This could be the first Xiaomi smartwatch to launch globally

Xiaomi could launch a new smartwatch globally. It could be called the Mi Watch Revolve. The smartwatch seems like a rebranded version of the Mi Watch Color. Xiaomi’s Mi Band 5 just made its China debut and is set to launch globally soon. Now, it appears the company is also planning to release a smartwatch …

Nomatic deals: Save up to 50% on backpacks and travel accessories

Your summer travel plans may be on hold, but you can take advantage of the fact that travel-related products are on offer for that same reason. Nomatic is offering discounts of up to 50% on some of its premium travel equipment right now, and we’ve picked out some of the best deals. If you’re just …

What we want to see in the next Google Home Nest speaker

With the original Google Home now out of stock or unavailable at retailers, there’s speculation that a replacement in-home smart speaker is waiting in the wings. What features could this possible Google Home Nest speaker offer that would make it stand out from the really, really crowded field of Assistant-powered gear from Google? Here are …

Zoom relents, will offer end-to-end encryption to every user, paid or not

Credit: Edgar Cervantes / Android Authority End-to-end Zoom encryption is coming soon to all accounts, both free and paid. Free users will need to go through some identity verifications before getting the feature. Beta testing for encryption on the service begins next month with no announced timeline for a stable rollout. Today, video conferencing app …

Deals: Save up to 40% on Anker wireless chargers, power banks, and more

Anker has more than earned its spot on the Mount Rushmore of charging accessories. Any time you can grab one of its chargers, cables, or accessories on sale, it’s a good day. Luckily for you, Amazon’s Deal of the Day knocks up to 40% off a variety of Anker devices. We’ll dig into the wall …

La Haus is bringing US tech services to Latin America’s real estate market

The alchemy for a successful startup can be hard to parse. Sometimes, it’s who you know. Sometimes it’s where you go to school. And sometimes it’s what you do. In the case of La Haus, a startup that wants to bring U.S. tech-enabled real estate services to the Latin American real estate market, it’s all …

All bets are off as Hertz pulls plan to issue $500 million in new stock

Hertz, which filed for bankruptcy last month, halted its $500 million stock offering Wednesday after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission told the rental company it would review its controversial plan to sell shares that could soon be wiped out completely. Hertz disclosed Monday that it would issue a $500 million stock offering following approval …

Bird launches navigation app to help riders stay in the right lane

Bird is rolling out a new standalone app, called Bird Maps, in Paris and Tel Aviv that will provide turn-by-turn navigation for riders who want to use bike or micromobility lanes for their entire trip. The app, which will be available on iOS and Android, was created using navigation software from Trailze, an Israeli startup …

PSA: Apple Developer Forums down ahead of promised redesign

Apple announced last week that completely redesigned Apple Developer Forums will be introduced this Thursday. And now, developers have noticed that the portal is offline, suggesting that Apple is already working to release tomorrow’s promised update. more… The post PSA: Apple Developer Forums down ahead of promised redesign appeared first on 9to5Mac.

DroneBase nabs $7.5 million in a slight down round to double down on its work in renewable energy

DroneBase, a Los Angeles-based provider of drone pilots for industrial services companies, has raised $7.5 million during the pandemic to double down on its work with renewable energy companies. While chief executive Dan Burton acknowledged that the company was fundraising prior to the pandemic, the industrial lockdown actually accelerated demand for the company’s services. Even …