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Tech Today: Xbox One X unveiled by Microsoft

Tech Today: Xbox One X unveiled by Microsoft

Microsoft has unveiled the latest games console in its line-up, a more powerful version of the Xbox One called the Xbox One X. The tech giant touted the machine’s specs, including its ability to run games in 4K ultra-HD, ahead of the E3 games show in Los Angeles. To be

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June 12th, 2017

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Tech Today: Google Doodle cricket game still available

Tech Today: Google Doodle cricket game still available

Don’t fear – the cricket Google Doodle is still here. That’s right! You can still play the cricket game, which was unveiled by search engine Google for the opening of the ICC Champions Trophy. It features crickets and snails going head to head in a thrilling encounter that ...

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June 5th, 2017

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ReMarkable – the digital writing device for paper lovers

ReMarkable – the digital writing device for paper lovers

A Norwegian start-up is developing a digital paper tablet it hopes will appeal to “paper people”. The device is called ReMarkable, and it is textured to feel like real paper. The E-Ink screen isn’t made out of glass, but a more durable and fricative material that

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May 31st, 2017

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Tech Today: Robot Police Officer unveiled in Dubai

Tech Today: Robot Police Officer unveiled in Dubai

Dubai Police have revealed their first robot officer, giving it the task of patrolling the city’s malls and tourist attractions. People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information by tapping a touchscreen on its chest. Data collected by the ...

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May 25th, 2017

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Tech Today: Microsoft beefs up battery life with new Surface Pro hybrid

Tech Today: Microsoft beefs up battery life with new Surface Pro hybrid

Longer battery life – something any gadget user would welcome with open arms. And perhaps that’s why Microsoft’s newly launched Surface Pro laptop/tablet hybrid now has 13.5 hours on a single charge. That’s a massive leap from its predecessor, the Surface Pro 4, which ...

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May 23rd, 2017

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LG unveils super durable smartphone – the X Venture

LG unveils super durable smartphone – the X Venture

A major problem with the smartphones of today is that they don’t always win you over in the durability category. This can turn away potential buyers, particularly the adventurer – or your everyday butterfingers. But LG has introduced a new smartphone called the X Venture ...

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May 22nd, 2017

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Tech Today: HTC unveils “squeezy” phone; Squeeze edge to take a selfie

Tech Today: HTC unveils “squeezy” phone; Squeeze edge to take a selfie

When a Trinbagonian hears the word squeezy, a smartphone is not the first thing that comes to mind. But that may change in the coming months, as HTC has unveiled its latest offering, called the U11. It comes with a technology called Edge Sense which will see users being able

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May 16th, 2017

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Tech Today: Alarm button on phone for persons who work alone

Tech Today: Alarm button on phone for persons who work alone

Swedish mobile phone company Doro has unveiled a hard-wearing handset designed for people such as social workers, carers and builders who work alone. The Doro 8020X features a red “call for help” button on the side. If the button is pressed, the phone can send a ...

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May 10th, 2017

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Tech Today: China to launch state-funded ‘Wikipedia’ rival in 2018

Tech Today: China to launch state-funded ‘Wikipedia’ rival in 2018

China is to launch an online version of its national encyclopaedia next year, to compete with Wikipedia. Officials said more than 20,000 people had been hired to work on the project, which will feature 300,000 entries at about 1,000 words each. Unlike Wikipedia, it will be ...

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May 2nd, 2017

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Tech Today: India launches its own ‘Netflix’ called ‘BigFlix’

Tech Today: India launches its own ‘Netflix’ called ‘BigFlix’

We all know about Netflix – the video streaming service that millions around the world rely on to watch mainly Hollywood movies and American TV Shows. Now an Indian video streaming service is hoping to take Bollywood to a global audience. It’s called BigFlix, which offers ...

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May 1st, 2017

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