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Nokia 2.1, 3.1, and 5.1 budget Android phones arrive this summer

HMD has unveiled the new Nokia 5.1, 3.1, and 2.1 Android smartphone models, the first two of which are Android One devices. The company plans to launch the phones this summer starting with the Nokia 3.1 next month. All three phones fall into the affordable price range, expanding the number of relatively budget-friendly handsets offering […]

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Netgear Arlo customers warned to change account passwords

Netgear is asking its home security customers to change their passwords due to suspicious activity that may have left users exposed. The company posted its advisement on the Netgear forums, where it warns customers that the suspicious activity could have impacted its Arlo accounts. The extent of the security issue and who is behind it […]

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There’s more to AirPlay 2’s 3rd-party speaker support than this official list

Apple has confirmed which third-party connected speakers will be AirPlay 2 compatible, though the 33 models on the list isn’t quite the whole story. The new streaming functionality was added to iOS devices today as part of the iOS 11.4 release, allowing Apple’s HomePod speaker to integrate with a multi-room music setup, among other things. […]

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PUBG developer sues Epic Games over Fortnite in South Korea

PUBG Corp, the developer behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, is suing Fortnite developer Epic Games over alleged similarities between the two titles. Both games are in the battle royale genre, which puts players on a map and has them battle to the death. Though PUBG once held the top slot in the battle royale genre, competing game […]

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Motorola One: Android One is branding, Moto X5 may be dead

It would seem that Motorola’s had a revelation of sorts. A phone called Motorola One POWER leaked this afternoon and it looks like a gosh-darned winner. Instead of keeping going with the variety of Moto X and G and E and whatnot from the past few years, this device takes things forward, with a new […]

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Metal-elastomer composite self-heals when damaged

Researchers have made a new breakthrough that could have significant implications for robots of the future. The breakthrough is a new metal-elastomer composite material that can self-heal and create new electrical connections that bypass damaged areas. The new material has uses outside of robotics as well with applications in stretchable circuits, soft machines, bio-inspired robots, […]

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2021 Dodge Viper marks return of a legend sans V10

Dodge is rather notorious for canceling the Viper and then reviving it. Such is the case again with a new report claiming that the Viper will return as a 2021 model. The catch for fans of the car is that the V10 muscle the Viper has been known for since its introduction will be no […]

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No LCD iPhone next year and beyond

It seems that the LCD panel market might turn for the worse and it will be Apple to blame. That is, if this recent report from Korean media does come to pass. According to sources, next year’s iPhone lineup will be all OLED, removing the odd duck from this year’s three iPhones. If so, the […]

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Amazon Alexa calling: don’t enable it if you don’t need it

What was supposed to be the fastest growing market in consumer tech came to a screeching halt last week when it was revealed and acknowledged that Amazon’s Alexa secretly and mistakenly sent the recording of a private conversation to a random contact from the owner’s phonebook. That has led to many crying foul over Amazon’s […]

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eMeet M2 conference speaker uses AI to make sure voices are heard

Given the fiasco the Amazon Echo is involved right now, it seems almost ill-timed to launch a new smart speaker. Amazon’s problems, however, doesn’t really mean that the idea of an AI-empowered speaker is fundamentally flawed. It just needs to be better executed. There are cases, however, when a limited application of AI can do […]