• Sony's AX7000 Android Auto Head Unit Will Also Upgrade Your Cars' Terrible Audio - CES 2019

    13 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Sony has brought a new head unit to Las Vegas this year, and announced the AX7000 Android Auto-compatible head unit at CES 2019. According to Sony, this one features the latest smartphone connectivity - and that includes Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, as well as Bluetooth for those that want to go old-school. But it will also upgrade the terrible audio that shipped in your vehicle - especially, if you have an older car. Sony has 100W of power built-in, along with a Class-D amplifier that is going to bring audio to life. There is a 6.95-inch nearly bezel-less display here, that is going to...
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  • Sony's Great WH-1000XM3 Headphones Now Even Better, Thanks To Alexa - CES 2019

    Sony's Great WH-1000XM3 Headphones Now Even Better, Thanks To Alexa - CES 2019

    13 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Sony's popular WH-1000XM3 wireless headphones are gaining Amazon Alexa support. The company confirmed the new support during its CES 2019 presentation, explaining the support will be added via a software update which is due to be delivered through the Sony Headphones Connect Android app.
    Sony did not explicitly state when the update will be available, but did confirm it is currently scheduled to arrive within the first quarter of 2019.
    Once the update does arrive, owners of the WH-1000XM3 headphones will be able to tap the button on the headphones and issue commands to Alexa to control...
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  • Samsung Takes Its Family Hub Fridge Platform To The Next Level - CES 2019

    13 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Samsung has now announced the latest version of its Family Hub experience. This is the company's home-based platform that's designed to make refrigerators smarter and capable of doing more things than just storing your food.
    The new version is understood to be even smarter than all previous versions that have come before, and by the same token, equally more capable.
    Samsung argues the kitchen is the family hub of the home and its Family Hub is designed to specifically reflect that sentiment. The new version comes with a redesigned UI which includes a more personalized, but at the same...
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  • GE Wants To Put Netflix In Your Kitchen For 'Only' $1,400 - CES 2019

    GE Wants To Put Netflix In Your Kitchen For 'Only' $1,400 - CES 2019

    13 days ago - By Android Headlines

    It's been almost a year to date since GE Appliances unveiled the Kitchen Hub , a 27-inch touchscreen meant to dominate any food preparation area and combine everything from infotainment to smart home controls into a single uniform package. While the original implication was that the prototype will be commercialized at some point in 2018, it was seemingly delayed for unknown reasons, though it's still very much alive and well, as evidenced by the fact that the former unit of General Electric - now owned by Chinese Haier - once again returned to Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with an...
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  • Over 30 Qualcomm-powered 5G devices are coming this year

    Over 30 Qualcomm-powered 5G devices are coming this year

    13 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Samsung, LG, HTC, OnePlus, and Xiaomi have all confirmed the development of at least one Qualcomm-powered 5G device. But speaking at CES 2019 earlier today, the American chipmaker revealed that the real number of upcoming devices is actually much higher.
    Set to be released by “global OEMs,” it's been confirmed that over 30 Qualcomm-powered mobile devices with 5G support will be released by the end of 2019. Some of these will be mobile hotspots like the one being developed by HTC for Sprint, but the company did state that the majority are indeed smartphones. In other words, consumers can ...
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  • Samsung wants us to buy 98-inch 8K TVs with 33 million pixels

    Samsung wants us to buy 98-inch 8K TVs with 33 million pixels

    13 days ago - By VentureBeat

    Samsung unveiled a 98-inch 8K QLED television at CES 2019. The Tokyo Summer Olympics will be broadcast in 8K resolution.
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  • Qualcomm Wants To Level Up In-Car Experiences With Alexa - CES 2019

    13 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Qualcomm is working closely with a voice-based development kit launched by Amazon in 2018 to deliver a brand new in-car experience for demonstration at this years CES 2019 event in Las Vegas. The Alexa-driven experience will feature Amazon Music, Prime Video, Fire TV and Audible services but will also include 'natural interactions' between the driver and the vehicle itself. In particular, Qualcomm wants to showcase what might be possible with next-generation connected vehicles, likely powered by 5G to enable navigation as well as recommended points of interest in addition to Hi-Fi...
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