One device for everything. Can it be done yet? Will it ever really happen? It’s such a perennial question as we continue to iterate through the smartphone era. As screen sizes and interfaces change. As the processing power falls into step with laptops. As peripheral and add-on screen options make it easier to adapt to the needs of any given environment.
This week I spend some quality time with a Kogan 49-inch 32:9 SuperUltraWidescreen monitor and decide whether or not one really, really big screen is better than working with two separate monitors. From work to gaming, how does this fit into making a daily life at a desk better?
It’s been a long promise of smart, powerful handheld devices. That soon we would be unshackled from the need to carry large screened laptops everywhere and instead possess one device to rule them all.
Feeling like you’re on FB and the ‘gram a little too much? Would you like to check your usage – and set limits to remind yourself to do something else now and then?
We’ve all dreamed of owning a family robot, but so far it’s been toys that spend most of their time in cupboards, or it’s been vacuum cleaners. Vector looks like yet another robot toy for kids, but looks can be deceiving. Take that toy you’re thinking of but make it a permanent presence that can autonomously hang out on your desk or kitchen bench, and act a little like Amazon’s Alexa to boot.
How do suburbs and neighbourhoods get their names? That seems to be changing in the age of Google Maps, according to an amazing story at The New York Times.
According to 9to5Mac, code spotted in the latest iOS 12 beta suggests future iPhones could be getting support for dual SIM cards – a feature frequent international travellers are always in search of.
As the dust settles on the 2018 FIFA World Cup, a survey of football fans has delivered an interesting verdict on the tournament’s introduction of a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system.
Samsung just saved your phone from, well – you – in the best way possible. Samsung’s screen technology arm, Samsung Display, just announced a new unbreakable OLED screen technology that is set to save your next phone from your stupid, clumsy, greasy fingers, and probably put a whole bunch of those dodgy screen repair shops out of business.
In the age where companies like Terrafugia and Opener are actually building and testing flying cars, putting out a concept design and video can seem a bit cheeky.