After a year away from test flights, Blue Origin launches and lands its rocket again

Private spaceflight company Blue Origin is back to launching rockets again after pulling off another successful launch and landing of its New Shepard tourist vehicle today. The sub-orbital rocket took off from the company’s facility in West Texas around noon … Continue reading After a year away from test flights, Blue Origin launches and lands its rocket again

Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy A8 and A8 Plus expected to have dual front cameras

A new generation of Samsung’s Galaxy A-series phones are rumored for a release this January, as reported by Android Police. A user manual was uploaded online to Samsung’s website, which provides minimal details on what we can expect for next year’s new A-series … Continue reading Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy A8 and A8 Plus expected to have dual front cameras

Hisense now sells an Alexa-compatible air conditioner and dehumidifier

Hisense today announced new Amazon Alexa integrations for two of its appliance products: its Wi-Fi-connected HiSmart air conditioner and HiSmart dehumidifier. The products, which are mainly controlled through iOS and Android mobile apps, can now change cooling settings, dehumidifying modes, and other … Continue reading Hisense now sells an Alexa-compatible air conditioner and dehumidifier

Fingerprint sensors under the display are going to be a real thing in 2018

Synaptics, the company responsible for handling the touch input on millions of laptop trackpads and smartphone screens, has announced this week that it’s entered mass production with its first optical in-display fingerprint sensors. Titled Clear ID, these are expected to work … Continue reading Fingerprint sensors under the display are going to be a real thing in 2018