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

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 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

Everything Apple Announced at it’s Spring Loaded Event
Electronics - Finance - Podcasts - Streaming - Tech

From tweaks to the Apple Card to all new iMacs and iPads, Apple crammed this one-hour event with news. New iMacs, new Apple TV, new Apple AirTags, new iPad Prods, Apple Card, Apple Podcasts, purple iP...

TechCrunch
April 21, 2021

Xbox Cloud Gaming Rolls Out in Beta on iOS and PC
Electronics - Gaming - Tech

The era of cloud gaming hasn’t arrived with the intensity that may have seemed imminent a couple years ago when major tech platforms announced their plays. In 2021, the market is still pretty much n...

Tech Crunch
April 21, 2021

Microsoft Edge’s New Kids Mode is Ideal for Shared Famil...
Electronics - Household - Tech

Microsoft is launching a new Kids Mode for its Edge browser today. It's built directly into Microsoft Edge on Windows and macOS as a free option that's simple to enable and doesn't require much work f...

The Verge
April 15, 2021

Apple Will Launch New Products on April 20
Electronics - Retail - Tech

Apple is set to host its first product launch of the year next week, and it's expected to announce updates to its iPad Pro, iPad mini and AirPods lines. The company on Tuesday sent out press invitati...

CNN Business
April 14, 2021

Vaccine Passport Apps are About to be Everywhere. It Could Get...
Electronics - Health & Beauty - Online

As the vaccine rollout continues to accelerate and the broader US economy prepares to reopen, talk of vaccine verification apps has heated up. Tech companies, health care providers and even retail st...

CNN Business
April 14, 2021

Roku Adds New Sound Bar, Remote, and Streaming Device
Electronics - Household

Roku Inc. announced updates to its operating system Tuesday while also adding a new streaming device, voice remote, and sound bar to its product lineup. On the product side, Roku ROKU, 2.64% is intro...

Market Watch
April 13, 2021

Apple Agrees to Testify Before U.S. Senate on App Store Antitr...
Electronics - Finance - Gaming

A senior Apple Inc executive has agreed to testify before the U.S. Senate on competition issues related to mobile app stores, days after panel leaders criticized the company for refusing to appear. T...

Reuters
April 12, 2021

Augusta National is Officially Making a Return to EA Sports Vi...
Electronics - Gaming - Sports

You may not ever get the chance to tee it up at Augusta National, but you may soon be able to play the course in the digital world. Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley announced in a press conferen...

Business Wire
April 9, 2021

Jon Stewart Reveals the Name of His New Apple TV Series!
Electronics - Streaming - Tech

Jon Stewart has an exciting announcement. The 58-year-old Daily Show alum has revealed the title of his upcoming Apple series, which is set to arrive this fall. And it will be called…The Problem Wi...

Just Jared
April 9, 2021

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