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Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been incredibly successful at sparking all sorts of creativity via its low cost microcomputers, which arrived in the market back in 2012. Its core electronics are also indirectly responsible for UK-based learn-to-code startups like Kano and pi-top, which have built devices and VC-backed businesses atop ...

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Hands-on with Microsoft’s high-end Surface Book 2

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Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 is the most powerful mobile Surface device yet. It easily blows away the Surface Pro, Surface Laptop and, of course, the old Surface Book. It’s also one of the odder devices in the lineup, though. It’s not just a Surface Pro with a rigid keyboard. It’s ...

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OnePlus adds a six-inch screen and face unlock for the 5T

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OnePlus has carved out a nice niche for itself over the past couple of years. The company’s never been too preoccupied with the rush toward bleeding-edge tech. Instead, it’s worked to provide consumers with one of the best deals in smartphones. And the newly announced 5T is firmly inline with ...

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​Toyota​ ​Mobility​ ​Foundation launches $4M prize for mobility tech targeting lower-limb paralysis

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Toyota​ ​Mobility​ ​Foundation,​ a charity set up by Toyota in 2014 to help bring about “a truly mobile society,” has launched a $4 million competition to encourage the development of new smart mobility technology to support the lives of people with lower-limb paralysis. Dubbed the ‘Mobility​ ​Unlimited​ ​Challenge​’, the competition ...

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2018 Audi Q5 vs. 2018 Audi SQ5

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MALIBU, California—It’s about 70 degrees on Zuma Beach and the sun is shinning through scattered clouds. Big blue waves crash along the shore as I slowly rock a 2018 Audi SQ5 in low gear, which I have to honestly say is one of the finest SUVs in the world, deeper ...

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Intel unveils 5G modem suite

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Intel’s 5G and LTE roadmap (Image: Intel Corporation) Intel has unveiled its 5G New Radio (5G NR) modem suite, the XMM 8000 series, with the first modem to be made commercially available in mid-2019. The XMM 8060 will have multi-modal functionality, meaning it will support non-standalone (NSA) and standalone (SA) ...

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Amazon brings Echo and Alexa to Canada

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Amazon has finally brought its line of Alexa-powered Echo speakers to Canada. The release of Echo hardware has been long awaited by America’s northern neighbor, which could only watch and wait as Echo went through two generations in the U.S. Echo Dot, the second generation Echo and the Echo Plus ...

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