Category: Tech News

ESL & Bluehole Announce The ‘PUBG Invitational 2017’ At IEM Oakland

If you are a part of the gaming community, you've heard of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and how much it has dominated on the online gaming community over the last few months. The developer, Bluehole teamed up with ESL to run an official Invitational at Gamescom which marked the first professional tournament for the franchise. The event was popular with a $200,000 prize pool and 20 teams competing in a slew of events ranging from solos to squads in both first and third-person. The online reach of the tournament topped over 300,000 concurrent viewers at one point setting a new record...

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All The Major Hardware Announcements From Google’s Keynote Event

Earlier today, Google held a press event showcasing their newest hardware products in front of media from around the world. The keynote was held in an Apple-like fashion giving insight on what the company is doing behind the scenes, providing interest statistics about their users and ultimately showing off new hardware devices. Here are the major hardware announcements that Google made during today's event: Google Home Mini Initially leaked yesterday by Walmart, the Home Mini is the little brother to their original Google Home device. With a smaller form-factor and more affordable price, the concept rivals that of Amazon's...

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Walmart Leaks Google’s Unannounced Home Mini Speaker

Google's October 4th event is just one day away, and a significant device leak just happened. We have already heard talks that they may announce a new PixelBook with their Voice Assistant integrated within it, but Walmart just leaked an unannounced product from the Big G. The retailer founded by former billionaire Sam Walton accidentally posted a product page for the Google Home Mini, a condensed version of their standard Google Home device. The idea that Google would release a product like this makes sense since their main competitor Amazon did the same with the release of their Echo Dot which sells...

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Ring Launches An Affordable Home Security System For $299

Ring is a brand most notable for their video doorbell product lines, but the company is quickly expanding in the smart home security space. Earlier today they announced an affordable security system designed for self-installation. The base Ring Protect system includes a base station, keypad, contact sensor (for a door or window), motion detector and range extender. Existing Ring products like their video doorbells and security cameras will automatically integrate into the system. Additional components like sensors and keypads are available for purchase separately. After purchasing the Protect system, you'll still need to dish out $10/month to Ring for service. However,...

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Google’s Next Chromebook Could Offer Its Voice Assistant

The Google Assistant is the Big G's response to Apple's ‘Siri, ‘ and it is an excellent tool for convenience. Found on mobile devices and through Google Home, the Assistant still hasn't made its way to computers (at least not natively). In Mac OS Sierra, Apple introduced native Siri support allowing users to access its functionality with the press of a button. With an October 4th press event planned for Google, their rumored Pixelbook may be the first laptop to offer native Assistant support. The team over at 9to5Google have spotted multiple references to Google Assistant making its way...

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The LG V30+ Will Come Exclusively To Sprint On October 13th

The new V30+ handset from LG is coming exclusively to Sprint on October 13th. The carrier will be offering a limited time deal on their online store offering $30 off a single purchase of the V30+. If you wish to buy two phones at the same time, you can score a hardware lease for two of the newest LG devices for just $38 a month rather than paying $30 a month for each unit. With 128GB of internal storage, premium earbuds, a HiFi DAC and a stellar camera system, the V30+ is a vlogger or media professionals dream smartphone....

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