CES Awards: Foldable Lenovo PC wins best in show (plus other emerging tech to watch)
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold, a foldable tablet and could-be laptop device, took best in show in The Verge's annual CES Awards. If you want to see the latest trends and what to watch out for in 2020 and beyond, you may want to check out the complete list of...
Trendspotting CES: Appliances that talk to each other — LG washer/dryer are BFF
Big data, AI and machine learning in the laundry room.
Trendspotting: Smartphone sales hit a wall – for first time ever shipments don’t grow y/y (Report)
Almost all of us have smartphones. And even if they're a year or two old, they get the job done, making it increasingly difficult for companies like Apple, Samsung and Google to convince us to upgrade.
Report: Apple iPhone brand loyalty hits 1 year high, far outpacing Samsung, LG, Motorola
The people have spoken. They love -- looooove -- their iPhones! At least if the latest brand loyalty report by CIRP (Consumer Intelligence Research Partners) has anything to say about the matter. For the quarter ended March 2018, phone activators remaining with the Apple brand (CIRP's definition of brand loyalty) exceeded...
Wear 2.0: Google’s smartwatch OS gets much-needed reboot
"Our biggest platform update yet." Well, how's that for amazing response time?! Yesterday, I lamented the need for a reboot of Google's smartwatch operating system Wear. And Apple's WatchOS. And Samsung's Tizen. And... on and on. Save for Pebble's OS. That one's a keeper, even if the company's long-term viability is a...
Day 1: Google’s Project Fi and Nexus 5X (Hands-On)
Once again, Google throws out the playbook. With Project Fi our favorite tech Gods have created a virtual network, sitting on top of T-Mobile and Sprint. How good is the new cell service? And will it make you want to switch?
Google opens up Project Fi cell service – worth switching from T-Mobile?
Invites are so passé -- thankfully. First, OnePlus dropped their (annoying) invite-only system for its well-made, innovative Android handsets. Now, Google is allowing anyone, even us unwashed masses without special invites, to sign-up for its growing cellphone service known as Project Fi. To sweeten the Fi deal, Google is offering the LG Nexus 5X...
Apple Watch Sales: Not so bad after all (3.9 million units/Q3)
Is it a hit or not? Apple isn't saying. The company has been uncharacteristically mum on the subject of Apple Watch sales. You'd think that if they were going gangbusters CEO Tim Cook would be the first to say so. It would be the first slide at the company's next...
Nexus 6P or Moto X Pure – Which is the best Android flagship phone?
Google today announced a pair of two Nexus phones in San Francisco. The event, as is increasingly common, was also live-streamed (replay on YouTube). The smaller Nexus 5X is made by LG, features a 5.2-inch 1080p screen. Starts at $379 (16GB). The Nexus 6P is made by Huawei (a first), features...
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