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Iam+ EPS Headphones Arrive At Apple Stores

I.am+, the technology company founded by global music artist and entrepreneur will.i.am, has launched i.am+ EPs Bluetooth earphones. The earphones, available at Apple Stores, retail for $229.95.

Garmin Launches Vívosmart HR+

Garmin has launched the Vívosmart HR+, an activity tracker with wrist-based heart rate and GPS functionalities. The wearable provides 24/7 heart rate monitoring and tracks steps, distance, calories, and floors climbed, as well as activity intensity. The Vívosmart HR+ also includes Garmin Move IQ,...

Samsung’s Latest Fridge Comes With A 21.5-Inch LCD Touchscreen, Cameras

Samsung introduced its first touchscreen fridge in 2014. The refrigerator had a 8-inch touchscreen which was wifi-enabled. The latest models from the company - part of Samsung's Family Hub fridge line - comes with a 21.5 inch LCD touchscreen. The...

Qualcomm Releases Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine SDK

Qualcomm has released the first deep learning software development kit (SDK) for devices powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processors. The SDK, called the Qualcomm Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine, is powered by the Qualcomm Zeroth Machine Intelligence Platform, and is optimized...

Oculus Rift Headsets Hit The Stores

Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets will be hitting retail shelves for the first time, starting this May. A limited number of Oculus Rift headsets will be available for purchase from Best Buy stores around the country staring May 7th. The Oculus...

Garmin Launches Golf Activity Tracker

Garmin has launched the Approach X40, a golf band that combines daily activity and heart rate tracking, with pre-loaded golf data for roughly 40,000 international courses. The X40 measures distances to the front, middle and back of the green as well as...

Send Photos, Emojis With New LinkedIn Messaging

LinkedIn has begun rolling out a new messaging system that lets users send photographs, as well as emojis, stickers and GIFs, in a chat-like interface. Users will also able to easily reference the last conversation they had right within the thread, says the...

HP Machines Will Sport Bang & Olufsen Audio

HP devices will now sport Bang & Olufsen audio as part of a collaboration between the two companies. The first HP personal computing systems with Bang & Olufsen and B&O PLAY audio will be available this spring.

Lytro Opens World’s First Light Field Imaging Studio

Lytro has launched a light field imaging studio in the fashion district of Tokyo, Japan. This is the world's first such studio says the company, and provides visitors an opportunity to interact with and explore light field technology first-hand. Among other things,...

Assassin’s Creed Rogue Will Have Eye-Tracking

Assassin's Creed Rogue, the new installment in the multimillion dollar Assassin's Creed franchise, will feature integrated eye-tracking input in its PC version. This makes it the world's first AAA game to incorporate eye tracking as a component of gameplay. Tobii...

Microsoft Unveils Windows Holographics, HoloLens Headets

Microsoft is getting into the virtual reality space with its just-announced HoloLens, a holographic computer enabled by Windows 10. The head-mounted HoloLens display is expected to be compatible with Xbox One gaming consoles. The Redmond giant dubbed Windows 10 as the world’s first holographic...

New Nintendo 3DS XL Launches This February

A 'new' Nintendo 3DS XL system will launch in the U.S. on Feb. 13, says Nintendo. The revamped edition of the console was launched by the company last year, but not yet available in the U.S. Additions to the new system...

Intel Launches New Microcontroller For Wearable Computing

Intel is launching a microcontroller the size of a button. The announcement was made by CEO Brian Krzanich during his keynote speech at CES 2015 in Las Vegas on Tuesday. The Curie hardware module is based on Quark SE, the...

All Samsung Devices To Be IoT-Enabled In Five Years

Consumer electronics giant Samsung is betting heavily on the Internet of Things (IoT). To begin with, the company is investing $100 million on the development community in the coming months. The funds will be used for accelerators, funding developers...

Highlights: Samsung Consumer Electronics CEO Boo-Keun Yoon’s CES 2015 Keynote

"The most important topic for our industry right now is Internet of Things (IoT), " said Boo-Keun Yoon, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics, with Samsung, delivering his keynote speech at CES 2015, currently under way in Las Vegas, California. Samsung plans to invest $100...