New ARM GPU could bring VR to low-cost smartphones by 2018

Monday, 31/October/2016 - at 11:48 PM

Today, a robust, VR-capable smartphone could cost you more than US $500. But a new GPU from ARM could make VR a default feature in low-cost handsets by 2018.ARM’s Mali-G51 GPU is targeted toward budget smartphones and has the horsepower to handle VR applications. It can bring VR to mainstream handsets priced around $200.Today, 4K and…

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Giphy, the platform for all things GIF, raises $72 million in new funding

Monday, 31/October/2016 - at 11:40 PM

 Giphy, the NY-based search engine and platform for GIFs, has raised $72 million in funding led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Institutional Venture Partners and China Media Capital. This brings Giphy’s total funding to just short of $151 million, according to Crunchbase, with a valuation reported at $600 million by the WSJ. Giphy started as part…

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Black cab customers can now pay by card as well as cash

Monday, 31/October/2016 - at 11:31 PM

London Mayor’s Taxi and Private Hire Action Plan sees card technology introduced to all black cabs in the capital Black cab customers can now pay by card as well as cash Source: Computer Weekly – Mobile Technology

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Brave, the browser with built-in ad blocking, tries again on Android

Monday, 31/October/2016 - at 11:24 PM

 Brave, the new web browser company co-founded by former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, has launched a do-over on Android. The earlier version of the ad-blocking browser utilized an odd user interface involving floating link bubbles, which didn’t sit well with all users. The design made the experience more cumbersome and confusing, when what people really wanted was…

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Bose QuietControl 30 review – CNET

Monday, 31/October/2016 - at 11:02 PM

Bose in-ear wireless canceling is a great everyday headphone so long as you don’t expect the most powerful noise-canceling. Bose QuietControl 30 review – CNET Source: Cnet.com

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Pre-Black Friday deals: Sony PS4, cheap laptops, games and more

Monday, 31/October/2016 - at 11:00 PM

As Black Friday gets ever closer we’re starting to see a few retailers unleash some super cheap deals already. Hey, we’re not complaining, why put all your eggs in one basket after all?So every day, our team of Deal Hunters will scour the net to find any standout tech, gadget and gaming deals. So keep…

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