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All News for December 2020

Ajit Pai, Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) who made numerous headlines over the past few years for his crusade against net neutrality regulations, announced he is departing the agency in January when President-Elect Joe Biden enters the administration. His departure leaves open the... Read more...
Microsoft typically delivers two big updates for its Windows 10 operating system each year: one in the Spring, and one in the Fall. There are of course smaller updates interspersed between those releases, but Microsoft appears to be switching things up just a bit going forward. The company announced this week that... Read more...
We've been reporting for the past few months that the Samsung Galaxy Note family might not be long for this world. Samsung first introduced its Galaxy Note family 9 years ago (kicking off the “phablet” craze), and it has been a towering figure in the smartphone maker’s phone lineup ever since and includes S Pen... Read more...
PlayStation enthusiasts were likely disappointed to learn that some PlayStation 4 games may not get updated to run on the PlayStation 5 hardware for better performance. If you want a blast from the past, though, you can now play some classic PlayStation 2 games on the new Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S, thanks to some... Read more...
The clock is ticking on DDR4, and TeamGroup is eager to adopt the next-gen DDR5 memory standard as quickly as possible. As such, the memory announced today that it will be releasing its first "Elite" branded DDR5 memory product in the second half of next year. In the process, TeamGroup may have also tipped what AMD... Read more...
Qualcomm is kicking off its Snapdragon Tech Summit today, a two-day event to talk about all things Snapdragon, and the company's plans for keeping the pedal firmly pushed to the metal in mobile hardware designs and features. In the more immediate future, those plans include the Snapdragon 888 5G mobile... Read more...
During 2020, the popularity of AMD processors in laptops has exploded thanks to the arrival of the Ryzen 4000 series. With excellent performance, relatively low power draw, and multi-core prowess, AMD has scored many design wins and is chipping away at Intel's firewall in the laptop sector. However, given the... Read more...
Aw, would you like at that, how adorable! I'm talking about the teeny-tiny case fan the Raspberry Pi Foundation has released for its Raspberry Pi 4 mini PC module. It is more of an cooling kit, actually, as it also comes with an aluminum (I presume it is aluminum, anyway) heatsink to attach onto the Raspberry Pi 4's... Read more...
NVIDIA is bolstering its line-up of Ampere-based GPUs today with a new addition to the GeForce RTX 30 series, the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti. As its name suggests, the new GeForce RTX 3060 Ti supplants the previous-gen, Turing-based GeForce RTX 2060 / RTX 2060 Super and slots-in just behind the recently-released GeForce RTX 3070, which we recently... Read more...