Facebook’s Smart Glasses Will Be Its Next Stab at Hardwa...
Electronics - Online - Tech

The smart glasses came up while Zuckerberg was describing his vision for “building the next computing platform” aka mixed reality. In particular, he emphasized that VR is moving beyond gaming and ...

Gizmodo
July 29, 2021

Samsung May Soon ‘Unfold’ Plans for New Foldable &...
Electronics - Retail - Tech

The official announcement is expected at Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked: Get Ready to Unfold event to be held online on Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. PT. The electronics giant posted information on Twitte...

USA Today
July 21, 2021

ADT Security Bets on Google Partnership to Drive Revenue
Electronics - Tech

The alarm system-provider began selling Google’s Nest products this spring, hoping to solidify its place in the smart-home arena. Security-system provider ADT Inc. is betting on its partnership wit...

Wallstreet Journal
June 29, 2021

Xbox Cloud Gaming is Getting a Serious Series X Overhaul
Electronics - Gaming

Microsoft is upgrading its Cloud Gaming services with Series X server blades, and some users are already reportedly reaping the benefits [via VGC]. Launched back in 2019, Xbox Cloud Gaming was origin...

Gamebyte
June 25, 2021

T-Mobile Is Selling Bottles of Its Own “5Gin” and ...
Beverages - Electronics

T-Mobile on Wednesday announced that is ahead of schedule on its plan to cover 300 million people with its 5G low-band network, so it is... adding gin and ginger beer to the list of wares it sells. T...

CNET
June 23, 2021

Tamagotchi Celebrates 25th Anniversary with a New Smartwatch
Electronics

The Tamagotchi is back for its 25th anniversary -- this time as a wearable. Now you can raise your mini electronic pet right from your wrist, and use a microphone to call out to it and the touchscreen...

CNET
June 18, 2021

Walmart Invests in Drone Provider
Electronics - Retail - Tech

Walmart is showing clear confidence in the future of drone delivery. The discount giant is following up on a pilot it ran with nationwide drone services provider DroneUp in fall 2020 to deliver at-ho...

CSA
June 18, 2021

Fred Segal: Opportunities for Retail Activations & Partne...
CPG - Electronics - Fashion - Health & Beauty - Influencers

Fred Segal has brought its "L.A. Cool" to brands for over 60 years, enabling partners to capture the optimism, inclusion and love that makes it a unique staple in the retail world. The brand's Road...

Faisal Hussain
June 17, 2021

Best Buy Enters Outdoor Market; Adds Grills, Ovens, Heaters, E...
Electronics - Fashion - Retail

Best Buy is betting on Americans continuing to invest in their homes — and that includes their backyards — and gearing up for trips now that restrictions have been mostly lifted. The chain said o...

StarTribune
June 16, 2021

Verizon Inks Multi-Year Partnership with Esports Org Team Liqu...
Electronics - Esports

North American esports organisation Team Liquid has signed a multi-year partnership with wireless network operator Verizon. The partnership will see the operator’s logo appear on Team Liquid’s je...

Esports Insider
June 15, 2021

Facebook’s Smartwatch is Coming, with Cameras & AR
Electronics - Online - Tech

The device will feature a display with two cameras that can be detached from the wrist for taking pictures and videos that can be shared across Facebook’s suite of apps, including Instagram. https:...

The Verge
June 10, 2021

Missing the Days of Pac-Man and Frogger? Retro Gaming is Makin...
Electronics - Gaming

Today’s video games may boast photorealistic graphics, surround sound and worldwide multiplayer support, but many still long for the days when games were simple. You know, when a game didn’t requ...

USA Today
May 26, 2021

Verizon Expands In-Stadium Partnerships with NHL and NBA
Electronics - Sports - Tech

Verizon is expanding its in-stadium 5G partnerships through new deals with the National Hockey League and 15 more National Basketball Association teams this week. The carrier will use the NHL partner...

Adweek
May 24, 2021

Kellogg’s Debuts On-Campus Cereal Robot “Bowl Bot&...
CPG - Electronics - Tech

Kellogg’s Away From Home, a division of the CPG giant that works with foodservice operators, announced a joint pilot program with Chowbotics (now a division of DoorDash) that just debuted cereal dis...

The Spoon
May 21, 2021

Snapchat’s New AR Glasses Can Map 3D Effects Onto the Wo...
Electronics - Tech

The AR social media app just announced its newest version of Spectacles. They're real AR glasses now. After three versions of Snapchat Spectacles, the social media company has a new pair coming that ...

CNET
May 21, 2021

Best Buy Launches Smartphone for Elderly Community
Electronics

Packed with health and safety features, Lively Smart taps into Verizon's network. Best Buy has announced it will be selling a new phone for the elderly community, with Lively Smart touted as being a ...

CNET
May 21, 2021

Google, Samsung, Fitbit Unite to Reboot Android Watches
Electronics - Fashion - Tech

Were you considering buying a smartwatch for your Android phone? Hold off until the fall. Google and Samsung have announced a partnership to redesign Google's Wear OS for watches, and Samsung's future...

CNET
May 19, 2021

Apple Unveils New Pride-Themed Watch Bands
Electronics

On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, Apple is observing the day by announcing two new colorful watch bands to commemorate Pride Month, which is in June. The Pride Editi...

IGN
May 18, 2021

Amazon Partners with Tile to Take on Apple AirTags
Electronics - Tech

Amazon is beefing up its network of connected devices to take on technologies like Apple’s new AirTags. Amazon announced Friday that it is partnering with Tile, a company that makes trackers for lo...

CNBC
May 13, 2021

Sony & Nike Team Up for New PS5-themed Paul George Sneake...
Electronics - Fashion - Gaming - Sports

Nike, Sony, and basketball player Paul George have collaborated on another pair of sneakers, the PG 5, with help from PS5 designer Yujin Morisawa. According to Sony, “the colors of the shoe are heav...

The Verge
May 6, 2021

PlayStation and Discord Announce New Partnership
Electronics - Gaming

Discord, the gamer-focused chat app that’s been in the news a bit more than usual recently, has partnered with Sony’s PlayStation. Details are scarce, but the statement put out by Sony promises to...

Gizmodo
May 4, 2021

Tecno Smartphones Announces Chris Evans as New Brand Ambassado...
Electronics - Influencers

TECNO, a leading smartphone brand, has announced Chris Evans as its new brand ambassador. Chris is best known for his role as Captain America in the Marvel Universe series of films. This signing has ...

Brand Times
May 4, 2021

Apple Reportedly Looking at Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure and Al...
Electronics - Fashion - Tech

Your Apple Watch is apparently going to get a lot smarter in the months ahead. Future models may be able to measure blood sugar levels, blood pressure and blood alcohol, suggest revelations from one ...

USA Today
May 4, 2021

Nintendo Switch My Way – Animal Crossing: New Horizons T...
Electronics - Gaming

Watch as a person uses Animal Crossing: New Horizons to help unveil a surprise to a loved one in this latest trailer for Nintendo Switch. For the full story, visit IGN   -  https://www...

IGN
May 3, 2021

Foldable iPhone With a Screen Larger Than an iPad Mini Coming ...
Electronics - Tech

A top Apple analyst predicted in a note to clients Monday that the company will likely launch a foldable iPhone in 2023. TFI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that, based on an industry survey, he ...

CNBC
May 3, 2021

Totino’s and Nintendo Teaming Up For Limited-Time Ninten...
CPG - Electronics - Gaming

Totino’s-loving fans will soon get a chance to win for themselves some furiously good Nintendo Switch prizes! Totino’s and Nintendo have announced a new sweepstakes giveaway taking place exclusiv...

Nintendo Soup
April 30, 2021

Fortnite’s Cash Cow is PlayStation, Not iOS, Court Documents...
Electronics - Finance - Gaming - Tech

Earlier this month, we learned that the iOS version of Fortnite was a huge revenue driver for Epic Games — the game earned more than $700 million from iOS customers over the two years before it was ...

The Verge
April 30, 2021

Best Buy President to Leave After 17 Years at Chain
Electronics - Retail

Best Buy said Thursday that its president and chief operating officer is stepping down in July after more than 17 years with the chain. The Minneapolis-based consumer electronics retailer will not re...

ABC News
April 30, 2021

Samsung Announces a Cheaper Entry-Level Galaxy Book With No OL...
Electronics - Tech

Samsung announced two entry-level Galaxy Book laptops at its Unpacked event: the Galaxy Book and the Galaxy Book Flex2 Alpha. The former will start at around $800 (according to Samsung, that price is ...

The Verge
April 30, 2021

Apple Scaling Back Production of AirPods Amid Sales Dip
CPG - Electronics

Apple is dialing back production of its AirPods as sales dip amid increasing competition in the wireless Bluetooth headphones market, according to a report from Nikkei Asia. Production will be slashe...

Business Insider
April 29, 2021

Secret Codes, Legal Threats & Betrayal—How One Couple H...
Dining - Electronics

Tap the buttons that show a snowflake and a milkshake to set the digits on the screen to 5, then 2, then 3, then 1. After that precise series of no fewer than 16 button presses, a menu magically unloc...

Wired
April 27, 2021

Evercade Creates Retro Gaming Console for TV Called the VS
Electronics - Gaming - Tech

It accepts the same cartridges as the handheld, but there’s a catch. This cross-device approach to the Evercade platform seems well-thought-out. Letting you take the games out of your handheld and p...

The Verge
April 26, 2021

Funimation’s “My Hero Academia” Mobile Game ...
Electronics - Gaming - Television

Funimation and Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPT) Games have announced My Hero Academia: The Strongest Hero, a mobile open-world action RPG, is set to be released outside of Japan on iOS and Android de...

IGN
April 26, 2021

Roku: Google’s ‘Unfair’ Demands May Make You...
Electronics - Streaming

Roku warned YouTube TV customers Monday that the live-TV service may be removed from the company's popular streaming devices, saying in an email to customers that Google is making unfair, anti-competi...

CNET
April 26, 2021

Facebook Prepares For Apple’s iPhone and iPad Privacy Up...
Electronics - Tech

OK, iPhone owners, it's decision time. This week, Apple will release updates to its device operating systems that will require apps to ask for permission to track your activity online. Once you upda...

USA Today
April 26, 2021

Sony to Increase Playstation 5 Production This Year
Electronics - Gaming - Tech

Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan says that PlayStation is trying to increase PS5 production, Nikkei reports and translated by VGC. Ryan told Nikkei that PlayStation has requested to increa...

IGN
April 23, 2021

Nintendo and Fujifilm Release Mini Photo Printer for Switch
CPG - Electronics - Gaming - Tech

Fujifilm and Nintendo have announced a new collaboration. The camera company is releasing a new Switch-themed version of its Instax Mini Link photo printer, as well as a new app that’s designed to l...

The Verge
April 23, 2021

NBA, Microsoft Launch Advanced Stat Platform for Fans
Electronics - Sports - Tech

The NBA has launched a new fan-facing portal for advanced metrics called CourtOptix that is powered by Microsoft Azure and will offer new insights on expected shot value, shot efficiency, success vers...

Sport Techie
April 23, 2021

IOC Makes Major Esports Move with Olympic Virtual Series Launc...
Electronics - Online - Streaming

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has made a significant move into esports and gaming by unveiling the Olympic Virtual Series (OVS). Five international sports federations and game publishers ...

Sports Pro Media
April 22, 2021

Roku Unveils “Roku Originals” Brand
Electronics - Streaming

Roku, Inc. today announced that the content from the Quibi acquisition in January will be re-branded as "Roku Originals" and will be launched on The Roku Channel. "Roku Originals" will also be the bra...

Yahoo! Finance
April 21, 2021

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