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Facebook Is Hoping You'll Drop $500 on Its Smart-Home Device

Facebook Is Hoping You'll Drop $500 on Its Smart-Home Device

Like Amazon's screen-equipped Echo Show , Facebook's Portal is created to work indoors and be controlled through voice commands. The company plans to formally launch the product in early May to coincide with its annual developer conference, Cheddar said, citing people familiar with the product.


Sony Announces AirPods-Like Headphones And New Bluetooth Speakers At CES 2018

Sony Announces AirPods-Like Headphones And New Bluetooth Speakers At CES 2018

The new range includes wireless earphones that offer noise cancellation, splash-proof design and the Google Assistant . Wire free Very important when it comes to sports, truly wireless headphones mean you are free to do whatever activities you wish, without the worry of your headphones getting in the way.


Sea of Thieves' Closed Beta Date Announced; Starting on January 24th

Sea of Thieves' Closed Beta Date Announced; Starting on January 24th

Each limited edition " Sea of Thieves " Xbox wireless controller costs $75 and also comes with an in-game bonus for the upcoming game. You can't join that programme anymore, but can still get into the beta by pre-ordering the game. Those who pre-order Sea of Thieves also get access to the Closed Beta. Once you've done that, the beta will then likewise appear in your library the day before it starts.


Intel unveils 40% faster Wi-Fi chip developed in Israel

Intel unveils 40% faster Wi-Fi chip developed in Israel

Called 802.11ax, this standard promises faster wireless internet speeds. For an example, look at the recent update to the current Wi-Fi standard, 802.11ac. What's holding it back for this year are delayed product certification. Intel is getting a head start on the eventual transition to 802.11ax. There are other chip companies in the connectivity space as well, and Intel making their 802.11ax chips available doesn't alone guarantee mass adoption of the standard.


New BMW M5 Slides Into Guinness World Records With Longest Vehicle Drift

New BMW M5 Slides Into Guinness World Records With Longest Vehicle Drift

That's the length of your typical work day, except the entire time you'd have to be holding a drift in a 600 hp super sedan. In any case, we have to say that both the records are undoubtedly very impressive and must have been really hard to achieve, despite that fact that the road surface was damp to facilitate the lengthy drift and also elongate the life of the tyres.