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QuietPoint ATH-ANC300TW are Audio-Technica’s attempt at wireless earbuds with noise cancellation

Following the launch of the Apple AirPods, more and more Android manufacturers have jumped onto the truly wireless earphone trend. Over the last few months, Razer unveiled the Hammerhead wireless earbuds, Realme launched the Buds Air, and OPPO launched the Enco Free. But it isn't only smartphone manufacturers that are cashing in on the trend....

Huami unveils the Amazfit T-Rex smartwatch, Amazfit Bip S fitness tracker, and Amazfit PowerBuds and ZenBuds wireless earbuds

Just like all the previous models, Huami is making the Mi Band 5 for Xiaomi. But besides making Mi Bands, Huami has assembled a decent portfolio of its own and that comprises several smart fitness trackers in the Amazfit lineup. We recently reviewed the Amazfit GTR and the Apple Watch-lookalike Amazfit GTS and really liked...

Google Play Movies & TV is getting support for HDR10+ content

Google offers services in almost all branches of the tech industry. One of them is streaming, in which Google offers its service via Google Play Movies & TV. This app is used for renting and/or buying digital streaming content like movies and TV shows. Traditionally, this content has been available in SD and HD qualities....

myASUS update will enable extending your PC screen to your Android smartphone

It is no secret that most Windows laptops come with manufacturer-installed 'bloatware', as we so like to call it. Though, some of them sometimes turn out to be quite useful as they often add proprietary functionality to the device. myASUS is one such app. As the name implies, it comes pre-installed on ASUS laptops. The...

The Razer Kishi is an extending game controller for your Android or iOS smartphone

Back in October last year, Razer unveiled the Junglecat gaming controller for smartphones. The Bluetooth powered controller consists of two parts that can be attached to either side of a smartphone, giving users access to two analog joysticks and bumper action buttons on each side. At a price of $99.99, the controller offered pretty much...

Google Assistant gets new “household notes” for Smart Displays, command scheduling, and more

At Google I/O last year, the company first showcased the all-new faster Google Assistant. The new Assistant made its way to users with the launch of the Pixel 4 series later in October and since then, Google has added even more new features into the mix. Features like food delivery integration and support for third-party...

TiVo is making a cheap Android TV dongle with an emphasis on live TV

Android TV dongles conveniently turn any standard television into a smart TV. It gives you the ability to connect to the Internet to stream your favorite content from platforms like YouTube and Netflix, browse social media, and install thousands of apps from the Google Play Store. There are some unique dongles that do more than...

Mobvoi announces the TicPods 2 and 2 Pro wireless earbuds with voice/gesture controls and noise cancellation

Ever since smartphones started ditching the headphone jack, competition in the wireless earbuds space has picked up. Apple's AirPods have become incredibly popular, which has led many companies to offer similar products. Mobvoi, the makers of the TicWatch Pro, released their own version, the TicPods, back in 2018. Today, the company is announcing the TicPods...

How OnePlus made an Invisible Camera on its Concept One smartphone

In our post covering the top smartphones of 2019, I believed that the Mi Note 10's penta-camera setup was the best new hardware feature of the year. What drove this innovation in multi-camera technology is the fact that image sensors have gotten much better, modern image signal processors are more powerful, and camera software has...

Lenovo unveils 2 affordable Chromebooks: the detachable IdeaPad Duet and the convertible IdeaPad Flex 5

Chromebooks are more about power-efficiency and mobility than performance. This is why their market share among laptops is relatively smaller. OEMs such as ASUS and HP are among the brands that routinely churn out Chromebooks while Samsung chips in sometimes. Google, on the other hand, has a yearly ritual of launching a new Chromebook (or...

TCL announces the 10 5G, 10L, and 10 Pro: Affordable Mid-Range Smartphones for North America

The Consumer Electronics Show 2020 is full of surprises for the technology industry. At the event, Chinese electronics brand TCL had a few surprises in terms of smartphones. Rather than announcing yet another Alcatel-branded device, the company announced its first self-branded smartphones, one of which also happens to be the first 5G-capable phone from the...

Coolpad’s 5G phone costs under $400 and packs impressive hardware

If you're looking for an affordable smartphone in the United States, then Coolpad is one of the brands that you'll likely come across. The company is well known as an entry-level brand, but last year, they pivoted to become a more family-oriented brand with products like the Dyno smartwatch and FamilyLabs application. While major smartphone...