Google will reportedly announce new home router product on Oct. 4

Google will reportedly announce new home router product on Oct. 4

According to an Android Police report, tech giant Google is apparently getting ready to launch a new Wi-Fi router - likely to be dubbed 'Google Wi-Fi' - next month, at an event in San Francisco.

The new Google Wi-Fi home router product being prepared by Google will reportedly be one of the products which the bigwig tech company will announce at its multi-device release event scheduled to be held on October 4, 2016.

Rumor rundown of Google’s forthcoming Pixel and Pixel XL handsets

Rumor rundown of Google’s forthcoming Pixel and Pixel XL handsets

Tech giant Google is expected to unveil its two next-generation Android-powered smartphones at an October 4 event, but rumors about the forthcoming handsets have been making rounds on the Internet for quite some time now.

According to the rumors, Google's 2016 smartphones are manufactured by Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC; and will come with 'Pixel' branding in place of the 'Nexus' branding which Google has been using thus far for its handsets.

Apple includes ‘Portrait’ mode in new iOS 10 beta version for developers

Apple includes ‘Portrait’ mode in new iOS 10 beta version for developers

According to a MacRumors report, Apple rolled out a new beta version of iOS 10 to developers on Wednesday, marking the addition of 'Portrait' mode to the software.

The availability of the 'Portrait' mode in the new iOS 10.1 beta version released to developers means that Apple has started testing out the Portraits feature in the native Camera app on its new iPhone 7 Plus handset. The feature was specifically touted by Apple when it unveiled the iPhone 7 Plus in early September.

Samsung: There will be 500,000 Galaxy Note 7 replacements in US stores on Wednesday

Samsung: There will be 500,000 Galaxy Note 7 replacements in US stores on Wednes

Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday that replacement handsets for nearly 50 percent of the recalled Galaxy Note 7 units will be available in US stores on Wednesday. The disclosure by Samsung came while updating press on the status of Galaxy Note 7 recall and exchange program.

GoPro unveils a drone; two new camera models

GoPro unveils a drone; two new camera models

During an event held at Squaw Valley Ski Resort in California on Monday, action cam manufacturer GoPro unveiled its first drone, and two new cameras.

The drone revealed by GoPro at the Monday event is the Karma quadcopter, which the company has been teasing since May last year. The quadcopter comes with a backpack, and a touchscreen controller which facilitates users in flying the drone as well as giving them a simultaneous live video feed. The drone also includes a detachable Karma stabilizer which can be used freehand for electronically stabilized shooting.

Larry Ellison: Oracle's future in the cloud

Larry Ellison: Oracle's future in the cloud

During the course of an address at Oracle's OpenWorld conference in San Francisco on Sunday night, Oracle's former CEO Larry Ellison -- presently the Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of the company -- said that Oracle's future in the cloud.

The statement by Ellison implies that Oracle plans to pose a substantial competition to Amazon - and challenge its dominance - in the cloud services arena; thereby hinting at a major new product direction for Oracle.

Logitech acquires Saitek in US$13M cash deal

Logitech acquires Saitek in US$13M cash deal

In a recent announcement, bigwig computer peripheral vendor Logitech has revealed that it has just completed its acquisition of joystick manufacturer Saitek, in a US$13 million cash deal.

Saitek -- a company which designs and manufacturers electronics -- was founded in 1979 by Swiss technologist Eric Winkler. In September 2007, the company was acquired by video game developer Mad Catz for US$30 million.

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