Category: Tech News

Amazon Updates Their Alexa Lineup With Six New Hardware Products

Ever since we took at look at the original Echo, we knew the potential of this kind of technology had big things on the horizon for Amazon. Fast forward two years and the company has just announced six new physical products sporting Alexa technology all aimed to serve different purposes in your households. Echo (2nd Generation) – $99.99 Priced at just under $100, the regular echo has received a makeover with a smaller form-factor and fabric exterior. Its capabilities match the original Echo, but the smaller size does see a downsizing of internal hardware such as the tweeter which...

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Oculus Store Adopts Same 14 Day Digital Return Policy As Steam

Virtual reality gaming has become more mainstream than ever thanks to lower prices on peripherals and more game developers getting involved in the world of VR. With an influx of new games hitting the Oculus Rift store, it is harder than ever to determine which titles to spend your hard earned money on. Thankfully, Oculus has a matched the digital return policy of Steam which allows a full refund through Oculus “for any reason” if requested within the two-week period after your purchase and the total amount of gameplay hasn't exceeded two hours. The fine print states that this...

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Bose Added Google Assistant Support To Their ‘QC 35 II’ Headphones

The Quiet Comfort 35s from Bose has been a staple in the luxury headphone market often seen used in airports and college libraries due to the mix of sleek design and excellent noise canceling technology. While it's only been a little over a year since their release, the company has released an updated version dubbed the ‘QC 35 II'. Based on the same design principles as its predecessor, the QC 35 II model offers integrated button with support for Google Assistant by way of incoming notifications, audio updates for news reports and voice commands for music and calls from your...

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Microsoft Begins Preorders For Standard Version Of ‘Xbox One X’

Microsoft's announcement of their Xbox One X made a lot of gamers excited for the future of consoles. Unlike Sony's PS4 Pro, the Xbox One X is a big step ahead of the Xbox One with six teraflops of processing power, 12GB of GDDR5 RAM and 326 GB/sec memory bandwidth. While it will run the same titles as the Xbox One, it will be able to enhance them up to 4K resolution and 60 frames per second. As of now, there are 130 new and existing games that will be supported for “enhanced” gameplay. While the console has already...

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Popular CCleaner Hacked With Malware, Millions Of Users Were At Risk

Shortly after security giant, Avast acquired popular CCleaner, the optimization company's server was hacked resulting in malware injected in the software of 2.27 million users. While this is a horrible instance to occur for both companies especially when their parent company has a primary focus on security. As bad as this sounds, there is some good news. While 2.27 million users at risk may seem like a massive number, CCleaner has racked up over 2 billion downloads total and surpasses 5 million new users each month. This means the total number of affected users is under half a month's...

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Virgin Mobile To Launch iPhone 8 & 8 Plus Models A Week Late

The US-based Virgin Mobile stores have confirmed that they will be receiving Apple's newest iPhone 8 and 8 Plus models come September 29th. This makes it an entire week later than every other US carrier and will likely be a sore subject for their customers since the service switched to an iPhone-only business model on June 27th. Why the delay? Virgin Mobile hasn't made this clear yet, but pre-orders will begin on the 22nd which is the same day every other carrier is shipping the highly sought after device. As for the higher-end iPhone X, the current pre-order date...

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