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Tom Brant / PC Magazine:
Acer unveils 15.6-inch Nitro 5 midrange gaming laptop, and a 11.6-inch Spin 1 convertible laptop with touch display, two Iconia tablets   —  The Nitro 5 is for casual gamers; the Iconia Tab 10 tablet has four speakers and its own subwoofer.  —  Gamers in the market for a midrange laptop …
May 25, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine:
T-Mobile introduces Scam ID to flag scam calls, and opt-in Scam Block service to block them   —  T-Mobile has a new feature that will flag “known scam” calls for its wireless users, according to Grant Castle, the company's VP of engineering services.  —  Scam ID will pop up an indicator that a call is a …
Mar 24, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine:
Intel unveils XMM 7560 LTE modem with 1Gbps download speeds, 225 Mbps upload speeds, and CDMA support   —  The next iPhone could go gigabit.  Today Intel announced its XMM7650 modem, which joins Qualcomm's X16 in the gigabit LTE world.  Intel's modem is probably the front-runner for this fall's iPhone 7s or iPhone 8.
Feb 22, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context
Matthew Humphries / PC Magazine:
With Google's RAISR machine learning-driven image enhancement technique, images can be up to 75% smaller without losing their detail   —  With unlimited data plans becoming increasingly expensive, or subscribers being forced to ditch their unlimited data due to overuse, anything that can reduce the amount of data we download is welcome.
Jan 16, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Matthew Humphries / PC Magazine:
Researchers: ID codes printed on boarding passes, luggage tags for ~90% of flights let hackers access travelers' personal info, steal reservations, more   —  Booking a flight has become a simple process thanks to the Internet, and once you have flights secured you can relax, right?
Jan 1, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Will Greenwald / PC Magazine:
Onvocal introduces OV Bluetooth headphones, the first headphones that allow access to Amazon's Alexa via a smartphone app   —  Technology startup Onvocal has new Bluetooth earphones, dubbed OV, that offer full voice control of your music and direct access to voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Google Assistant.
Dec 15, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Stephanie Mlot / PC Magazine:
A Facebook glitch is causing old posts and photos to be posted as new on some users' timelines; Facebook says it's investigating   —  Did you notice old photos appearing on your Facebook timeline and News Feed this morning?  Rest assured, you're not going nuts; a Facebook glitch appears to have resurfaced images that are months old.
Dec 9, 2016, 8:10 PMIn context
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine:
BLU phone update prevents rogue application from sending user data to China; all new phones will use Google's OTA update utility in its place   —  It ain't easy being Blu right now.  The Miami-based, low-cost Android phone maker has rocketed to success by selling unlocked smartphones at rock-bottom prices …
Dec 3, 2016, 10:35 AMIn context
Tom Brant / PC Magazine:
Xiaomi announces Cardboard-like Mi VR Play headset, wrapped in Lycra, compatible with 4.7" to 5.7"phones   —  Xiaomi is making an entry-level VR headset, and developers can buy a pre-release version of it for just $0.15.  —  Called the Mi VR Play, Xiaomi's device is smartphone-based, like the Samsung Gear VR.
Aug 4, 2016, 10:10 PMIn context
Timothy Torres / PC Magazine:
Hands-on: Samsung's $179 Gear Fit2 band and $199 Gear IconX wireless earbuds have heart-rate tracking, 4GB storage; Gear Fit2 has GPS and arrives June 10   —  Samsung has a new fitness band and fitness earbuds, which I tried on for size at a recent event in New York City.
Jun 3, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context

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