Technology

Redmi K40 Gaming Edition Will Launch With MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC, Xiaomi Confirms

Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi has confirmed that its first gaming smartphone, the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition or Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Version (machine translated), will feature the flagship MediaTek processor, Dimensity 1200. The company had recently announced that its gaming smartphone would pack triple rear cameras and feature pop-up buttons similar to the shoulder buttons on […]

Technology

Sony’s WH-CH710N noise-canceling headphones are half off

Not all of Sony’s noise-canceling over-ear headphones are costly. You can get a good deal today on the WH-CH710N in either gray or black at Best Buy. At Amazon, you can find those colors, with an additional blue-colored option. Each store is selling this model for $98 instead of $200, which is $10 shy of […]

Technology

Dish will acquire Republic Wireless to boost adoption of its 5G network

Satellite television provider Dish Network has announced its plan to acquire cell carrier Republic Wireless, Dish said on Monday. The acquisition, when it closes, will give Dish roughly 200,000 wireless customers to help boost its 5G network, which Dish plans to launch later this year. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Dish […]

Technology

WWE Network on Peacock: your questions answered

Peacock is sharing more details today about how it will integrate WWE’s enormous selection of content later this month when WWE Network becomes part of the NBCUniversal streaming service. As announced in January, WWE’s new portal will launch on Peacock starting on March 18th. The standalone WWE Network app will shut down in the United […]

Technology

Mark Zuckerberg says realistic avatars are Facebook’s next big VR bet

Facebook’s future virtual reality headsets should capture users’ facial expressions for more realistic digital avatars, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In a podcast interview for The Information, Zuckerberg expounded on the next decade in virtual and augmented reality, including future Oculus VR devices. “One of the things that I’m really excited about for future versions is […]

Technology

OnePlus isn’t taking chargers away

Along with a confirmed release date, we got our first official look at the OnePlus 9 today and another tidbit of information: it will come with a charger, unlike recent flagships including the Galaxy S21 and iPhone 12. In a message thread on the company’s community forum, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said that the 9 […]

Technology

Waymo simulated real-world crashes to prove its self-driving cars can prevent deaths

In a bid to prove that its robot drivers are safer than humans, Waymo simulated dozens of real-world fatal crashes that took place in Arizona over nearly a decade. The Google spinoff discovered that replacing either vehicle in a two-car crash with its robot-guided minivans would nearly eliminate all deaths, according to data it publicized […]