World's first graphene headphones now on Kickstarter
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Pledge and reserve up to half price from now until July 21st

Earlier this year at CES, we met with the folks at Montreal-based startup ORA who are hard at work on developing the world's first graphene based headphones.

Intel issues stern warning against x86 on ARM
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Updated: Microsoft and Qualcomm chastened by four decades of product cycles

For nearly forty years, Intel has enjoyed a PC market dominated by its x86 intellectual property and has enjoyed near unanimous enforcement as it chooses. When competitors like Microsoft and Snapdragon begin to show plans of bringing x86 support to ARM-based silicon, however, Chipzilla shows no signs of letting down its posturing as it evaluates the broader notebook and entry-level desktop markets.

All-in-one PC sales to stabilize this year and next
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Battle will go to consumers, who will decide market prices 

The total number of all-in-one PC shipments worldwide is expected to stabilize both in 2017 and 2018 after having declined for nearly three years in a row, according to the latest report from Digitimes Research.

Wearables market increased 18 percent year-over-year
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Xiaomi and Apple tied in the top spot in Q1


The worldwide market for wearable devices, including smartwatches, smart clothing, and fitness trackers, has increased 17.9 percent from the total number of units shipped in 2016, according to a report from IDC.

PCMark 10 Professional Edition previewed
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Tuesday, 06 June 2017 07:42

PCMark 10 Professional Edition previewed


Half the runtimes of PCMark 8 with revised office workloads


Futuremark has announced the latest update in its highly acclaimed industry standard office benchmarking suite, PCMark 10. The company was kind enough to give us an early preview to evaluate the workloads it is providing with this release, now featuring three test options.

Apple confirms it's copying Amazon and Google
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Spatial awareness with full, balanced, wide sound for $349

Back in May, we wrote that Apple was preparing to release a Siri-based smart home speaker that would take on competition from Amazon’s Alexa-powered Echo series, Google Home, and Harmon Kardon’s recently announced Cortana-based smart speaker.

Apple announces iOS 11, available this Fall
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Deep learning enhancements, P2P payments, more efficient storage and more

During the annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Apple announced IOS 11 for its mobile devices, complete with a new peer-to-peer payments service through iMessage, an updated Siri, a dedicated File browser, and the first major overhaul to the App Store in nine years.

MacOS 10.13 High Sierra announced
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Monday, 05 June 2017 22:03

MacOS 10.13 High Sierra announced


Now “Fully baked” with introduction of Apple File System

During its annual WWDC keynote in San Francisco, Apple’s Craig Federighi took the stage and announced MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, the thirteenth OS X installment in the series.

Motorola Moto Z2 Play emerges
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Thursday, 01 June 2017 23:00

Motorola Moto Z2 Play emerges


"Make Motorola relevant again"

 Motorola announced the second generation of its Moto Z Play smartphone that sold roughly one million units by the end of 2016. 

Andy Rubin announces Essential Phone
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Thursday, 01 June 2017 21:05

Andy Rubin announces Essential Phone


A new Android flagship starting at $699

Back in November 2015, Android co-founder Andy Rubin set out on a journey to build a private technology manufacturing company in Palo Alto that would soon reveal its own lineup of smartphone devices.