Google Home Officially Gains Hindi Language Support

Google on Thursday announced its smart speaker Home will now be able to respond in Hindi with uniquely Indian contexts. Already available on smartphones in Hindi, people can now talk to Google Assistant smart speaker in the language, the company said in a statement. To note, this is just the official announcement, as Google Home was spotted gaining Hindi support last week….

SK Hynix Posts Record Third-Quarter Profit as Chip Outlook Dims

South Korea’s SK Hynix posted record third-quarter operating profit on Thursday despite softer chip prices, beating expectations thanks to a seasonal sales boost for mobile devices and strong server demand. The world’s No.2 memory chipmaker said July-September operating profit rose 73 percent year-on-year to KRW 6.5 trillion ($5.7 billion). That compared with a KRW 6.3 trillion average forecast from…

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…