October 11, 2018 - Written By Alexander Maxham Razer has finally announced the successor to the Razer Phone that debuted last year. It appears that Razer has improved all of the issues that the original Razer Phone had, and updated it with the latest 2018 specs. There’s not a lot of changes to the Razer Phone 2, which is going to make a lot of people think of this as a “boring” update, but the thing is, the original Razer Phone had specs that blew away the competition in 2017 and continue to do so in 2018. But that doesn’t mean it’s all good, so let’s talk about the good, bad, and the ugly sides of the new Razer Phone 2.The GoodRazer has kept the front-facing speakers here, which are very loud, and also support Dolby Surround 5.1. So not only are you getting dual front-facing speakers here, but also some really incredible audio – perhaps the best on any smartphone. Speaking of Dolby Surround 5.1, the Razer Phone 2 is the only smartphone … [Read more...] about Razer Phone 2: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
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Nuance Communications is already well known for its tech industry innovations. It’s been at the forefront of speech recognition software and has also made substantial inroads into the automotive industry. In fact, you’ll find its Dragon Drive software in more than a few cars out there on the roads. But the company also works in a stack of other business sectors including healthcare, telecommunications, financial services and even retail. Now, though, the company is working with Affectiva, an MIT Media Lab spin-off and a leading provider of AI software that detects complex and nuanced human emotions and cognitive states from face and voice. Its patented Emotion AI technology uses machine learning, deep learning, computer vision and speech science to work its magic. So far, Affectiva has built the world’s largest emotion data repository with over 7 million faces analyzed in 87 countries.Up until now the technology has been used to test consumer engagement with … [Read more...] about In-car AI could soon know if you’re having a good or bad day
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader On Small Business Perspective Perspective Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Gene Marks by Gene Marks Email the author May 4 Email the author A package from Amazon Prime moves on a conveyor belt at a UPS facility in New York. (Mark Lennihan/AP) When it comes to small businesses, online retail giant Amazon.com can be a controversial topic. Ask a few Main Street merchants what they think about the retailer, and you will likely get an earful. The point of view of many is that e-commerce and the Internet itself have … [Read more...] about Is Amazon good or bad for small business?
posted on 11 Apr 2016, 19:44 6 1. WPX00 (Posts: 488; Member since: 15 Aug 2015) Well isnt that fantastic. The Verge already said it was not optimistic about the future of the concept when LG was launching only two modules. Whaddya know, turns out the G5 will launch with ONE module. posted on 11 Apr 2016, 20:48 8 11. NoToFanboys (Posts: 3170; Member since: 03 Oct 2015) Maybe they realized, "why would we sell a high quality DAC on a country that loves Beats headphones?" posted on 11 Apr 2016, 20:52 4 13. FriendlyFoe09 (Posts: 82; Member since: 09 Jan 2012) Apple... Announce a phone, is available to purchase a week later from multiple vendors, phones does what is advertised. Being a good or bad phone is subjective but there was is no bulls**t involved. A phone that works with all the features that THE MAJORITY need in a smartphone. Pretty much each iPhone is the same and you know youll be getting updates for the life of the phone, apples stores everywhere for … [Read more...] about Comments for : Some friends; LG G5’s hi-fi sound module will not be sold in the US, Canada, Korea or Puerto Rico (Updated)
While this year’s Mobile World Congress isn’t over yet – we have until Wednesday for that – but it might as well be, as all of the big stuff has already been announced, analyzed, and previewed a million times over, and the only thing left to do is aimlessly wander about the showfloor. For me, however, this year felt somewhat underwhelming – with the Samsung Galaxy S8 being a no-show, and the LG G6 having leaked well in advance, few things managed to surprise.Here are some thoughts on this year's MWCFor what it’s worth, however, some of the new devices this year were still pretty cool, even if they weren’t as groundbreaking. Then again, some things were less than good, too, and a bunch of stuff even bordered on the awful, but, of course, everything is subjective, and even more so in the smartphone world, where one man’s must-have feature can be another’s dealbreaker. Still, this particular author has opinions™, and isn't afraid … [Read more...] about The good, the bad and the ugly: some thoughts on MWC 2017