Latest News - August 2016
- Samsung Halts Galaxy Note 7 Shipments After Reports Surface Of Charging-Related Explosions
- Lenovo Launches Mainstream Moto Z Play And Stunning 12MP Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod
- Lenovo Yoga 910 4K 2-in-1 Convertible Dips Into Refreshing Kaby Lake
- Lenovo’s Dazzling Yoga Book Redefines Convertibles With Futuristic Halo Keyboard
- Google In Apps Search Can Sniff Out Content Lurking In Your Apps, Even While Offline
- Samsung Unveils Hot New Gear S3 Classic And Frontier Smartwatches
- Hackers Snatched Over 60 Million Passwords From Dropbox’s Leaky Servers
- $499 Dell Latitude 13 2-in-1 Device With Keyboard, Extra 20% Off Coupon For Computer Accessories At Amazon And More
- Google Raids Nest Labs Engineering Team To Bolster Smart Home Projects
- Acer Swift 7 Marries Kaby Lake With Gorgeous, Ultra-Thin 13-inch Unibody Chassis
- Acer's Predator 21 X Is A Beastly GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Packin' Curved Display Gaming Laptop
- Google Ignores Potentially Dangerous Login Redirect Exploit Says Researcher
- Google Reportedly Dropping Nexus Name From Flagship Android Nougat Phones
- Verizon Rolls Out 50 Percent Faster LTE Advanced Network Across 461 U.S. Cities
All News for August 2016
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is the “new hotness”, so to speak, in the Android smartphone world. The Marshmallow flagship sports a 5.7-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 820 processor, futuristic retina scanner, and of course, stylus pen input. However, some users have found that the Galaxy Note 7 is a little too hot —... Read more...
If you’re a regular HotHardware reader, then you already know that we came away mighty impressed with Lenovo’s Moto Z and Moto Z Force smartphones (you can read Dave’s review of the pair here). The smartphones look good, have respectable performance, and are expandable using the versatile Moto Mods accessories... Read more...
Lenovo is refreshing its 2-in-1 convertible notebook lineup with the introduction of the new, high-end Yoga 910. The 3.04-lb aluminum unibody device combines striking good looks with plenty of power for mobile professionals. At the heart of the Yoga 910 are Intel’s new range of Kaby Lake processors. The convertible... Read more...
When it comes to Windows 10-based convertible devices these days, it seems like we see more of the same day in and day out. We’ve seen dozens of 11-, 12-, 13- and even 14-inch convertibles that contort into various configurations or incorporate detachable keyboards. However, Lenovo is spicing things up a bit with the... Read more...
One of the most obvious facts on Earth is that Google loves search. It's for good reason: it's how the company began, and it's what's needed to fuel its products outside of search. There's a reason most of the world's population goes to Google over other providers for search: the big G is really good at it. Well... Read more...
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier (Left), Gear S3 Classic (Right) Samsung just wrapped up an event at the IFA expo in Berlin, at which the company unveiled a duo of new Gear S3 branded smartwatches. The new Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier leverage many of the design elements from last-year’s sleek Gear S2, like... Read more...
More details about a previously disclosed security breach at cloud storage provider Dropbox have come to light. The hack itself is old news—it occurred back in 2012—but what's new is how many users were affected by it. Hackers made off with details belonging to north of 68 million Dropbox users, prompting a mass... Read more...
$499 Dell Latitude 13 2-in-1 Device With Keyboard, Extra 20% Off Coupon For Computer Accessories At Amazon And More
Welcome back for the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. On tap for you all today, we have deals on a Dell Latitude 13 7000 convertible device, a Samsung Gear VR Headset, a special Amazon PAX Coupon for discounts on some cool components and peripherals, and more. Full details for... Read more...
Nest Labs pounced on the emerging Internet of Things market by making and selling Internet-connected smart thermostats and smoke detectors. That caught the attention of Google, which in 2014 acquired the company for $3.2 billion. Since then, Google's had trouble figuring out how best to utilize its acquisition, though... Read more...
One of the promises Intel made when launching its Kaby Lake architecture yesterday was that its 7th generation Core processors would allow OEMs to build increasingly thinner and lighter devices. Well, Acer didn't waste any time proving Intel right by today unveiling the Swift 7, the world's first laptop to measure... Read more...
Acer rightfully says there's a new sheriff in town, that being its new Predator 21 X laptop, a mammoth system that's packed to the gills with high-end hardware. This crazy thing even has a curved screen display—it's the first laptop in the world to offer that amenity, which comes by way of a 21-inch panel with a... Read more...
Here's a reminder to always check the URL of a website before entering in your login details, folks. That bit of safe computing advice applies to all online services, both big and small. Lest anyone doubt that, security researcher Aiden Woods recently notified Google of a potential security flaw in the way it handles... Read more...
If you’ve grown a fond attachment to Google’s Nexus branding for its flagship Android smartphones and tablets, now might be the time to cut the cord. According to a new report out today, Google will axe the Nexus name starting with this year’s Marlin and Sailfish Android 7.0 Nougat smartphones. Although the Nexus... Read more...
Verizon just launched LTE Advanced technology to bring 50% faster peak wireless data speeds. This launch includes 288 million people in 461 cities across the United States. Customers will be able to experience faster music, video, gaming, and VR streaming. How does Verizon’s LTE Advanced work? Verizon utilizes... Read more...