With no RGB lighting in sight, gaming company Razer has just officially forayed into the smartphone market, a niche that is not quite welcoming to newcomers. The likes of Samsung, Apple, Google, Huawei, and LG are not going to voluntarily squeeze themselves so that the gaming paraphernalia giant could fit in.
Out of the three Huawei smartphones unveiled today, the Mate 10 Pro is certainly the one that attracts the most attention. The Chinese company has clearly played to its strengths with its latest top-end handset, as it features a nearly bezel-less design, the powerful AI-enabled Kirin 970 chipset, and a very capable Leica-branded main dual-camera.
Google has just made its 2017 smartphone lineup official in the form of the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
No sooner has HTC made a deal with Google that will fill its coffers with $1.1 billion and increase the importance of the Vive VR system to the company, the Taiwan based manufacturer is trying to get developers to lower prices for apps developed for the VR headset. Instead of keeping 30% of app revenue related to the product, HTC will take a 0% slice of app revenue, which means that the developers will keep 100% instead of their usual 70%. After December 31st, 2017, HTC regains its 30% cut.
HTC is hoping that lower priced apps results in higher sales of the Vive system. And do not discount …
Dual cameras are the hot new trend in the mobile world, and we’ve seen manufacturers combine all sorts of cameras on the back of their devices over the last year or so – wide plus even wider, color and monochrome, wide plus telephoto, you name it. So, we weren’t the least bit surprised when we learned that Samsung’s brand new Galaxy Note 8 would also prominently feature a dual-camera setup. We were also not surprised when Samsung told is it would consist of a regular camera backed up by a telephoto lens, iPhone 7 Plus-style, but boy, did Samsung have a bunch of sweet surprises …
With Independence Day 2017 coming down to the last few hours, it doesn’t mean that you are too late to take advantage of some holiday deals. For the remainder of this week, you can buy the Apple iPad and the Apple Watch Series 2 on sale from B&H Photo. This is the large photo, video and electronics store located right near Madison Square Garden in New York. B&H does a lot of business online, and occasionally has a big sale on phones, tablets and other mobile devices.
B&H has the 2017 9.7-inch Apple iPad in all three colors (Silver, Space Gray and Gold) for $299. That is $30 or …
When the news cycle stresses you out, there’s perhaps no better escape than glimpsing upon an adorable animal friend.
Take, for instance, this gorilla at the Louisville Zoo in Kentucky.
He’s serene, calm, and content. He looks like a great listener. And he, like us, really enjoys watching videos of baby animals.
A post shared by Lindsey Costello (@lindseyncostello) on Jun 29, 2017 at 7:51pm PDT
Lindsey Costello visited the zoo’s gorilla enclosure on June 30. She sat side-by-side with the great ape and held her smartphone up to the glass while playing videos of baby gorillas. (She gave permission to share her Instagram post via Storyful.) Read more…
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