Asus has announced that the ExpertBook laptop series has gotten a fresh update. The ExpertBook B5 and ExpertBook B5 Flip have been popular options among consumers thanks to their versatility, power and awesome portability. The updated models feature 14-inch displays and come in at just 1.27 kilograms, making them some of the lightest laptops available. They boast 13th generation Intel Core i7 processors with Intel vPro support, as well as artificial intelligence noise cancellation, a number pad and a physical webcam shield for perfectly clear conference calls.
In other news, autonomous driving technology company Waymo has updated its fleet of ride-hailing taxis to include only electric vehicles. Waymo says the update will increase sustainable transportation options for consumers and supports the Biden administration’s efforts to transition to EVs. The rollout will begin in East Valley, which includes Chandler, Tempe and Mesa, Arizona. Waymo’s taxi fleet, which is owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, launched in Phoenix in 2018 and became completely autonomous in 2019. The company also offers its services in San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Lastly, Resideo Technologies has unveiled a new doorbell and other enhancements to its ProSeries platform. The VX1 Video Doorbell features artificial intelligence to help reduce false alarms and can be customized based on the area in which it’s used. The product also boasts a durable weather resistant design and secure, encrypted video viewing capabilities. Other newly announced upgrades to Resideo’s ProSeries platform include a wireless outdoor motion viewer, Apple product integration and new software enhancements.
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