Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018
Category: Tech

iRobot’s latest Roomba remembers your home’s layout and empties itself

iRobot hasn’t changed the basic formula of its Roomba robot vacuums since the product line was first launched in 2002, but each new generation brings small improvements that make using the bots a little bit easier. The newest Roomba i7+, unveiled today, has two key changes: the robot now remembers your home’s floor plan, and […]

HTC Vive opens up its VR store to Oculus Rift users

HTC and Valve have opened the Vive virtual reality headset’s digital store to its biggest competitor. That means Oculus Rift users who play games on the Facebook-owned headset can now start buying and downloading games and apps from HTC’s Viveport store. Oculus Rift users might already have options like Steam and Oculus’ own store to […]

IMAX is launching its own AV certification program for home theater setups

IMAX announced today that it’s launching a new certification program called IMAX Enhanced that it’s developed along with audio and surround sound specialist DTS. The idea is that qualifying televisions, projectors, A/V receivers, sound systems, and other home theater equipment should provide the best 4K / HDR images and sound quality, in IMAX’s opinion. The […]

The 7 biggest moments from today’s social media hearings

Facebook and Twitter made a hotly anticipated appearance on Capitol Hill today, as top executives sat for a day’s worth of questions from lawmakers related to election interference, political bias, and more. In the day’s first hearing, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shared the dais with Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, for questions related to […]

Third-party USB-C to Lightning cables are reportedly happening

Third-party hardware makers might finally be allowed to create Apple-approved USB-C to Lightning cables through the company’s MFi program. Japanese publication Mac Otakara reports today that Apple informed its MFi partners that they’ll be able to manufacture these cables, which only Apple has made since the accessory’s debut. The website expects to see some of […]

Google turns 20: how an internet search engine reshaped the world

The biggest moments, product launches, and acquisitions throughout Google’s two-decade history No technology company is arguably more responsible for shaping the modern internet, and modern life, than Google. The company that started as a novel search engine now manages eight products with more than 1 billion users each. Many of those people use Google software […]

New 6.5-inch iPhone X model reportedly called the ‘iPhone XS Max’

It’s been rumored for a while that Apple would be releasing two new OLED iPhone successors to the iPhone X this year — an upgraded 5.8-inch model, said to be called the iPhone XS, and a larger 6.5-inch version that is reportedly going to be called the “iPhone XS Max,” according to multiple sources speaking […]