Daily Archives: February 2, 2019

These Google Inbox features are now being tested out in Gmail

Inbox by Gmail – the AI-driven, automated version of Gmail – is getting shuttered next month as the company switches its focus back to its original email client. Before that happens, it looks like Gmail for mobile might be getting some of the Inbox features. Specifically, bundles, reminders, and pinned …

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Sony’s futuristic take on AR shows depth-sensing taken to another level

In 2015, Sony acquired the Belgian company SoftKinetic, a firm boasting Kinect-style depth-sensing, including tracking light via Time of Flight (ToF). SoftKinetic’s ToF tech ‘DepthSense’ just re-emerged in a video Sony just uploaded, which shows depth-sensing coming to the gadget giant’s line of smartphones. The video (embedded below) shows folks …

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Sony’s PS4 sales surpass 91 million, but that number is slowing

Sony announced its financial earnings on Friday and despite some falling numbers elsewhere in the business, PS4 remains a strong seller for the company.  To wit, Sony says it sold 91.8 million consoles in total with around 8.1 million of those sales happening in the last three months.  This latest …

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: what we want to see

Back when the original Surface Laptop launched back in 2017, it was a Windows 10 S-only device that didn’t make much sense in the tablet-focused Surface lineup. But, when the Surface Laptop 2 launched back in November, it refined the formula to become one of the best laptops. So, we …

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Smartphone sales fell nearly 5pc

The global smartphone market continues its decline as consumers hold onto their devices longer than ever before and new research from the the International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed that 375.4m smartphones were shipped to customers during Q4 2018. These figures are down by 4.9 percent when compared to the …

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