Voice assistants are a priority in smartphone launches
Published in News

This year, several smartphone manufacturers, including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Huawei, LG and Xiaomi are expected to introduce new devices that feature better AI-based assistants in an effort to increase overall market share, according to industry reports.

HP recalls 101,000 notebook batteries
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 20:46

HP recalls 101,000 notebook batteries


Less than 1 percent of notebooks affected


Hewlett Packard told the press that it will recall nearly 101,000 notebook batteries from products sold between March 2013 and October 2016, because the units could overheat and pose serious fire and burn hazards.

Component orders for Windows-based HMDs remain low this year
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First devices arriving with Windows 10 Creators Update

Component orders in the virtual reality, augmented reality and merged reality markets are expected to remain low in 2017 as brand vendors attempt to diversify their products – and work on consolidating their product descriptions – based on the latest reports from industry sources.

Sony's PlayStation VR reviewed
Published in Reviews
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 19:47

Sony's PlayStation VR reviewed


Plenty of 3D immersion in film and gaming entertainment

Back in October, Sony became the first console manufacturer to introduce its own virtual reality headset for the masses, complete with the industry’s highest refresh rate and a decent handful of games available at launch.

Verizon's Yahoo acquisition is delayed
Published in News
Monday, 23 January 2017 23:25

Verizon's Yahoo acquisition is delayed


Yahoo's cost structure remains at lowest in decade


Earlier in July, Verizon announced that it wanted to buy Yahoo and that would close by the first quarter of 2017. Now, reports are saying that the deal is taking a bit longer than expected and will close by the second quarter of the year.

Ora Sound producing graphene speaker technology
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Smaller, lighter drivers with improved response, better power handling

No trip to CES is complete without experiencing the latest developments in high-fidelity audio technology and the incremental improvements being made every day in sound engineering.

Heartbeat data to be used to authenticate wearable devices
Published in Wearables


A login method for cars, doors, PCs and everything else


Over the past few years, the concept of using heartbeat data to encrypt information and authenticate personal and enterprise users has been gaining consideration as an alternative to expensive, computationally-heavy encryption techniques unsuited for wearable devices.

NexDock transforms Intel Compute Card into 14-inch notebook
Published in Mobiles


Modular upgrades for your notebook, if Intel stays on course

Earlier this month during CES, Fudzilla staff managed to get our hands on an Intel Compute Card, the company’s new ultra-thin form factor measuring 5mm thin and just slightly taller than a standard credit card.

MacBook shipments to hit 15 million units this year
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Increases 10 percent

Apple is on target to increase its MacBook and MacBook Pro shipments to 15 million units this year, up from 13.5 million units last year, according to the latest report from supply chain sources.

OLED iPhone might include borderless front panel, no Home button
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Apple and Samsung preparing full screen mobile devices


According to the latest analyst expectations for Apple’s upcoming iPhone lineup this year, the devices are expected to include some structural changes to the display panel circuitry along with the addition of a facial recognition system.