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The Google for Education team has announced good news for schools that have embraced Chromebooks or those who are looking to add a bunch of Chromebooks this year. Google routinely sends out security updates and features to Chromebook devices every six weeks, and it says that it works with manufacturers to be sure... Read more...
Apple will have new iPhone models to launch this fall that are expected to be part of the iPhone 12 family. New details have surfaced about the iPhone 12 and its design. The latest rumor claims that the iPhone 12 line could have the same exterior design as the iPhone 11, but with vastly superior camera... Read more...
Back in December, Microsoft came under fire for what many called "deceptive" ads within its Mail and Calendar apps for Windows 10 that promoted Outlook for smartphones. Users took issue not only with the fact that they were seeing ads in a product that they had already paid for -- Windows 10 -- and the fact that there... Read more...
Do you think Intel is perhaps feeling the heat from AMD and its latest generation of Ryzen processors? Intel may not be willing to admit it publicly (not in so many words, anyway), but an admission of sorts could come in the form of another price cut, as is rumored to be the case. If true, the price cuts will come in... Read more...
Microsoft has quite a compelling device on its hands with the Surface Pro X. It's a thin and light 2-in-1 convertible that boasts amazing battery life (13 hours of VLC video looping in our tests) thanks in part to its Microsoft SQ1 ARM SoC that’s based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx.  Despite the ARM processor, the... Read more...
It was with great disappointed that I wrote in October of last year about Doom Eternal's release being delayed until 2020, as it was originally intended to launch on November 22, 2019 amid much hype. Developer id Software opted to hold off a little bit longer to apply "speed and polish" to what will ultimately be the... Read more...
AMD is firing on cylinders these days -- at least with respect to processors -- and the latest example of that is with its newest Renoir APUs built on 7nm Zen 2 architecture. AMD announced these APUs earlier this month at CES 2020 as the Ryzen 4000 series, and a number of OEM partners announced new laptops featuring... Read more...
Intel stated at CES 2020 that laptops sporting 10th generation Comet Lake-H processors would be shipping soon, including models with speeds hitting (and surpassing) 5GHz. What kind of performance might those laptops bring? Rather than wonder, some leaked benchmark listings on Geekbench provide us some clues. As... Read more...
Google's Pixel Buds earphones have been popular for Android device users; particularly with owners of Pixel-braned smartphones. A second generation of the Pixel Buds is in the works, and they have recently been spied at Bluetooth SIG to receive the certifications needed before its launch this Spring. Two model numbers were seen at Bluetooth Read more...
Apple and the FBI have clashed over encryption policies on numerous occasions, with the latter pressuring the former to build a backdoor into iOS to make it easier for authorities to crack into locked iPhone handsets. To this point, Apple has not wavered, or so we thought. New information suggests Apple had planned to... Read more...
After numerous leaks, AMD officially announced its Radeon RX 5600 series of GPUs during its press conference at CES 2020 a couple of weeks back. Although most of the early leaks were technically accurate at the time they hit the web, a series of events since then has changed the landscape somewhat, and what you thought would be launching today,... Read more...
Video game publisher Ubisoft has filed a lawsuit in a California courtroom against an alleged distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack website. The lawsuit lists multiple people from around the globe as defendants. Ubisoft announced last year that it had a plan to stop players that utilized DDoS attacks during... Read more...
If you're in the market for a capacious external hard drive to ease the load off your blazing fast SSD for archiving files, Amazon has a deal running today that might just be right up your alley. The online retailer is discounting the Western Digital 8TB Elements external HDD by a whopping $65 (36 percent off), taking... Read more...
Samsung, one of the top smartphone makers in the world, is shaking things up behind the scenes as an imminent unveiling of the Galaxy S20 series of smartphones looms. Former mobile boss DJ Koh will not be overseeing the launch, however, and instead Samsung has appointed Tae-moon Roh as its new mobile chief, according... Read more...
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