Apple Watch sales predicted to keep dominating watch category with 40% increase in 2019 – BGR

We’re not going to get a specific breakdown of how well Apple Watches are selling tomorrow when the company unveils its latest quarterly earnings results. However, analysts from UBS are out with an estimate of how well Apple’s signature wearable is selling (narrator: “like hotcakes”), in addition to hazarding a prediction about Apple Watch revenue […]

Samsung and Huawei both just lost the race to unveil the first phone with a foldable screen – BGR

Rouyu Technology will go down in history as the company that was able to beat both Samsung and Huawei when it comes to unveiling the first foldable smartphone in the world. And I’m talking about a real foldable screen, not the kind of “foldable” displays we saw on the ZTE Axon M and similar handsets. […]

Nomad’s new wireless charger might fill the AirPower-shaped void in your life

Nomad has a new wireless charger out today, an updated version of the company’s existing Base Station charger that adds an additional integrated Apple Watch charger, and it might just fill the void of Apple’s seemingly indefinitely delayed AirPower charger. The Apple Watch addition is the main difference from the original Base Station, along with […]

Google wants to improve your smart home with iRobot’s room maps

Google and iRobot have announced they’re working together to improve smart home technology using mapping data collected by iRobot’s robot vacuums. The two companies say the aim is to make smart homes “more thoughtful” by leveraging the unique dataset collected by iRobot: maps of customers’ homes. iRobot’s latest Roomba, the i7+, creates maps using a […]

This all-screen phone has a hidden second screen for no good reason, and I’m obsessed with it – BGR

If you really stop to think about it, the past few years in the smartphone industry have been pretty boring. There’s no question that big technological advancements have been made. Screens have gotten bigger without increasing overall phone size, smartphone camera quality is simply mind-blowing now, and phones are more powerful than they have ever […]

Last year’s iPhones get controversial throttling feature after all

With iOS 12.1, Apple has brought its controversial “performance management feature” (aka, throttling) to the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X. This functionality dynamically throttles the phone’s processor as its battery degrades over time to stop the handset from randomly shutting down — it can be turned off if desired. Previously Apple has told […]