MediaTek Helio P70 SoC With Enhanced AI Engine, Improved Performance Launched

MediaTek on Wednesday announced the launch of the Helio P70 system-on-chip (SoC). The Chinese fabless semiconductor firm said the new SoC features an enhanced AI engine, as well as upgraded imaging and camera support, boosted gaming performance, as well as improved connectivity when compared with previous generations. It is meant to power “full-featured smartphones at affordable…

Huawei Watch GT and Band 3 Pro Smart Wearables Launched

At its Mate 20 series launch event on Tuesday, Huawei also announced the launch of two new wearables: the Watch GT and Band 3 Pro. The Huawei Watch GT smartwatch runs on the company’s proprietary Light OS, claims 14 days of battery life, and comes with real-time heart rate monitoring feature. The water-resistant watch also packs sleep and sports…

Google Pixel Slate Specifications, Images Spotted in New Leaks

Google Pixel Slate, the company’s first Chrome OS-based tablet, has been leaked again ahead of Google’s hardware launch event on October 9, 2018. The latest Pixel Slate leak has suggested some of the features and specifications of the device. Renders of the upcoming tablet have been leaked hinting at the presence of stereo speakers, USB Type-C port, detachable…

Snapchat Spectacles 2.0 Get Nico, Veronica Variants With New Designs

Snap is updating its camera-enabled spectacles with two new styles of frames. Called Nico and Veronica, the two new models of its second generation Spectacles, have arrived with a new design. To recall, in April this year, the parent company of Snapchat had started selling Spectacles 2.0, the first product in its second generation of eyewear with inbuilt cameras….

The Gameband is the ultimate wrist gaming solution for playing Pong

Ready for some XTREME WRIST GAMING ACTION? Sure you are. But here’s the Gameband, a new smartwatch for gamers that lets you play simple games on a tiny, wrist-mounted screen. Founded by Feargal Mac Conuladh, the watch has a MicroSD slot for storage of up to 256GB of games and it can play games like…

Hayo’s Kinect-like sensor for your home now has an API

Sometimes I miss the Kinect. It was such a breakthrough device, yet it didn’t go anywhere. But it inspired a lot of entrepreneurs, including the team behind Hayo. This new device lets you set up virtual buttons on a table to control all your connected objects. Hayo recently announced there will be an API so…

Seriously, this skull-drilling robot is good news for humanity

When someone invents a robot specifically made to drill into the skulls of unconscious, immobile humans, you’d be forgiven for feeling a natural reaction along the lines of “for the love of God, why?” But trust me, this particular robotic trepanation station is a good idea. Related ArticlesTeaching robots how to trustGoogle’s AI translation tool…

Samsung Gear VR Headset Refresh Tipped to Bring a Dedicated Controller

Samsung forayed into the virtual reality business with its Gear VR back in September, 2015 and kept improving it in the meantime. Although the Samsung Gear VR was recently refreshed with new features like a dedicated home button and up to 101-degree field of view, the virtual reality headset still lacked one of the crucial…