CES 2014

An Audi logo is seen at a car dealer in Eching near Munich

Audi will enhance Chinese connected-car services with Baidu

Germany's Audi will enhance connected-car services in China to meet growing demand for driver-assistance systems and driverless technology in the world's largest auto market. Volkswagen's flagship luxury brand said on Friday it will jointly develop navigation map data, positioning algorithms and point-of-interest functions with China's web services provider Baidu. Chinese Internet companies and …

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  • The world’s most unique Android phone is finally available for … BGR.com - Tue, 19 May, 2015

    The YotaPhone 2 is one of the most interesting and unique Android handsets in the world, a flagship device that comes with a crazy feature that’s supposed to help you … More »The world’s most unique Android phone is finally available for …

    The YotaPhone 2 is one of the most interesting and unique Android handsets in the world, a flagship device that comes with a crazy feature that’s supposed to help you conserve battery life: An E Ink touchscreen display on the back of the handset. While the phone hasn’t been released in North America yet, the company behind …

  • A woman walks past display showing a logo of Sharp Corp in Tokyo
    At Sharp, decline marked by over-confidence, drift Reuters - Fri, 15 May, 2015

    By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) - In private conversations early last year, executives at Japanese display maker Sharp Corp dubbed their new client "winning horse", … More »At Sharp, decline marked by over-confidence, drift

    A woman walks past display showing a logo of Sharp Corp in Tokyo

    By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) - In private conversations early last year, executives at Japanese display maker Sharp Corp dubbed their new client "winning horse", reckoning fast-growing Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi would be a sure and lucrative bet. Within months, however, Sharp found it was sharing Xiaomi revenue …

  • After bringing GIF integration to iPhone a few days ago and making its keyboard app free on iOS for the first time ever, Fleksy on Thursday announced a major update for Android that delivers the same features. Not only will Android fans get to include GIF Keyboard animations in their messages when using Fleksy, but the …

  • How Fashion Co-Opted Coachella The Atlantic - Sat, 18 Apr, 2015
    How Fashion Co-Opted Coachella

    For the past five years, fashion houses, lifestyle brands, and beauty companies including H&M, PopSugar, Lacoste, and Kiehl's have been flocking to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Young, attractive festival-goers have become an image fashion houses are eager to sell.

  • Surprising no one, Grand Theft Auto 5 has had a smashing debut on PC, quickly becoming the most played third-party game on Steam just days after its release. With its detailed customization options, exclusive video editor and additional radio station, gamers who already owned the game are finding plenty of reasons to jump …

  • Fleksy is already a well-known name to any smartphone user interested in alternatives to the default keyboard app on iOS and Android. The keyboard also happens to hold a Guinness World Record for being the fastest keyboard in the world. In case you’re still not familiar with it and happen to own an iOS device, you should …

  • If you thought Apple’s iMac with Retina 5K display is an impressive computer, not to mention affordable considering what competing 4K displays/computers cost, then you might be in for a surprise. LG has apparently confirmed on its Display blog that Apple is working on an iMac model with an even higher resolution that should …

  • Gogoro Smartscooter is the name of a bold electric scooter project that was first detailed at CES 2015 in early January. In short, the proposed scooter aims to offer users a convenient means of transportation that’s not only supposed to work with batteries rather than gas, but it’s also meant to offer users a hassle-free …

  • Beginning in two weeks on April 10th, we’re in store for an epic battle of the sixes. Apple’s iPhone 6 burst onto the scene this past September and helped Apple rack up more profit in the holiday quarter than any other company has ever earned in a three-month period. iPhone 6 sales are still going strong according to estimates, …

  • It sounds too good to be true – and it might very well be, considering the issues with crowdfunding campaigns we’ve seen before. That said, the $39 Surface Pro-like Jide Ultra Remix Android tablet that launched on Wednesday on Kickstarter was a must-buy for many people who scooped up all the units available at the $39 price …

  • 4K TV prices have been falling lately but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the right time to buy one. DSLReports‘ Karl Bode makes a good case that you should probably hold off buying a 4K TV this year unless you do a good amount of research on it beforehand.  FROM EARLIER: Meet the tweak every Netflix user needs: ‘God …

  • You might not remember Intel’s interesting Windows-based Compute Stick dongle announced at CES 2015, but Microsoft a similar computer-on-a-stick product to buyers in Korea. The Register reports that Korea’s local Microsoft branch announced the Lucoms PC-on-a-stick device (image above), a USB PC-on-a-stick that’ll ship with …

  • One of the wearables we saw at CES earlier this year is called Quell, a drug-free device supposed to help out relieve chronic pain. At the time, details about Quell availability were not available, but the device is currently up for preorder on Indiegogo, where it already hit almost $250,000 in pledges. FROM EARLIER: Scientists …

  • Dish’s Sling TV package for cord cutters was already very tempting and now the company has just sweetened the pot once again. Per Engadget, Sling TV this week has added both AMC and IFC to its service that lets you stream several different cable channels online for $20 a month. The bad news is that right now the service …

  • In addition to announcing a new partnership with Samsung, which will bring its paid keyboard app complete with a themes pack for free to Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge buyers, Fleksy made one more major announcement this week, introducing a brand new feature that you wouldn’t normally see in apps like this. FROM EARLIER: …

  • Even though the Galaxy S6 will be a lot lighter on bloatware than you would have anticipated, that doesn’t mean Samsung will stop offering users access to plenty of its own apps, not to mention other apps and services that it’ll include in its Galaxy Gifts digital package. One of the apps you’ll find in the latter portal is …

  • With MWC around the corner, Qualcomm took to Twitter to tease that a new smartphone with a top-shelf Snapdragon 810 chip inside is going to soon launch. So far, only LG’s G Flex 2 packs the 64-bit octa-core processor, having already been announced at CES 2015 in January. FROM EARLIER: HTC One M9 fully revealed in biggest …

  • If you follow anything having to do with tech on the Internet, you have undoubtedly read something about Superfish in the past 24 hours. In a nutshell, Lenovo sold tons of computers with software called Superfish Visual Discovery pre-installed. Lenovo has been selling computers preloaded with Superfish for the past two …

  • As if you didn’t already have enough reasons to cut the cord and rely on streaming services to get your TV fix, cable stations themselves are giving you another one. The Wall Street Journal reports that some cable stations have actually started speeding up their programs so they can squeeze more ads into their given time …

  • Sulon a part of Toronto's growing wearable technology sector

    The Toronto area is becoming a hub for so-called wearable technology. It's a field that is made up of companies like Sulon Technologies, the maker of a product called the Cortex.