Gadgets

Google's new Pixel ear buds come with real-time translation feature

Google's new Pixel ear buds come with...

October 05

SAN FRANCISCO — Google on Wednesday (Oct 4) introduced new Pixel ear buds that the company says are capable of real-time translation of conversations in different languages.

Apple plans to release a cellular-capable watch to break iPhone ties

Apple plans to release a cellular...

August 05

CALIFORNIA — Apple Inc is planning to release a version of its smartwatch later this year that can connect directly to cellular networks, a move designed to reduce the device’s...

Louis Vuitton goes upmarket in smartwatch fight with Apple

Louis Vuitton goes upmarket in...

July 12

SWITZERLAND — LVMH wants to sell smartwatches to well-off fashionistas, introducing a techy timepiece under its Louis Vuitton suitcase brand that opens a higher-end front in the...

Apple said to plan dedicated chip to power AI on devices

Apple said to plan dedicated chip to...

May 27

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. got an early start in artificial intelligence software with the 2011 introduction of Siri, a tool that lets users operate their smartphones with voice...

Samsung won’t unveil Galaxy S8 at trade show

Samsung won’t unveil Galaxy S8 at...

January 23

SEOUL — Tech giant Samsung Electronics said on Monday (Jan 23) it will not unveil its Galaxy S8 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show this year, suggesting...

Nintendo takes big gamble with Switch’s split personality

Nintendo takes big gamble with Switch...

January 16

TOKYO — Nintendo’s new Switchgaming console won’t be in stores until March 3, but the machine is fully baked and ready to play. The press got a chance to try out the new machine...

Smartphone, Internet use at record high in US: Survey

Smartphone, Internet use at record...

January 13

WASHINGTON — More than three-fourths of American adults now use a smartphone, helping to boost Internet adoption to a record level, a survey showed on Thursday (Jan 12).