Latest News - May 2019
- AMD Ryzen 3 3300 Zen 2 6-Core 12-Thread CPU Makes Benchmark Cameo Appearance
- Amazon Empowers All Alexa Devices With Handy Voice Announcements
- Huawei Devices Banned From Using microSD Cards As U.S. Smackdown Continues
- Windows 10 May 2019 Update Is Tripping On Some AMD Ryzen PCs, Here's How To Fix It
- Google To Reveal Stadia Game Streaming Service Pricing And Title Details This Summer
- AMD Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 CPUs Rumored To Support JEDEC DDR4-3200 Memory Spec And Speed
- Google Assistant, Maps And Search Now Let You Order Food Sans App
- Microsoft Project xCloud Game Streaming Service Claimed To Support 3,500 Titles Out Of The Gate
- Snap Workers Accused of Abusing Internal Tools To Spy On Users
- Apple's 2019 iPhone Refresh Could Be A Yawner While 2020 Models Get Exciting Upgrades
- OnePlus 7 Pro In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Hacked In Minutes With Glue
- Google Pixel 3a XL Review: Full-Featured, Affordable Pure Android
- Best Buy Cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold Preorders Adding To Launch Uncertainty
- Windows 10 May 2019 Update Brings New Light Theme To Counter Trendy Dark Mode
All News for May 2019
AMD Zen 2 mania is an all-time high, and it looks as though we're getting a glimpse at what the company could be offering at the low-end of the Ryzen 3000 desktop processor family. New Geekbench numbers have appeared ahead of AMD's official launch, and they depict a 6-core, 12-thread processor with the codename... Read more...
Amazon has made a big announcement with regards to its Alexa Voice Service (AVS), which is used on all Alexa-compatible devices. Previously, the Alexa Announcements feature of AVS was only available to Amazon-branded devices, like the Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Show. However, Amazon announced this week... Read more...
Things keep on getting worse for Huawei. We mentioned Friday that Microsoft had pulled all of Huawei's laptops from the Microsoft online store. Huawei has also seen the Trump administration ban result in its losing access to Google's Android operating system, Intel computer chips, Qualcomm chips, and ARM designs. The... Read more...
Running into at least one annoying issue seems to be a right of passage for Microsoft's twice annual updates for Windows 10—the big ones that add new features. So it goes with the May 2019 Update. Having just started rolling out earlier this week, a known issue with certain AMD Ryzen and Threadripper PCs has cropped... Read more...
Google officially announced its streaming game service in March offering a lot of information about that service, hardware, and controller but staying mum on key details. Those key details were price, when it would launch, and what games would be on the service. Google said at the time it announced Stadia that it was... Read more...
The official introduction of AMD's Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 processors and the accompanying X570 chipset are just days away. We already know quite about the processors and supporting chipset courtesy of leaks, and today we're learning about official memory specs for the Ryzen 3000 desktop processor family. According to... Read more...
Are you craving Chinese take-out? Hungering for a hamburger? You no longer need a slew of third party apps to get some apps to your door. Users will now be able to easily order food from Google Assistant, Maps, and Search. Participating restaurants will have an “Order Online” button, if a user searches for them... Read more...
Microsoft is hoping to usher in a new era for game streaming with its Project xCloud game streaming service. The folks in Redmond, Washington gave us an early look at Project xCloud back in early March and is positioning it as a cross-platform service that will work on Xbox One consoles and even smartphones. Instead... Read more...
When we last talked about about Snap back in March, it was rumored that the company would be launching a gaming platform in April. However, a new report of a much more negative nature is making the rounds that claims Snap employees have been using an internal tool to spy on users. The tool in question is called... Read more...
It is getting to be that time of the year when iPhone leaks and rumors heat up, as Apple is expected to unveil its 2019 models in a few months. As we approach the inevitable launch, other smartphone makers have released flagship devices of their own, with advanced features like 5G connectivity. Will the 2019 iPhones... Read more...
Biometric security measures are improving all the time, though they are not infallible. This is demonstrated on the recently launched OnePlus 7 Pro. It has a fingerprint sensor that is embedded in the full-front display, and with a little bit of glue and a few minutes of time, it can be easily thwarted. Well, sort... Read more...
When's the last time you saw a full-featured smartphone launch for well under $500? There have been a few to hit the market in this price range recently, usually with significant caveats, but in general the trend is towards more expensive flagship devices that are commanding upwards of $1000 quite often. Google's new... Read more...
To say that the Galaxy Fold's introduction to the public didn't go as planned for Samsung would be quite the understatement. The launch of the highly anticipated folding smartphone was embarrassingly derailed after pre-production units failed at an alarming rate in the hands of reviewers. Samsung would... Read more...
Microsoft began pushing out its May 2019 Update for Windows 10 earlier this week, though it is a slow roll out to ensure that everything goes smoothly (we all remember the train wreck that the was October 2018 Update). If you have managed to install it, you will notice there is a new Light theme available, among other... Read more...