Accessories readied for the Honor 5X’s U.S. release

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On Tuesday, Huawei held a separate press event at CES 2016 for its Honor brand. The Honor 5x is the first sign of the company being serious about the United States and promoting a device in the country. As we all know, accessories are a big piece of buying a phone. Consumers want a phone that they can get various cases and covers for to protect their new purchase and add some personal style. Luckily for buyers of the Honor 5X, Huawei is readied with at least three accessories for its release on January 31.

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New hardware partners announced for Google’s Project Brillo

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At CES 2016, as in years past, there have been a variety of home automation and Internet of Things (IoT) devices on display for the crowds to check out. Despite interest from so many companies hoping to convince you to spend a little extra on appliances and such so they can communicate on the network, consumers still face a dizzying array of fragmented protocols and standards. Google hopes to bring some order to things by getting a version of their Android operating system, called Project Brillo, adopted by these manufacturers. Five new companies have joined the list of manufacturers supporting Project Brillo and the related programming language Weave with their devices. Read more