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Street Fighter V April update includes Guile

Street Fighter V April update includes Guile Capcom will be releasing a new update to Street Fighter V later this month.This new update adds Guile to the roster.

The many perks of having a smart home security system

The many perks of having a smart home security system Gone are the days of asking people to house-sit – with smart home technology you’ve got ensured security and freedom to go wherever you want with the peace of mind that things are under control at home.Is it a coincidence that with the rise of smart home security systems that there has been a decline in the rate of completed burglaries across most of the US?

Intel wants to kill the 3.5mm audio jack, replace with USB-C

Intel wants to kill the 3.5mm audio jack, replace with USB-C For the last 50 years, audio playback devices have relied on the 3.We’ve previously heard rumors that Apple wanted to nuke the 3.

Unable to buy a round because you "forgot your wallet?" No excuses now

Unable to buy a round because you "forgot your wallet?" No excuses now Have you ever gone to the bar when it’s your turn to buy a round of drinks and realised you’ve left your wallet at home?Common insults could include ‘Tight’, ‘Dutch’, ‘T-rex (arms too short to reach your wallet)’ and even ‘Jew’.

Back to the future: Porsche’s navigation radio for classic cars

Back to the future: Porsche’s navigation radio for classic cars What to do if you want 21st century radio electronics in your classic air-cooled Porsche, and you want it to look like something built in the appropriate era?The German automaker offers a Porsche Classic Navigation Radio that drops into the single-DIN opening in the dashboard and closely matches the look and feel of the original equipment.

Bose unveils its first wireless noise-canceling headphones, the QuietComfort 35

After more than a decade of QuietComfort headphones, Bose has unveiled the flagship QuietComfort 35, the successor to the wired QC25 and the first version that’s wireless and contains active noise-canceling circuitry.But Bose is arguably the most recognizable name in noise canceling, and has held out on releasing a wireless version for a long time (although it has released wireless headphones without noise cancellation before).

New Bluetooth 5 spec will double speeds and quadruple range

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the new Bluetooth 5 spec, currently slated for delivery in late 2016 or early 2017.While it won’t appear in devices until sometime after that, the BT 5 protocol should be a significant improvement over Bluetooth 4.

Another sign Apple is nixing the iPhone 7’s headphone jack: Cirrus Logic releases Lightning kit

Another sign Apple is nixing the iPhone 7’s headphone jack: Cirrus Logic releases Lightning kit 5mm headphone jack from its next-generation iPhone.Those rumors got another boost yesterday when Cirrus Logic unveiled its new MFi Headset Development Kit.

Scenic beauty & road safety: Bluetooth alerts to help rental car drivers

Scenic beauty & road safety: Bluetooth alerts to help rental car drivers Bluetooth technology will be used to educate rental drivers as they drive along the Christchurch to Queenstown route, in an effort to better deliver safety messages.“This innovative trial shows how intelligent technology has the potential to improve the safety and resilience of our existing transport network.

Guess who's back with Bluetooth: Furby's had a makeover

Guess who's back with Bluetooth: Furby's had a makeover “With Furby Connect, kids can develop a relationship with their Furby while laughing at videos and singing songs together even if they don’t quite know the words – like they would with any other friend,” says Kenny Davis, Senior Director, Global Marketing, Hasbro.The tech behind the toy is "Enhanced with technology that’s new to the toy industry,” says Jim Silver, CEO and editor-in-chief of TTPM.

GameSir G4s Bluetooth Wireless Gaming Controller - Hardware Review | Chalgyr's Game Room

GameSir G4s Bluetooth Wireless Gaming Controller - Hardware Review | Chalgyr's Game Room Third party controllers can be a mixed bag, as they often trade in substance for style.While there is certainly some flash to the appearance of the GameSir G4s Bluetooth Wireless Gaming Controller, the substance is what makes it worthwhile in my opinion.

Air NZ 'pioneers' gate-to-gate Bluetooth for passengers

Air NZ 'pioneers' gate-to-gate Bluetooth for passengers As of July 21 last week, Air New Zealand customers can now use Bluetooth devices 'gate to gate' on all its domestic and international flights.Industrial, high-power Bluetooth devices are excluded from the permit, as the company will only allow "common lightweight, handheld personal electronic devices (PEDs), or for large PED devices during cruise".

New Skinny Tile tracker fits in your wallet, helps you find everything else

New Skinny Tile tracker fits in your wallet, helps you find everything else The new Tile Slim tracker fits in a man’s wallet without making your butt look markedly bigger.Otherwise, Tile Slim works the same as what’s now called Tile Original.

Grumpy tech guy: Apple, this isn't urage - it's arrogance

Grumpy tech guy: Apple, this isn't urage - it's arrogance But after the iPhone 7 launch I wouldn’t blame any Apple fans for sputtering with rage.Yesterday in San Francisco, Apple’s head marketing huncho, Phil Schiller seemed to be taking the piss.

iPhone 7 review roundup: A very good iPhone, but not a clean leap forward

iPhone 7 review roundup: A very good iPhone, but not a clean leap forward Battery life has improved by 47 minutes between the new iPhone 7 and the iPhone 6s and 122 minutes between the iPhone 6s Plus and the iPhone 7 Plus.” None of the published reviews state that this is enough of a reason to avoid the iPhone 7 altogether.

Hands-on review: Sony MDR1000x Bluetooth Headphones

Hands-on review: Sony MDR1000x Bluetooth Headphones Almost straight after Apples headphone socket-less iPhone 7 launched, the MDR1000x Bluetooth headphones arrived.Where many other Bluetooth headphones incorporate Play/FFW/RRW, power and a host of other controls, the MDR1000x’s are sparsely populated.

Hands-on review: MYNT smart tracker - never lose anything again

Hands-on review: MYNT smart tracker - never lose anything again The most well known device is the Tile, a slim sticker that you can attach to your device, and they’re bloody useful.But with the MYNT, it’s like Apple’s engineers had a creative session and played with a room full of technology.

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 835 SoC details

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 835 SoC details Late last year, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 835 would be its next-generation smartphone SoC.This week at CES, the company shared new details on the upcoming chip, including clock speeds, core designs, and upgrades over and above the Snapdragon 820.

The Internet of Things has officially hit peak stupid, courtesy of this smart toaster

The Internet of Things has officially hit peak stupid, courtesy of this smart toaster At the show this week, Griffin Technology debuted a smart toaster as part of their new Griffin Home initiative.In fairness to Griffin, a smart toaster is the kind of fusion device you might expect from a mythological lion-eagle hybrid with no opposable thumbs, seven hit dice, and a brain the approximate size of a heavily mutated walnut.

Apple removes AirPod finder app from the App Store

Apple removes AirPod finder app from the App Store There are suddenly a lot of completely wireless earbuds on the market, which are “completely wireless” because there’s no wire connecting the two sides, nor a wire going to your device.It has compensated for that by releasing the AirPods, completely wireless earbuds that will cost you $159.