Monday , 20 May 2019

Technology

Postmates CEO Bastian Lehmann is coming to Disrupt SF

It’s a busy time for Postmates — the logistics and delivery company is prepping for its IPO on the back of a fresh $100 million raise in February. However, founder and CEO Bastian Lehmann is still carving some time out of his schedule to join us at Disrupt SF in October. Before Postmates, Lehmann cofounded Curated.by, a real-time tweet curation ... Read More »

The iFi Aurora wireless audio system isn’t like other speakers

Looking for a unique gadget to really stand out in your home? The iFi Aurora is a wireless music system from UK audio brand iFi, and is making a bid for pride of place in the living room.An unholy clash of bamboo slats and aluminium girders – with a trapezium OLED display – the Aurora ditches conventional wisdom over speaker ... Read More »

AMD Ryzen processors and Navi graphics cards coming in Q3 2019

AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation processors and Navi graphics cards are still on the way in Q3 2019, according to AMD’s new roadmap at its annual shareholder meeting earlier this week. There have already been plenty of rumors that Ryzen 3rd Generation and AMD Navi would be launching in July 2018, with AMD CEO Lisa Su herself hinting that Team Red’s Computex ... Read More »

4K TV deal at Walmart: the Vizio P-Series TV gets a $500 price cut

If you’re looking for a killer discount on a top-quality TV, then look no further than this excellent deal from Walmart. You can get the Vizio P-Series Quantum 65-inch TV on sale for $1,498. That’s a whopping $500 discount and the best price we’ve seen for the 4K UHD TV. The 65-inch TV is part of Vizio’s P-series Quantum line, ... Read More »

Sky Broadband Boost is here to pursuade you to buy its broadband deals

Sky has announced a new offer that aims to give its customers the fastest broadband speeds possible – and it’s aptly named Sky Broadband Boost. Yup, this is a direct attack on BT Broadband and Virgin Media broadband and it might just work.Sky Broadband Boost is clearly a response to the new Ofcom rules that mean providers must pay fines ... Read More »

Best camera bag 2019: 10 backpacks and shoulder bags to protect your camera kit

Whether you’re getting up before dawn to hike up mountains for that one special sunrise shot, or commuting with your camera in tow, every photographer needs to keep their kit safe and protected, and from backpacks and daysacks to holsters and rollers, photographers can now carry their kit, accessories (and even some lunch) in all kinds of luggage.Most of bags ... Read More »

Amazon now sells flight tickets in India

Indians can already use Amazon to pay for their mobile bills and borrow money to purchase items, but now there’s more. This week, the ecommerce giant quietly introduced an additional feature to its shopping site: flight tickets. Amazon has partnered with local travel service Cleartrip to add flight booking option to its payment service — Amazon Pay — in India, ... Read More »

Alphabet’s Wing drone deliveries are coming to Finland next month

Slowly but surely, Wing is spreading. Just last month, the one-time Google moonshot started deliveries for select locales in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. Now it’s moving into Finland, taking on that country’s own capital, Helsinki. Drone deliveries will start just month — which may just make the “spring” timeframe it announced late last year. Like the Australian deliveries, this is ... Read More »

The state of the smartphone

Earlier this month, Canalys used the word “freefall” to describe its latest reporting. Global shipments fell 6.8% year over year. At 313.9 million, they were at their lowest level in nearly half a decade. Of the major players, Apple was easily the hardest hit, falling 23.2% year over year. The firm says that’s the “largest single-quarter decline in the history ... Read More »

Microsoft aims to train and certify 15,000 workers on AI skills by 2022

Microsoft is investing in certification and training for a range of AI-related skills in partnership with education provider General Assembly, the companies announced this morning. The goal is to train some 15,000 people by 2022 in order to increase the pool of AI talent around the world. The training will focus on AI, machine learning, data science, cloud and data ... Read More »