Lexar unveils ruggedized JumpDrive USB 3.1 flash drive

Lexar unveils ruggedized JumpDrive USB 3.1 flash drive
Lexar JumpDrive ruggedized USB 3.1 flash drive. Lexar Lexar unveils its new JumpDrive high-performance USB flash drive designed to keep your data safe in tough conditions.Must read: How to get your iPhone or iPad ready for iOS 10.3The JumpDrive is a lightweight and stylish USB flash drive - not some huge rubber and aluminum behemoths like some rugged drives - but yet …
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Amazon Echo: 5 Alexa-compatible products, services for your smart office

Amazon Echo: 5 Alexa-compatible products, services for your smart office
The Nest 3.0 smart thermostat, which costs $249, offers Alexa compatibility (only the third-generation Nest does). The connection is simple: You can tell Alexa to turn the temperature up or down. But Alexa can also learn. So, you'll be able to say, "Alexa, tell the thermostat that I'm too hot" to get it to turn the temp down. But, for whatever, if you don't like Nest, you can always consider Honeywell's smart thermostats, such as the new Lyric T6R, which offers location-based services and geofen…
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Laptops, tablets, big smartphones banned from cabin on some flights to UK

Laptops, tablets, big smartphones banned from cabin on some flights to UK
Going in the hold? Getty Images/iStockphoto Large smartphones, tablets and laptops are being banned from the cabin on flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Tunisia.Under the new arrangements, phones, laptops and tablets larger than 16cm in length, 9.3cm wide and 1.5cm deep will not be allowed in the cabin on "selected flights" to the …
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Seven things you need to know about the new iPad refresh

Seven things you need to know about the new iPad refresh
Apple has quietly released a new 9.7-inch iPad, here's what you need to know.Must read: How to get your iPhone or iPad ready for iOS 10.3 …
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​Apple defends iPad, tablet turf with price cut as it aims to spur upgrade cycle

​Apple defends iPad, tablet turf with price cut as it aims to spur upgrade cycle
The tablet market may be dragging, plagued with cost competition and becoming cannibalized by 2-in-1 devices, but that doesn't mean Apple wants to cede ground with its iPad. …
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Surprise Apple refresh: Lower-priced new 9.7-inch iPad and special edition iPhone 7

Surprise Apple refresh: Lower-priced new 9.7-inch iPad and special edition iPhone 7
New 9.7-inch iPad starting at $329.Apple tries to boost iPad sales by releasing a new 9.7-inch tablet at "its most affordable price ever," starting at $329.Must read: How to get your iPhone or iPad ready for iOS 10.3The new iPad comes in silver, gold and space gray and starts at $329 for the 32-gigabyte with Wi-Fi model and $459 for the 32-gigabyte Wi-Fi + Cellular model.iPad tech specs:9.7-inch Retina display64-bit A9 processor10-hour battery lifeTo…
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Samsung opts for smarter smart TV experience

Samsung opts for smarter smart TV experience
Smart Voice & One RemoteMaking TVs "smart" is one thing, but being able to use them smartly and to their full potential is another.Smart TVs have come a long way since Samsung first introduced theirs as a "connected-TV" back in 2009. In 2011, Samsung was the first to use the term "Smart TV" that converged the computer and its integrated internet, a conventional TV, and set-top boxes. TVs remain the primary ga…
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Toshiba Portégé X20W-D review: Premium ultraportable gets a rotating screen

Toshiba Portégé X20W-D review: Premium ultraportable gets a rotating screen
It has been just under a year since I reviewed the Toshiba Portégé Z20t, a 2-in-1 hybrid ultrabook that ticked a lot of boxes for me -- although there were also some niggling annoyances. In the frame now is Toshiba's new 2017 flagship ultrabook, the Portégé X20W-D. The removable screen of the Z20t has been replaced with a 360-degree rotating configuration, and Toshiba says this laptop is the thinnest and lightest business 2-in-1 hybrid to use full-power 7th-generation Intel Core …
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Apple working on new AR features for iPhone: Report

Apple working on new AR features for iPhone: Report
(Image: File photo) Apple has a team exploring augmented reality features for the next iPhone, according to Bloomberg (via Verge). One of the AR features said to be in development would allow you to take a photo on your iPhone and then change the depth of specific objects. Another feature would allow you to place virtual effec…
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Qualcomm announces 205 mobile platform for entry-level LTE feature phones

Qualcomm announces 205 mobile platform for entry-level LTE feature phones
Lynn La/CNET Qualcomm on Monday announced the Qualcomm 205 mobile platform that will bring 4G LTE and 4G services to entry-level feature phones, as the chipmaker looks to leave 3G in the dust. Aimed at emerging markets, the Qualcomm 205 platform includes the Qualcomm 205 SoC, which encompasses the baseband functionalities, plus hardware components including RF front …
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