AT&T to Close 320 Stores Affecting 1,600 Workers

The pandemic is continuing to take a toll on retail, with AT&T the latest US carrier to announce yet another wave of store closings. In June of this year, the company announced the closure of 250 retail stores. This week, they’ve announced the upcoming closure of 320 additional stores starting in November, with the Communications […]

New Nest Thermostat Coming Soon With Hand Gestures, $129 Price

A new Nest Thermostat, one that should be priced well below Google’s current offerings, is reportedly arriving in the coming weeks. With its low price, I think it’s safe to assume this won’t be the Nest Thermostat (4th Gen) we’ve been dreaming of and could be a new model. The report comes from Bloomberg, who […]

Google Assistant Now Lets You Control Android Apps Via Voice Commands

Google had announced a new Google Assistant feature for Pixel 4. The feature is integrated with third-party apps and allowed Pixel users to control apps via Google Assistant. Now a modified version of the feature is being extended to other devices. The new Google Assistant redesign lets you control third-party apps. In other words, you […]

Expect to Hear New Google Assistant Voices, Verify CVC on Smart Displays Soon

Google announced a few new tools for developers this week, with just a couple really interesting to end users such as ourselves. To overview, what’s coming, there are new Google Assistant voices that developers can access, and also, users will be able to verify a credit card’s CVC on their smart display for purchases starting […]

MediaTek MT9602 SoC Announced: Motorola Will Release New TVs With It Tomorrow

MediaTek, today, released the MT9602 SoC for high-end smart TVs. The chip has more comprehensive functions and supports 4K HDR display. The SoC has features such as AI-PQ (image quality), AI-AQ (sound quality), HDMI 2.1a support, global HDR, AV1 and AVS2 decoding support. MediaTek said it can improve image and audio quality for real-time video. […]

Google Fi Shares 5G Coverage Map, Now Offers Samsung’s Best Phones

Google Fi is the latest US wireless provider to detail its 5G coverage, announcing today that they now sell several phones that can access a nationwide 5G footprint. Yep, Google Fi has nationwide 5G. The Google Fi 5G coverage map can be viewed below or by inputting your address here. Basically, expect 5G wherever T-Mobile […]

Samsung might be working on Galaxy Buds Sound, trademark suggests

Samsung might be one of the only Android smartphone company that offers a fully-fledged ecosystem. Apart from phones and tablets, the device also focusses a lot on its wearable segment that includes smartwatches and truly wireless earbuds. At the time of writing this, the chaebol has three different earbuds in its portfolio. We’re looking at […]

OPPO Will Become Third Smartphone Brand In 2021

Digitimes Research said yesterday that after three consecutive years of decline from 2018 to 2020, global smartphone shipments in 2021 are expected to grow at a double-digit rate or 150 million units. This growth will be accelerated by the construction of 5G infrastructure and the process of commercial operations in Japan, Western Europe and the […]

Realme X7 Pro surfaces in NCC listing, global launch seems imminent!

Last month, Oppo‘s sub-brand Realme introduced its new flagship X7 5G series in its homeland i.e. China. The lineup consists of two devices namely Realme X7 and Realme X7 Pro. Apart from this, the company also announced its Realme V3 smartphone. Earlier we thought both the X7 devices would be a China-exclusive, then the X7 […]