Google is reportedly close to finally creating its first flagship retail space

It looks like Google could be preparing to finally enter the retail space. According to the Chicago Tribune, the company is closing in on a lease for its first official and permanent retail store, where it will presumably sell Pixel phones, Pixelbook computers, its upcoming smartwatch, and more. It’s possible the company could also sell … Read moreGoogle is reportedly close to finally creating its first flagship retail space

What do golden retrievers and Samsung Note 9 owners have in common? Loyalty

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is here, all $1,000 of it — but why should you buy it over the brilliant Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus? After all, it looks better, costs a little less, and has essentially the same top-end features. In fact, the Note 9 is so similar to the S9 … Read moreWhat do golden retrievers and Samsung Note 9 owners have in common? Loyalty

T-Mobile partners with Live Nation, Pandora to offer customers more perks

In addition to revealing that it’s reinventing its customer care service, T-Mobile made a few other announcements. Not only has the carrier partnered up with Live Nation to provide offers, but customers will also be getting a free year of Pandora Plus. T-Mobile’s partnership with Live Nation brings along a few cool perks — especially … Read moreT-Mobile partners with Live Nation, Pandora to offer customers more perks

Google One subscriptions offer more cloud storage for low prices, and other perks

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends Google Drive offers a lot of storage space by default with a free 15GB plan available for all. But if you’re a power user, or you simply like having as much backed up in the cloud as possible, then you might have taken advantage of Google’s paid plans. These storage-boosting options can increase … Read moreGoogle One subscriptions offer more cloud storage for low prices, and other perks

Apple considers making its own health monitoring processors

Apple could be shaping up to take more of its technology creation in-house, if rumors based on a recent job listing are to be believed. Health sensors have become a large part of Apple’s hardware over the last few years. The Apple Watch Series 3 comes with an optical heart-rate sensor built in, as well … Read moreApple considers making its own health monitoring processors

New deal suggests Facebook is looking to add sweet interactive tools for Live

[embedded content] Facebook is on a crusade to end the aimless scrolling and drive real interaction — and it just added seven new staff members and new interactive video technology to that battle cry. On Monday, August 13, Facebook shared that the company has acquired technology to create onscreen graphics for live video with Vidpresso. … Read moreNew deal suggests Facebook is looking to add sweet interactive tools for Live

Nvidia introduces its eighth-generation ‘Turing’ design, but not in gaming cards

Nvidia introduced its latest graphics chip design, called “Turing,” during the SIGGRAPH 2018 conference. Rumored to be the foundation of Nvidia’s next family of GeForce cards for gamers, the company instead showcased its new eighth-generation design in Quadro RTX-branded cards for professionals: the Quadro RTX 8000, the RTX 6000 and the RTX 5000. The new … Read moreNvidia introduces its eighth-generation ‘Turing’ design, but not in gaming cards

MoviePass reportedly re-enrolls past subscribers, forbids cancellations

Some previous subscribers to monthly movie ticket service MoviePass are reportedly getting a rude awakening after receiving an email letting them know that they have been automatically opted back into the service as part of new plan changes, and then finding themselves unable to cancel again, according to Business Insider. The company, which has lately … Read moreMoviePass reportedly re-enrolls past subscribers, forbids cancellations

Pricing and lack of content are still barriers against the adoption of VR

Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images A recent survey questioned 595 virtual and augmented reality professionals about their business growth in the consumer and enterprise markets. Conducted by VR Intelligence and SuperData, the survey shows that 24 percent of the respondents report strong sales in the enterprise market while only 18 percent show strong sales in the consumer … Read morePricing and lack of content are still barriers against the adoption of VR

Lenovo’s new mobile workstations pack a punch with Xeon CPUs, Quadro graphics

Lenovo introduced two new mobile workstations arriving at the end of August that are based on eighth-generation Intel Core and Xeon processors. The ThinkPad P1 is the thinnest of the two, measuring 0.7 inches, while the bigger ThinkPad P72 is thicker at 1 inch. Both support huge amounts of system memory, Nvidia’s professional graphics and fingerprint scanners … Read moreLenovo’s new mobile workstations pack a punch with Xeon CPUs, Quadro graphics