Technology News for Saturday 8th January 2022

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Jan 08th 2022

1. Amazon Shoppers Are 'Impressed' by How Much Dirt This Robot Vacuum Picks Up — and It's Only $85

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To use it, simply press the button at the top of the machine, and watch as a set of dual rotating brushes work in tandem to grab dust along the walls and edges, along with dirt embedded into tile, hardwood floors, and carpet.

2. Ranking the Top 12 Best Exercise Bikes of 2022


The Top 18 Indoor Cycling Bikes of 2022 · Peloton Bike · NordicTrack S22i Studio Cycle · Schwinn Fitness IC4 · Rogue Fitness Echo Bike · JOROTO X2 · Echelon Ex-15 · RENPHO AI-Powered Bike · Inspire Fitness IC1.5 Indoor Cycle ...

3. Long-distance wireless charging could power your smart home


Ossia and Energous, both proponents of the nascent technology, used CES 2022 to show off new products that'll keep security cameras, smart doorbells, hearing aids and similar products continually charged while eliminating cables or charging pads.

4. Gaming monitors from CES 2022 to get hyped for

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Alienware 34 Gaming Monitor (AW3423DW) · Samsung Odyssey Ark · Samsung Odyssey G8 Neo QLED (G85NB) · ViewSonic Elite XG321UG · Razer Project Sophia · Asus ROG Swift OLED PG42UQ and PG48UQ · Acer Predator CG48 · Nvidia G-Sync Esports monitors.

5. Child hospitalization rates hit record highs as Omicron variant becomes prevalent


(CNN) Covid-19 hospitalization rates among children are soaring in the United States, with an average of 4.3 children under 5 per 100,000 hospitalized with an infection as of the week ending January 1, up from 2.6 children the previous week, ...

6. CES 2022: 5 takeaways from the giant tech trade show


(CNN) CES, the closely-watched annual consumer electronics show, looked drastically different this year. Sure, some things were familiar: companies showed off the latest batch of flashy TVs. The onslaught of oddball gadgets got odder.

7. Some Ontarians are refusing Moderna boosters, pharmacies say


TORONTO -- As Ontario rolls out COVID-19 booster shots, some pharmacies are reporting that people are walking out after being informed that they would be receiving the Moderna vaccine rather than Pfizer's. Justin Bates, who is the CEO of the Ontario ...

8. CES 2022 in Review: A look at the biggest stories from the show


Electric vehicles: EV and AV news dominated CES 2022, revealing how the next generation of cars, SUVs, and motorcycles are spearheading innovation in various areas. GM unveiled the first edition ...

9. iQOO 7 Legend will be the official smartphone for BGMI finale


The iQOO Battlegrounds Mobile India series saw a total participation of 101,000 teams in last three phases. This is the first esports tournament hosted by Krafton following the official launch of BGMI IN 2021.

10. Top Stories: iPhone 14 Pro Without Notch, AirPods Pro 2, and More for 2022


This week saw rumors about the iPhone 14 Pro, AirPods Pro 2, the next iPhone SE, and more, while we wrapped up 2021 and kicked off 2022 with the first two episodes of our new podcast, The MacRumors Show, so read on below for all of the details!

11. Space homes, pet fitness trackers, and robots sweet and scary: The weirdest and best tech at CES 2022


The world's biggest consumer electronics trade show known as CES feels weird this year, with far fewer attendees gracing the Las Vegas conference halls where consumer tech companies show off their latest and greatest almost every January.

12. What using an iPhone for 15 years has done to your brain


He listed a wide-screen iPod, a new mobile phone, and an internet communications device, before reaching his punchline: 'These are not three separate devices. This is one device, and we are calling it the iPhone.'.

13. Matter was a major star at CES 2022, but can it maintain its shine?

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The other interesting announcement was confirmation from Amazon that Alexa will share your smart home with other voice assistants. The main promise of Matter has been cross-platform compatibility, that you will be able to control your smart devices with ...

14. Computer monitors were inventive and interesting at CES 2022

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Samsung debuted its Odyssey Ark, a 55-inch curved 4K gaming monitor that I'd feel safe floating on when the waters come. Speaking of Samsung, the company's display division found a suitable monitor to debut its new QD-OLED screen tech in: Alienware's 34- ...

15. Search on for man who stole iPhones from North Fort Myers store


Authorities are searching for a man they say fraudulently used Texas ID to purchase two iPhones at a store in North Fort Myers. He then walked out with two other phones without paying. The incident happened at a Verizon store on Pine Island Road in ...