South Korean conglomerate Samsung have revealed that its latest flagship device the Galaxy S8 will contain its new AI-powered virtual assistant ‘Bixby’ – which is an indicative message of its intent to challenge its rivals which include Apple and Amazon. In a statement issued by Samsung’s EVP and head of R&D, InJong Rhee out months of speculation to bed by confirming that the Galaxy S8 will be equipped with a new digital voice assistant ‘Bixby’. Analysts have claimed that its…
Samsung Electronics unveiled new details surrounding its premium line-up of QLED TVs and The Frame at a global TV launch event in Paris, further demonstrating Samsung's leadership in defining the future of home entertainment with advanced cutting-edge technology. "At Samsung, we strive to provide our customers with the most advanced technology to deliver unrivaled viewing experiences and cutting-edge designs that complement their everyday lives," said HS Kim, President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. "With state-of-the-art style, smart features,…
A woman suffered burns to her face, neck and hands after the batteries in her headphones exploded on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne. The incident occurred just two hours into the flight. It has been reported that the passenger dozed off to sleep while listening to music on her own battery-operated headphones when the device caught fire. The passenger woke after hearing a loud explosion - she then felt a burning sensation on her neck and face. The incident…
Making its debut at CES 2017, at Eureka Park, the start-up pavilion at the show, a strange-looking product was showcased under the name ‘Hushme’ – dubbed the “world’s first voice mask for mobile phones”. The device can be worn as a standard neckband-style wireless headphone set, or in “masking” mode, which allows you to converse without being heard by those around you. One of the interesting features of the headphones when using them in masking mode (which undeniably makes the…
US aircraft companies have revealed that the demand for drone pilots has risen – and that is why they have launched an initiative aimed at persuading young people to consider carving out a profession as a drone pilot. The plea comes due to a shortage of skilled aviators in the industry – with many of the young generation deeming ‘drone technology’ to be cool, the specific aim of the leaders in the unmanned aircraft sector is to get that generation…
LG had big plans for CES 2017 and didn’t disappoint the crowds. The South Korean tech giant unveiled its latest innovative robotic helpers that go far beyond your average kitchen appliances. LG’s Hub Robot, for example, was revealed as well as its Mini-sized counterpart. The robots can control smart home devices, play music, offer advice on commuting times, and overall make life a bit easier. LG appears to be competing with the Amazon Echo, by also revealing its Airbot assistant.…
Coming soon, the world’s most efficient flash drive will be able to store a whopping two terabytes of data – which equals over 160 HD movies. That amount of data is also almost equal in capacity to eight of the largest iPhone’s memories. All of this memory is packed into a device that is less than three inches long. Announced by Kingston Technology, an American, privately held, multinational computer technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells and supports flash memory products…
At CES 2017 held in Las Vegas, on January 4, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced it has introduced the company’s newest premium-tier mobile platform, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with X16 LTE. It’s the first mobile platform to be commercially manufactured using the 10nm FinFET process node, according to Qualcomm, allowing for breakthrough performance and superior power efficiency. The Snapdragon 835 is in production now and is expected to ship in commercial devices in the first half of 2017, the company…
Acer announced on January 3 in Las Vegas its highly anticipated Predator 21 X gaming laptop, the world’s first curved screen notebook. It is designed for ultimate gaming enthusiasts. The world’s first notebook to offer a curved 21-inch IPS display (2560 x 1080 resolution with a 120Hz refresh rate), it delivers an immersive gaming experience, especially when combined with the notebook’s Tobii eye-tracking technology. Bringing game play to a whole new level, gamers can identify enemies, aim and take cover…
The discovery of an Amazon patent has shown the company’s incredible plans for the future of drone technology after it successfully secured a patent to produce ‘flying warehouses’ that would deploy drones from high in the sky to deliver goods to homes below. The patent was granted by the US patent office in April, but it was only recently uncovered by tech analyst Zoe Leavitt. The ‘airborne warehouses’ will fly over cities at 45,000 feet which would then subsequently release…

Samsung launches quantum dot curved gaming monitor

Written on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 07:42
Samsung has announced the launch of its newest industry-leading gaming monitor. The CFG70 curved monitor, designed specifically for professional gamers, includes enhanced picture quality and player-friendly features for a truly immersive gaming experience. The display was first introduced at the Gamescom 2016 and IFA 2016 conferences. As the industry’s first curved gaming monitor to feature quantum dot technology, the CFG70 monitor (24- and 27-inch models) expresses brilliant and accurate colors across a 125 percent sRGB spectrum. This added luminance produces…
Move over Apple AirPods, and make way for headphones featuring artificial intelligence (A.I.) technology. Californian company Vinci has developed headphones that aim to be the “central hub of your connected world”. The headphones currently feature on Kickstarter selling for $99 with a release date estimated at May 2017. The wireless headphones are voice controlled and powered by cloud technology, with no connection needed to a mobile phone. The headphones allow for voice control for users to choose songs so that…
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