Xiaomi announces $30 AirPods clones called AirDots

Xiaomi announces $30 AirPods clones called AirDots

Xiaomi is known for its simple, inexpensive accessories almost as much as it is for its phones, and the company’s latest effort is particularly eye-catching: AirPods-style wireless earbuds for under $30. They’re called AirDots and feature much of the same functionality as Apple’s product, including tappable controls and a compact charging case. Unlike AirPods, however,…

Rumored Leak Indicates Apple’s New Entry Level Smartphone To Be Called iPhone XC, Per ‘The Verge’

Rumored Leak Indicates Apple’s New Entry Level Smartphone To Be Called iPhone XC, Per ‘The Verge’

With Apple poised to host their “Gather Round” on September 12, 2018, it seems likely that smartphone aficionados will finally be able to lay all of the speculation surrounding the latest iPhone models to rest. As The Verge reports, however, it appears that some early information has been leaked to the internet via popular social…

Samsung’s First Foldable Phone Won’t Be Called Galaxy X: Rumor

Samsung’s First Foldable Phone Won’t Be Called Galaxy X: Rumor

Samsung’s first foldable Android smartphone won’t use the “Galaxy X” moniker that’s been circulating the industry for several years now, established mobile industry insider from China known only by their Twitter handle “MMDDJ_” said earlier today. While the source didn’t elaborate on the matter, the allegation that Samsung ultimately opted to avoid using the Galaxy…

Firefox makers working on voice-controlled web browser called Scout

Firefox makers working on voice-controlled web browser called Scout

Stephen Shankland/CNET Mozilla, the organization behind Firefox, is exploring a very different web browser called Scout that’s operated by voice rather than keyboard, mouse or touch-screen taps. The nonprofit revealed the Scout project in an agenda item for an all-hands meeting taking place this week in San Francisco. “With the Scout app, we start to…

Google is secretly building a social-gaming startup called Arcade

Google is secretly building a social-gaming startup called Arcade

Google is reportedly helping young tech entrepreneur Michael Sayman build and launch a social gaming startup. Bloomberg reports that the project — called Arcade — won’t be tied to any existing social networks; instead, users will create accounts based off their phone number. The games might involve some trivia elements. Google confirmed Arcade’s existence to…