Apple might say goodbye to the 3.5mm Headphone Jack

Apple Headphone JackBefore we get started, I have to offer the reader an apology. This post is not going to be objective. It won’t be a simple announcement of the latest Apple news. There will be no muscling in my opinion at the end after I give all the facts. This is a straight up opinion piece, and I won’t pretend otherwise.

In my defense, there have been plenty of those related to the removal of traditional headphone jacks on smartphones the last couple of weeks. Some have been in support, some have been vehemently against the move. Whichever side you fall on, there is no denying that this has been one of the biggest hot button topics in mobile tech hardware features in awhile.

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Nature Remo: Transform any AC into a Smart AC

  • 21/06/2016 at 23:53 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Nature RemoThe Nature Remo will turn your air conditioner into a Wi-Fi-enabled smart AC device without any effort. This will mean that your home maintains a comfortable temperature, your air conditioner is energy efficient and you can control the unit with your smartphone.

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Can Xbox One S overtake PS4 supremacy?

  • 20/06/2016 at 15:11 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

Microsoft Xbox One SMicrosoft has unveiled their latest XBox One console, the XBox One S. The updated version fixes a couple of the issues that were previously brought up by gamers, and offers an intermediary device prior to the Project Scorpio release coming in 2017.

Due to the much bigger news about Project Scorpio and its integrated VR and 4K gaming, a lot of cynics have been pointing out the futility of an updated XBox One device that won’t match up to next year’s release.

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OnePlus 3 is now official: Snapdragon 820, 6GB of RAM and great Camera

OnePlus 3 SmartPhoneThe OnePlus 3 is an improved smartphone from last years OnePlus 2. Flying under the radar, Carl Pei, Co-founder of OnePlus is changing how the company interacts with customers. The biggest change to the smartphone is its availability. No longer purchase through an invite only system, the device will be available through the OnePlus website.

In short, Pei wants the OnePlus 3 to be a top line smartphone without the high price tag. And it looks like the OnePlus 3 has evolved enough to be a worthy consideration as a flagship model.

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WWDC 2016: The evolution of Apple iOS 10

  • 14/06/2016 at 23:59 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

Apple iOS 10This week during WWDC 2016, we all discovered that Apple is doing a major overhaul of its iOS with the new iOS 10. Now let’s get straight into the details.

iOS 10 is going to be more open to developers than previous versions. Siri, Maps and Messages will give developers the chance to expand upon Apple’s native apps. This will give the user more capabilities and the chance to do more with their apps than before.

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The future is here: Backpack PCs for an immersive VR experience

  • 13/06/2016 at 01:28 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

HP Omen X VR BackPackVR backpack PCs are arriving in time for the VR headset revolution. Developers have been wondering how to connect PCs to VR headsets without users tripping over cables. A standard PC sits still as an immovable object. Users move around when wearing VR headsets, but their range and comfort of movement is hampered by cables. So, HP, MSI, and Zotac have been developing PCs that can be carried on your back.

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Clumsy? Samsung Galaxy S7 Active may be perfect for you

Samsung Galaxy S7 ActiveFor years the joke has been that the clumsy should stick with indestructible Nokia bricks for smartphones to avoid the costs of constantly replacing their device. But the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active may be the solution to that problem.

The new Samsung phone is different in design from its flagship predecessors. Bulky, certainly less sleek and holding an enormous battery, it was designed for function, not aesthetics. The case is thick and oddly textured, resembling older smartphone models before manufacturers started going with the slim, chic design in mind.

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