LG’s new phone to launch eventually, cost money

Cuddly Asian Red Panda or Lesser panda (Ailurus fulgens) chewing on leaves. LG just announced a new phone. It’s like the last one but slightly better looking, a bit faster, and it will be available sometime and cost money to buy it.
The company took the wraps off the phone during a press conference at a trade show. There was pop music, teleprompters and a long PowerPoint presentation.
At one point during the presentation, a company executive described the screen. Read More

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Nintendo Switch’s online service will cost under $30 per year

Nintendo Switch Nintendo worried many a gamer two weeks ago with its announcement that online play on its new console, the Switch, would be a paid service. But at least the damage is reasonable: Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima told the Nikkei that it would have an annual fee of ¥2,000-3,000 — around $ 17-26 at today’s exchange rates. Read More

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The Nintendo Switch will cost $300 and release worldwide on March 3

bundle_gray_box Nintendo has announced the launch date and price of the Nintendo Switch at an event in Tokyo; the company’s next console will be released worldwide on March 3 for $ 300 in the US and comparable amounts elsewhere. Read More

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Apple addresses ‘Touch Disease’ with reduced cost repair for iPhone 6 Plus

iphone-6s-plus-3 Many an iPhone 6 Plus has been struck down by the scourge known as “Touch Disease,” but Apple has not acknowledged the problem was systematic or widespread — until now. In what we have to imagine is as close to a mea culpa as Apple is likely to offer, iPhone 6 Plus devices exhibiting flickering displays and touchscreen issues are eligible for a reduced-price repair. Read More

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Automatic launches a new lower cost connected car adapter

automatic-lite-and-car Automatic went for a more expensive, but more full-featured offering with the 3G-enabled Automatic Pro earlier this year, but the new Automatic Lite delivers a more affordable connected car device with Bluetooth connectivity, at a lower price point than any previous hardware they’ve released.
The new Automatic Lite is $ 79.95, and will sell at Best Buy, Amazon and Automatic’s own site. Read More

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