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There is often a risk with being an early adopter of anything, be it a new car model or a new laptop. Apple's latest notebook is the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, and early adopters of that machine are complaining about a couple of annoying issues. One of the issues is speakers that make popping sounds, and the other is... Read more...
Earlier this week, Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform, which alongside the Snapdragon X55 will power next year's flagship 5G Android smartphones. While the chip itself got the bulk of the attention, Qualcomm made another announcement that has huge implications for the mobile sector. Qualcomm... Read more...
Each time an updated version of a Google app lands on the Play Store, geeks are waiting to pour through it for any indication of what may be coming in the future. This is exactly what has happened with the latest version of the Google Play Store app. The app was recently updated to version 17.8.14, and in that version... Read more...
Around this time last year, Qualcomm announced its 7nm Snapdragon 8cx platform to empower Windows 10 on ARM Always Connected PCs (ACPC). Since that time, Samsung announced the Galaxy Book S powered by the chip, while Microsoft recently released the Surface Pro X which uses a modified version (Microsoft SQ1). While... Read more...
Companies like Qualcomm are trying their best to bring the future into the present with virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR) experiences. This requires a convergence of hardware and software. As it applies to the former, Qualcomm today announced its new Snapdragon XR2 platform. What... Read more...
Apple may have not been able to deliver the goods with respect to a 5G iPhone in 2019, but it’s not like 5G coverage is widespread right now in major markets. However, Apple is looking to blanket the market with 5G-capable iPhones in 2020 according to respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. According to Kuo, Apple will... Read more...
There are a bunch of streaming services out there, with some recent additions bringing more competition to the fold. Plex, a popular service for helping users wrangle their own media, is now rubbing elbows with them in a bigger way than before. The company just launched an ad-supported streaming service with thousands... Read more...
Today 5G mobile networks are only offered in a few select locations, but broader rollouts are coming in 2020. That means that more 5G smartphones are coming to take advantage of those networks. With the legions of iPhone fans, many are hopeful that the 5G iPhones will land in late 2020. Qualcomm recently announced... Read more...
“Guess who’s back? Back again?” The real Slim Shady may not be making an appearance at your home this holiday season, but new versions of the “Xbox Onesie” are available. Microsoft has just released its “Xbox Hooded Union Suit”, the perfect outfit for binge gaming sessions. Larry Hyrb, the Director of Programming... Read more...
Intel continues to tease and hype its Xe graphics architecture as it moves increasingly closer to launching its first modern discrete GPU, which is as far as we know is still scheduled to debut sometime in 2020. While we wait, Intel's graphics boss, Raja Koduri, shared a couple of photos showing engineers wearing... Read more...
Enthusiasts and enterprise customers have only been swimming in 7nm Zen 2 goodness for the past few months or so, but AMD is not sitting still when it comes to the rapid-fire development and release of its processors. Zen 3-based CPUs based on TSMC's 7nm+ process node are on track for launch likely during the second... Read more...
In what a security researcher called "one of the more curious behaviors" of Apple's iPhone 11 Pro, and perhaps the entire iPhone 11 lineup, the latest generation iPhone can and does track users in some instances even disabling Location Services for each individual app. As far as Apple is concerned, there is nothing... Read more...
We all know at this point that the next-gen Xbox is in the works, and Microsoft continues to say that the console will be on par with the coming next-gen PlayStation 5. Microsoft says Project Scarlett will set a new bar for console power, speed, and performance. A new report claims that Microsoft is planning at least... Read more...
Nintendo is finally hopping into the largest gaming market in the world with its latest consoles. The gaming company has announced that it will be launching the Nintendo Switch in China on December 10. The launch will come in cooperation with Tencent, and the console will be called the Tencent Nintendo... Read more...
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