Vayyar, a company based in Israel, has developed a radar sensor which can be connected to your smartphone. BBC Click have been taking a look at what it can do:
Read more, and watch the video here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-38608135
Andy Rubin is a former employee of Google, and during his time there he oversaw the development of Android. His new company, Essential, has been taking on former Android engineers, and according to recent reports he is looking to create a smartphone that will act as a hub for smart home gadgets.
Read more here.
Nintendo have announced details of their all-new console, the Nintendo Switch, which will be released on 3 March 2017. The console will retail for $300 in the USA, but we have yet to find out what we can expect to pay in Europe.
Gizmodo has published a detailed article explaining how the Switch works and what it can do:
The Verge has details of the specifications:
Processors & Motherboards:
AMD Ryzen; What We Learned At CES 2017 - Legit Reviews
MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard - Kit Guru
ASUS ROG Maximus IX Hero - Vortez
XFX RX 480 8GB Hard Swap XXX - Lan OC
Sony PlayStation VR - Hardware Secrets
Scan 3XS Z270 Vengeance SLI Gaming PC - Hexus
The 10 Most Anticipated PC Games of 2017 - Tech Spot
SoundPEATS Q11 Sport Bluetooth Headphones - Nikk Tech
Corsair Scimitar PRO RGB Optical MOBA/MMO Gaming Mouse - Mad Shrimps
Netgear Nighthawk X10 Wireless AD7200 Router - Hot Hardware
Samsung 960 PRO NVMe SSD - Benchmark Reviews
Hardware Labs Black Ice Nemesis GTR 360 Radiator - Tech Power Up
The European Commission has published a new fact sheet setting out their proposals for modernising the current digital privacy rules. Digital Look reports:
Full article here.
The fact sheet is well worth a read, and you can find it here: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-17_en.htm
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 is currently underway in Las Vegas, and virtual assistants such as Amazon Alexa seem to be the stars of the show. Here's a round up of some of the interesting products that have been demonstrated so far:
Razer Debuts 'Project Valerie' Triple Display Laptop - Mac Rumours
CES 2017 is all about Amazon Alexa - Pocket Lint
Xiaomi unveils a TV that's thinner than the iPhone - Engadget
Car-makers choose virtual assistants - BBC News