IKEA’s Smart Blinds Launch October 1st In The U.S.

IKEA first launched its smart blinds in Europe earlier this year. It was expected to release them in February but that didn’t happen. The company will now be rolling out the smart blinds in that part of the world in August. The United States will get the smart blinds as well. According to a new report, IKEA’s smart blinds will go on sale in the United States starting October 1st.


Samsung Galaxy Fit Now Available For Purchase In The US

Launched earlier this year, for those who are interested in getting their hands on a fitness tracker, you’ll be pleased to learn that the Samsung Galaxy Fit has finally found its way to the US where if you’re interested in picking one up for yourself, you’ll be able to do so for just $100, making it one of the more affordable fitness trackers out there.


Apple Watch Could Be Getting A Glucose Tracker Soon

It has been rumored in the past that Apple could be working on integrating a glucose tracker into its Apple Watch. This would be a great tool for diabetics who might be looking for a non-invasive way of keeping track of their glucose levels. The feature is said to still be years away from being realized, but that future could come sooner than we think with some outside help.


Samsung’s Next-Gen ‘The Wall’ TV Measures 292-inches And Has An 8K Resolution

Last year at CES, Samsung took the wraps off a TV called “The Wall”. It was named such due to its sheer size which measures 146-inches, allowing it to span across an entire wall, hence the name. If you thought that a TV that measures 146-inches is big, you’re not wrong, but Samsung has a new “The Wall” TV that would put its predecessor to shame.


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IKEA’s Smart Shades Will Begin Shipping In August

Earlier this year, IKEA launched their smart shades in Europe. The launch of these shades were planned for a launch in February but was later delayed, but it seems that we now have an idea of when they are expected to be available. According to IKEA’s Swedish website, the company is now claiming that the shades will begin shipping in August.


LG Unveils World’s First IPS Gaming Displays With 1ms Response Time

LG’s new gaming displays will certainly appeal to serious gamers. The two monitors are what it claims to be the world’s first IPS monitors that have a one-millisecond response time. These monitors have been launched as part of LG’s UltraGear brand and they will be available in 38 and 27 inch sizes. Both feature 144Hz refresh rate, high screen resolutions, and a virtually borderless design.


Production For US-Bound Nest Devices Reportedly Moving Outside China

In a bid to avoid tariffs as high as 25 percent, Google is reportedly moving the production of US-bound Nest devices and server hardware outside China. Tech companies like Google and Apple are having to make a call on this as the trade war between the United States and China has consequences for their businesses.


Uber To Begin Food Delivery With Drones This Summer

Uber may soon get into the drone delivery business as well. A new report claims that Uber is looking to start food deliveries through drones this summer. The service will initially be available in San Diego. Uber has been talking about the possibility of running a trial here since last year and today’s report suggests that it may be close to doing that.


New Portal Hardware Coming From Facebook This Year

The Facebook Portal smart speaker, which does video calls as well, was launched by the company in November last year. The obvious question that some of you might have is whether the company plans on launching new iterations of the product. The answer appears to be a resounding yes. There will be new Portal hardware from Facebook towards the end of this year.


Samsung Unveils A 27-inch Curved Monitor For Gaming

Are you in the camp that believes that curved displays make for a better experience than regular flat displays? If you are, then you might be interested to learn that Samsung has recently taken the wraps off its new 27-inch CRG5 curved monitor which according to the company, has been designed for gamers in mind.


New Motorola AX Home Phone Comes With Alexa Built-In

Do you like buying products that come with Alexa built-in? Here’s another one for you. SGW Global, the company that makes Motorola-branded home phones for the global market, has today announced the first home telephone with Alexa built-in. It’s as easy to use Alexa on the new Motorola AX as it is on any other compatible smart home device.


Powerbeats Pro Will Support AirPods ‘Announce Messages With Siri’ Feature

During WWDC 2019, Apple announced that as part of iOS 13, there will also be some new features that would be coming to the AirPods. One of those features is the “Announce Messages with Siri”, in which messages you receive while wearing the AirPods can be read out loud to you by Siri.


Razer Kraken X Ultra-Light Gaming Headset Announced

Gaming headsets are great because they afford gamers better privacy. It can also provide better quality audio and even directional audio if the game supports it, but the downside is that it can sometimes get a bit heavy and uncomfortable to use for prolonged periods of time. That is a problem Razer thinks that they can solve.


HTC Vive Pro Eye Is Now Available For Purchase In North America

Unlike augmented reality which blends the real world and digital world together, virtual reality (VR) completely immerses the user into the digital word. This means that our controls need to be a lot more intuitive for users to use because with a VR headset on, they won’t be able to see what’s in front of them.