CES 2018 roundup: Google’s Smart Display, Vivo phone with on-screen fingerprint scanner and more

A quick recap of everything important announced at CES this year

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This week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 in Las Vegas witnessed quite a few exciting products coming our way! To name a few, Vivo unveiled the world’s first smartphone with on-screen fingerprint scanner, Google came up with its Smart Display, Lenovo reveals Mirage Solo Daydream VR headset and more. So, let’s do a quick recap of everything important announced at CES this year!

Vivo launches world’s first smartphone with on-screen fingerprint scanner


Vivo literally took CES’ excitement to a whole new level by announcing the world’s first smartphone that hides fingerprint reader beneath the display. While many big tech companies were supposedly exploring this technology, Vivo had taken the lead and showcased its ultrasonic fingerprint scanner at MWC Shanghai last year itself. However, its availability is slated for early 2018. Continue reading…

Intel introduces 8th gen processors with AMD Radeon RX Vega Graphics


Chip maker Intel officially took the wraps off new Core H-series processors at CES. They integrate AMD’s Radeon RX Vega graphics with an aim to capture the attention of gaming aficionados, content creators and more. As a result, this architecture is believed to help PC makers design smaller and faster laptops, and companies like HP and Dell capture that space with their upcoming 2-in-one lineup. Continue reading…

Google’s own Smart Display ready to take on Amazon Echo Show

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The search giant announced its own Smart Display powered by Google Assistant to compete with the likes of Amazon Echo Show. Companies like LG, Sony, Lenovo and JBL will manufacture these speakers, and they will perform certain tasks like video calling, watching YouTube, playing music, dimming lights, locking doors, setting alarms and more. Continue reading…

New Asus consumer laptops, all-in-one PCs and ROG lineup is here!

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Asus offered glimpse of its 2018’s lineup of Windows 10 consumer laptops and all-in-one (AiO) PCs at CES. The lineup includes ZenBook 13 (UX331UAL) and ASUS X507, Vivo AiO V272 and AiO V222. The company also expanded its Republic of Gamers (ROG) portfolio with new gaming laptop, desktop and accessories. Continue reading…

Lenovo showcases Mirage Solo standalone Daydream VR headset

Lenovo Mirage Solo

Lenovo will soon start mass producing a standalone Daydream VR headset called Lenovo Mirage Solo. Similar to Oculus Rift Go and HTC Vive Focus, Mirage Solo appears to have an edge over its competitors courtesy of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor and 4GB RAM. The company claims that the headset delivers up to 7 hours of battery life on a single charge. Continue reading…