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Apple announces iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

Apple iPhone XYesterday’s Apple event brought with it three major announcements from its mobile smartphone flagship: the iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X, an innovative new version of the best seller that opts for a new design that sets it apart from its predecessors.

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

First announced were the anticipated iPhone 8 lines of handsets, which consumers had been waiting to see for the past few months. At the face of it the two don’t do a lot that is different from past versions. The design is similar, though they have a new metallic casing in a pink or silver color that are a stretch from what we have seen in the past. This should make them more durable, which will be a relief for any Apple user who has shattered the glass backing on their phone.

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Apple’s WWDC 2017 was all about iMac Pro and HomePod

Apple iMac ProApple has announced a refresh to its iMac desktops, MacBooks and MacBook Pro lines. A new and powerful iMac Pro is in the works for release this December. iOS 11 and watchOS 4 updates have been announced along with macOS High Sierra’s release. The iPad Pro is to available in 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch models. Moreover, the new HomePod is an intelligent speaker designed to work with Apple Music.

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Acer announced Nitro 5, Spin 1 and Two New Iconia Tablets

Acer Nitro 5Acer has been busy at work getting new devices ready. The company announced a budget gaming notebook, the Nitro 5, the Acer Spin 1 convertible and two Iconia tablets with Android Nougat. These devices are worth a look if you’re in the market for a new laptop or tablet.

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Google I/O celebrates milestone with new features and future plans

Google IO 2017Google I/O kicked off with a celebration, commemorating the launch and growth of their Android device, which has now reached two billion active monthly Android users. Some new announcements were made for the special occasion.

More Progress With Android Integration

The biggest announcement at Google I/O was about the progress with integration of Android as the platform for multiple devices. While not as sexy as some of the others that were talked about, it is certainly the farthest reaching.

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Ohmni: the robot that promises to keep families connected

  • 13/05/2017 at 18:26 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Ohmni RobotA new IndieGogo backed campaign is promising to deliver a user friendly, mobile robot that helps keeps families connected. Ohmni is a ninth generation concept only being launched now, after two long years of work, design changes, and proofs of concept.

It is an impressive bit of technology. The robot is a human-height, easily maneuverable robot with an adjustable screen. It was built to be user friendly in the extreme, giving the operator the power to control the device through their computer. You just connect to WIFI, call in, and the robot activates. You control the motion, moving it from room to room.

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New Amazon Echo Show to give free calls, among other features

  • 09/05/2017 at 23:07 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Amazon Echo ShowThe Amazon Echo has been one of the more popular smarthome devices released over the last few years. Now the company hopes the latest incarnation will make up for what the short-lived smartphone under their brand lacked.

With the Fire phone, there just wasn’t enough traction to ever get a phone service off the ground for the massive online retailer. The Amazon Echo could be a better bet, as it allows for the expanded capabilities of their smarthome flagship. Free calls is enticing, especially with the Echo Show as the latest version, providing a 7″ high definition screen.

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Elon Musk wants to merge the Brain and Artificial Intelligence

  • 23/04/2017 at 04:15 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Elon MuskTechnology is evolving, and we are still learning what’s possible and what’s not. Elon Musk, Space X, and Tesla CEO spoke in detail about NeuraLink Corp. This venture from Musk wants to combine the human brain with artificial intelligence.

To start with, Musk aims to develop technology to help people with disabilities (Like stroke, brain legions and other issues that stop the brain communicating with the body properly) to regain body movement and function. The dream is not anything new, but Musk aims to have this done and ready in four years.

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