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Lenovo Introduces ARM-Based Miix 630 with Snapdragon 835 and Windows 10 S

Today at CES 2018, Lenovo unveiled its new Miix 630, a successor to previous Miix devices and stands as the first 2-in-1 PC from the company to pack a Snapdragon 835 ARM-based processor. We previously saw devices from HP and Asus that packed the mobile processor for better battery life, Continue Reading

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Lenovo’s New ThinkPad X1 Lineup Adds HDR, 8th-Gen Intel Processors, and Amazon Alexa

Today at CES 2018, Lenovo introduced its new ThinkPad X1 lineup for 2018. Predictably, each device uses Intel’s new 8th-generation Core i series processors and can be configured with up to an i7. Of course, each product has its own feature set to separate itself from the rest, so here’s Continue Reading

Lenovo Smart Display is the First Home Hub with a Touchscreen and Google Assistant

Today at CES 2018, Lenovo took the wraps off its new Smart Display. It’s essentially a competitor to Amazon’s Echo Show in which it comes with a digital assistant for performing commands and has a touchscreen for viewing information. What’s interesting is the fact that Lenovo partnered with Google to Continue Reading

Lenovo’s New ThinkVision X1 Monitor Has a Webcam That Raises Up at Your Command

Today at CES 2018, Lenovo unveiled its new ThinkVision X1 monitor that packs plenty of specs power users will appreciate. For starters, it comes with a 27-inch panel that nearly sits flush with the border of the actual device which, by the way, measures in at just 4.7mm in thickness. Continue Reading

Google Details Android Oreo Upgrade for Android TV at CES 2018

Google today released a blog post during CES 2018 detailing what’s new and upcoming in the Android Oreo-based upgrade for Android TV. The company is focusing more on the home screen of Android TV in order to present more content to the eyes of viewers and to highlight their favorite Continue Reading

This Google Camera APK Brings the Pixel 2’s Portrait Mode to Android Nougat Devices

Google’s Portrait Mode on the Pixel 2 has received high praise, and for good reason. It’s pretty much the best Portrait Mode implementation we’ve seen so far. So it’s no surprise developers got a hold of the tech behind the feature and brought it over to more devices running Android Continue Reading

Apple Fixes Spectre Vulnerability in Safari with iOS 11 and macOS 10.13 Updates

Apple today began rolling out iOS 11.2.2 to all iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches alongside a supplementary update to macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 for Macs to resolve the Spectre vulnerability in Safari which was discovered earlier this month. The bug seems to affect multiple devices on the market including nearly every Apple Continue Reading

Apple Will Reportedly Include a Glass Back and Wireless Charging on the Next iPhone SE

Apple is rumored to be refreshing the aging iPhone SE this year with newer internals, but it looks like it could also give the device a bit of a facelift. According to Sachin Bhatt at tekz24.com (via 9to5Mac), the company will reportedly add a glass back to the next iPhone SE that will Continue Reading

Google is Merging Android Pay and Google Wallet into a Single Service

Google has announced it’s creating a more unified way of paying for things online and in-store. Called Google Pay, the service will provide the same feature set as users already experience when paying for things with their Android phones. Android Pay, Google Wallet, and transactions on the web are some Continue Reading

Wireless Charging is Getting More Unified as Powermat Joins WPC

Powermat, the creator of the PMA/Airfuel wireless charging standard, today announced it will be joining the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), therefore making Qi the new standard for wirelessly charging devices. Since Apple introduced Qi wireless charging in its new iPhones last year, it was clear PMA wouldn’t last long. Today, Continue Reading

Amazon is Bringing Alexa to Windows 10 PCs This Spring

As announced at CES 2018, Amazon says it’s bringing its Alexa voice assistant to more devices. This year, not only will the assistant come to headphones and wearables, but starting this spring, those with Windows 10 PCs will be able to download an app that will ship the functionality. Already Continue Reading

Sony’s New Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra Will Come with Fingerprint Sensors in the US

For some odd reason, Sony has famously avoided shipping a phone in the United States with a functional fingerprint sensor. The hardware was there, but for a reason only Sony really knows, it was never enabled in the States. Luckily, this changes now as the company’s new Xperia XA2 and Continue Reading