Qualcomm’s new 60GHz WiFi chips promise better VR

October 16, 2018 Editor 0

Mobile chip manufacturer Qualcomm has announced a family of 60GHz WiFi chips, the QCA64x8 and QCA64x1, which can deliver speeds of over 10Gbps. The WiFi 802.11ay standard that these chips use bring with it theoretical speeds that can surpass even mos…

Mighty returns with a redesigned offline Spotify player

October 16, 2018 Editor 0

When Mighty debuted last year, it delivered iPod Shuffle-like offline playback for Spotify users. In other words, it brought a tiny music player to the streaming generation. The original model mostly delivered on its promises, carrying more than 1000…

Grado’s first wireless headphones are the open-back GW100

October 12, 2018 Editor 0

During my visit to Brooklyn’s Grado Labs last year, CEO John Grado explained why the company hadn’t yet made wireless headphones. “I still don’t think it will sound as good as the wired stuff,” he said. “But we feel the technology has gotten to the p…

HyperX’s Bluetooth gaming headset is built for audiophiles

October 8, 2018 Editor 0

Kingston’s HyperX division already has a popular, long-lasting Bluetooth headset with the $160 Cloud Flight, but it’s aiming for the Hi-Fi set with its latest model. The HyperX Cloud MIX headset meets the hi-res audio spec by delivering sound from 10…

The new version of Wi-Fi is called Wi-Fi 6 because rules don’t matter

October 3, 2018 Editor 0

The Wi-Fi Alliance, the working group that has long offered such euphonious, IEEE-defined names for Wi-Fi protocols such as 802.11ab and 802.11n, has finally decided enough was enough with the numbers and letters and such. Their decision? The next Wi-Fi version will be Wi-Fi 6 — and sucks to your ass-mar if you don’t like it. “For nearly two decades, Wi-Fi users have had to sort through technical naming conventions to determine if their devices support the latest Wi-Fi,” said […]

This wireless Mophie smartphone charger is sleek and powerful

October 1, 2018 Editor 0

The Mophie Charge Stream Powerstation Wireless Charger is a powerful charger that gives your phone an extra battery boost. The sleek device is designed for function over form with multiple ports and wireless charging capabilities. Power Up host Alix Aspe tested the power bank and has all the details. Read more… More about Tech, Mashable Video, Wireless, Wireless Charging, and Charger

LinkNYC’s 5 million users make 500,000 phone calls each month

September 29, 2018 Editor 0

In 2014, in a bid to replace the more than 11,000 aging payphones scattered across New York City’s pedestrian walkways with more functional fixtures, Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a competition — the Reinvent Payphones initiative — calling on private enterprises, residents, and nonprofits to submit designs for replacements. In the…Read More

Bose SoundSport Free earbuds are on sale for $50 off at Walmart

September 25, 2018 Editor 0

Need a more streamlined way to blast your music or listen to the latest podcast on your commute? It’s time to go completely (like all the way) wireless, my friend. SEE ALSO: Finally, wireless headphones you won’t be embarrassed to wear The Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones are available at Walmart for $199, saving you $50 from the listed $249 price. If hitting the gym is your thing, the Bose SoundSport Free are some of the best earbuds out there. […]