Connectivity
Foxconn Not in Settlement Talks With Qualcomm in Apple Battle: Attorney  Gadgets 360 · 3 hours
The conflict is but one aspect of the global legal battle between regulators, Apple and Qualcomm, which supplies modem chips that help phones connect to wireless... more
Yes, you can use AirPods with your Windows 10 PC  Windows Central · 24 hours
Best answer: Even if you're away from an iPhone or iPad, the AirPods will behave like regular Bluetooth headphones, which means you can use them with your Windows... more
Red Dead Redemption 2’s microtransactions are quite expensive  Windows Central · 21 hours
They should probably lower those prices. Recently, Rockstar Games announced Red Dead Online's availability to the general public. Red Dead Online is a connected online experience set against the backdrop of Red... more
Nvidia’s limited China connections  TechCrunch · 3 days
Another round of followups on Nvidia, and then some short news analysis. TechCrunch is experimenting with new content forms. This is a rough draft of something new – provide your feedback directly to the author (Danny at danny@techcrunch.com) if you... more
Jack Dorsey and Twitter ignored opportunity to meet with civic group on Myanmar issues  TechCrunch · 3 days
Responding to criticism from his recent trip to Myanmar, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said he’s keen to learn about the... more
Apple Music Connect Is Being Shut Down, to Disappear in May 2019  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Apple Music Connect was never very popular and it will be shuttered completely by May 24, 2019. more
IMAX pulls the plug on its dream of VR arcades  TechCrunch · 4 days
The company behind the biggest screens in cinema is giving up on bringing VR screens within a few inches of users’ faces. The company announced today in a... more
macOS App Analytics Now Available in App Store Connect  MacRumors · 4 days
Apple today announced that developers can now view analytics for their macOS apps in App Store Connect:Your app... more
Apple now supports app analytics for developers on the Mac App Store  9to5Mac · 4 days
With the introduction of the revamped Mac App Store on macOS Mojave, Apple had to remove some features along the way. Today, the company... more
Apple Music Connect to Shut Down, Suffering Same Fate as iTunes Ping  MacRumors · 4 days
Apple today announced that its Apple Music Connect social platform for artists is in the process of shutting down, suffering the same fate as... more
The ecobee3 lite smart thermostat pays for itself in no time at $132  Windows Central · 4 days
The savings on your electric bill are well worth the upfront cost of a smart thermostat. I'm a big believer in practical... more
Mental wellness startup Wisdo launches with $11 million in funding  TechCrunch · 4 days
Social media has lately been linked to mental health issues, with a recent study showing a causal relationship between the use of social media and depression and loneliness.... more
Could light bring us superfast mobile broadband indoors?  BBC · 5 days
Superfast 5G mobile connectivity may not be able to reach inside buildings. Could light help? more
ConnectSense Smart Outlet 2 review: A smart outlet for every assistant - CNET  CNET · 5 days
ConnectSense packs a lot into this $60 behemoth that will take over your wall to deliver all sorts of smarts. more
Updated Windows 10 Settings app surfaces with sleek header  Windows Central · 5 days
Microsoft is testing a revised Windows 10 Settings app, featuring an all-new header. Microsoft is testing a fresh take on Windows 10's integrated Settings app, with a new header propagating... more
HP's EliteBook x360 1030 has a couple of options for 4G LTE connectivity  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: Yes, the HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3 does support 4G LTE mobile broadband. At checkout, you can choose between a... more
Review: Amazon Echo Input is the easiest way to stream media to speakers  TechCrunch · 5 days
This is the Echo I’ve been waiting for. Throughout my house, I have Amazon Echo Dots connected to stereo systems. In my... more
External drive won't show up on Windows 10? Here's the fix.  Windows Central · 5 days
If your PC isn't detecting an external hard drive, use this guide to resolve the issue. On Windows 10, you usually only need to connect an... more
Puma is rereleasing its classic 1986 RS-Computer running shoe  THE VERGE · 6 days
Puma is rereleasing a limited run of its 1986 RS-Computer running shoe, which had a computer chip built... more
Amazon’s new, water-resistant Kindle Paperwhite is up to $40 off  THE VERGE · 7 days
Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite is its best e-reader yet, with its IPX8 water resistance being reason... more
First look: HyperDrive USB-C Hub for 2018 iPad Pro [Video]  9to5Mac · 7 days
Hyper, the prolific third-party Apple hardware maker, has created a new device that addresses one of... more
Kong launches its fully managed API platform  TechCrunch · 7 days
API platform Kong, which you may remember under its previous name of Mashape, is launching its new Kong Cloud service today. Kong Cloud is the company’s fully managed platform for securing, connecting and orchestrating... more
Alexa can now connect you with local businesses  THE VERGE · 7 days
Alexa has been able to tell you the opening hours and phone numbers of local businesses since July, but a... more
Amazon’s new, water-resistant Kindle Paperwhite is up to $30 off  THE VERGE · 7 days
Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite is its best e-reader yet, with its IPX8 water resistance being reason... more
Microsoft's next HoloLens will be truly wireless with a Qualcomm ARM CPU  Windows Central · 7 days
Microsoft's next Augmented Reality device is set to be an Always Connected PC with 4G LTE connectivity and instant-on capabilities using Qualcomm processors. Microsoft... more
Need help deciding between Samsung's Odyssey and the HTC Vive Pro?  Windows Central · 7 days
Virtual reality is our latest passion. We scour the virtual and physical world to bring you the best accessories and software for VR. Hundreds of hours... more
How to plan your smart home - and weigh privacy risks  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Technology companies are pushing the "smart home" in selling appliances and gadgets that offer internet-connected conveniences you didn't know you need more
Nanowire Memristor: a nanometric device to reproduce the synapses of the brain  nanowerk · 1 week
New research shows how it is possible to artificially emulate the activity of synapses, i.e. the connections between neurons that regulate the learning processes... more
16-Year-Old Reportedly Electrocuted Wearing Headphones Connected to Charging Smartphone  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
There seems to be no information around the brand of the smartphone, pair of earphones, or the make of the charger being used. more
Tencent-backed fleet manager G7 racks up $320M in funding  TechCrunch · 1 week
A sizable funding round is poised to heat up a race to automate China’s logistics infrastructure. Beijing-based fleet management company G7 announced on Monday that it has banked $320 million to... more
You can get a lifetime subscription to Zoog VPN for just $35!  Windows Central · 1 week
Banking information. Mortgage payment history. Your important documents. Nearly all of your life is online these days, and while convenient that can be scary.... more
Eight Mars+ review: A smart mattress cover for your most connected night of sleep - CNET  CNET · 1 week
This Wi-Fi-connected mattress tracks your sleep and works with connected lights, thermostats and more so you... more
9to5Mac Gift Guide: iPad picks — accessories to complement your new computer  9to5Mac · 1 week
Apple announced its latest generation iPad Pro just under a month ago now. And with it came some important changes such as the addition... more
Imogen Heap on digitally connecting the world's musicians (Q&A) - CNET  CNET · 1 week
CNET talks being a "woman in tech," body augmentation and Harry Potter with the Grammy Award-winning musician. more
Create your own media server with Netgear's $160 ReadyNAS 2-bay device  Windows Central · 1 week
You'll need one of these for all your data. Amazon has the Netgear ReadyNAS RN212 2-bay diskless Personal Cloud NAS for $159.99, which is a price... more
Everything you need to build your own NAS setup (and what it will cost)  Windows Central · 1 week
Instead of labeling 20 external hard drives and keeping them in a secure location, it may be a better option... more
MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Vector Robot From Anki  MacRumors · 1 week
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Anki to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of the... more
Avengers 4 title is Avengers: Endgame, but what does that mean? - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Doctor Strange said it in Infinity War, and there's a connection to the world of chess. more
HCL to Buy Notes, BigFix, and Other Software Products From IBM for $1.8 billion  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The company will divest seven of its products, including BigFix, Unica, Connections, as well as IBM Notes and Domino (formerly... more
Amazon Prime Video Adds Localised Tamil, Telugu User Interfaces  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Prime members can pick the Tamil or Telugu experience via the Prime Video app on Android or iOS, through the PrimeVideo.com, or directly from supported connected devices such as Smart... more
People are buying 4G LTE laptops -- and then not activating LTE - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Lenovo has found people buy its Qualcomm-powered always-connected PCs more for their long battery life than the fact they're always... more
This is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx made exclusively for Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The most 'extreme' Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm is coming, and it's only for Windows 10. Qualcomm is doubling down on Windows 10 and its commitment to... more
Firefox is getting a native ARM64 version for Snapdragon PCs  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The future of Always Connected PCs is starting to take shape. Qualcomm today broke cover on the Snapdragon 8cx, a powerful new chip purpose-built for Windows 10 PCs.... more
Red Dead Online finally gets in-game economy tweaks  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The tweaks have started. Recently, Rockstar Games announced Red Dead Online's availability to the general public. Red Dead Online is a connected online experience set against the backdrop of Red Dead Redemption... more
ConnectSense Launches Second-Generation HomeKit-Enabled Smart Outlet  MacRumors · 2 weeks
ConnectSense, one of the first companies to introduce a HomeKit-enabled smart plug, today announced the launch of the Smart Outlet 2, its second-generation HomeKit... more
Cyber crooks increasingly targeting home devices: report  CBC · 2 weeks
Cyber criminals are shifting their attention from traditional computers to internet-connected devices in Canadian homes, says the federal government's cyber security agency. more
Department of Telecom Awaits Law Ministry Nod for In-Flight Connectivity Norms  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The Telecom Commission on May 1 had approved in-flight connectivity, facilitating both voice and data calls and data surfing in Indian airspace. more
Japan’s Sansan raises $26.5M to help Southeast Asia get more from business cards  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The humble business card is a target for disruption in Southeast Asia after Japanese contacts management startup Sansan raised JPY 3 billion ($26.5... more
How 5G connectivity could keep these hi-tech cows healthy  BBC · 2 weeks
How superfast mobile connectivity will help dairy farmers monitor the health of their cows. more
Canada has arrested top Huawei executive on suspicion of violating Iran sanctions  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Canada arrested the chief financial officer of Huawei on suspicion of violating US sanctions against Iran, according to the Globe and Mail. The CFO,... more
Salesforce wants to deliver more automated field service using IoT data  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Salesforce has been talking about the Internet of Things for some time as a way to empower field service workers. Today, the company announced Field Service... more
Smart accessory maker iDevices announces integration with IFTTT  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
Popular smart accessory maker iDevices announced today that it has integrated IFTTT support into its smart accessories. This means that... more
The best smart home gifts for 2018 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Our top gift picks for anyone on your list who might want a smart speaker, a smart lock or a connected convection oven. more
This Asus Tinker Board S Quad-Core Computer is down to $70  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Build your own. The Asus Tinker Board S Quad-Core Computer is down to $69.99 right now on Amazon. It typically sells for around $85, and the... more
Microsoft launches first Visual Studio 2019 preview  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The first preview of Visual Studio 2019 is here, and Microsoft is open sourcing three Windows UX frameworks. As it kicks off its Connect(); 2018 conference today, Microsoft is making a slew of announcements... more
Facebook's Messenger Kids gets mixed reviews from parents in first year - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Some parents say the app helps their kids connect with family and friends. Others say inappropriate content is slipping through the cracks. more
This $11 Bluetooth speaker is a great addition to any shower  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Your showers are about to get a whole lot more entertaining. Amazon is offering this Vtin Bluetooth Shower Speaker for only $10.99 when you use code... more
Forethought scores $9M Series A in wake of Battlefield win  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
It’s been a whirlwind few months for Forethought, a startup with a new way of looking at enterprise search that relies on artificial intelligence. In September, the company... more
Apple-Certified Third-Party Lightning to USB-C Cables Expected Early Next Year  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Apple-certified Lightning to USB-C cables should be available from select third-party accessory makers starting early next... more
Add an external monitor or two to your Huawei MateBook X Pro  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Huawei's MateBook X Pro has two USB-C ports — one with Thunderbolt 3 tech — that can handle connecting a compatible USB-C external monitor... more
Watch Microsoft's Connect(); 2018 keynote right here  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Check out what's new in Azure and Visual Studio. Microsoft today is kicking off its latest Connect(); event, offering a look at what's new in Azure and Visual Studio for developers. ... more
TeamViewer Opens First India Office, Eyes Strong Growth  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
TeamViewer said its Mumbai office will act as a sales, marketing, and support centre to provide its remote connectivity solutions for the local user base on the subcontinent. more
Red Dead Online in-game economy fix coming soon  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The tweaks have started. Recently, Rockstar Games announced Red Dead Online's availability to the general public. Red Dead Online is a connected online experience set against the backdrop of Red Dead Redemption... more
Apple Is Said to Miss Rapid 5G Takeoff, Sitting Out Tech Shift  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Apple plans to hold off until at least 2020 before offering an iPhone that can connect to 5G networks, according to people familiar with... more
Cellular voice could be the next step in merging phones and PCs  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Always Connected PCs have begun to blur the lines between phones and PCs even further. Adding voice to these eSIM-equipped devices may be the... more
Nanoleaf's New Touch-Enabled Canvas Offers Up Fun, Interactive Mood Lighting  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Nanoleaf's Canvas, launching today, is the company's second HomeKit-enabled mood lighting product that follows its popular... more
Don’t expect a 5G iPhone before 2020  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
A new report from Bloomberg today reiterates what we’ve been hearing about Apple’s timeline for adopting the next generation of cellular connectivity,... more
Bright spots in the VR market  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Virtual Reality is in a public relations slump. Two years ago the public’s expectations for virtual reality’s potential was at its peak. Many believed (and still continue to believe) that VR would transform the way we... more
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Puma is rereleasing its classic 1986 RS-Computer running shoe
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First look: HyperDrive USB-C Hub for 2018 iPad Pro [Video]
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ConnectSense unveils HomeKit-enabled dual smart plug with energy monitoring and more
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YouTube’s mobile apps will now autoplay videos on the Home tab by default
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How Suzuki Connect’s Advanced Telematics Take Your Driving Experience to the Next Level
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