Kronaby connected watches promise 2-year battery life

We like the Samsung Gear S3 as much as the next guy, but at 3 to 4 days tops its battery life isn’t really why we’d get one. How about 2 years then?

That’s as long as a Kronaby watch should last you, according to the manufacturer’s claims. Of course the Kronaby watches aren’t strictly smartwatches – they fall in the connected watches category where you get a proper analog watch (always on, if you look at things that way), with some extra smarts.

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Nvidia readies new Android/PC games machine

Nvidia is to launch a new gaming device that can link up to a PC’s graphics card to supercharge its own processing power when used in a different location, the BBC has learned.

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Nvidia has shown off the graphics power of the chip that will be included in the device

The company will offer a budget-priced separate controller for the Android device, which can also stream PC games to a TV via its HDMI-out port.

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