Technology News and Reviews

Sorry, No Huawei Mate 10 Pro for AT&T at CES

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
Huawei will not be able to launch its flagship phone with a US carrier as anticipated.

Qualcomm's RF Wins Bode Well for T-Mobile Customers

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
Qualcomm's RF front ends will go into Google, HTC, LG, Samsung, and Sony phones, making them more easily able to support T-Mobile's new Band 71.

Amazon's Alexa Coming to Windows PCs

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
Amazon's voice assistant is coming to PCs during Q1, starting with machines from Acer.

TCL Alto Is the First Roku-Equipped Speaker Line

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
TCL's new Alto soundbar is the first consumer speaker to use the Roku Connect software for connected speaker systems.

Corsair K63 Keyboard Can Handle Marathon Gaming Sessions

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
The K63 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard will deliver up to 75 hours of untethered gameplay.

Toyota's Concept Vehicle Is a Self-Driving Store on Wheels

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
The E-Palette can convert into a ride-sharing vehicle, delivery truck, or mobile retail store.

Ring Is Making Smart Lights for Your Dumb House

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
Ring has acquired smart home lighting company Mr. Beams and plans to release new Ring Beams products including spotlights, pathway lights, and deck lights.

GoPro Gives Up on Drones

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
After another rough round of financial reports, the company gives up on the Karma drone.

Hitting the Las Vegas Strip in Lyft's Self-Driving Car

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
After 20 minutes of being shuttled around the Las Vegas Strip, I found myself almost disappointed by the simplicity of the demo—it just worked.

Would You Like to Talk to Your Fridge? LG Can Help

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
LG's new ThinQ platform enables device interaction and habit recognition for smart home appliances and electronics.

Tello's Tiny Toy Drone Costs Less Than $100

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
The Tello is powered by tech from DJI and Intel, isn't much bigger than a smartphone, and can help kids learn how to code.

Limited Edition Sea of Thieves Xbox Controller Includes Glowing Skull

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
It's a translucent deep purple controller with a textured grip, a glowing green skull on the front, free DLC, and two 14-day trials thrown in.

Acer Unveils 65-Inch Predator 4K HDR Gaming Display

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
It's a supersized display with Nvidia G-Sync and Nvidia Shield streaming capabilities built-in.

LG Might Make Pricey TV Calibrations a Thing of the Past

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
LG's 2018 OLED and Super UHD TVs will enable automatic calibration with Portrait Displays' CalMAN software, but it doesn't mean you'll necessarily be able to do it yourself.

Pentagon Asks for Wirelessly-Powered Drones Inspired by Nature

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
Today's drones just aren't good enough in terms of power, maneuverability, materials, and communication for military use.

Samsung Reveals 'The Wall,' a Massive 146-Inch Video Wall

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
Pricing and availability won't be released until March, but Samsung says The Wall is a consumer product, not a prototype or proof-of-concept model.

Belkin, Kohler Look to Smarten Up Your Bathroom

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
The most neglected room of the smart home gets some love at CES 2018.

AMD Expands Lineup of Mobile Ryzen, Vega Chips

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
AMD's new Ryzen 3 mobile chips are poised to show up in cheap laptops, while its Ryzen Pro series are destined for corporate ultraportables and workstations. There's even a discrete Vega GPU coming this year.

Nvidia Teams With Uber, Volkswagen on Self-Driving Tech

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
Nvidia now has over 320 partners, including companies and organizations, developing autonomous vehicles with its technology.

Why Amazon's Alexa Is 'Life Changing' for the Blind

PC Magazine News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:45
For the blind, Amazon's Echo and Alexa is more than just neat technology; it's a lifeline.

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