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Asus’ new ROG Zephyrus G14 and G15 feature webcams and better screens

Asus has delivered some big upgrades to its ROG Zephyrus G14 and G15 laptops for 2022. These lines have already been beloved for great battery life, solid performance for gaming and creative work, and aggressive pricing. The most notable feature improvements for both laptops include the Windows Hello IR camera (both laptops previously omitted a […]

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OPI releases Xbox-inspired nail polish which unlocks in-game content

OPI and Xbox are collaborating on a new lineup of gaming-inspired nail polishes that also unlock in-game content for Halo Infinite and Forza Horizon 5. The vibrant line of 12 nail polish colors is available today in the US at Ulta Beauty. Purchasing colors in the line qualifies for redeemable codes to unlock an exclusive […]

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Qualcomm is working with Microsoft on custom chips for next-gen AR glasses

Qualcomm and Microsoft are partnering to develop a new, customized Snapdragon augmented reality chip that’ll power future AR glasses within Microsoft’s ecosystems. The new partnership was announced at Qualcomm’s CES 2022 keynote. “We’re announcing that we’re developing a custom augmented reality Snapdragon chip for next-generation, power-efficient, very lightweight AR glasses for the Microsoft ecosystem,” said […]

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John Deere’s self-driving tractor lets farmers leave the cab — and the field

Agricultural equipment maker John Deere has announced its latest piece of autonomous farming kit: a package of hardware and software that combines machine learning with the company’s GPS-powered auto-steer features to create a “fully autonomous tractor.” The technology to support autonomous farming has been developing rapidly in recent years, but John Deere claims this is […]

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Targus built Apple’s Find My tracking tech into its Cypress Hero EcoSmart backpack

In addition to designing several new products for people trying to keep germ-free during a pandemic, Targus is targeting iPhone users with this new Cypress Hero EcoSmart Backpack that has built-in Apple Find My technology. In turn, users can also use their backpack to track a lost iPhone by pressing a button in the backpack. […]

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NXP’s new tri-radio chip makes it easy to add Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, and Thread to smart home gadgets

NXP has a new tri-radio SoC that it’s announcing at CES 2022 that’s designed to serve as a silver bullet for comprehensive smart home connectivity in a single chip, offering out-of-the-box support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth LE 5.2, and 802.15.4 (i.e., Thread) all at once. The idea is that hardware manufacturers building new smart home […]

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Latest Google Pixel update fixes bug that prevents 911 calls with Teams installed

Google is bringing an update to older Pixel devices to fix a dangerous bug that prevents users from calling 911, as noted by a post on a Google support page. The bug stems from an unintended interaction between the Android OS and Microsoft Teams — it only affects devices with Android 10 or later and […]