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Sharp’s Transparent Display Could Augur Well For The Retail Industry

[CEATEC 2015] It is all about convergence these days, isn’t it? We have more or less consolidated our GPS navigation device, portable media player, phone, digital organizer and notepad into a single device – that which is known far and wide as the smartphone. Show More Summary

AITalk Could Pave The Way For Smoother Natural Language

[CEATEC 2015] Japan, the land of ramen and robots. Of course, it makes perfect sense that an ageing population would need more and more healthcare as time passes by, and if humans are unable to deliver, then perhaps robots are able to help. Show More Summary

Fujitsu’s FlowSign Light Might Be A Useful Sales Ally

[CEATEC 2015] As we end up depending more and more on our mobile devices each day for a variety of tasks that are at hand, are there certain boundaries that have not been stretched just yet? Apparently so, and Fujitsu is looking at the sales counter for walk-in brick and mortar shops. Show More Summary

Fujitsu RETISSA Eyewear Helps Those With Poor Vision

[CEATEC 2015] Wearable technology such as virtual reality headsets or augmented reality (AR) headgear have been around for some time already, but they have not really managed to end up being mainstream devices to date. Well, it looks...Show More Summary

Sony’s Smartphone Division Is Close To Being Axed

When it comes to smartphones, it is safe to say that despite all their features, Sony’s smartphones has not been as popular compared to other companies like Samsung and HTC, or even new players from China like Xiaomi, Huawei. Heck, even the startup OnePlus has been generating more buzz and hype than Sony in the past year or so. Show More Summary

WhatsApp Backup To Google Drive Is Official

Earlier this year it was reported that one of the features made available to some WhatsApp Android users was the option to backup their chat logs and media files onto Google Drive. For Android users and those who use Google Drive frequently,...Show More Summary

Virgin Mobile USA Introduces Unlimited Music Streaming

Streaming music constantly will no doubt eat into your data plan. If you’re particularly limited in terms of data, then music streaming is definitely off the table. However the good news is that if you’re on Virgin Mobile or if you’re...Show More Summary

Samsung Patent Hints At Phones With Top/Bottom Curved Displays

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and the Galaxy S6 Edge+ are unique phones. Both devices feature curved displays on both sides of the phone, thus allowing the sides to display additional information separate from the main screen, and also providing menus and new ways of interacting with the device. Show More Summary

Amazon Considering An Online TV Service [Rumor]

When it comes to online video streaming, there are plenty of options right now. We can companies like Hulu and Netflix. Even Amazon has their own video program, however according to a report from Bloomberg, it would seem that Amazon could be considering making the move towards an online TV service. Show More Summary

Bang & Olufsen Unveils $40,000 BeoLab 90 Speakers

If you thought that companies like Bose and Beats produced expensive audio equipment, it’s safe to say that neither company has anything on Bang & Olufsen. Now we know that the company is known for creating some funky designs and expensive products, which is why it does not really come as a surprise to learn about the BeoLab 90. Show More Summary

Chinese Hackers Breach LoopPay, Samsung Pay Not Affected

For those unfamiliar, LoopPay is the service that powers Samsung’s mobile payments service, Samsung Pay. According to a recent report by the New York Times, it seems that hackers in China have managed to breach LoopPay, throwing everyone into a frenzy thinking that Samsung Pay could have also been breached. Show More Summary

Startup Light’s L16 P&S Camera Wants To Take On DSLRs

The need for compact cameras is starting to go away. After all our phones can get the job done just fine, plus we won’t need to carry around an extra device. However recently we’ve seen camera manufacturers step things up, like Sony with the RX100 series of compact cameras that manage to fit a 1-inch sensor into its tiny body. Show More Summary

Lexus Unveils Electric Car Made From Cardboard

A couple of months ago, Lexus unveiled their hoverboard. That was pretty awesome even though it could only be ridden in a specially designed park, but still pretty neat all the same. However it looks like the company has outdone itself as they have taken the wraps off a full-sized origami-inspired electric car that is made from cardboard. Show More Summary

HP’s Pavilion Gaming Notebook Is An Affordable Option

When we think of gaming notebooks, we think of those big hulking machines that weigh a ton, pack a lot of features, and comes with a price tag that matches its weight. Now if you’d rather not spend a couple of thousand for a gaming notebook but want one that is capable of gaming, you might be interested in the HP Pavilion Gaming notebook. Show More Summary

HP Unveils Envy 32 Display With Built-In Bang & Olufsen Speakers

When it comes to monitors with built-in speakers, safe to say that we probably shouldn’t expect too much from them. However HP expects to change that with the introduction of the HP Envy 32 display. This is a 32-inch display that comes with built-in speakers courtesy of famed audio company Bang & Olufsen. Show More Summary

SF5’s Second Beta Test Arriving On PS4, PC This Month

Earlier today, we brought you word on how the next Street Fighter 5 beta will see the number of players supported at 100,000 gamers, at least based on the information translated from Japanese, so it might end up with one zero less at the end of this month. Show More Summary

Microsoft Health Overhauled

So, we do know that the brand new Microsoft Band has just been released, where it would feature an improved design in addition to the assistance of Cortana. Having said that, one should also take note that a major update to the Microsoft...Show More Summary

Putinphone Gets An Update

It looks like the Russian phone customization company known as Caviar is all set to send your hearts aflutter with yet another version of the Putinphone – which does seem to be in tune, especially after Apple has rolled out their brand new iPhones recently. Show More Summary

HP Star Wars Special Edition Notebook

It looks like there is plenty of excitement going on before the new Star Wars movie hits the silver screen later this year, and that comes across as no surprise. After all, this is going to be a blockbuster for sure, and the question...Show More Summary

Pandora Will Aggressively Start Selling Concert Tickets Soon

You might have known Pandora only as an online radio service but the company is now going to be more aggressive in the game of selling concert tickets, but instead of building a setup entirely from scratch Pandora has acquired an established...Show More Summary

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