Vol 25 - Issue 36


PlayStation Vita to be Discontinued in Japan Next Year

by Andrew Fenn

Sony’s PlayStation Vita handheld console will be officially discontinued in Japan next year. The company has also gone on the record to say that it currently has no plans to launch a new handheld …

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Facebook Is Hiring More Augmented Reality Chip Engineers

by Andrew Fenn

Following recent hirings from companies including Google and Microsoft, Facebook has posted at least four additional job openings seeking embedded software, digital design and silicon prototyping and emulation engineers to help develop custom chips …

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Walmart Expands VR Training Programme After Summer Trial

by Andrew Fenn

Walmart will officially launch its VR training programme next month, having ordered 17,000 Oculus Go headsets, which it will distribute to its stores across the US. Staff will use the hardware to studycustomer service …

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European Monitor Market is Positive

by Bob Raikes

The European desktop monitor market was positive in Q2 of 2018, with growth of 8.5% – producing the best volume result for seven years in that quarter according to Meko’s DisplayCast market research service. …

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LG to Announce V35 ThinQ Successor Next Month

by Andrew Fenn

LG will officially launch its next flagship smartphone at an event in New York on October 3rd. The V40 ThinQ is the successor to the V35, which launched in June. According to GSMArena, it …

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Vuzix Announces Partnership with OnCore Golf

by Andrew Fenn

Vuzix, a supplier of smart glasses, AR technology and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is partnering with OnCore Golf to deliver new AR-enhanced experiences for golfers using Vuzix Blade smart glasses. Vuzix …

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ROE Visual and 4Wall Announce LED Video Wall Partnership

by Andrew Fenn

4Wall, a lighting and video event equipment company with ten locations across the US, has acquired a substantial supply of ROE Visual’s Carbon and Black Pearl video panels, plus its touring Air Frames, a …

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Your AIBs Just Got More Expensive – Better Buy Them Now

by Jon Peddie

Unless you’ve been in solitary confinement, or you’ve just exited from a vow of silence, then you know the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave in Washington D.C. has unilaterally decreed a tariff of …

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Samsung Launches Galaxy A7 with Triple-Lens Primary Camera

by Andrew Fenn

Samsung has launched its new Galaxy A7 smartphone. The device features a 6″ Super AMOLED display, with a resolution of 1080 × 2220, 441ppi and a 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It runs Android 8, powered …

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Samsung Launches LED TVs in India

by Bob Raikes

Samsung has launched a new range of modular LED TV tiles in India called “Active LED” or alternatively, “LED for Home”. The displays are being supplied in standard sizes of 110″, 130″ (both FullHD), …

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MediaTek to Launch New Mobile Chipset Later This Year?

by Andrew Fenn

MediaTek will launch a new Helio P-series mobile SoC alongside its existing P60 and P22 chips later this year, according to sources in Taiwan, who also mentioned that Oppo is likely to order the …

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Sky Q and Netflix Joins Forces for Ultimate On Demand Package

by Andrew Fenn

In the UK, Sky Q’s new Ultimate On Demand subscription package will combine Sky services with Netflix. Users can sign up to Ultimate On Demand for an additional £10 per month on top of …

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