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Jan 10, 2020 7:40 AM ET

Samsung sold 6.7 million 5G phones in 2019, beating expectations

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 10, 2020 - Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Samsung sold 6.7 million 5G phones in 2019 between the Galaxy S10 5G and the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G, the company announced today, marking better than expected sales for devices supporting the next-generation mobile standard. While 6.7 million devices may not sound like a lot in the grand scheme of the phone market, it’s better than expected — at IFA 2019, Samsung had only. [more...]

Jan 10, 2020 7:10 AM ET

LG unveils eight ‘Real 8K’ OLED and LCD TVs ahead of CES

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 10, 2020 - Image: LG LG has announced eight 8K TVs, ahead of CES. There are two OLED models which are 77 and 88-inches big, and six LCDs measuring between 65 and 75-inches. LG is yet to announce pricing or availability information for any of the sets, but it’s keen to emphasize that they’ll all offer “Real 8K,” in what appears to be a shot across the bow at Samsung and its recently announced. [more...]

Jan 10, 2020 6:40 AM ET

OnePlus’ Concept One smartphone has a ‘disappearing’ camera

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 10, 2020 - The rear of the OnePlus Concept One and its ‘disappearing’ camera array. | Image: OnePlus OnePlus has announced new details of its Concept One smartphone, a prototype device that the company will be unveiling in full at CES 2020 next week. The Chinese phonemaker has been teasing the Concept One since December, with some speculating that it could be the firm’s first foldable. But the actual unveil is a bit less exciting, with OnePlus tweeting that. [more...]

Jan 10, 2020 6:10 AM ET

This AirPower clone is now available to buy

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 10, 2020 - Image: Zens The Zens Liberty, a Qi wireless charging pad which bears more than a passing resemblance to Apple’s cancelled AirPower charger, is now available to order for January delivery. The Liberty includes 16 overlapping charging coils which allow you to place your devices anywhere on its surface to charge. $139.99 (€139.99) gets you a model with a fabric surface, while the $179.99 (€179.99) edition comes with a glass surface to let you see. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 1:10 PM ET

JLab announces $29 pair of true wireless earbuds

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - Image: JLab JLab’s latest pair of true wireless earbuds, the JLab Go Air, are some of the cheapest we’ve ever come across from a named brand. They cost just $29, which is cheaper than replacing the battery in a single AirPod, or the same price as replacing a damaged AirPod under AppleCare+. The JLab Go Air’s specs aren’t terrible either; you get 5-hours of battery life out of a single charge, and their. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 12:40 PM ET

Kohler puts an Alexa-enabled smart speaker in a showerhead

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - If you like to listen to tunes in the morning, then Kohler has just the over-the-top product for you: a portable smart speaker with built-in Alexa that slots right into your showerhead. That means you can ask Alexa to cue up your favorite playlist, find the latest news, or order more shampoo, all without leaving the comfort of your shower. In fact, why not just stay there for the rest. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 12:10 PM ET

Samsung’s Odyssey G9 curved gaming monitor is a 49-inch QLED monster

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - Samsung Odyssey G9 CES 2020 hasn’t started yet, but Samsung is already getting started with a pair of new QLED gaming monitors that look to check nearly every spec box, led by the absolutely massive 49-inch Odyssey G9, Samsung’s curviest screen yet. The Odyssey G9 isn’t the first curved gaming display from Samsung, nor is it the first 49-inch one, or even the first at such a high resolution (that honor. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 11:40 AM ET

Nanoleaf’s smart lighting system learns, senses, and reacts to needs

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - Nanoleaf’s interactive Hexagon Unified Light Panels are coming this summer. | Image: Nanoleaf Nanoleaf is stepping beyond decorative light panels with a new smart lighting system. Nanoleaf says its new Learning Series “intuitively learns, senses and reacts to users needs” without relying upon voice or manual controls thanks to the company’s U-IQ sensors and algorithms. The company is also announcing a release date for the interconnecting hexagon light panels first announced last. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 11:10 AM ET

Segway-Ninebot unveils an electric kick scooter with cruise control

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - Images: Segway-Ninebot Segway-Ninebot has unveiled a handful of new electric kick scooters ahead of next week’s annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, including one that the company claims is the “most compact, lightweight, and energy-efficient kick scooter ever introduced to navigate a city environment.” That new $799 e-scooter, called the Air T15, is different from the ones that Segway-Ninebot provides to the e-scooter-sharing services around the world in that. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 10:40 AM ET

Segway’s newest self-balancing vehicle is an egg-shaped wheelchair

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - Segway’s newest self-balancing vehicle won’t require you to stand up. Dubbed the S-Pod, the new egg-shaped two-wheeler from Segway-Ninebot is meant to let people sit while they effortlessly cruise around campuses, theme parks, airports, and maybe even cities — all of the same places you’d expect to see one of the company’s iconic (if still a bit dorky) stand-up vehicles. The S-Pod is powered by basically the same gyroscopic self-balancing. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 10:10 AM ET

Samsung announces the Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - S10 Lite. | Image: Samsung After weeks of rumors and leaks, Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite ahead of CES 2020. The phones are budget versions of Samsung’s popular 2019 flagships, and they promise to bring premium features from those high-end phones down to more affordable price points (although Samsung hasn’t said what those prices will be just yet). Both phones feature 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-O displays. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 9:40 AM ET

The first anime season of the 2020s starts the decade off strong

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - The new decade is starting with over 35 new anime shows, and more than 15 continuing from 2019. In order to help you weed through all of these shows, I’ve put together a list of six that stand out as being the most interesting, whether you are a newcomer or long-running anime fan. Most of these shows are available for viewing internationally the day after they air in Japan, thanks. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 9:10 AM ET

Win a mystery bag to celebrate the launch of Processor, a new newsletter from Dieter Bohn

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - Photo by Avery White / The Verge It’s a new year, and CES 2020 is about to start, bringing with it a whole bunch of new gadgets that you’ll probably want to buy. But you know what’s better than buying new stuff? Getting new stuff for free! We here at The Verge would like to help: we’ve filled a mystery bag full of cool gadgets and gizmos that we’ll be giving away to. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 8:40 AM ET

What the hell is Samsung’s ‘artificial human’ project?

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - For the past few weeks, a Samsung subsidiary named STAR Labs has been teasing what it calls “Neon” — an “artificial human” that will be unveiled at CES 2020 next week. But what exactly is Neon, and what is an artificial human? So far, we have very few official details, but most signs point toward the release of some sort of digital avatar technology: a realistic CGI human that users. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 8:10 AM ET

How to watch the 2020 Golden Globe Awards online

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - Photo by: Todd Antony/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Awards season is kicking off this Sunday, January 5th, with the 77th Golden Globe Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. The Golden Globes, hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, are seen as an indicator of how the rest of the awards ceremonies, particularly the Oscars, might play out. Unlike the Oscars, the Golden Globes cover both film. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 7:40 AM ET

Beeple on creating a zombie Mark Zuckerberg and flesh-eating Baby Yoda to examine the times

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - Mike Winkelmann works in a room with side-by-side 65-inch TVs constantly tuned to CNN and Fox News and on computers that are suspended above a bathtub because their 12 combined graphics cards generate too much heat. It’s an odd setup, but perhaps it speaks to the increasingly bizarre and post-apocalyptic artwork that Winkelmann has been putting out recently. “This year, in particular,” Winkelmann says, “I’ve decided I’m just going to do. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 7:10 AM ET

Amazon employees who spoke out about climate change could be fired

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images At least two Amazon employees pushing for the company to take stronger action on climate change received notices from their employer warning that they could be fired for speaking to the press. The workers are part of the group Amazon Employees for Climate Justice, which published a letter last April calling on the e-commerce giant to adopt a company-wide plan to address climate change. The letter was. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 6:40 AM ET

Apple sues security vendor for DMCA violations

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is suing an iOS virtualization vendor called Corellium for trafficking under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Apple initially sued the company for copyright infringement in August, alleging that Corellium’s virtualization of iOS was violating Apple’s ownership of the code. The more recent filing expands the case, alleging that Corellium’s sale of the virtualization software counts as trafficking in copyright-protected goods. “Corellium’s business is. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 6:10 AM ET

Xiaomi says issue that showed strangers’ images on Nest devices is identified but not fully resolved

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Images of strangers on a Xiaomi camera’s stream to a Google Nest Hub were due to a “cache update,” Xiaomi told The Verge. The company added that it has fixed the issue, but Nest integration remains suspended until the “root cause has been completely solved.” As first reported by Android Police, a Reddit user posted images he said came from his Xiaomi Mijia 1080p Smart IP security camera when he. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 3:40 PM ET

Apple now lets you engrave a poop emoji on your AirPods case

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - Apple has long offered the option to engrave text on select products purchased through its online store. And now, you’re able to engrave emoji onto the company’s AirPods cases, too (via MacRumors). Apple only lets you engrave a limited set of emoji, but there are some pretty fun options, including the fist bump, all of the Zodiac animals, and the poop emoji. Here are all of the emoji that you can. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 3:10 PM ET

Today’s deals include the Apple HomePod, Microsoft Surface Go, and Samsung Galaxy phones

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge The holidays and big sale seasons are over, but that doesn’t mean that all of the deals are gone. While many items are no longer for sale, or now cost more than they did during Black Friday, there are still a few great deals on the internet. We’ve rounded them up for you here. Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Apple’s HomePod. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 2:40 PM ET

The best tech of CES 2019: what happened next?

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Taking stock of last year’s big announcements and experimental products Each and every CES, technology companies pull out all the stops to show off the boldest, most outlandish, and experimental products to wow the public, impress journalists, and plant flags in the sand that competitors will take note of. Sometimes, that means a ludicrously large and expensive television or, in some cases, a. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 2:10 PM ET

8BitDo’s tiny $20 keychain controller is now available

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - 8BitDo, which is known for its high-quality third-party controllers and its retro-inspired designs, is launching a tiny, keychain-sized Bluetooth controller called the Zero 2. It’s compatible with Windows, macOS, Raspberry Pi, Android devices, and both the Nintendo Switch and the Switch Lite. The controller, which was first teased last summer at E3, is now available to purchase for $20 and it comes in pink, yellow, and turquoise. Unfortunately, it seems the retro Nintendo finish from. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 1:40 PM ET

This wireless power startup says it can charge your phone using only radio waves

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - Image: Guru True wireless power transmission, without cords or charging mats, has been a white whale for the technology industry for decades. But a new startup born out of the California Institute of Technology claims it’s figured out how to pull it off in a way that is small, cheap, and efficient enough to be commercialized. Called Guru, the company has built a wireless charging system that transmits electricity using high-frequency. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 1:10 PM ET

Mike Bloomberg has spent nearly $15 million to be in your Google search results

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images The 77-year-old former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is running for president, on a centrist-friendly platform that’s mainly premised on beating incumbent Donald Trump. What makes Bloomberg’s campaign stand out, however, isn’t his positions: it’s how much he’s spending to get his message out. Google “impeachment,” for example, and you’ll probably get an ad at the top of the page that promotes. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 12:40 PM ET

Google News discontinues ‘print replica’ PDFs of magazines

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - Stop me if you’ve heard this, but: Google is discontinuing a product. This time, it’s the print replica magazines in Google News, which are the PDF versions of print pages you could view on phones or via desktop. However, pinching the view on your phone screen to read a PDF of a print magazine page apparently didn’t catch on, and I’m as astonished as you are. Android Police reported that Google sent. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 12:10 PM ET

This electronic album was made for the SNES and you can buy it as a cartridge

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - Image: Remute German musician Remute has made and released music on a variety of old mediums, but his newest effort marks a quirky milestone: The Cult Of Remute is claimed to be the first music album made entirely for the Super Nintendo’s sound chip and released on an SNES cartridge. Creating within severe restraints is nothing new for Remute. In the past, he’s released music on a floppy disk and programmed an album. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 11:40 AM ET

What you need to know about the Australia bushfires

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - Photo by SAEED KHAN/AFP via Getty Images After an already devastating start to its fire season, Australia is bracing for things to get worse. The Verge will update this page with news and analysis as the fires rage. What’s happening? Australia is bracing for things to get worse Dozens of fires erupted in New South Wales, Australia in November and rapidly spread across the entire continent to become some of the most. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 11:10 AM ET

Samsung’s next flagship Galaxy phone will probably be announced February 11

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - If you’re eagerly awaiting Samsung’s next flagship phone, the Galaxy S11, then go ahead and mark February 11 in your diary. According to a newly-leaked promo, this looks to be the date for Samsung’s next “Unpacked” press event, which last year was the occasion for the company to unveil the Galaxy S10. The promo was downloaded as an unlisted video on Samsung’s official Vimeo account by Max Weinbach of XDA Developers and first spotted by. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 10:40 AM ET

Samsung confirms Galaxy S11 event for February 11th

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The next Galaxy flagship smartphone from Samsung is indeed being announced on February 11th. After the date was discovered earlier today thanks to an unlisted video, Samsung has now confirmed that its Unpacked event will be held that day in San Francisco. There’s little doubt we’ll see the Galaxy S11 (rumors indicate it might actually be branded as the S20 for some reason), and Samsung. [more...]