Day: January 6, 2019

Samsung’s 2019 TVs to support Apple iTunes, AirPlay 2 – CNET

Move marks first time iTunes movies and TV shows support has been offered on non-Apple devices. …read more Source:: CNet

A Quartet of Drills Put The Spurs To This Electric Utility Vehicle

Low-slung body style. Four-wheel drive. All electric drivetrain. Turns on a dime. Neck-snapping acceleration. Leather seating surface. Is it the latest offering from Tesla? Nope; it’s a drill-powered electric utility vehicle, and it looks like a blast to drive. Surprisingly, this isn’t a just-for-kicks kind of build. There’s actually a practical reason for the low…

CES 2019: Watch the Panasonic press conference live, Monday, 10 a.m. PT – CNET

CNET will livestream video coverage from Las Vegas all day. …read more Source:: CNet

CES 2019: Asus launches Chromebook Education series with trio of laptops, Chrome-running tablet

In addition to the company’s first Chrome tablet, the lineup includes 11.6-inch and 14-inch notebooks and a 14-inch convertible. The four new devices sport rugged features to protect against the wear and tear of student usage. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Apple Took Out a CES Ad To Troll Its Competitors Over Privacy

An anonymous reader shared a report: Historically, Apple hasn’t had an official presence at CES. It’s not surprising given the company’s success at hosting and hyping its own product launch events — long before the iPod and iPhone brought Apple to the top of the technology mountain, Steve Jobs keynotes were can’t miss events. The…

HP Omen gaming gear at CES 2019 includes $5K Emperium 65 BFGD monitor – CNET

The 65-inch G-Sync HDR monitor announced at last year’s CES is finally a real product with a name — and a hefty price tag. Plus, the 240Hz display comes to laptops. …read more Source:: CNet

AMD gets serious about Chromebooks at CES 2019 – CNET

Scaled back AMD A-series processors take on Intel’s Celeron and Pentium for Chromebooks. …read more Source:: CNet

Matrix PowerWatch 2 uses solar and heat to power GPS, heart rate at CES 2019 – CNET

The future of wearable fitness tech might be charge-free. …read more Source:: CNet

All the new Alexa products from CES 2019 – CNET

We’ll keep a running list of new, Alexa-compatible product announcements from Las Vegas. …read more Source:: CNet

As Smartphones and Internet Connections Rise in Africa, So Does Entertainment Streaming

Growing smartphone and internet penetration across many African countries saw global streaming companies make a deeper play for audiences here this year. From a report: Netflix signaled its interest in Africa by hiring a content producer for the region and took on the MultiChoice, the continental satellite TV giant owned by Naspers, Africa’s most valuable…