 variants in China or announce a brand new model altogether.
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Researchers have concluded that the WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol is vulnerable to attacks and the protocol has a severe weakness which lets hackers within the range of vulnerable device or access point to intercept passwords, e-mails, and other data and in some cases inject malware content into the website the person is visiting.
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Keyssa Inc, backed by iPod co-creator Tony Fadell is suing Android co-creator, Andy Rubin’s Essential over Connector technology which connects to devices like camera, etc. without wires or WiFi. The company is accusing Essential of theft of trade secrets in a legal lawsuit filed on 16th October, Monday in U.S. federal court in San Francisco.
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With an aim to improve the web browsing experience, Google is rolling out few basic antivirus features that will help in preventing malicious tools and browser extensions changing your default settings. Google is rolling out new features to Chrome for Windows that will alert the user in case of any suspicious behavior.
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At the ongoing Qualcomm 4G/5G summit, Qualcomm officially introduced the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem and has demoed the 5G data connectivity on a single-chip 5G modem. The company with its 5G modem was able to deliver 1-gigabit per second download speeds and a data connection of 28GHz mmWave radio frequency band combined with advanced signal processing technologies.
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