Author: James

TP-LINK Groovi Speaker Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Mini-Review

I have featured several mini Bluetooth speakers in the past, all with admirable performance based on their price. Today I have another new one, the TP-LINK Groovi Ripple Portable which is available from Amazon for just £24.99 The TP-LINK Groovi Ripple Portable Bluetooth Speaker features: High quality audio performance Adjustable angle for better music experience Larger sound driver – >65dB signal to noise ratio Pocket size with adjustable handle – 4.1 x 3.7 x 1.5 in (103 x 94 x 37mm), 175g Up to 4 hours playing time Bluetooth wireless range up to 20 meters As with all Bluetooth...

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IntelligentX claims to have created an AI-brewed beer

As a big fan of beer and a burgeoning home brewer, the news of a beer being brewed with the help of an AI stood out to me this morning. Wired is reporting that IntelligentX has created four beers with each recipe altered based on customer feedback received by an algorithm. The system is operated using a Facebook Messenger bot, which takes feedback from customers and sends it onto human brewers who change recipes accordingly. IntelligentX, the company behind the beers, said the use of AI would help brewers receive and test customer feedback “more quickly than ever before”....

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Acer Launches TravelMate X3 Notebook for Design-Minded Professionals

The Acer TravelMate X349 announced today is a 14-inch notebook aimed at professional users. It has an impressive battery life of up to 10 hours and a sleek, all-aluminium chassis that’s less than 18 mm thin and weighs 1.53KG. The notebook can be fitted with Intel Core 6th generation processors, paired with DDR4 RAM. Storage is via an SSD to give the machine more run time and faster access to data and software. The chassis of the machine is aluminium and it has brushed-metal finish. The 14-inch screen has IPS technology and 1920 x 1080 native resolution. The display...

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Google is building two Android Wear smartwatches with Google Assistant integration

Android Police is reporting that they have a very reliable source claiming that Google is currently building two Android Wear devices – possibly Nexus-branded – for release sometime after the latest Nexus phones are announced. One watch will be larger, sportier, and more fully-featured (LTE, GPS, heart rate), the other will be smaller and lack the aforementioned mobile data and GPS. It is believed that both watches will be circular and have the codenames of Angelfish and Swordfish. Angelfish will have GPS, LTE, and a heart-rate monitor, giving it the ability to be a true “standalone” Android Wear device....

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The best football apps on Android

Underdogs Wales are out of the Euros and the finals will be held on Sunday. Fear not though as you only have to wait another month before the Premier league kicks off again. To celebrate the pending start of the Premier League next month, I have compiled a list of my favourite football Apps available on Android now. You can find most of the Apps in the Google Play Store. Sky Sports for Android With the Sky Sports for Android app, you can stay up to speed with all the action from all the major sporting events as they...

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